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Tom Walter Labor Day Showcase at Wake Forest

2014-2017 Grads

In case of any cancellations, email Erik Supplee and supplee@wfu.edu if you would like to join the wait list.

Location: Wake Forest Baseball Park

Saturday, August 31, 2013 to Sunday, September 1, 2013

Camp Cost: $295.00

Camp Description

 

The Tom Walter baseball camps at Wake Forest begin their first annual labor day showcase.

The event is structured to allow the players to compete in games as well as receive advanced instruction at the premiere facilities of Wake Forest University.

Campers will receive instruction pertaining to offensive and defensive skills, team skills, and participate in games that allow them to showcase their abilities in front of the entire Wake Forest baseball staff, along with multiple college coaches and professional scouts.

General Information

 

Sites & Facilities
Tom Walter's Labor Day Camp is set at newly renovated Wake Forest Baseball Park., 401 Deacon Boulevard in Winston-Salem directly alongside BB&T Football Field, which we will be using for practice.

Other colleges in attendance
Campers will be able to showcase their talents and receive instruction from the Wake Forest baseball staff, along with these other highly touted division 1 academic institutions:
Brown -Bucknell -Columbia -Furman -Lafayette -Navy -Richmond -William and Mary

What we will provide:
Wake Forest Baseball Camp T-shirt
Water & Ice
Transportation to and from all facilities we will be using during the camp

What to bring:
· Baseball pants
· Cleats, tennis shoes, glove, bat and all other necessary personal equipment
· Any additional desired snacks or drinks
· A reasonable amount of spending money for camp concessions & wake forest baseball apparel.

Facts about Wake Forest Baseball
Over the last 8 years, 28 Demon Deacons signed professional contracts. That total includes eleven draft picks in the top seven rounds with three first round selections.

Wake Forest Alumni include over 200 players who have gone on to professional baseball, 33 reaching the major leagues. Wake Forest Baseball Park, capacity 6,000 and located in the footsteps of BB&T Stadium, is acclaimed as one of the finest playing facilities in the country. Wake Forest Ballpark is equipped with indoor hitting tunnels, state-of-the-art clubhouse and a full-time grounds crew. Wake Forest Ballpark has been recently renovated including our entirely new surface, video scoreboard, full video system and revamped amenities.

Wake Forest players compete annually in the sixteen sanctioned summer leagues throughout the country. This summer the Demon Deacons sent three players to the historic Cape Cod League.

Wake Forest annually plays the NCAA maximum 56 games. In 2012, the Demon Deacons played 32 of those games in the friendly confines of Wake Forest Ballpark.

The 2012 schedule included 27 games against NCAA Regional Participants and three games against College World Series participants.

Wake Forest has won four ACC Championships over the past twelve seasons. Over the past eleven seasons the Demon Deacons have twice been a #1 national seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Wake Forest is a charter member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. The ACC is regarded as the leading conference for academic and athletic achievement.

Wake Forest has produced 27 All-Americans and put seven players on the ACC's 50th Anniversary Team.

Tom Walter is entering his 4th season as the Head Baseball Coach at Wake Forest. In his time as a head coach, Walter has coached 72 players who have gone on to professional baseball and eight players who have reached the big leagues.

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.

Camp Check-in

 

Check-in will be 8:00am at Wake Forest Baseball Park on the 31st.

Camp Waiver Information

 

Please download camp waiver and release form and deliver to camp check in. Players will be unable to participate unless they have this form signed, completed and delivered to camp check in.

Download Waiver Form

Accommodations

 

List of area hotels that you may choose from:
Courtyard Marriott (336) 727-1277

Other hotels if needed:
Holiday Inn Select (336) 767-9595
Downtown Marriott (336) 725-3500
Downtown Embassy Suites (336) 725-3500
Graylyn (800) 472-9596

Airport Pick-up / Drop-off Information

 

PTI Airport Transportation 1-877-796-5466 www.flyfrompti.com

Miscellaneous Information

 

What if I have to cancel a camp?
We do not offer refunds on cancelled 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. Credit with insurance is transferable to family members or friends, and good toward a future camp.

Contact Information

 

Questions regarding Tom Walter Baseball Camps at Wake Forest University? Contact Bill Cilento at 336-758-5645 or e-mail cilentwt@wfu.edu

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