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The Yankees announced today that New York Yankees Baseball Camps presented by REFUEL with Chocolate Milk will take place in the New York tri-state area beginning the week of June 20. Enrollment forms are available at http://www.yankees.com/camps.
Yankees Baseball Camps are available to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 13, with each camper receiving a full Yankees uniform. In addition to on-field skill development and professional instruction, campers also get the opportunity to take an exclusive guided tour of Yankee Stadium and much more.
Sessions are being offered in two packages: the World Series Experience includes four days of baseball instruction with an additional day-long visit to the Stadium culminating in a “meet and greet” with a player on the Yankees’ 25-man roster, while the Pinstripe Package includes five days of baseball curriculum. Camps are located in select areas of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Further details and availability for each package can be viewed at http://www.yankees.com/camps.
In addition, campers will receive a voucher good for two (2) complimentary tickets to a 2016 Yankees regular season home game.*
“Each week, our Yankees Campers will work hard with our coaches to learn proper baseball mechanics, engage with teammates, and begin a journey toward accomplishing their own personal goals,” Yankees Baseball Camps president Brendan Sullivan said. “We wrap this development into an unforgettable week-long Major League Experience, which includes a behind-the-scenes tour of Yankee Stadium, a full Yankees uniform and opportunity to meet a player on the current roster. There’s no better way to get closer to our favorite team.”
As part of the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council’s “REFUEL with Chocolate Milk” initiative, 85 children from local families will receive full scholarships to attend Yankees Baseball Camp at Heritage Field – which is located on the site of the original Stadium and administered by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation – during the week of July 5-7.
“Milk plays an important role in children’s diets because it’s a source of so many essential nutrients like calcium, Vitamin D and protein needed for a healthy body. Drinking low fat chocolate milk after sports is a great way for athletes to replenish nutrients and rebuild muscle,” said Rick Naczi, CEO of the American Dairy Association. “Teaming up with the Yankees to sponsor summer baseball camps gives us an opportunity to educate kids about the connection between good nutrition and athletic performance.”
Locations and dates of 2016 New York Yankees Baseball Camps::
June 20-24 — Archbishop Stepinac H.S. (White Plains).
July 11-15 — Hackley School (Tarrytown).
July 18-22 — Hackley School (Tarrytown).
July 25-29 — Mitchel Athletic Complex (Garden City, L.I.
Aug. 1-5 — Green Vale Sc/hool (Old Brookville, L.I.).
Aug. 8-12 — Green Vale School (Old Brookville, L.I.).
June 27-July 1 — Saint John Vianney (Holmdel).
July 11-15 — Westvale Park (Westwood).
July 18-22 — Denville Parks-Gardner Field.
Aug. 1-5 — River Dell H.S. (Oradell) .
Aug, 8-12 — New Providence H.S.
Aug. 15-19 — Princeton Day School.
June 27-July 1 — Brien McMahon H.S. (Norwalk).
*This voucher is valid for two (2) complimentary tickets in select areas of the general, non-premium Main or Terrace level for select, non-premium 2016 Regular Season Home Games in April, May, June or July. Campers must be registered on or before June 1, 2016. Offer is subject to availability and must be redeemed on or before July 21, 2016. An original voucher must be presented at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Office for redemption. No photocopies will be accepted. This voucher has no cash value and will not be replaced if lost or stolen.
Yankees Summer Camps will take place in the New York tri-state area beginning the week of June 24. Sessions will run on a weekly basis in various locations through Aug. 23. In New York, camps will take place in White Plains, Somers, the Bronx, Rye, Tarrytown, West Nyack and Old Brookville. In New Jersey, camps will be held in Verona, Paramus, Parsippany, Holmdel, Oradell, Princeton, Summit and Far Hills. In Connecticut, there will be a camp in Darien.
Yankees Summer Camps are available to boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 13, and each camper will receive a full Yankees uniform. In addition to on-field skills development and professional instruction, campers also get the opportunity to take a guided tour of Yankee Stadium.
Campers enrolled in sessions taking place while the Yankees are on the road will be given a tour of the Yankees clubhouse. Campers taking part in sessions when the team is at home will meet a current member of the 2013 Yankees. Each session consists of five days of camp and costs $549 per camper.
“We offer young ballplayers of all skill sets a first-class instructional experience based on leadership and character development,” Yankees Summer Camps director Brendan Sullivan said. “The combination of on-field skill work coupled with the exclusive access we offer to Yankee Stadium will make this a lasting memory for all the children who attend.”
All sessions will feature an innovative curriculum and differentiated practice drills based on each player’s grade and skill level. Yankees Summer Camps will introduce video analysis for campers ages 9 and older to further enhance and personalize the instruction.
As part of the American Dairy Association and Dairy Council’s “Refuel with Chocolate Milk” initiative, 85 children from families in the Bronx will receive full scholarships to attend Yankees Summer Camp at Heritage Field, which is located on the site of the original Yankee Stadium and administered by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation.
For more information on Yankees Summer Camps, including enrollment forms, please visit http://www.yankees.com/camps.
Here are the sites:
Archbishop Stepinac H.S. (White Plains) — June 24-28
Kennedy Catholic H.S. (Somers) — July 1-6 (no camp July 4)
Mount Saint Michaels Academy (The Bronx) — July 8-12
Rye Neck H.S. (Rye) — July 15-19
Hackley School (Tarrytown) — July 22-26
Clarkstown South H.S. (West Nyack) — July 29-Aug. 2
Green Vale School (Old Brookville, L.I.) — Aug. 5-9 (Sold Out)
Verona H.S. — June 24-28
Bergen Community College (Paramus) — July 8-12
Parsippany Police Athletic League — July 15-19
Holmdel H.S. — July 22-26
River Dell H.S. (Oradell) — July29-Aug. 2
Princeton Day School — Aug. 5-9
Kent Place School (Summit) — Aug. 12-16
Far Hills Country Day School — Aug. 19-23
CONNECTICUTDarien H.S. — Aug. 12-16