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A-State Baseball Sets Summer Camp Dates

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JONESBORO, Ark. (5/4/16) – The Arkansas State baseball team announced Wednesday that dates have been set and registration is now open for the 2016 Tommy Raffo A-State baseball camps with four camps set to take place during the summer at Tomlinson Stadium/Kell Field in Jonesboro.

The first camp to get underway is set for June 6-9 and is the first of two summer youth camps for kids ages 7-12. The camp will run for 8 a.m. until noon each day and costs $200.  The cost of the camp covers the four days of instruction time and a camp T-shirt. The second summer youth camp is set for June 27-30.

The next camp is the middle school camp which is designed for players entering grades 7-8 and will run from June 13-16.  Instruction time will run from 8 a.m. until noon each day and costs $200, which covers the four days of camp instruction and a camp T-shirt.

The camps offer specialized training on hitting, defensive play, and techniques of baseball. Your development as a player and understanding of the game will improve through our guidance, preparation, drills and game participation.

Each of the youth camps are designed to provide players with instruction from the Arkansas State coaching staff and current players in all areas of baseball. Campers will experience a variety of drill instruction and game participation that will build and maintain successful offensive and defensive fundamental skills.

The final camp will be the 2016 High School Camp on Saturday, Aug. 20.  The cost of the camp is $50 and is open to high school students, including 2016 graduates, as well as transfer-eligible junior college students.

Campers must bring their own hat, glove, helmet, bat, cleats, tennis shoes and suitable baseball attire (baseball pants). Catchers should bring their own catching gear. Participants should have their name clearly printed on all of their own equipment.

To register, campers may visit www.ArkansasStateBaseballCamps.com or can call the A-State Baseball Office at 870-680-4336.

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