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White Sox Baseball Summer Camp in Elmhurst
LISLE, IL. – The Bulls/Sox Academy announced that they will be hosting their annual summer baseball camps at Berens Park at 439 Oaklawn Ave. beginning Monday June 25thand will run through Friday June 29th.
The Bulls/Sox Academy has improved the fundamentals of more than 50,000 players. This summer, it’s your turn to
step up to the plate and train with the best! With programs for boys and girls at every age and ability level, our professional coaching staff will teach many training skills used by the Chicago White Sox.
The summer camps are in over 60 different communities throughout the Chicago area. Every participant in the summer camp program receives six free White Sox tickets, an Academy hat, t-shirt and graduation certificate. Restrictions apply to ticket vouchers. All athletes seven and older will also have their abilities tested in some of the same skills that pro scouts use to evaluate talent. The Top 30 qualifiers in each age group will compete in the finals at U.S. Cellular Field in September at our Champions Day
The White Sox baseball summer camps are broken down into three different age levels. The 5-6 year olds participate in a two and a half hour skills camp per day over five days from 9:00am-11:30am that focuses on the essential skills of baseball. The cost of this camp is $179. The 7-8 year olds participate in a three hour skills camp per day over five days 9:00am-12:00pm that focuses on the essential skills of baseball – hitting, throwing, fielding, pitching, bunting and base running. This Sox Intermediate Camp gives players a foundation of fundamentals to be successful on the field. The cost of the camp is $199. The 9-11 year olds participate in a three hour advanced skills camp per day over five days for three hours from 9:00am-12:00pm. The camp refines the fundamentals with advanced hitting, throwing, and base-running techniques, team play, and other tips to advance the player to the next level also at a cost of $199.
The Bulls/Sox Academy opened in 2001 in Lisle, Illinois and runs extensive training programs for boys and girls from beginner to professional. There are additional satellite Bulls/Sox Academies in Glen Ellyn, LaGrange, and Schererville, IN. For more information or to register for a summer camp, go to www.BullsSoxAcademy.com or call 630-324-8221.
More About Berens Park
Berens Park truly has something for everyone. The original land was acquired by the park district over the course of three years in the mid-'60s, and the park was named after the founder of the Elmhurst Historical Commission, Helmut Berens. The Park District expanded the park in the mid-'70s, and in May 2002, it purchased MacCormac College and turned it into a community center at the north end of the park.
Berens features five lighted ball diamonds, three sand volleyball courts, 12 lighted tennis courts, five irrigated soccer fields, a walking/running path, parking for 600 cars, a 10,000-square-foot playground, batting cages, an 18-hole miniature golf course, 6,000-square-foot sprayground, a pavilion for parties and meetings, concessions, a sledding hill and more.
Other events here
- Relay for Life Fri, Jun 7, 6:30 pm
- Mini Fun Camp Provides A Maximum Level of Fun Daily, 9:00 am
- Birthday Party at The Hub Sat, Jun 22, 11:00 am–2:00 pm
- Hub After Hours June 29, 2013 / July 13, 2013 / August 10, 2013, 8:30 pm–11:00 pm
- FREE! Park Palooza Sat, Aug 24, 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
- 2013 Light The Night Walk Sat, Oct 19, 4:30 pm