ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) – The NSU baseball team will host a pair of camps, as well as a pitching and catching academy, from the Barnett Center this February. Northern is set to host their annual youth and hitting camps, but have expanded the pitching camp to a seven date academy in conjunction with catching.
All three camps will be held at the Barnett Center on the campus of Northern State University. The hitting camp is scheduled from 3-6 p.m. on Sunday February 11. The youth camp will take place the following Monday from 1-4 p.m. on the 19th. Finally, the pitching and catching academy will kick-off February 7th and run through the final session on the 28th. A full list of dates and times for the pitching and catching academy can be found below.
Cost of the camp is $50 for both the hitting and youth portions, and $120 for the pitching and catching academy. Campers are encouraged to mark all of their equipment and to bring a glove, tennis shoes, and sweat pants or baseball pants. Pitching and catching academy participants should also bring their own catchers gear if they have it. Participants can register through the online form and mail payment to NSU Baseball Camps #1129, 1200 S. Jay St., Aberdeen, SD 57401. Checks can be made payable to NSU Baseball Camp. In addition to payment, all campers must bring the NSU Baseball Camps Waiver form with them on the first day of camp.
This camp is designed to develop and build on existing basic fundamentals. Hitting will include tips, drills and constructive feedback from NSU coaches and players.
Date: February 11
Time: 3-6 p.m.
This camp features general baseball skill instruction including hitting, defense, pitching and base running. Campers will learn the game of baseball in all facets, with the camp open to all skill levels. Campers will work directly with Northern State coaches and players.
Date: February 19
Time: 1-4 p.m.
Get a jump start on your catching and pitching skills for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. The academy is focused on arm care, proper mechanics, and drill work for both pitchers and catchers.
Date (Time): February 7 (6:30-8 p.m.)
February 11 (1:30-3 p.m.)
February 14 (6:30-8 p.m.)
February 19 (4-5:30 p.m.)
February 22 (6:30-8 p.m.)
February 25 (6:30-8 p.m.)
February 28 (6:30-8 p.m.)Grades: 4-12