Rice Owls Baseball Camp 2 (9:00am - 1:00pm)

Ages 7-13

Location: Reckling Park- Rice University Campus

Monday, June 17, 2013 to Thursday, June 20, 2013

Starts: 9:00am / Ends: 1:00pm

Camp Cost: $250.00

Camp Description

 

The focus of this camp is to provide instruction in an organized and enjoyable atmosphere through two periods.

David Aardsma, Seattle Mariners

Following an evaluation of skills, campers will concentrate on the techniques of hitting, throwing, fielding, running, etc., through organized drills while the team concept period will feature actual games and competition.

Awards and evaluation forms will be presented to campers in all camps except showcase 1 and showcase 2.

General Information

 

Camp Philosophy: The continued success of the Rice Baseball Camps may be largely attributed to the staff's commitment to the individual player. Through limited enrollment, low player/teacher ratios are maintained ensuring each camper the quality instruction to maximize development. Every effort will be made to instill in each participant the muscle memory necessary to habituate correct form with drill work and close supervision. The camps are under the direction of Wayne Graham and the Rice baseball staff. Instructors may include current and former Owl players and area high school coaches.

Reckling Park: The Rice Owls Baseball Camps will be conducted at Reckling Park, home of the 2003 NCAA World Series Champions. Since opening day in February of 2000, this state of the art facility has ranked as one of the top venues in college baseball. Amenities include spacious chairback seating with cupholders, locker rooms for umpires, home and visiting clubs, private luxury suites, a fully equipped weight room and indoor and outdoor batting cages.

Reckling Park located on the Rice University Campus at 6100 Main. Primary entrances are #8 off University Boulevard or #18 off Rice Boulevard. The easiest entry to Reckling Park is located at University and Stockton. We are in the first parking lot on your right.

Click here for map / directions.

Parents/guardians are welcome to stay and watch.

Cost: $250.00 per camper per session - includes camp admission and a camp t-shirt. Awards and evaluation forms will be presented to campers in all camps except showcase 1 and showcase 2.

What to Bring: baseball cap, glove, bat, cleats, helmet and tennis shoes for possible indoor work. If you are a catcher, please bring your catching gear. Metal cleats permitted in the Elite Showcase camps only.

What to Wear: baseball pants, t-shirt, cleats and tennis shoes for indoor work. Shorts are okay as well, but please be advised they do scrimmage the last 3 days of camp and some of them like to slide. It is not mandatory, but just precautionary in case they scrape up their legs. Pants and shorts are both okay.

Insurance
If you need to purchase supplementary insurance through Rice it is $20. Please contact Daniel Watson at 713-816-3558 for further information before registering.

Snacks/Lunch: Packing a lunch is optional. The campers will have time for lunch/snack during their group's break. The concession stand does not have lunch items, only snacks and drinks. Please pack them a lunch if you would like them to have one during their break.

Water: we have coolers of water set up all over camp, but please bring a full water bottle/jug and they can use the water coolers to re-fill their bottles as needed.

Optional: Spending money for concessions and/or Rice baseball souvenirs. Lunch items will not be available.

Weather: In case of inclement weather, all camp activities will remain at Reckling Park in the indoor pitching and hitting facilities.

Please note: Your registration fee does include a $25 non-refundable service charge.

No refunds after June 1.


For More Information: Call or email Daniel Watson at 713-816-3558 or dkw1@rice.edu

Camp Check-in

 

On the first day of camp please check in 30 mins prior to the start time at Reckling Park. After that you can drop off and pick up your kids in a carpool line in Hess Parking Lot.

Parking Information

 

Parents/Guardians may drop off campers at the gated lot immediately adjacent to Reckling Park called Hess Faculty Lot. This lot will be open 30 minutes prior to camp and will close 15 minutes after the start. The lot will re-open for pick-up 30 minutes prior to the end of camp until 15 minutes after. No parking allowed in this lot. Cars parked and left unattended will be ticketed and subject to towing.

Those arriving outside the designated time periods or wishing to stay during the camp may park in West Lot 1 ( also known as Alice Pratt Brown), right next to the Rice Police Station for $1 per 20 minutes or a maximum of $11 daily or West Lot 5 for the same price. Once you leave the lot there is a re-entry fee. There is also parking for a flat rate of $1.00 farther away in The Greenbriar Lot, which is west of the football stadium. Please see click on the Rice University Map link if you would like further information on your parking options: http://www.rice.edu/maps/maps.html

Accommodations

 

Please make sure you mention you would like the Rice Rate in order to receive our discounted hotel prices.

Houston Marriott Medical Center
713.770.8086
6580 Fannin St. Houston, Tx 77030
Weekend (F-Sun) $99
Weekday (M-Th) $139
Contact: Valerie Smith-Forman

Courtyard & Residence Inn West University
713.661.5669 Courtyard | 713.661.4660 Residence
2929 Westpark Dr. Houston, Tx 77005
Weekend (F-Sun) $89-$99
Weekday (M-Th) $139-$169
Contact: Barbara Bonner

Holiday Inn at Reliant Park/Medical Center
713.790.1900 or 800.465.4329
8111 Kirby Dr. Houston, Tx 77054
Weekend (F-Su) $89
Weekday (M-Th) $89
Contact: Dave Gibson

Hampton Inn Galleria
713.871.9911
4500 Post Oak Parkway Houston, Tx 77027
Weekend (F-Su) $85
Weekday (M-Th) $85
Contact: Shannon Davis

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Houston Medical Center
713.528.7744
6800 S. Main St. Houston, Tx 77030
Weekend (F-Su) $89
Weekday (M-Th) $89
Contact: George Hernandez

Miscellaneous Information

 

A qualified professional from our athletic training staff is present during every session. If your child has any medical issues or allergies, please let us know under the "comments" section when completing the registration process.

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