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Registration is underway for VU summer sport camps

May 12, 2017 / Registration is underway for VU summer sport camps

VINCENNES, Ind. - Vincennes University summer camp registration is underway now for sessions on baseball and volleyball. Registration forms and complete details are available at

A series of Baseball Camps will give young athletes an opportunity to practice fundamentals of throwing, catching, hitting, infield and outfield play with instruction from VU Baseball Coach Chris Barney, his staff, and current team members. The camp fee includes group and individual instruction of baseball fundamentals, drills, team play, and games, as well as a VU Baseball t-shirt. Discounts are available for siblings to attend multiple camps. Baseball Camps will be held at Jerry Blemker Field, home of the VU Trailblazers, 1562 Old Terre Haute Road. Specific camps include:

  • Trailblazer Developmental Camp 1 (June 6-8), Camp 2 (June 28-30), and Camp 3 (July 5-7), 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., for ages 6-12. The fee is $89.
  • Trailblazer Pitching and Catching Camp - June 21-22, 8:30-10:30 a.m., for ages 9 and up. The fee is $45.
  • Trailblazer Hitting Camp - June 21-22, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., for ages 9 and up. The fee is $45.

Volleyball Camps will be offered for youngsters in both full-day and half-day formats and for teens in a full-day format. Participants will develop strong skills and learn fundamentals of the game. The camps will be led by VU Women’s Volleyball coach Gary Sien. Specific camps include:

  • Junior Blazer Beginner and Intermediate Skills Camp - July 17 and July 18, for grades 3-8. The half-day camp will meet from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and costs $75. The full-day camp will meet from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs $125.
  • Blazer High School All-Skills Day Camp - July 19-20, for grades 9-12. The camp fee is $125.

Complete details and online registration for all VU Summer Camps is available at


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