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Chicago White Sox Baseball Summer Camps | Chicago Bulls Basketball Summer Camps
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The Bulls/Sox Academy announced today that the official summer camps of the Chicago Bulls and Chicago White Sox are visiting over fifty communities this summer throughout the Chicagoland area with programs for boys and girls from age five to twelve for every ability level. Camps are designed for every athlete to have fun, work hard, and improve on the fundamental skills that are so vital to each sport.
“We are proud to offer this exclusive experience to all our camp participants. Beyond working on their game, these young athletes now have a rare opportunity to visit Guaranteed Rate Field or the United Center and meet Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls personalities,” said Xan Pearson, President of Bulls/Sox Academy. “The professional instruction and the opportunity to engage with a pro athlete set us apart from other summer camp programs.”
2017 Chicago White Sox Baseball Summer Camps - Boys & Girls ages 5-12
For over 20 years the Chicago White Sox have brought quality baseball instruction to children throughout Chicagoland! If you want to be the best, you’ve got to train with the best! Since 1994, more than 50,000 youth baseball players have attended one of our White Sox summer camps to focus on essential individual baseball skills. Professional coaches from the White Sox organization have programs designed for kids from 5 – 12 at every ability level.
Every summer camp participant receives an EXCLUSIVE GUARANTEED RATE FIELD EXPERIENCE!! This opportunity of a lifetime for each camp participant, along with one guest, will include a parade on the field and a Q&A session with a White Sox personality, coach and a current White Sox player! Also, during the camp each player will participate in a special Skills Competition. The Top 30 qualifiers in each age throughout the summer will compete in the finals on Guaranteed Rate Field in September. Each camper also receives six (6) White Sox ticket vouchers*, Academy hat, and t-shirt.
For the Little Sluggers, our beginner program is open to boys and girls ages 5 & 6 and is designed to introduce this age group to the game of baseball. Our intermediate camp for ages 7 & 8 includes fundamental skills work on throwing, hitting, bunting, fielding, pitching and base-running. Fundamentals will be reinforced by using fun skill games. The White Sox Summer Camp for ages 9-12 builds upon the basics and is just the ticket to advance your game to the next level. Depending on the skill level of the players, this camp will touch on more advanced hitting and throwing techniques, as well as team play, advanced base running and other techniques that could be used on the field this season. On the final day all players will get the opportunity to judge their improvement by playing a game. Student to instructor ratio will be 10:1 or less. (*Restrictions apply to ticket vouchers. Experience dates are to be determined, premium items subject to change.)
Chicago White Sox Baseball Summer Camps
Chicago Bulls Summer Camps - Boys & Girls Ages 6-12
No one can teach basketball better than the Chicago Bulls! This summer, learn from the best and let the Chicago Bulls teach you how to play like a Champion! Since 1999, the Chicago Bulls have brought quality basketball camps to boys and girls throughout Chicagoland. More than 25,000 youth basketball players have developed essential basketball fundamentals including: ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, individual moves, footwork, and team concepts. High school and college courts across the country are home to graduates of a Chicago Bulls Basketball Summer Camp. We work on every part of your child’s game. On the final day all participants will receive an evaluation form and graduation certificate. Student to instructor ratio will be 10:1 or less.
Every Chicago Bulls summer camp participant receives an EXCLUSIVE UNITED CENTER EXPERIENCE!! Each camp participant, along with one guest, will be invited to the United Center, home of the Chicago Bulls, for a Q&A session with a Bulls personality and a current and or former Bulls player! During the camp each player will compete in the Bulls Skills Competition. At the end of the summer, the top three contestants will compete in the finals on the floor of the United Center (date TBD). Each camper will receive a Chicago Bulls duffel bag, Bulls indoor/outdoor basketball, t-shirt, evaluation report and graduation certificate.
The Chicago Bulls Summer Camp is offered to two age groups. The rookie camp for children ages 6-8 is a beginner camp focused on building fundamentals and fun drills to get the kids to understand the game and improve their play. For the older kids, ages 9-12, coaches work on the “team” concept and refining and advancing the skills for the serious or soon-to-be serious player. You are sure to improve your ball handling, passing, shooting, rebounding, and footwork!
Chicago Bulls Basketball Summer Camps