Durham Bulls Host Baseball Camp

Durham Bulls Host Baseball Camp

The kids worked with Durham Bulls coaches and players to learn the ropes of baseball.

The Durham Bulls hosted 114 kids for one of their popular summer baseball camps on June 19-21. The first of three camps this season, Bulls Manager Bill Evers teamed up with fellow Bulls coaches and players to teach the group of 7-14 year olds about the game.

The children attended the camp from 9:00am-2:00pm each day, learning skills such as hitting, running and pitching in the morning and putting those lessons to work in actual games in the afternoons. They enjoyed a bag lunch everyday and got a break at 1:40pm each afternoon to go to dugouts for autographs from the Durham Bulls.

“Kids really enjoy it. They love every second it,” said Bulls Administrative Asst. Libby Hamilton. “It’s a big deal to them to be on the field with coaches & players.” The Bulls players and coaches themselves help the kids learn new skills and hone the ones they already have.

On the last day of camp, the staff presented a Most Valuable Player Award, a Hustle Award and a Team Spirit Award for each age group. Every kid received camp t-shirt and other Bulls

The kids loved the interaction with the minor league players.

Batting, pitching and running were focuses of the three day learning experience.

memorabilia items such as a program as souvenirs. They also got two vouchers to see a Bulls game.

The Bulls will hold the three-day camp again in July and August. The July camp is already full, but to register your child for the August 15-17 session, sign up online or call the Bulls office at (919) 687-6520 or (919) 687-6512.

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