Nike Baseball Camp New Jersey Jackals

Nike Baseball Camp New Jersey Jackals
Nike Baseball Camp New Jersey Jackals

Nike Baseball Camp is thrilled to be offering multiple weeks of camp at the Yogi Berra Stadium. At camp, campers are instructed by the New Jersey Jackal coaches and will be taught the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, base-running, team plays and more!

Directing the Nike Baseball Camp at Yogi Berra Stadium is Head Jackals Coach, Joe Calfapietra. The longest-tenured manager in the Can-Am League, 2017 marks Joe’s 15th season at the Jackals’ helm.

Highlights Include

  • Coaching from professional directors and staff
  • Baseball Instruction, drills and scrimmages
  • Personal evaluation of your baseball skills
  • NIKE Baseball Camp T-shirt and camp prizes
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Dates & Prices

Meet Camp Coaches

Joe Calfapietra
Camp Director

Joe Calfapietra

Calfapietra enters his 15th season as Jackals skipper, with 557 regular season victories with the club. 

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A three-time Manager of the Year, Calfapietra began his coaching career in 1994 as an assistant for the Northern League's Duluth-Superior Dukes. In 1997, he served under Ed Ott on the Allentown Ambassadors, before stepping into the managerial seat in 2000 at the age of 29. Calfapietra began managing in New Jersey in 2003, and led the Jackals to the 2004 Northeast League Title. In 2012, Calfapietra won his 500th game as Jackals manager. He has led the Jackals to the playoffs five consecutive years (2009-13), and has appeared in the last three Can-Am League championship series'. 

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Jim Whalen

For the 16th summer, Jim Whalen will return as on field director. A pitcher at the college level, Jim is currently the coach at Essex High School during the year....

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For the 16th summer, Jim Whalen will return as on field director. A pitcher at the college level, Jim is currently the coach at Essex High School during the year. Jim was a collegiate pitcher at Montclair State University where he was a member of the 2000 Division 3 National Championship team.

Camp Details

At the New Jersey Jackals Nike Baseball Camp campers are grouped by age and position to provide the best opportunity for them to improve. All aspects of the game are covered from hitting, fielding, baserunning, along with team offense and defense.

More Important Camp Details


Check-in takes place between 8:45-9:00am Monday to Friday at Yogi Berra Stadium


Camp concludes at 1:00pm Monday to Friday


A detailed camper registration packet containing check-in location, health/release forms, emergency contact info, and a list of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers prior to camp. Our health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.


  • 7-15


  • Snack
  • Cleats
  • Sneakers
  • Glove
  • Water Bottle

Camp Code: BAXDSR


When Yogi Berra Stadium opened in the spring of 1998, baseball fans in New Jersey gained access to one of the new jewels of minor league baseball facilities in the country. Yogi Berra Stadium is home to the New Jersey Jackals, who have won four league championships in the past eleven seasons. The stadium offers seating of 3,784, plus 2,000 lawn seats, and is the home to the Yogi Berra Museum and Education Center.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 8:45 a.m. Arrival
  • 9:00 a.m. Stretching, Warm Up, Throw
  • 9:30 a.m. Defensive Skills - Video Taping
  • 10:30 a.m. Offensive Skills - Video Taping
  • 11:30 a.m. Snack Break
  • 12:00 p.m. Games - Video Review
  • 1:00 p.m. Campers Depart

Camper Reviews


  • 5/5.
The camp counselors were enjoyable, entertaining & very helpful

"My son had a great time at camp. He enjoyed it so much that we signed him up for another week. The camp counselors were enjoyable, entertaining & very helpful."

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  • 5/5.
Great positive energy

"Great positive energy during the entire week of camp. All the coaches were great. Had lots of fun and learned so much. Looking forward to attending again."


  • 5/5.
We Have Three Boys And Will Definitely Be Returning!

"My child was one of the younger kids and we were SO impressed with the way the instructors encouraged them and also encouraged the older kids to show good sportsmanship toward the younger ones. The camp was WONDERFUL. We are locals but I can't imagine sending my son to any other big campus camp that would measure up to this one! We have three young boys and will definitely be returning customers!!!" 


  • 5/5.
Gave Me Some Perspective Of My Playing Level

"The camp was very fun and informative and really gave me some perspective of my playing level. I will definitely try to come back next year and try to bring some friends."


  • 5/5.
A Wonderful Camp Experience

"At first, my son wasn't really interested in going to camp. After the first day, he loved it. It was such a wonderful experience for him that we signed him up for another session in August."

Day Camper

  • 5/5.
Had Fun While Learning

"Every day at camp I learned new baseball skills and had fun doing it. The coaches were creative with drills and made sure we interacted with our camp teammates."

Day Camper

  • 5/5.
Quality Individual Instruction

"I was impressed that the coaches worked with us individually. At other camps it was almost always as a group. They covered everything about baseball. I enjoyed the camp very much and enjoyed some of the actual players speaking and teaching us."

Camp Dates & Prices

2017 Dates and Prices Coming Soon! Join our email list to be notified when the program is available.

For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-NIKE-CAMP we would be happy to help you.