Kalamazoo College Softball Camp

REVOLUTION SOFTBALL CAMP

Kalamazoo College
Kalamazoo, MI

July 9 – 12

Overnight: $455
Extended Day:
 $355
Day: $265

AGES: 8-17

CAMP DETAILS

Kalamazoo College is one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the mid-west. Located in Kalamazoo, this camp is sure to sell out. With suite style dorms, access to the swimming pool and incredible athletic facilities, join us this summer for the best week of camp!

At the Kalamazoo College 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
7:30 Breakfast
9:00 Commuters arrive, stretching and warm-up
9:15 Position Work with coaches
10:15 Offensive/Defensive Stations
12:00 Lunch
1:00 Team Softball Drills
2:00 Offensive/Defensive Stations
4:00 End of Day for day campers, extra help, down time
5:00 Dinner
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

Check In: Overnight Campers will check-in at the dorms between 12:00pm – 1:00pm. Commuters will check-in at the dorms between 12:30pm – 1:00pm. (Dorm location will be announced closer to the start of camp). The first meal served is dinner. Please arrive dressed and ready to play.

Extended Day Camper Pick-up: Extended Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 8:30pm at the softball field.

Day Camper Pick-up: Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 4:00pm at the softball field.

Check Out: Parents are invited to attend final scrimmages that begin with warm-ups at 2:00pm. The last meal is lunch. Check-out for ALL CAMPERS will occur back at the softball fields at 12:00pm.

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 Camp 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
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit
  • Linens (Twin XL)
  • Blanket/Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Towel
  • Alarm Clock
  • Portable Fan

ABILITY GROUPS
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
ATHLETIC TRAINER
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
HEALTH FORMS
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
WEATHER PLAN
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on team building, strategy sessions, individual meetings.
TRAVEL
The nearest airport is Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport in Portage, MI. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, Revolution Softball Camps does not provide transportation.
CANCELLATION POLICY
Any camper who must cancel prior to camp will receive a camp credit equal to the amount of camp tuition already paid.  The credit is transferable to another family member and is good for any Revolution Softball Camp or eCamps Partner program through next summer (agreement begins at time of purchase).  Any cancellation within 5 days of the start of camp will result in a camp credit minus $100 cancellation fee.  Camp credits are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session.  CASH/CREDIT CARD REFUNDS ARE NOT OFFERED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.

STAFF DETAILS

Kelli Duimstra was named Kalamazoo College’s head softball coach on June 16, 2017.

Duimstra comes to Kalamazoo from Hope College where she served as an assistant coach from June 2014-17. Duimstra helped lead the Flying Dutch to an MIAA co-championship in 2017, a second-place finish in 2015 and a third-place finish in 2016. Hope qualified for the NCAA III Tournament in 2015 and 2017 and advanced to the regional finals both seasons.

Prior to coaching at Hope, Duimstra was an assistant varsity softball coach on two MHSAA (Michigan High School Athletic Association) Division I state champion teams at Hudsonville High School from 2010-2014. She also assisted the junior varsity girls basketball team at Hudsonville from 2009-2012.

Duimstra was the starting first baseman during her four seasons playing at Hope. Her senior year Duimstra was the MIAA’s Most Valuable Player while earning first-team All-Region and first-team All-American honors. She earned All-MIAA honors three times and was a member of Hope’s 2006 MIAA championship team.

Director

Kelli Duimstra
Head Coach, Kalamazoo College