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Nike Softball Camps is thrilled to be offering a camp at Millikin University this summer! With world-class facilities and an amazing coaching staff directed by Co-Head Coaches Katie Tenboer and Whitney Sowers, campers are guaranteed to improve their fielding, hitting, base-running skills and enhance their knowledge of the game, all while having an amazing time and making new friends.

Highlights Include
  • Professional instruction from the Millikin coaching staff and players
  • 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
  • Receive Personalized Hitting and Pitching Feedback through the latest technology with Rapsodo
  • Advanced Hand/Eye Training with Eye on Ball and SlowTheGameDown techniques
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Camp Coaches

  • Tenboer Katie Camp

    CO-HEAD COACH Katie Tenboer

    Katie Tenboer was named the Millikin Head Softball Coach in 2015. Tenboer was joined her former assistant coach Whitney Sowers as Co-Head Coach prior to the 2018 season. In addition to coaching softball, Tenboer will work with Millikin's Office of Admission.

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  • Sowers Whitney

    CO-HEAD COACH Whitney Sowers

    After joining the Millikin staff in 2015 as an assistant coach, Whitney Sowers was promoted to Co-Head Softball Coach in January 2018.

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  • COACH ​​Martin Stupek

    Martin Stupek joined the Millikin softball staff in 2018 serving as a volunteer assistant coach. Stupek will be working with the Millikin hitters

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Camp Details

2019 Camp Program Offerings

All sessions are open to players of all abilities, unless otherwise noted. Upon arrival, all participants are evaluated by the staff and placed into groups based on age and ability level. Overnight camp is only available for campers aged 13+.

June 23-26
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Please note: The following information may be subject to change.

2019 SESSION SCHEDULE

CAMP DATES: june 23-26
  • Check-in: Sunday June 23rd at TBD. for all campers. See registration packet for specific location.
  • Check-out: Graduation takes place at TBD Parents are invited to attend. Check out will take place immediately after.
  • Day Camper Schedule: TBD

What's included in the fee?

  • Daily softball instruction
  • Overnight campers: Dormitory housing on campus and all meals are provided.
  • Day campers: Lunch is 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. Indoor facilities available during inclement weather conditions.
  • Medical Protocol: In case of an emergency, campers will be transported to the nearest hospital.

2019 HOUSING

  • Dorm: Dolson 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: Yes.

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.

Sample Daily Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. Wake Up/Shower
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast (Overnight Campers)
  • 9:00 a.m. All Day Campers Arrive/ Warm Up/ Practice
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Chalk Talks/ Warm Up/ Throwing Progression
  • 2:15 p.m. Individual Defense, Competition
  • 4:00 p.m. Day campers depart
  • 5:00 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:15 p.m. Warm Up
  • 6:30 p.m. Extra Reps or team competitions
  • 10:00 p.m. Campers to Rooms/Lights Out

Millikin Nike Softball Camp

390 North Oakland Avenue.

The Workman Family Softball Field is the new home for the Big Blue softball program starting in 2017

Nike Softball Camp Millikin University

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Katie Tenboer, CO-HEAD COACH
1184 W Main St
Decatur, Illinois 62522
Questions? Call 1-800-645-3226

Camp Dates & Prices

Programs: General Skills
Age Group: 8 - 18
Gender: Girls
Overnight $535.00
Availability: Yes

Day (9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) $335.00
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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