Outdoor recreation is on the rise once again! With all that’s going on these days, and all the technological stimuli association with being a kid, there is nothing better than letting him/her get outside and play America’s most fun game! So if he does want to put down the phone for a few days this summer, and you are looking for a great baseball camp to put him in, we have identified our 3 favorite in Wichita Kansas this summer!
Enjoy! And keep helping your kid have fun playing the game of baseball!
#3 Wichita Wingnuts Baseball Camp
Ran by: Wichita Wingnut Players & Coaches
Camp Dates: N/A
Duration Each Day: Day Camp
Facilities: Lawrence Dumont Stadium
From the Website: If you have a son or daughter interested in learning the game of baseball from some of the best local coaches around, get them signed up as soon as you can before all the spots are taken. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for details or go to our website and click here under the picture of the camp flyer to fill out the registration form and waiver. We are looking forward to having another great group of kids like the last couple of years. GO NUTS!!
There is very little information about their camp coming in summer 2017, and their camps can be very unorganized. This may not be the most fun camp your kid will go to all summer, but you can be sure he/she will receive some great baseball instruction.
#2 Todd Butler Baseball Camp
Ran by: Todd Butler (Head Coach WSU)
Camp Dates: N/A
Camp Duration: Day Camp
Facilities: Bombardier indoor practice facility
Price: N/A (estimated price $150)
Ages: *In concordance with NCAA rules (whatever that means)
Coed: *In concordance with NCAA rules (whatever that means)
From the Website: “Thank you for your interest in the Todd Butler’s Shocker Baseball Camps. We are proud to offer top baseball instruction. With several camps offered, you are sure to find a camp that fits every player’s baseball needs. Each player will receive instruction from the coaches of Wichita State as well as current and alumni players. We will demonstrate skills and provide instruction that will allow the player to continue to improve even after their camp experience is over.”
We list the Todd Butler Baseball Camp as the #3 best camp in Wichita because there really is a lot of value in getting D1 instruction. Todd Butler is the head coach of WSU, one of the best D1 baseball programs in the state. There are tons of benefits to getting your kid top instruction as he grows into (hopefully) a great baseball player.
#1 American Baseball Camps
Ran by: Division 1 & Pro Baseball Players
Camp Dates: June 12th & 13th; June 26th & 27th; and August 2nd & 3rd.
Duration Each Day: 9am – 1pm (1st day); 9am – noon (2nd day)
Facilities: Robertson Field
Address: 4121 N. Seneca St, Wichita, KS 67204
Price: $129.99 (use coupon DOUBLEPLAY for 20% off)
From the Website: American Baseball Academy’s mission is to make baseball fun again! Our team of Division 1 baseball players from all around the country seeks to teach, train, and inspire the future generation of baseball players. Our goal is to offer division 1 caliber instruction while encouraging baseball players to always have fun playing the greatest game in the world! We have camps all across the US. Our cities for the summer of 2017 are Wichita, KC, Tulsa, Dallas, Oklahoma City, Tahlequah, Wilmington (NC), and Pheonix.
Now this may seem a little biased*, but American Baseball Camps come in as our best baseball camp in Wichita Kansas this summer. It’s just much more professionally ran, more organized, and more fun than other camp options in Wichita. Players can play slip n’ slide wiffle ball, throw into the water dunk tank target dunking coaches, and even get players choice on the last fun game every day.
American Baseball Camps are the first camps with primary instruction from active D1 players. ABC’s mission is to make baseball fun again! They do this by providing the most fun baseball camp in America where they encourage players to have fun. Summer fun camps are coed, and for kids ages 12 and under. They feature slip n’ slide wiffle ball, pitching dunk tanks, and many many more fun baseball games and drills.