Dallas Pro Softball Camp by USFC

Ages 8-18

Location: Integrity Park-Argyle, TX (Dallas Area)

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 to Friday, July 25, 2014

Camp Cost: $459.00

Camp Description

 

This Dallas Area Softball Camp is designed to provide players intense instruction in all aspects of the game. Our camps are known nationally for a "non-standing around" approach meaning players get the maximum amount of work in daily while receiving verbal assessment of their skills throughout the week.

Our daily formats are written by directors with years of Professional backgrounds. Huge reps and teaching all day long with live games mixed in.

Our softball camps in Texas are staffed with former and current college and professional softball players, and college coaches ,who are extremely experienced and share one common goal - to provide you with the tools you need to take your game to the next level and beyond. Eat, live and breathe the game with us while we train daily at Integrity Park, one of the premier softball facilities just northwest of Dallas, in Argyle.

This camp will be divided into two separate camps after morning warm-up drills conclude:

Youth camp: Ages 8-12 year olds
Jr High/High School camp: Ages 13-18 years old.


Camp Packages

For your convenience, US Fastpitch Camps has three options to meet your camp needs.

Package #1: Day Camp Option (no accommodations)

Package #2: Overnight Staying w/ Parents Option (Parents pay for hotel room)
Hotel room fees not included, see Accommodations below for more info on reserving a room.

Package #3: Overnight Staying w/ other Players Option (hotel room included in camp fees)

Additional Options

Check out our Optional pitching camp! !
We will be conducting an extensive Pitching Camp on July 21st from 12:00pm-2:00pm.

Check out our Optional Hitting Camp!
We will be conducting an extensive Hitting Camp on July 21st from 3:00pm-6:00pm. This camp will cover every aspect of hitting and is a great way to "kick off" the week.

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off
For our out-of-town campers, we provide airport pick-up and drop-off at the Dallas International Airport.

All options are available on the Registration Page.

General Information

 

Information & Welcome Packet

Location, Dates and Times

Camp will be conducted at:

Integrity Park
9139 Hwy 377
Argyle, TX 76226



July 21st: Optional Pitching Camp 12:00pm - 2:00pm
July 21st: Optional Hitting Camp 3:00pm- 6:00pm
July 22nd 9:00am - 2:30pm
July 23rd 9:00am - 2:30pm
July 24th 9:00am - 2:30pm
July 25th 9:00am - 2:00pm

Camp Instructors

DALLAS ESCOBEDO-Arizona State University-Dallas holds several accolades as the Senior pitcher for the Sun Devils including 5-Time Weekly PAC-12 Honors, NFCA Region All First Team, PAC-12 First Team, WCWS Co-Most Outstanding Player, WCWS All-Tournament Team, Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and USA Collegiate Softball Player of the Week 3 Times. Dallas was also a member of the 2011 USA Softball Women's Junior Team and earned a gold medal at the World Championships.

LAUREN HAEGER-University of Florida- As a Freshman at the University of Florida Lauren held a 1.85 ERA in arguably the toughest conference around as well as hitting .321 at the plate with 14 HR's. Earned 2012 NFCA All-Southeast Region First Team, 2012 SEC All-Freshman Team and 2012 All SEC Tournament Team.

JESSICA SHULTS-Oklahoma University- Jessica finished up here career at Oklahoma with a WCWS ring and a career .342 batting average with 61 HR. Jessica was named to the 2013 WCWS All-Tournament Team as well as 2013 All Big 12 Defensive team as a catcher. Jessica also earned several honors throughout her career including NFCA First Team All American.

Camp instructors displayed are subject to change. Additional instructors are sometimes added and / or listed instuctors sometimes have to cancel.

Checking-In

All Campers should check in at the softball field at Integrity Park by 8:30am on the morning of the 22nd (Pitching campers check in at Integrity Park by 11:30am and Hitting campers check in by 2:30pm on the 21st).

Attention Fly-In Players without parents (ones we are picking up from the airport): Players need to do their best to arrive before 10:00am on July 21st if you're to attend pitching camp. If you are attending the hitting camp please do your best to arrive before 2:00pm so we can get you to camp on time. If you arrive later than 2:00pm for hitting camp this is ok, it will just be a little tighter for us. On the last day of camp, the camp will end at 2:00pm, so schedule your departure out of Dallas sometime between 4:00pm and 6:00pm if possible, can be earlier if necessary. We would however prefer you to do your best in scheduling your return flight as close to the 4:00pm to 6:00pm time slot as possible.

Daily Schedule Breakdown

Typical Day at Camp
09:00am: Roll call
09:10am: Break into groups/teams
09:20am: Warm up/Stretch
09:40am: Throwing
10:00am: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
12:00pm: Lunch
12:30pm: Station work... (Infield, Outfield, Hitting, Pitching, Catching, Baserunning)
01:00pm: Games
02:30pm: End

*Discussion and demonstration precedes all station work*

02:40pm: Overnight Campers proceed back to accommodations
05:30pm: Dinner
06:30pm: Group Activity
08:30pm: Free Time
10:00pm: Curfew
10:30pm: Lights out

What will I learn?

As a player you will be evaluated by a professional eye and receive hands on, intense softball training. Our goal as a staff is to provide you with the tools to better your game, increase your knowledge, skill and confidence and assist in getting you to the next level of play and beyond.


•Stance, Balance and swing plane for hitting
•Mental preparation and Hitting Philosophy
•Hand-eye coordination drills
•Opposite field hitting
•Hitting with two strikes - Hitting Off-speed pitches
•Situational hitting including Bunting
•Base Running
•Infield play-corner play & middle infield play
•Outfield play - including throwing from the outfield
•Windmill Pitching mechanics
•Catcher Skills - receiving, blocking, throwing & more
•Daily scrimmage games

Equipment:
Each camper should wear comfortable workout clothing (t-shirt, shorts, sweat pants etc.) for each session. Additionally, campers should bring a glove, bat, helmet, kneepads, visor, and cleats. USFC will supply all necessary equipment for the clinic except the items listed above and/or catcher's gear. Be sure to mark all equipment so it can be easily identified.

Your Host
US Fastpitch Camps provides elite softball camps and fastpitch clinics nationwide. collegesoftballcamps.com has put together some of the up-to-date softball training camps available today. As a student athlete, you can expect a complete, competitive softball camp experience while learning from and practicing with world-class coaches and players.

Whether you are a first-time softball player in need of the basics of pitching and hitting; or you are an elite college-bound athlete preparing for the tough college circuit, US Fastpitch Camps offers instruction for all levels of play - from the short game to the long ball, from mental toughness to conditioning.

IMPORTANT: please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Meals / Snacks
We will provide three meals a day for overnight campers and lunch will be provided at the fields each day for both the day and overnight campers.

Accommodations

Reminder, in choosing option two you must reserve your own hotel room. To make reservations please call Comfort Suites Roanoke 817.490.1455. Please tell them you are a part of America's Baseball Camps and you would like to book a room out of the reserved parent block. Lastly, any fees incurred due to any cancellations are the customer's responsibility and not that of America's Baseball Camps (ABC).

Comfort Suites Roanoke
801 Byron Nelson Blvd
Roanoke, TX 76262.



Local Areas of Interest

Dallas is the ninth-largest city and part of the fourth-largest metropolitan area in the nation. The ultra modern and sophisticated city attracts worldwide travelers, making the area the premier visitor and leisure destination in Texas. Blend in moderate weather, year-round sports and true Southern hospitality for a true "taste" of the Dallas difference.

Things to do and see:

· Six Flags Over Texas
· SpeedZone
· Dallas World Aquarium
· Dallas Arboretum
· Sixth Floor Museum
· Dallas Heritage Village

Contact Information

For all emergencies dial 800-222-8152 and a US Fastpitch Camps staff member will give you any assistance needed.

Other Items to Bring:

 

  • Photo copy of the front & back of your health insurance card
  • Photo copy of the front & back of your health insurance card
  • Sun Block & SPF Lip balm (chapstick)
  • Spending money

Camp Waiver Information

 

Please bring all signed forms to registration check in.

Download Waiver Form

Directions

 

9139 Hwy 377
Argyle, TX 76226



Meals

 

Lunch will be provided each day for campers at the field.

Merchandise

 

USFC merchandise will be available for sale each day of camp.

Miscellaneous Information

 

What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on canceled campers, just a future camp credit if you decide to cancel, but we do have what is called "Cancellation Protection". We offer basic Cancellation Protection to allow participants some peace of mind in case plans change. This allows us to keep our prices low and provide the best service possible. Due at the time of registration, Cancellation Protection entitles you to a full refund of camp fees should you cancel your registration more than 14 days prior to the start of an overnight camp, and 7 days prior to the start of a day camp. If you cancel within 14 or 7 days of the start of your session, we will give you a camp credit for all money paid. The credit is valid for three years from camp date at any of our camps. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Contact Information

 

Questions regarding US Fastpitch Camps? Contact us at 800.222.8152 ext 10 or e-mail Sandi at sandi@abcsportscamps.com.

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