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The Nike Softball Camp at the Lawrenceville School has been an East Coast favorite for over 20 years. At camp, all aspects of the game will be covered including fielding, hitting, base running, and game-like situations. Join the fun and get better at softball this summer in Lawrenceville, New Jersey! Leading these sessions of camp for the 25th consecutive summer is Lawrenceville Head Softball Coach John Schiel.

Please Note: Lawrenceville School will require all campers and staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including the booster.

Highlights Include
  • Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Many Other Prizes!
  • Professional Instruction from Coach Schiel and Staff
  • Daily Emphasis on Fundamental Development and Team Play
  • Players Grouped by Age and Ability
  • Excellent Residential, Dining and Training Facilities
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Camp Coaches


    Camp Director John Schiel

    This is John’s 25th summer as Director of the Nike Softball Camp at Lawrenceville and this fall will be the start of his 50th year as a math teacher here. He arrived at Lawrenceville in 1974 to be a Mathematics teacher, coached freshman and then junior varsity baseball, and was an assistant coach for varsity football from 1974 until 1990. In 1987 he was named head coach of the girls' varsity softball team and has held the position ever since.

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Camp Details



  • Age Group: 8-16
  • Gender: Girls
  • Camp Types: Overnight, Extended Day (8:30am-9:00pm)
  • Meals: Extended day campers should eat breakfast at home. Dinner is provided on Day 1. Lunch and dinner are provided on days 2-4. Lunch is not provided on Day 5


  • Check-In: Sunday at 4:00pm
  • Check-out: Thursday at 12:00pm. Graduation takes place at 11:00am. Parents are invited to attend!
  • Extended Day Camper Schedule: Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm, Monday-Wednesday 8:30am-9:00pm, Thursday 9:00am-12:00pm
    • Extended Day Campers can be dropped off at the dorm between 8:30am-8:45am

Please note: Camp schedules and details may be subject to change.


  • Dorm: TBD
  • Campers Per Room: TBD
  • Roommates: Rooms are assigned by age & roommate requests. Roommate requests must be received no later than 14 days before the start of camp. If you don't have a roommate request, you will be placed in a room with someone near your age. It will be a great opportunity to meet someone new!
  • Linens: Not included. Bring linens (Twin XL) or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: All camper rooms are air conditioned.


  • Daily Softball Instruction
  • Supervision: Campers are supervised by staff during camp hours
  • Nike Sports Camp T-Shirt, Wristband, Sticker, and Many 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

  • Snacks


  • 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


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.

*The Lawrenceville School is not in any way involved in the ownership or management of the Camp.

Nike Softball Camp Daily Schedule

6:45 AM – Wake Up

7:00 AM – Walk to Breakfast

8:30 AM – All Campers meet in front of Carter for Roll Call and Announcements

8:35 AM – Walk to Fields

9:00 AM – Warm-up and Stretch out

9:15 AM – Throwing and Fielding Mechanics

9:45 AM – Group Training Drills and Contests

11:45 AM – Lunch

1:15 PM - All Campers meet in front of Carter for Roll Call and Announcements

1:20 PM – Walk to Fields

1:35 PM - Warm-up and Stretch out

1:45 PM – Group Training Drills and Contests

3:30 PM – Return to Carter House – Free Time

4:45 PM – Dinner

6:15 PM - All Campers meet in front of Carter for Roll Call and Announcements

6:20 PM – Walk to Fields

6:35 PM - Warm-up and Stretch out

6:45 PM – Scrimmage or Softball Contests

8:30 PM – Return to Carter House for Evening Activities

10:00 PM – Dorm Quiet

11:00 PM – All Lights Out

The Lawrenceville School is located in central New Jersey, five miles south of Princeton, 55 miles south of New York City and 40 miles north of Philadelphia. Lawrenceville has 17 dormitories, 10 classroom buildings, and 7 other support buildings on 700 acres in a rural setting.

Camp Reviews

Overall Average Rating 4.88 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Zach definitely improved his skills

    My daughter thrived at this camp and is already begging to go next year. She was moved up into a higher age bracket and it was the best move for her. She learned so much and I was very pleased

    — Parent of Attendee from This Camp in 2022

    • 5/5.
    Desire to return next year

    July 28, 2022: The smile on my child's face at the end of camp - and the desire to return next year.

    — Parent

    • 5/5.
    My daughter learned a lot and improved over the course of a week

    July 27, 2022: My daughter loved meeting new people! I also loved the facilities and the rigorous practice schedule.

    — Stacy, Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Everything was very well done

    July 14, 2022: The relationships my daughter established with the coaches have increased her passion for softball, and the skills she has enhanced have her well prepared for travel tryouts.

    — Greg, Parent

    • 5/5.
    They did a great job keeping her engaged

    August 2, 2021: The scrimmages were her favorite part. They did a great job keeping her engaged.

    — Tanya, Parent

    • 5/5.
    loved learning from the counselors

    July 31, 2021: Ryen loved learning from the counselors. She looked up to them and they encouraged her so much! Softball skills were taught, but so were teamwork and leadership!

    — Amy, Parent

    • 5/5.
    Could not have said any more wonderful things about all the staff and counselors at camp!

    August 7, 2021: Gianna had a great week at Camp! She could not have said any more wonderful things about all the staff and counselors at camp

    — Alicia, Parent

    • 5/5.
    She is already talking about next year!

    August 2, 2019: This was my daughter’s 2nd year At Lawrenceville Camp and she went for 3 weeks this year. She had a wonderful time meeting up with old friends and making new ones. Everyone helped to make it a good experience, from the Director on down to the Counselors. She is already talking about next year!

    — Theresa A. Parent

Nike Softball Camp Lawrenceville School

John Schiel, Camp Director
2500 Main Street
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648
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.

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