GSW softball to host youth and prospect camps

Published 12:49 pm Friday, May 24, 2019

From Staff Reports


AMERICUS – The Georgia Southwestern State University softball team is offering one youth camp and two prospect camps over the summer. The Little Canes Softball Camp will be held on Thursday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The camp is for players ages 8-12. Prospect Camps 1 & 2 will be held on Monday, June 3 and on Saturday, June 15. The prospect camps are for players ages 13-18. All of the camps will be held at the Lady Canes softball field.

At the Little Canes Softball Camp, campers will learn basic softball fundamentals such as pitching, catching, fielding and hitting. College coaches and members of the GSW softball team will be there to assist all players throughout the camp. The camp will conclude with fun team games, along with a slip and slide to work on sliding. The cost to attend the camp is $60.

The prospect camps are designed for student-athletes ages 13-18. Camp attendees will be taught the fundamentals of pitching, hitting, catching and fielding during the morning session. College coaches and GSW players will be there to assist all players throughout the camp. The afternoon session will consist of scrimmages.

Campers should bring proper footwear, as well as a glove and a bat. Parents and campers are reminded to make sure that all equipment is marked with each camper’s name. Campers will be taking many swings. Therefore, batting gloves are recommended. Catchers should bring their own catching gear and lunch will not be provided.

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