The Official Red Sox Fantasy Camp lets you live out the childhood dream of being a Major League Baseball player. You'll train at the Official Red Sox Spring Training complex, use the same facilities as the Major League team, and play on the Fenway Park replica field at JetBlue Park.
Nov 30, 2019 · Scott explained that the camp is a week long adventure to Florida to play baseball with other old guys and a bunch of Yankees World Series winners and Hall of Fame legends. Sounds like a great idea, right? Pretty much a bucket list item for the serious baseball fan! I’ve been a long time Toronto Blue Jays fan, and wondered whether they held such camps. I searched the web for a Jays fantasy camp, …Estimated Reading Time: 7 mins
Jan 28, 2014 · Twenty four major league baseball teams offer annual fantasy camps that are not only geared towards adults, but actually require attendees to be a minimum age, usually 25 or 30. The structure of these camps is basically the same: they generally take place in the team’s spring training facility in January or February; they are usually about a week long and feature instructions and game …
At the Boston Baseball Fantasy Camp you’ll dress each day in a professional locker room-alongside Boston Red Sox greats. For 37 straight years (with the exception of 2021 due to COVID-19), we have provided Baseball fans with the ultimate fantasy camp experience. You’ll receive the same meticulous attention from our staff of trainers as the pro’s do to soothe those aches and bruises and a …
Yankees Fantasy Programs. Located in Tampa, Florida, the New York Yankees Fantasy Programs have a rich tradition of turning dreams into reality. Considered one of the premier Fantasy baseball experiences in the country, it boasts a fine line-up of former Yankees players and first class baseball facilities. This once in a lifetime opportunity can be yours by emailing [email protected]
You will be guided by Royals legends as you suit up in your Royals uniform, join a team, get instruction from an All-Star line-up of coaches, and play several games at the Surprise, AZ, Spring Training Facility. This will be one week you'll never forget! The event is planned for January 24 - January 28, 2022. If you would like more information on Fantasy Camp, please call 816-504-4369.
"The old Dodgers' camp at Historic Dodgertown was the envy of fantasy camps. This camp matches up in every way. Great accommodations, all meals and a great baseball facility not to mention fantastic coaches with a wealth of experience.
The Fantasy Camp Reunion Party is held during a Braves home game at Truist Park. It is a one-day event that includes a ticket to the game and a pre-game reception. Transportation to Atlanta and Truist Park is not included.
Aug 01, 2019 · Your incredible Adult Baseball Camp experience includes: Opportunity to play for the Dodgers. Each team will be coached by two former Dodger legends: Confirmed 2020 coaches include: Steve Garvey, Andre Ethier, Eric Karros, Steve Sax, Steve Yeager, Manny Mota, Kevin Gross, Ken Landreaux and Bob Geren. Your own locker and name plate within a professional clubhouse on the …
Unforeseen changes in schedules or other circumstances may also keep some of these pros from returning in I think he was genuinely touched. Spouse is a non-playing experience This option is for those who wish to bring a significant other. See the Fenway Reunion tab for more detail on this exclusive opportunity. Notify me of new comments via email. I adjusted to the time zone immediately. Blake Mercer December 8, — am. Games under the lights. A short video of the draft process is here. If the team had no pitcher, then one of the Blue Jays staff would pitch, and to both teams. Saturday, November 6, A ball signed by Robbie helped a fair bit too! At this point, I was just an excited little kid! Four delays later, the plane is towed away. Yes, however we do recommend that all campers stay at the camp hotel. Great blog, Overs! Love that you enjoyed every minute of Camp and Bird Day!! Is this camp just for men? It was a pleasure reading this, Anthony. Some camps also offer VIP packages, which typically involve more time and a golf outing with the former player. At least I made him throw more than three pitches!! In addition, I humbly and politely asked my two coaches and Coach Ward if they would be able to say happy birthday to my son in a short video message. We also indulged in long conversations about all sorts of things. Sunday, November 7, We celebrated an win from game one. The best way to make sure your uniform will fit is to take a tape measure and have someone measure the areas we request sizing for. Scheduled to appear: White Sox greats. You will take the field together, run through big league drills, and learn the fundamentals of hitting, fielding, catching, throwing, pitching, and base running. After court, the campers quickly warmed up as a group, and then moved to the centre of the field for the group photo. It was the first time I have not been there to celebrate his birthday with him. Thanks for the feedback! Being a Toronto Blue Jays camp, most participants were Canadian. If you love baseball and have always dreamed of life as a big leaguer, you'll have the time of your life! Ok, everybody thumbs up! We were up against Martinez and Tabler. He was a little distracting for the players in one game that was still in progress. Just another little, hopefully interesting, side note. The kit bag, hoodie and polo feature the fantasy camp logo. Below is one of my favourite photos from the trip, a shot with Devon White, my new friend and team manager. If you wish to have your family member or friend attend the functions, these are available at an additional charge and can be purchased on an individual basis or through a spectator package which includes access to all events, as well as other special amenities. Mike, centre, is a lawyer, and is occasionally called upon to represent a defendant. Thank you so much to JP, Devo and Duane for doing something so simple to make a young man and his old man very happy! The first function of the fantasy camp was dinner on the Sunday evening, so I had all day Sunday to go for a couple of long walks, see some sights, and generally recover from the flights. All other photos are mine. It was perfect. Share this: Twitter Facebook. After much consideration and discussion with my family, I decided to register for the camp. More than happy to promote our game! Tuesday, November 2, Transportation to Atlanta and Truist Park is not included.
Now's your chance to make it to "The Show! As of October 1, , full payment will be required upon registration. Adult Baseball Camp is open to both men and women, ages 21 and up, with widely varying skill levels represented. If you love baseball and have always dreamed of life as a big leaguer, you'll have the time of your life! Campers are responsible for arranging their own transportation to Arizona including transfers from the airport to the hotel. Daily transportation between your hotel and Camelback Ranch - Glendale is included. This is entirely up to you. However, daily transportation between the hotel and the camp is included. Additionally, the nightlife and dining options at Westgate Entertainment Disctrict are all within walking distance of the hotel. Absolutely, provided the hotel has availability. Please let your camp concierge know as soon as possible if you're interested in extending your stay. Yes, however we do recommend that all campers stay at the camp hotel. Much of the camp's camaraderie takes place at the hotel following the day's games. You won't want to miss the baseball stories you'll tell your friends back home. You should bring your glove, bat wood bats are preferred, but aluminum bats are allowed , shoes metal or rubber spikes , sunglasses, extra socks and whatever undergarments you normally play in. Guests are allowed to join you at Adult Baseball Camp. Please note that additional charges will be applied should your guests participate in scheduled events. Guests are permitted to attend games at Camelback Ranch-Glendale free of charge but will not be admitted into the clubhouse or dining area; those areas are restricted to campers and coaches only. Other camps, and previous versions of this camp, are called Fantasy Camps. It's the same unforgettable experience. Sunday: Arrival; hotel check-in; shuttle to Camelback Ranch-Glendale to receive your locker and uniforms, followed by your first on-field workout. Your busy day ends with a reception and the announcement of the camp's teams. Monday-Friday: Breakfast and lunch daily at Camelback Ranch-Glendale; morning meetings with full coaching staffs in the clubhouse; full slate of games most days; one half-day off; camp playoffs; scheduled camp dinners. By phone : Contact the Adult Baseball Camp hotline at to reserve your spot at camp and speak directly with camp staff. Email [email protected]. January 12 - 18, Camp Details. Your incredible Adult Baseball Camp experience includes: Opportunity to play for the Dodgers Each team will be coached by two former Dodger legends: Confirmed coaches include : Steve Garvey, Andre Ethier, Eric Karros, Steve Sax, Steve Yeager, Manny Mota, Kevin Gross, Ken Landreaux and Bob Geren Your own locker and name plate within a professional clubhouse on the sprawling Los Angeles Dodgers side of the Camelback Ranch - Glendale Spring Training complex Professional clubhouse manager and athletic trainer services One full Major League uniform including pants, personalized jersey and cap Games each day, most being doubleheaders, on world-class field at Camelback Ranch - Glendale Open-format All-Star Game under the lights Single-occupancy hotel room for six nights double-occupancy rooms available upon request Daily transportation between Camelback Ranch - Glendale and your camp hotel Most meals A lifetime of memories! Hotel Information. Frequently Asked Questions. What does the camp cost? Note: Each double-occupancy room includes two 2 double beds. Campers must supply their own roommate. Who can attend camp? How good at baseball do you have to be? Does the camp include transportation to Arizona or to and from the airport? Will I need a rental car? Can I arrive early or extend my stay past the camp dates? I live in the Phoenix area. May I commute to camp? What equipment should I bring? Bats will be available for use at the camp should you decide not to bring your own. Any items you would like signed by coaches! May I bring a guest? Sample Schedule. Monday-Friday: Breakfast and lunch daily at Camelback Ranch-Glendale; morning meetings with full coaching staffs in the clubhouse; full slate of games most days; one half-day off; camp playoffs; scheduled camp dinners Saturday: Breakfast at the hotel; checkout and departure from hotel. Booking your Adult Baseball Camp experience. Connect with MLB. All rights reserved.
Veteran Campers get discounted rate. Are you kidding me?! Where: Fort Myers, Florida. Female baseball fans are certainly welcome and of course there are separate locker room facilities. A short sample of a court session from the camp is here. A couple of personal photos. We do offer campers the opportunity to purchase their own helmet and batting gloves through us before camp. Derek April 28, — am. Email required Address never made public. I went out with my new friends Anthony and Alan for an excellent meal at a small restaurant in Clearwater. Casual wear is acceptable at all events throughout the week, except business casual is recommended for the Closing Night Awards Banquet. After court, the campers quickly warmed up as a group, and then moved to the centre of the field for the group photo. Below is an excellent photo of the alumni taken by Natalie the previous day. With the game underway, it was time for my first at-bat, hitting in the five hole. The best aspect of our camp experience is meeting people who will become friends for a lifetime. My game had just finished so I had ample opportunity for Jose to come and say hi to me! Frequently Asked Questions. There were no scheduled camp activities on the evening of day two. Next to Luis, holding his cap, is Dave Pano. Personalized videos. What is the Fantasy Camp Reunion? Anthony, what a pleasure meeting you! Then it was time to have a shower, get changed, clean out our lockers and pack our gear. They are goon bags of coffee!! Will I need a rental car? The camp will be held in Ft. Photos will be available for purchase both at the camp and afterward. If the team had no pitcher, then one of the Blue Jays staff would pitch, and to both teams. The January camp is sold out. But life has improved dramatically. All rights reserved. Diana won Rookie of the Year. Transportation to and from the camp and Airport is NOT provided. View Camp Schedule. I walked back to my seat, receiving high fives and fist bumps along the way. Three nights of dinner. Experience the tradition and excitement while you train and play on the field with Atlanta Braves greats. Robbie and his staff organised a superb camp. See the Fenway Reunion tab for more detail on this exclusive opportunity. In the photo below, you can see the trees outside the centrefield fence. From our pros you will hear great stories and gain an insight and appreciation for the finer points of the game. An Atlanta Braves uniform will be provided as well as bats, batting helmets and other baseball equipment. The bus taking campers to the airport was due to leave at He did an amazing job looking after us on the camp. Make sure to book as soon as possible as most camps will sell out. Getting ready to board at Houston, an announcement informed us that there would be a delay as something on the aircraft needed to be fixed. Join waitlist below. It was the first time I have not been there to celebrate his birthday with him. It went a little something like this:.
During the first week of November I participated in one of the greatest experiences of my life. I went on a baseball fantasy camp. I decided to write this post describing my experience, so that I can record my memories, and share the details and photos with my friends and family. The trip was just too good to not share!! All other photos are mine. A few months back, my friend Scott mentioned that he was planning on attending the New York Yankees Fantasy Camp in Scott explained that the camp is a week long adventure to Florida to play baseball with other old guys and a bunch of Yankees World Series winners and Hall of Fame legends. I searched the web for a Jays fantasy camp, and quickly discovered that one was being held in Florida in November! After much consideration and discussion with my family, I decided to register for the camp. A few emails were exchanged with the organisers, the deposit paid, and everything rolled from there. He, his staff, and his friends and former teammates work to provide unique and memorable experiences for die-hard baseball fans. This fun filled week in Florida will create both memories and friendships that will last a lifetime. Sandy Alomar Sr also attended. Are you kidding me?! Robbie is in the Hall of Fame. Six of them played in the World Series winning teams of and , along with the team manager! I quickly organised the logistics of getting to Tampa in Florida. A 15 hour flight from Sydney to Houston, a four hour layover, then a three hour flight to Tampa. The return trip would be via San Francisco. All flights on United. Quickest way there, and good value. Getting ready to board at Houston, an announcement informed us that there would be a delay as something on the aircraft needed to be fixed. Four delays later, the plane is towed away. Not to worry, a replacement was dragged up to the gate quick smart. However, going by the livery that was five iterations ago, the plane was estimated to be 36 years old! There were jokes flying around about having to read the manual congratulations on your purchase of an Airbus A! I arrived late into Tampa and took a shuttle over to the beach resort area of Clearwater where the campers were staying together. I arrived at the Hyatt Regency Clearwater at around midnight on the Saturday night. The first function of the fantasy camp was dinner on the Sunday evening, so I had all day Sunday to go for a couple of long walks, see some sights, and generally recover from the flights. I adjusted to the time zone immediately. During the late afternoon on the Sunday I met the staff from Alomar Sports and collected various bits and pieces required for the week. Great to be able to put faces to names! A bit after 6. Ok, now I was starting to get nervous! Many new campers were there, but it was also evident that there were quite a few returning campers, given the familiarity on display. I was a little overwhelmed and in awe of the Blue Jays greats. I was one of two Australians on the camp. It was the first time in the five years the camp has been held that an Australian has come for the week, and there happened to be two. Mark is from the Sunshine coast. Just about every camper we spoke to was blown away by the fact that we had come so far for the camp. One returning camper reassured me that I was going to have the time of my life. This brought a big laugh from the group and I took him at his word. There were 67 players in camp 66 guys and one woman , ranging in age from 32 to Being a Toronto Blue Jays camp, most participants were Canadian. There were a few people from around the US, and of course there were the two Aussies. There were quite a few families present, including a few father and sons groups, a pair of brothers and a trio of brothers. A brilliant way to spend your retirement! After a leisurely breakfast and more conversations with campers, we boarded the coach for the 40 minute ride into Tampa.