Western Connecticut State University Softball Camp

REVOLUTION SOFTBALL CAMP

Western Connecticut State University
Danbury, CT

July 16 – 19

Overnight: $565
Extended Day:
 $465
Day: $365

AGES: 8-17

CAMP DETAILS

WCSU Revolution Softball Camp provides you a great opportunity to not only get better at all areas of softball, but to have a summer to remember! Located in Danbury, CT just a few miles from New York, join us this summer for new friends and some softball fun!

At the Western Connecticut State University 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 Centennial Hall between 11:45am – 12:30pm. Commuters will check-in at Centennial Hall between 12:15pm – 12:30pm. 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 9:00am. The last meal is breakfast. Check-out for ALL CAMPERS will occur back at the softball fields beginning 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 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
  • 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 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.
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

Heather is in her 12th season as head coach of The Colonials.

Stone, a 1994 Western graduate and 2001 inductee into the WCSU Athletics Hall of Fame, had been the Head Softball Coach at the United States Merchant Marine Academy (Kings Point) 2000 until August of 2006.

Stone, Kings Point’s winningest coach in the team’s 12-year history, compiled a record of 110-121-1 in six seasons at the helm. She guided the team to back-to-back Skyline Conference Tournament titles and its only two NCAA Championship berths in 2003 and 2004. Her teams won 23-plus games in ’03 and ’04, including a program-record 28 wins in 2004.

A two-time Skyline Conference Coach of the Year, she was also named the 2004 U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Coach of the Year. In 2005, USMMA bestowed its first Power of Inspiration Coaching Award on the New Hampshire native. Stone was also the Head Volleyball Coach at Kings Point for two seasons. During her brief tenure, the Mariners twice finished runners-up to the Skyline Conference Championship and totaled a combined record of 33-25.

Prior to arriving at USMMA, Stone was the assistant softball coach at BYU-Hawaii. She also served as an assistant coach for three seasons at Christopher Newport, and for one season at Western following graduation.

Last season, Western went 28-14 overall and were 9-5 in the Little East Conference. After finishing in third place in the LEC Tournament, Western received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament (its 10th appearance overall), falling in the first round at Ithaca College. The 2011 season was the 18th straight season of 20 or more wins for the program.

In her first five seasons with the Colonials, Stone compiled an overall record of 134-79, and 45-25 in Little East Conference play. During the 2008 season, Stone’s Western team finished with 31 wins on the season. In 2007, Western finished with a record of 28-13 (10-4 in the Little East Conference), finished in second place at the Little East Conference tournament, and captured the ECAC Division III New England Championship, the second in program history.

Director

Heather Stone
Head Coach, Western Connecticut State University