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Pirates announce enrollment for 2018 baseball summer camps

Four one-week camps for boys and girls ages 5-13 to take place in 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that enrollment for the inaugural Pirates Baseball Summer Camps is now open at Pirates.com/Camps. The weeklong camps are part of a new partnership between the Pirates and Headfirst Professional Sports Camps, designed to focus on promoting the game of baseball while teaching proper baseball fundamentals as well as building positive relationships with players from around the area.

As part of the camps, the Pirates will welcome each group to PNC Park one day each week for an all-access, full day experience. The one-week camps will take place over five days with each culminating in an exclusive opportunity to play catch on the field and receive instructions at PNC Park as well as meet a current or former Pirates player.

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that enrollment for the inaugural Pirates Baseball Summer Camps is now open at Pirates.com/Camps. The weeklong camps are part of a new partnership between the Pirates and Headfirst Professional Sports Camps, designed to focus on promoting the game of baseball while teaching proper baseball fundamentals as well as building positive relationships with players from around the area.

As part of the camps, the Pirates will welcome each group to PNC Park one day each week for an all-access, full day experience. The one-week camps will take place over five days with each culminating in an exclusive opportunity to play catch on the field and receive instructions at PNC Park as well as meet a current or former Pirates player.

Pirates Baseball Summer Camps provides boys and girls between the grades of kindergarten and eighth grade the chance to build on their baseball skills while learning from experts. Participants can choose from one of four weeks at facilities around the greater Pittsburgh area.

The camps are scheduled for four weeks throughout the 2018 summer:
• July 9 - July 13 -- Bethel Park, Millennium Park
• July 16 - July 20 -- Fox Chapel, Shady Side Academy
• July 23 - July 27 -- Shadyside, The Ellis School
• July 30 - August 3 -- McCandless, McCandless Athletic Association

Campers will not only get the chance to meet a current or former player, but also dress like the players with an official Pirates Camp uniform. Each week of camp features the following highlights:
• Four days of baseball instruction and competition in the camp's customized curriculum
• One day-long visit to PNC Park
• Full Pirates Camp uniform including hat, jersey, pants, socks & belt
• Meet & Greet with a current or former Pirates player
• Autographed photo by a current player or Pirates alumni

With Pirates Baseball Summer Camps unique and exciting opportunity, spots are expected to fill up quickly as each week is available on a first-come-first-served basis. For complete information and registration, visit Pirates.com/Camps. Parents with questions regarding the camps, please contact a member of the team at info@piratessummercamps.com or 412-386-9099. The schedule from each day runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and extended day options are available before and after camps from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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