Youth Camps

It is the policy of the Nebraska Baseball Academy to admit any and all qualified applicants without regard to disability, race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

►Youth Instructional League

7 year olds - 10 year olds

This Instructional League is an 4-week session with an hour practice each Wednesday and a 90 minute scrimmage each Sunday.

This format of a weekly practice will teach youngsters the fundamentals of baseball and allow players to become familiar with techniques used at the University of Nebraska.  The Sunday scrimmages will be focused on game situations where participants will be placed on one of three teams each week within their age group.  They will divide their time evenly between offense, defense, and a special skill that coaches will facilitate to maximize the player's understanding of baseball, within a fun and exciting environment.

Location:  Alex Gordon Training Complex at Haymarket Park

Registration Fee:  $175.00  (each participant will receive a FREE t-shirt or hat)

Dates/Times: 

Wednesdays:  August 9, 16, 23, 30

6pm - 7/8 year olds

7pm - 9/10 year olds - Session I

8pm - 9/10 year olds - Session II

Sundays:  August 6, 13, 20 27

Noon - 7/8 year olds

2pm - 9/10 year olds - Session I

4pm - 9/10 year olds - Session II

Printable Registration Form

Online Registration -  7/8 year olds

Online Registration - 9/10 year olds (Session I)

Online Registration - 9/10 year olds (Session II)

 

►Academy Infield School

2nd Grade - 2017 High School Seniors

This is a 4-week session, meeting once a week for 2 hours (8 hours of total instruction).
 
Techniques and drills used during this session are the same taught and practiced daily by Nebraska Baseball.  The Academy Infield School will focus on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.  Participants will learn proper footwork and fielding techniques needed for solid infield play.

Location:  Alex Gordon Training Complex at Haymarket Park

Date/Time:   TBA

 

 

Youth Winter All Skills Camp

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

This camp will cover instruction on the proper techniques of Pitching, Infield Defense and Hitting.  Players will be divided into groups with those of similar age, and have the opportunity to participate in many drills used at the University of Nebraska.  Emphasis will be placed on technique, and drills which help ball players use those techniques to be successful on the ball diamond.

Location:  Alex Gordon Training Complex

Date/Time:  TBA

 

►Academy Hitting School

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

This is a 4-week session, meeting once a week for 2 hours (8 hours of total instruction).

Techniques and drills used during this session are the same taught and practiced daily by Nebraska Baseball.  The Academy Hitting School will focus on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.  Each week will begin with a block of "classroom time" to help players stay focused on what is being taught on that particular day.

Dates/Times:  TBA

Location:  Alex Gordon Training Complex at Haymarket Park

 

►Academy Pitching/Catching School

2nd Grade - 2017 High School Seniors

This is a 4-week session, meeting once a week for 2 hours (8 hours of total instruction).

Pitching:  This progressive throwing program focuses on pitching mechanics and maximizing each pitcher's delivery.  The throwing progression is the same program taught and practiced daily by the Nebraska pitching staff.  The Academy staff will take participants through everything from grips to picks and the mental side on the mound as well.  The camp will focus less on individual instruction, but more on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.

Catching:  Catchers will be taken through a program which covers nearly every skill needed on the defensive side of this position.  We will cover Receiving, Blocking, Throwing, and skill plays from Pop-Ups to Plays at the Plate.  Each catcher will have the opportunity to catch live pitching in front of an instructor weekly as well.  Repetitions will be high, and instruction will cater to the ability level of each individual catcher.

CATCHING SCHOOL:  

Dates/Times:  TBA 

 

PITCHING SCHOOL: 

Dates/Times:  TBA

 

►Youth Winter Pitching Camps

2nd Grade - 2017 High School Graduates

This progressive throwing program focuses on pitching mechanics and maximizing each pitcher's delivery.  The throwing progression is the same program taught and practiced daily by the Nebraska pitching staff.  The Academy staff will take participants through everything from grips to picks and the mental side on the mound as well.  The camp will focus less on individual instruction, but more on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.

Date/Time:          TBA

 

►Youth Winter Defense Camp

2nd Grade - 2017 High School Seniors

Techniques and drills used during this session are the same taught and practiced daily by Nebraska Baseball.  The Academy Defense Camp will focus on a comprehensive training program with special emphasis on routine and repetition.  Participants will learn proper footwork and fielding techniques needed for solid infield play.

Date/Time:  TBA

 

►Youth Spring Training Camp

2nd Grade - 8th Grade
 
This 6-week camp is a weekly practice and will focus on all aspects of the game:  pitching, hitting and defense with the goal of getting participants ready for their upcoming season.  Class will meet on Monday evenings for 80 minutes.
 
Location:                Alex Gordon Training Complex
Dates:                     Mondays:  March 27; April 3, 10, 17, 24; May 1
Time:                      6:30 - 7:50pm
Registration Fee:    $160.00

 

►Youth Summer Hitting Camp

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

This 4-hour camp will instruct ball players on hitting drills and techniques used at the University of Nebraska.  The Academy staff will lecture on swing mechanics and use numerous hitting drills to teach and break down each individual's swing.  Players will be divided into groups with those of similar age during the camp.

Location:    Hawks Field at Haymarket Park

Date/Time:  TBA

 

►Youth Summer Pitching/Catching Camp

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

This 4-hour camp will instruct ball players on pitching OR catching drills and techniques used at the University of Nebraska.  Participants will be asked to choose between pitching and catching, and remain with their chosen group for the entire four hours of camp.  Players will be divided into groups of similar age when needed during this camp.

Location:  Hawks Field at Haymarket Park

Date/Time:  TBA

 

Youth Summer All Skills Camp

2nd Grade - 8th Grade

This 4-hour camp will cover instruction on pitching, infield defense and hitting.  Players will be divided into small groups with those of similar age, and have the opportunity to participate in many drills used at the University of Nebraska.  Two hours will be devoted to pitching and defense; two hours will be devoted to the offensive side of the game.

Location:  Hawks Field at Haymarket Park

Date/Time:  TBA

 

NEBRASKA BASEBALL ACADEMY REFUND POLICY

If it is necessary for you to cancel your camp registration, we ask that you do so at least 3 days prior to the camp date. If you cancel within this time frame, we will provide you with a 50% refund or a FULL credit voucher to use on a Nebraska Baseball Academy camp (expires after 1 year).  No partial refunds/credits will be offered once camp begins.

Currently Active Camps

The links below are for EXPRESS checkout only for those who want to go directly to our online registration system.

If you want more detailed information on any of the camps we offer through the Academy or if you would like a hard copy of the registration form, click one of the nine camp links (red boxes) on the home page for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: We have updated our registration system for camps. If you have registered prior to April 2014, you will need to create a new account for any future registrations.

The operator of this camp (Nebraska Baseball Academy, LLC) is a separate legal entity from the University of Nebraska, and it is not sponsored by or affiliated with the University of Nebraska.

Private Lessons

Scottsbluff Summer Day Camp

Ogallala Summer Day Camp

HS Summer Hitting Camp

HS Summer Pitching/Catching Camp

Stars Camp

Youth Instructional League (7/8)

Youth Instructional League (9/10; Session I)

Youth Instructional League (9/10; Session II)

Fall League Registration

Fall League Team Roster

Experienced Coaching Staff

Message From Coach Erstad

The NEBRASKA BASEBALL ACADEMY has a passion for this great game of baseball.  Our purpose is to influence the lives of the youth in a positive way.  The Academy will  help do this by teaching all participants how to play the game the right way, developing the unique tools each child has and creating a work ethic that is unbreakable on and off the field.  We will give you the tools to build your foundation as a baseball player and have a blast doing it!