Springfield College Softball Camp

REVOLUTION SOFTBALL CAMP

Springfield College
Springfield, MA

July 9 – 12

Overnight: $545
Extended Day:
 $445
Day: $345

AGES: 8-17

CAMP DETAILS

Ranked nationally as one of the best D3 softball schools in the country, Springfield College is the perfect camp to help take your game to the next level. Just 30 minutes from Hartford, CT and less than 2 hours from Boston, Springfield College is the perfect sport for a summer softball camp. The softball field is located right on campus, walking distance from all the other facilities on campus including housing, dining, and fitness center.

At the Springfield 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 and optional swim
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 12:30pm – 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 beginning at 4:00pm.

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
  • 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 Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT. 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

Kate Bowen will enter her second season as Head Softball Coach at Springfield College during the 2017-18 academic year.

In 2017, Bowen led the Pride to an overall record of 32-11. Springfield College’s 32 wins in 2017 marked the third most in program history, as Bowen was recognized as the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) Division III New England Coach of the Year and the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Coach of the Year at season’s end. Prior to this past season, Bowen served as a Graduate Assistant Coach with the Pride from 2014-2016.

Over the past two seasons, the Springfield College softball program has been recognized as one of the top programs in the region. In 2017, the Pride was finished the season as the No. 1 team in the NCAA Division III New England Regional Rankings.

In addition to claiming NEWMAC Softball Coach of the Year honors in 2017, Bowen helped Kirsten Drobiak ’18 earn NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Year recognition, Talia Loda ’18 pick up NEWMAC Softball Pitcher of the Year honors, and four All-Conference student-athletes, including Drobiak, Loda, Carianna Gasdia and Allie Wheeler. The Pride also had three NFCA First-Team All-Region honorees for the first time since 2011.

A decorated student-athlete at Manhattan College from 2010-2014, Bowen finished her career with the Jaspers with a career batting average of .340, including 18 home runs, and is the current program record holder in career at bats (618), ranks No. 2 all-time in hits (211), and third all-time in doubles (39), runs scored (122) and games played (190). Starting all four years either in the circle or on second base, the Newtown, Conn. native earned MAAC First Team All-Conference recognition in 2013 and 2014, and was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Northeast Region First Team in 2012.

In the classroom as a Physical Education major, Bowen was Manhattan College’s Class Valedictorian, was one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award for Division I Softball, a Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-American, and was the MAAC Nominee for NCAA’s Woman of the Year Award following her senior year.

Additionally, Bowen has played semi-professional softball for the Stratford Brakettes of the Amateur Softball Association (ASA), and helped lead the program to National Championships in 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2012, Bowen was recognized for her dominant play at the plate, as she earned the Diane Schumacher Batting Title and was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Director

Kate Bowen
Head Coach, Springfield College