Saint Joseph's softball head coach Erin Brooks has announced the upcoming High School Elite Camp will be held at SJU on August 25 and Lil' Hawks Fundamental Camp on August 26. The camps, which runs from 8:30 a.m. until 2:45 p.m., will be held at the SJU Softball Field.

BROCHURE

The High School Elite Camp will be held for eighth, ninth, 10th, and 11th graders on August 25 and is designed with an advanced skill set in mind. The SJU Softball Coaching Staff and current team set out to conduct a high energy environment, with in-depth instructions and advanced drills to help take your game to the next level. A cap at 45 campers is to ensure a low player to coach ratio, with camps designed for both position players and pitchers.

Camp Schedule
8:00 - 8:30 AM - Registration 
8:30 - 11:30 AM - Skills Clinic 
Defensive Portion - Position-specific instructions with a focus on both proper glove-work and efficient footwork. 
Offensive Portion - Provide instructional drills that focus on improving bat path and increasing power. 
8:30 - 10:00 AM - Pitching Clinic (Pitchers must bring your own catcher) 
You will learn advanced power and movement pitch techniques. Pitchers will have an opportunity to join an offensive group from 10:15 - 11:30 AM. 
11:30 - 12:00 PM - Lunch (You must bring your own lunch)
12:00 - 2:30 PM - Live Scrimmages 
2:45 PM - Camper Pick-Up

Conducted by the enthusiastic SJU Softball Coaching Staff and current team. this camp will focus on the basic fundamentals of each aspect of the game. Sessions can be geared to both a beginner, as well as an intermediately skilled camper. Our mission is to teach the proper mechanics with the hope that they become everyday habits within their game. A cap at 45 campers per session to ensure a low player to coach ratio.

Camp Schedule
8:00 - 8:30 AM - Registration 
8:30 - 11:30 AM - Skills Clinic 
Defensive Portion - Focus on proper throwing, catching and fielding mechanics. 
Offensive Portion - This session will provide an overview of hitting mechanics. 
8:30 - 10:00 AM - Pitching Clinic (Pitchers must bring your own catcher) 
You will learn how to build the crucial fundamentals necessary as a young, developing pitcher. Pitchers will have an opportunity to join an offensive group from 10:15 - 11:30 AM.
11:30 - 12:00 PM - Lunch (You must bring your own lunch) 
12:00 - 2:30 PM - Live Scrimmages/Competitive Games 
2:45 PM - Camper pick-up

For more infomation, contact assistant coach Gina McCool at gmccool@sju.edu or 610-660-1734. Be sure to reserve your spot as soon as possible as each camp is limited to 45 campers. Campers can register online or at the door. Please make check payable to: Brooks Fastpitch, LLC. 

Directions
Clinics will be held at the SJU Softball Field
GPA Address for Duperreault Hall Parking Lot/SJU Softball Field:
Dupperreault Hall, Meriom Station, PA 19066 

From the North: N.J. Turnpike to Exit 6 (Pa. Turnpike connector). Follow Pa. Turnpike to Exit 20 (Rt. 476). Follow 476 South to Rt. 76 East, towards Philadelphia. Follow Rt. 76 East to Exit 339 (Rt. 1 South, City Avenue). Turn right on Old Lancaster Rd./54th St. and turn left onto N. Latches Ln. Duper- reault Hall Parking Lot entrance will be on your left in 1/4 mile.

From the East: Take either the Ben Franklin Bridge (via Rt. 676) or the Walt Whitman Bridge. Follow Rt. 76 West to Exit 339 (Rt. 1 South, City Avenue). Turn right on Old Lancaster Rd./54th St. and turn left onto N. Latches Ln. Duperreault Hall Parking Lot entrance will be on your left in 1/4 mile.

From the South: I-95 North to 476 North. Follow 476 North to Exit 5 (Rt. 1). Follow Rt. 1 North to SJU, approximately 10 miles. Turn left on Old Lancaster Rd./54th St. and turn left onto N. Latches Ln. Duperreault Hall Parking Lot entrance will be on your left in 1/4 mile.

From the West: Pa. Turnpike to Exit 326 (Valley Forge). Follow Rt. 76 East, towards Philadelphia, to Exit 339 (Rt. 1 South, City Avenue). Turn right on Old Lancaster Rd./54th St. and turn left onto N. Latches Ln. Duperreault Hall Parking Lot entrance will be on your left in 1/4 mile.

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