When it comes to elite baseball camps, there are few that rival the options at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. With a 6-plex baseball facility, three residence halls, and a 56,000 sq/ft Performance Center, IMG Academy’s state-of-the-art facilities are second to none. Overnight baseball campers get the opportunity to enjoy these facilities while they develop their skills, make life-long friendships, and learn valuable lessons about teamwork. With an experience like this waiting for you, why would you choose anywhere else?
How Long Can I Stay?
IMG Academy overnight baseball camps are available year round and range from 3-week summer camps to 3-day winter camps. Whether you choose to stay overnight or not, you’ll experience programming rooted in over 40 years of world-class training and development, including:
Progressive training with expert coaches
Two sport-specific training sessions per day
Three core strength & conditioning sessions per week
One core mental toughness session per week
Coaches Training Evaluation
Daily meals and hydration
Whether you're a novice player or an aspiring MLB professional, the experiences gained at an overnight sports camp at IMG are unparalleled to your development as an elite baseball player.
What Can I Expect During Training?
IMG Academy baseball camps feature position-specific training as well as group training sessions that focus on proper mechanics and techniques as well as in-game situations. Our expert coaches have worked at every level and have the expertise to supply premier position and skill training in:
Hitting: approach, pitch recognition, strike zone discipline, situational hitting, and bunting
Catching: receiving, blocking, throwing, footwork & exchange, and game calling
Base Running: primary/secondary leads, proper reads, base stealing, and sliding
Infield: pre-pitch preparation, fielding mechanics, throwing footwork, range, double play turns, and positioning
Outfield: pre-pitch preparation, fly ball and ground ball technique, jumps and reads, throwing and positioning
Pitching: mechanics/delivery, arm care, off-speed development, fielding practices and controlling the running game
Physical Conditioning: increase speed & agility, flexibility, first step quickness, endurance, and injury prevention
Team Fundamentals: cut-offs & relays, rundown technique, pop fly communication, and situational defense
At the culmination of training, all campers will receive a post-camp player evaluation inclusive of their coach feedback.
How Old Do Overnight Campers Need To Be?
Youth overnight baseball camps are available for youth as young as eight during the summer months and 10 during the winter, but you should check out our website for the most up-to-date information regarding available ages. Throughout the year, camps are available for high school and rising collegiate student-athletes. Whether you’re eight or 18, IMG Academy has an overnight baseball camp for you.
Want To Learn More About Camps at IMG Academy?
With year round facilities and expert coaches in tennis, soccer, golf, basketball, lacrosse, track and field, football, and baseball, IMG Academy has the right camp for every athlete. In addition to sport specific training, our programming is differentiated by the unique specialized training campers can utilize to advance their skills sets. Whether its strength & power, speed & agility, mental toughness & vision, nutrition for athletes, leadership and communication, athlete assessment & injury prevention, SAT/ACT test prep, or an ESL course, our specializations can be added to camp packages to enhance each athlete's experience.