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The Nike Softball Camp at Lock Haven University gives you the kind of focused, intensive training essential for improvement - no matter what your ability level. Our goal is that each camper will leave camp with new friends and feeling more confident about their softball game!

Come train with the Lock Haven softball coaching staff and receive superior instruction to improve your fielding, hitting and base-running skills! 

Highlights Include
  • 8:1 camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
  • Official NIKE Camp T-Shirt
  • Great NIKE prizes
  • NIKE Softball Camp Graduation Certificate
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Camp Coaches

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    Camp Administrator Kelly Shannon

    Kelly Shannon is set to begin her eighth season (2017 season) as the Bald Eagles head coach.

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  • Danielle Fraser2 500 485 C1

    Lead Instructor Danielle Fraser

    Danielle leads the camp's day to day instruction and operations.  The 2017 season marks the 8th as the top-assistant coach for LHU softball for Danielle Fraser, a Lock Haven University graduate and former standout Bald Eagle player. Coach Fraser assists in

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Camp Details

The Lock Haven University Nike Staff is ready to work with you and provide the best possible baseball experience while you train and strive to be a better softball player! Camp will run Sunday through Wednesday with drills and scrimmages played daily.

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Check-in 2:00pm at Fairview Suites (on campus dorms). 


Camp concludes on Wednesday at 12:00pm. 


A full softball and living experience. Immerse yourself in baseball and new friends off and on the field.  Live, eat, breathe and sleep baseball!  Lodging and all meals are included in this program.


The extended day includes dinner on Sunday and lunch and dinner Monday/Tuesday. Campers should be picked up at 9:00pm Sunday through Tuesday and at 12:00pm on Wednesday.


A detailed camper registration packet containing the check in location, health/release forms, emergency contact numbers, and a checklist of things to bring will be emailed to all registered campers in the Spring. The US Sports Camps health and release forms do not require a doctor's signature and they will be collected on the first day of camp.

Lock Haven Softball Team Highlights

• 10 straight post-season play-off berths
• 2 national Championships (2006, 2009)
• 2 national Runner-up Finishes (1988, 2007)
• 5 All-Americans in last 12  years
• 20 plus Atlantic Regional Selections in 11 years
• 25 plus All-PSAC Selections in 11 years
• 2 Time Honda Award Winner
• 4 PSAC Pitcher of The Year Awards in 11 years
• 4 PSAC Athlete of the Year Awards in 11 years
• 1 PSAC Rookie of the Year Award
• Last three seasons Team GPA over 3.0
• 17 NFCA Academic All-Americans in last three years

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 9:00 a.m. Extended Day Campers Arrive
  • 9:15 a.m. Offensive Station Training
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Defensive Station and Position Training
  • 3:30 p.m. Live Hitting/Games
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 7:00 p.m. Evening Activity
  • 8:30 p.m. Fitness Center Open/Free Time
  • 9:00 p.m. Extended Day Campers Depart
  • 10:00 p.m. Campers to Rooms
  • 11:00 p.m. Lights Out

Nike Softball Lock Haven Facility

Lock Haven University

Lock Haven University is located on the West Branch of the Susquehanna River in the scenic mountains of central Pennsylvania, a few minutes off I-80 (exit 178). The historic town of Lock Haven boasts a vital downtown with tree-lined streets and beautiful Victorian homes in a safe and quiet environment. Lock Haven is less than an hour from State College and Williamsport and four hours from New York, Philadelphia, Washington, and Pittsburgh.

Lawrence Field

The Nike Softball Campers will train on the Eagle's home turf, Lawrence Field. Lawrence Field was dedicated in 1953, named after former Lock Haven football player S. Dave (Whitey) Lawrence. A former field for football and field hockey, Lawrence Field is now the home of Lock Haven softball.

LHU’s home field also boasts batting cages, bullpens and a press box positioned just behind home plate.


Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.90 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    Definitely recommend this great camp to anyone

    My daughter had a blast! She made new friends with the other campers and the counselors. She enjoyed the food and spending the overnights. It was perfect for a high school freshman to get a taste of college life and being on a college level softball team. I would recommend this camp to anyone who has a daughter who loves softball! A+++ for sure. So sad she cannot attend next year, due to her age. Thank you!

    — Lindsey F. Parent

    • 5/5.
    A whole new love for softball

    My daughter came away more excited about softball than ever. She carries her glove around with he all the time now!

    — Seth K. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Was able to learn a lot at camp

    My granddaughter is very eager to learn techniques that will help her to improve. She feels that she learned things to do that.

    — JoAnne W. Grandparent

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    • 5/5.
    Improved and made new friends

    Made new friends, while honing her softball skills!

    — Tiffany B. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Great overall experience for our daughter

    Highlights included scrimmages, meeting LHU softball players and coaches, learning new skills and getting tips from the staff and making new friends. My only suggestion is to change the way the awards and individual certificates are handed out at the end of camp. It was difficult for parents to hear and it would be nice if one player was recognized at a time, if possible. Thanks for everything! It was a great experience for her

    — Steve and Sarah S. Parents

    • 5/5.
    Creative Drills

    "My daughter came home from camp telling us about all these new drills she learned. These drills were creative and helped her learn  the correct techniques. We will definitely be sending her back to this camp next year."

    — Parent

    • 5/5.
    NIKE Camp was Amazing!

    "The NIKE camp was AMAZING! The camp far exceeded our expectations and I will recommend several of the conditioning drills to my Varsity coach so my High School team can benefit from them as well. ABSOLUTELY AMAZING EXPERIENCE!"

    — Overnight Camper

    • 5/5.
    I Hope to Go Back Every Year

    "The camp was very well-planned out and had a good program. The times to wakeup eat and play were reasonable and the instructors knew exactly what they were doing and taught the campers in an easy-to-understand way. I hope to go back every year!"

    — Overnight Camper

    • 5/5.
    Taught My Daughter More Softball & Being A Young Lady

    "I cannot put into words the experience my daughter gained from going to the camp. She not only learned skills in softball but how to be a better young lady. The morals and values the staff brought to the camp were extraordinary. We looked at sending her to another camp and decided on the NIKE Camp for convenience and I am so glad we did. She was going to be a day camper but when we got there she saw some friends and we were able to change her to be an overnight camper. I will highly recommend this camp to anyone who is interested in gaining skills and personal growth. We look forward to next year!!"

    — Parent

    • 5/5.
    See You Next Year!

    "I had a great experience, I changed after the first day from a day camper to extended day. I didn't want to miss any instructional time. I plan on attending next year and I hope to bring some more players too!"

    — Extended Day Camper


Nike Softball Camp Lock Haven University

Kelly Shannon, Camp Administrator
Thomas Field House 2280
Lock Haven University

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania 17745


Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: General Skills
Age Group: 10 - 14
Gender: Girls
Extended (9am-9pm) $345.00
Availability: Wait List

Overnight $465.00
Availability: Wait List

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
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