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Improve your game and have serious fun
at Nike Softball Camps

At the Menlo College Nike Softball Camp players have the opportunity to take their game to the next level. Under the guidance of an elite coaching staff, our goal is to stimulate the passion for softball in young players, provide them time to work on their offensive and defensive skills, improve their technique, and have a blast while doing it!

Highlights Include
  • Professional instruction from college coaches and college-aged instructors
  • Excellent residential, dining and training facilities
  • Low camper to instructor ratio
  • Daily emphasis on fundamental development, team play and more
  • Official Nike Camp t-shirt and prizes!
  • Nike Softball Camp Graduation Certificate
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Camp Coaches

  • Christen Hardee

    Camp Director Christen Thompson

    Christen Thompson returns as the head coach for Menlo Softball for her second season in 2018. Thompson has a plethora of experience as a coach, educator and athlete.

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Camp Details

This camp is for softball players of all abilities ages 8-18. Instruction will focus primarily on hitting, specific position fielding, base-running, and game situations. In addition, pitchers will have the opportunity to work with pitching instructors. See "More Camp Details" for further information.

2019 Camp Dates

  • July 15-17 (Monday-Wednesday)
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Please note: The following information may be subject to change.

2019 SESSION SCHEDULE

CAMP DATES: JULY 15-17 (MON-WED)
  • Check-in: Overnight campers 12:00 p.m. and Day campers 12:30 p.m. on Monday. See registration packet for specific location.
  • Check-out: 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday.
  • Day Camper Schedule: Monday: 12:30-9:00 p.m., Tuesday: 9:00-4:00 p.m., Wednesday: 9:00-12:00 p.m.

What's included in the fee?

  • Daily softball instruction
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Day campers: Lunch will be provided.
  • Supervision: Staff members reside in rooms strategically placed throughout the dorm to provide optimal supervision, and participate in all activities.
  • Camp T-shirt & Nike Lanyard: All campers receive a Nike Softball Camp t-shirt and Nike Lanyard.

INSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT & FACILITY

  • Low camper to coach ratio
  • Players Grouped by: age and ability
  • Equipment Needed: Players should supply their own glove, cleats, bat and a helmet and wear softball attire (softball pants recommended)
  • Facility: Outdoor Fields.
  • Medical Protocol: In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

2019 HOUSING

  • Dorm: See registration packet for specific on-campus dorm.
  • Campers Per Room: 2 (unless otherwise noted in registration packet)
  • 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 or sleeping bag, pillow, pillowcase, and a towel.
  • Air Conditioning: No, campers are encouraged to bring a fan.

TRAVEL

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.

Team/League Discount

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 check out. *Discount amount varies by program. Please call for details.

REGISTRATION PACKET

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 in the Spring. Our health and release forms may require a doctor's signature (please reference your camp packet). All required forms will be collected on the first day of camp.

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

Sample Daily Schedule

  • Full Day Tuesday Sample Schedule
  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
  • 7:15 a.m. Breakfast (overnight campers)
  • 8:45 a.m. Camp Assembly - Day campers arrive
  • 9:00 a.m. Circuit Training/Station Work
  • 11:00 a.m. Games/Contests
  • 11:30 a.m. Break for Lunch
  • 1:15 p.m. Warm Up/Camp Assembly
  • 2:15 p.m. Position Work
  • 3:15 p.m. Team Organization
  • 4:00 p.m. Day Campers Depart
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:15 p.m. Warm Up/Stretch
  • 6:30 p.m. Swim Break/Evening Activites
  • 10:00 p.m. In Dorms
  • 10:30 p.m. Lights Out

Camp Reviews

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Overall Average Rating 4.40 / 5 Stars
    • 5/5.
    She learned new skills!

    August 03, 2018: Our daughter enjoyed learning how to slide correctly and make new friends. She had a great time.

    — Elizabeth S. Parent

    • 5/5.
    We will be back next year.

    August 02, 2018: The players worked on a variety of softball skills, the player to coach ratio made it easier to focus on individual campers. Marisa attended multiple softball camps this summer and she rated this one #1!.

    — Christina C. Parent

    • 4/5.
    We loved every minute of the camp.

    August 02, 2018: My daughter enjoyed all her time at the camp and absorbed all the new info and skills she learned. She is already asking to attend the next one.

    — Michelle V. Parent

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    • 5/5.
    Excellent camp!

    August 02, 2018: This was a great program, will be back next year.

    — Stan R. Parent

    • 5/5.
    Learned new drills!

    August 02, 2018: She was able to learn 2 catcher drills and a new base running skill!

    — Georgia H. Parent

Nike Softball Camp Menlo College

Christen Thompson, Camp Director
1000 El Camino Real
Atherton, California 94027
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: General Skills
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Girls
Day (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) $305.00
Availability: Yes

Overnight $465.00
Availability: Yes

* Please note, times may vary on the first and last day of camp.
For additional camp information and dates call us at 1-800-645-3226 we would be happy to help you.
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