These programs are designed for participants ages 7 to 17. There are two camps available; Pitchers & Catchers Camp and Baseball Skills Camp. Both programs are based upon the foundation of teaching correct, basic mechanics of baseball skills, implementing training drills to help each player attain there maximum potential and fostering enjoyment and appreciation of the game. Due to COVID-19 regulations, there will be no gameplay during this camp. Participants are required to bring their own equipment due to COVID-19 guidelines including helmet, mitt, baseball cap, hand sanitizer, and enough water bottles to last the entire camp day. Catchers are required to bring their own catching equipment. Face Coverings are required for participants.
Participants will be required to have a daily temperature check and health assessment upon arrival at the camp program before your child is allowed to participate. When dropping off, parents must wear a face covering, Maintain social distancing, and stay with their child until they have been tested and approved. The program is conducted from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday; however, you can begin arriving at 8:45 a.m. to allow time for the health assessment before camp starts. Please be patient as this process will take some time to complete. Friday will be used as a make-up day if there is a rainout during the week.
The baseball camp is open to Clifton Residents ONLY. Unfortunately due to state re-opening guidelines as a result of COVID-19, non-residents will not be eligible to register for 2020. Pre-registration online is required. In-person registration is not permitted at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines. This camp is presented by Joe Rivera, CHS Varsity Baseball Coach.
Baseball Skills Camp Program:
Covers hitting, throwing, fielding, and other general offensive & defensive skills.
Pitchers and Catchers Camp:
Will cover techniques and drills specific to pitchers and catchers.
Health & Safety Requirements:
The program begins at 9:00 a.m.; however, you can begin arriving at 8:45 a.m. This will allow time for the required daily temperature check and health assessment that must be conducted before your child is allowed to participate in the program.
Each day your child will be asked a series of 4 health assessment questions and temperature taken daily. Any child that fails the pre-admission screening will not be able to participate in the program. Please be patient when dropping off your child as this may take some time and can only be done one at a time. If your child walks or rides a bike to the program and does not pass the pre-assessment requirements, parents will be contacted to come and pick their child up immediately.
Parents must wear a face-covering and social distance as they wait for their child to be tested and approved for admission.
The program ends at 12:00 p.m. (there is no after care provided). Please make sure you are there by dismissal time.
Please notify the camp staff if your child will be going home with someone other than yourself.
Parents must wear a face-covering and social distance when picking up their child from the program.
Please keep your child home if they have any viral symptoms or your child has been exposed to the virus - self isolate.
In the event that the camp program is closed due to a health emergency, participant will receive a partial refund for the days the program is required to be closed.
No handshakes, high fives, fist bumps, or hugging is permitted.
There is no sharing of equipment unless activity requires. Program equipment and supplies will be cleaned daily.
All activities will be socially distanced as best as possible. Some activities will be revised or modified to meet these criteria. This includes both active and passive activities.
Face-coverings will be required by participants and staff, until health restrictions are revised.
Hand washing / hand sanitizing will take place frequently throughout the day. Feel free to send your child to the program with hand sanitizer and/or wipes as extra precaution. Hand sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol.
Only 1 participant will be allowed in the restrooms at a time.
Respiratory etiquette for coughing, sneezing and nose blowing will be encouraged at all times. Practice and encourage these health guidelines at home so that your child becomes accustomed to these procedures.
No outside visitors will be allowed at the program other than Clifton Recreation Department Camp Staff, City Hall Staff and Health Department Staff. Participants will not mix with other groups during the day.
Be sure to thoroughly wash hands, for at least 20 seconds, when you return home.
The Recreation Department will clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects throughout the day.