REVOLUTION SOFTBALL CAMP
Dwight Merkel Sports Complex
June 20 – 23, 2022
Half Day: $269
Dwight Merkel Sports Complex is a 76-acre facility with multiple softball and soccer fields as well as a variety of other updated sports facilities and amenities. Named after Dwight Merkel, the city’s most influential figure in the development of athletic competition for children, this facility is one of Spokane’s largest sports venues. We’re excited to host the Revolution Softball Camps at Dwight Merkel Sports Complex. Join us and improve your softball skills this summer!
Camp is open to all ages and ability levels. Each camper will be assessed and grouped with campers of similar age and ability levels. Adjustments to the groups may be made throughout the week to provide campers with opportunities to train with and compete against different players. Drills, games, and scrimmages are designed to help each camper learn, improve, and have fun!
At the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex Camp campers will receive:
- Authentic Revolution Softball Camp T-Shirt
- Water Bottle
- Personal Evaluation
- Games Daily
- Raffles for an assortment of Prizes
7:00 Wake up
9:00 Commuters arrive, stretching and warm-up
9:15 Position Work with coaches
10:15 Offensive/Defensive Stations
1:00 Team Softball Drills
2:00 Offensive/Defensive Stations
4:00 End of Day for day campers, extra help, down time
6:00 Softball Scrimmages
8:00 End of Day for extended day campers, evening activity
10:00 Back to dorm
10:30 Lights out
* Schedule may vary
Full Day Campers: Check in at 8:45AM Monday (9AM every other day). Campers should be picked up at 4PM each day. (Bring a bagged lunch)
Half Day Campers (*option for 5-8 year olds): Check in at 8:45AM Monday (9AM every other day). Campers should be picked up at 12PM each day.
Make sure campers bring all necessary softball equipment (bat, helmet, glove, cleats, shoes, etc.), refillable water bottle, sunscreen, lunch and snack.
*Lunch is not included.
Below is a suggested list of items to bring to camp. We suggest that campers do not bring expensive personal items such as cameras, iPods/iPads, etc. Cell phones are allowed in the dorms and dining areas, but not on the field during training sessions. Please label every article you bring to camp. All items will be the responsibility of the camper. Revolution Softball Camps and its camp staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten items.
- Health Form
- Equipment (Glove, Bat, Batting Gloves, Sliding Pads, Cleats or Athletic Sneakers, & Helmet)
- Catchers (Chest Protector, Shin Pads, Gloves, Helmet)
- Off-Field Clothes (Athletic Socks, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweatshirts, etc)
- Athletic Sneakers
- Linens (Twin XL)
- Blanket/Sleeping Bag
- Shower Towel
- Alarm Clock
- Portable Fan
Players are grouped first by age and then by ability. The first session is an assessment session – we will update groups after the first day
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
All campers are required to have a completed health form in order to participate at camp. You can either fill out our health form or use the doctors form and use our form as a cover page. Please fill out contact information and parent signature. HEALTH FORM
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on team building, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT or John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, NY. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, Revolution Softball Camps does not provide transportation.
Any Camper who must cancel their registration more than fifteen (15) days prior to the camp start date will receive a voucher equal to the full amount of camp tuition already paid which may be used toward any program or camp offered by eCamps. If a camper must cancel their registration fourteen (14) days or fewer prior to the start of camp, eCamps will issue camper or parent a voucher equal to 50% of the camp tuition, which can be transferred to a future program or camp within the same calendar year or next calendar year. The voucher is also transferable to another family member and is good for any camp offered by eCamps within one year of the date of purchase. Camp vouchers are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session. Cash refunds are not offered under any circumstances.
If eCamps Sports Network is forced to postpone your child’s 2020 summer camp due to the facility being closed or by government mandate, you will receive a camp credit voucher for tuition fees paid (never expires, fully transferable & for any sport).
Coach Kali Capps is a private pitching coach and Head Softball Coach at Rogers High School in Spokane, WA. She also manages and coaches a Women’s Tournament Team that includes players who have competed professionally, in the Olympics and in the Softball World Cup.
Coach Capps has worked hard to grow the game throughout the country. She teamed up with the Women’s Fastpitch Softball Association to start a league to provide Women 18 and over the opportunity to play fastpitch softball recreationally. It was the first of its kind in California and only the second in the country. Because of the league’s success, Capps started two more leagues in the surrounding areas. Capps also created a handbook to allow others to start softball leagues in their communities. There are now over 30 leagues across the country. Capps has over 10 years of experience as a USA and NFHS certified umpire.
Growing up in California, Capps had the opportunity to play with and compete against the top athletes in the sport. As a pitcher, Capps learned from some of the best coaches in the game including Mike Smith, Art Lilly, and Jerry Frasier. Capps competed at West Texas on a full ride scholarship.