November 17, 2011

Sign Up Now for UCSB Baseball Holiday Camps

The UC Santa Barbara baseball team will host a pair of camps soon and interested players should sign up now!

Campers of all ages in both camps will receive instruction from UCSB's talented and experienced coaching staff as well as coaches from Santa Barbara City college and Occidental.

The first camp is the UCSB Gaucho Winter High School Prospect Camp for grades 9 through 12 and runs from Saturday, Dec. 17 until Sunday, Dec. 18. The 2011 UCSB Gaucho Winter Prospect Camp offers players the opportunity to receive quality instruction from members of the UCSB coaching staff, as well as coaches from Santa Barbara City College and Occidental.

Players will receive skill instruction, evaluation, and play in live games each day. Lunch will be provided. For more information, please click here.

The Gaucho coaching staff and team will also host UCSB Gaucho Youth Holiday Camp on Dec. 19 through Dec. 21 for players from first grade through eighth.

The 2011 UCSB Gaucho Holiday Youth Camp offers players the opportunity to receive quality instruction from members of the UCSB coaching staff, as well as players from the UCSB baseball team.

Players will be separated according to age/skill level for safety and other concerns. Campers will go thru a series of instructional drills and participate in games. All interested parties should click here for more information.

UCSB Youth Camps offer an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of baseball. Our staff will focus on teaching efficient mechanics for throwing, hitting, fielding, base running and the mental aspects of the game.

Campers will be made aware of the characteristics that define successful baseball players. Organized games between campers will provide a competitive outlet after specific drills have been practiced. Contests built into drills capture the learner's attention, which results in attentive practice.

Drill progressions will be aimed towards recognizing and developing good habits in all aspects of the game. General courtesy, respect for teammates and opponents and the importance of hard work will be taught to the campers through example by the Gaucho coaching staff. Drills, skill contests, and games make this a camp kids will remember.

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