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Nike Softball Camps at Amherst College will be a memorable experience for athletes of all abilities. This softball camp provides the ideal environment to improve your skills, make new friends, and have fun! Campers attending the Amherst College Nike Softball Camp are guaranteed to leave camp with new hitting and fielding tools!

Highlights Include
  • Nike Softball Camp T-Shirt, Cinch Sack, Wristband, Sticker, Lanyard, and potentially other prizes!
  • Professional Instruction from Coaching Staff
  • Daily Emphasis on Fundamental Development and Team Play
  • Three Sessions of Softball Drills and Fun Games Every Day!
  • Players Grouped by Age and Ability
  • Excellent Residential, Dining and Training Facilities
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Camp Coaches

  • Bio Kacey Schmitt

    Camp Director Kacey Schmitt

    Kacey has been the varsity softball coach for Amherst Regional High School in Amherst, MA for over 17 years. She has been the director of softball and volleyball summer sports camps for the town of Amherst for 25 years, and runs sports clinics for young players with the assistance of her varsity athletes.

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  • Kelli Nielsen

    Assistant Director Kelli Nielson

    Assistant director Kelli Nielsen is passionate about softball and helping players achieve their goals. She works during the school year as a 7th grade math teacher. During this time she also is the Assistant Coach of Softball at Westfield State University and previously was an assistant coach of Softball at Holyoke Community College. Kelli has worked with children for over 20 years and began as a camp counselor and director. This is Kelli’s second year working with Nike at the Softball Camp and she looks forward to working with athletes to meet their full potential.

Camp Details


Please Note: Last year, this camp SOLD OUT at this location. You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper sports, so please be sure to register early. Join our priority list to be notified when this program is available for registration.

Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, position fielding, base-running, and game situations. In addition, pitchers will have the opportunity to work with pitching instructors. You can expect high demand on these first-come-first-serve camper spots, so please be sure to register early.

Please note: The following information may be subject to change.


  • Dates: July 14-17, 2024
  • Age Group: 9-18
  • Gender: Girls
  • Camp Types: Overnight, Day Camp (9:00am-3:00pm)
  • Meals: All meals are provided for overnight campers. Lunch will be provided for Day Campers.


  • Check-in: 1:00pm-2:00pm on Sunday for all campers at North Hall.
  • Check-out: Final session will begin at 10:30am. Graduation takes place at 11:30am on Wednesday. Parents are invited to attend. Check-out will take place immediately after.
  • Day Camper Schedule: Sunday 1:00pm-8:30pm, Monday-Tuesday 9:00am-3:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-12:00pm
  • If you're checking in late, other options for arrival on day #1 are 5:30pm-7:00pm or after 8:45pm


  • Dorm: Hitchcock Hall
  • Campers Per Room: 1 per room
  • Roommates: Campers can request to stay next to friends in neighboring dorm rooms since this hall only allows one camper per room. A request of campers you would like to room next to must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a request, you will be placed next to someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: No. We recommend brining a fan.
  • Room Key Deposit: $60 Check made out to Amherst College


  • Daily Softball Instruction
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
  • Nike Softball Camp T-Shirt, Cinch Sack, Wristband, Sticker, Lanyard, and potentially other prizes!


  • Ratio: 1:10 staff to camper ratio

  • Groupings: Campers are initially grouped by age and moved around accordingly based on skill level.

  • Facility: Outdoor Fields. Indoor facilities are available during inclement weather conditions.


To view your customer account, complete your mandatory forms, pay balance dues, and review important camp information, visit Pre-Camp Checklist.

All necessary camp information is on this page. If there are any imperative changes prior to camp start, registered campers will be notified via email and this webpage will be updated!


Below is a suggested list of clothes, equipment and personal items. US Sports Camps is NOT responsible for lost or stolen articles or money.

  • Small gym bag/backpack

  • Athletic clothing: t-shirt, shorts, softball pants (recommended)

  • Warm-up jacket

  • Hat

  • Cleats & sneakers

  • Softball glove

  • Softball bat

  • Helmet

  • Catchers gear (if applicable)

  • Sunscreen

  • Water bottle

  • Rain gear


  • Athletic clothing mentioned above

  • Comfortable off-field clothing: pants, shorts, shirts, sweatshirts

  • Undergarments

  • Pajamas

  • Flip flops

  • Toiletries

  • Personal items & medications

  • Washcloth and bath towel

  • Pillow, pillowcase, bed sheets, comforter or sleeping bag

  • Fan (optional)

  • Additional snacks/drink

  • Room Key Deposit: $60 Check made out to Amherst College


Most camps have an athletic trainer on-site to help with illness or injury. In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.


Nike Softball Camps does not provide transportation from airports, train stations or bus depots. If you have a child flying to camp, please arrange a shuttle or taxi service.


If you have a group of campers registering for the same camp, each camper is eligible for a discount. Please have someone contact the US Sports Camps office at 1-800-645-3226 with the names of each camper in the group and we will create a unique discount code for your group. Campers may then register individually through the website at their convenience and apply the offer code during checkout. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.


For information regarding our cancellation policy and all other company policies, please visit USSC Policies.


For general questions about our softball camps please see our FAQ page.

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Camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00am Wake Up
  • 7:15am Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 8:45am Day Campers Arrive/Warm-up/throwing and fielding mechanics
  • 9:00am Group Training Drills and Contests
  • 10:15am Defensive Position Training
  • 11:15am Lunch
  • 12:00pm Free time
  • 12:45pm Varsity talks
  • 1:00pm Offensive and Skill Station Circuit Training
  • 3:00pm Day Campers Depart
  • 4:00pm Free time/swim
  • 5:00pm Dinner/free time
  • 7:00pm Games and activities
  • 10:30pm Lights out!

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Amherst Softball Field

Home of the Mammoths’ softball program, the Amherst Softball Field underwent a major renovation before the 2018 season. One of the premier facilities in New England, the space includes two batting cages, home and visitor bullpens, and bleachers both behind the backstop and down the first base line.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 5.00 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.

    July 23, 2023: My daughter improved her knowledge of good drills and techniques to practice; she made new friends; and she had a blast!

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 20, 2022: The atmosphere of the camp and how knowledgeable and friendly the staff was. My girls had an amazing time.

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 20, 2022: My daughter loved staying overnight and campers and staff were all very friendly.

    — Anonymous

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    • 5/5.

    July 21, 2022: The knowledge brought to the group in such a short amount of time

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.

    July 20, 2023: Skill improvement and meeting new girls

    — Anonymous

    • 5/5.
    She had an amazing time and a lot of fun!​

    Olympics, working on skills with good friends and a great team coach.

    — Parent of Attendee from This Camp in 2022

Nike Softball Camp Amherst College

Kacey Schmitt, Camp Director
Hitchcock Road
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226
Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm PST


Last year over 650 Sports Camps sold out, leaving 7,000+ campers on the waitlist. Due to high demand, early registration for our first-come-first-serve camps is strongly recommended.

Camp Dates & Prices

Nike Softball Camp Amherst College
Nike Softball Camp Amherst College
Jul 14-Jul 17, 2024
Programs: General Skills
Age Group: 9 - 18
Gender: Girls
Please Note: Last year, this camp SOLD OUT at this location.
Day (9 a.m. - 3 p.m.) $525.00 USD
Availability: Limited

Overnight $725.00 USD
Availability: Limited

* Pricing is subject to change based on availability. Enroll today to secure current rates.
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