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Wheatland Athletics

Baseball Camps

Program Information

Baseball for Kids - Leagues, Camps, Clinics and Travel

It is the philosophy of Wheatland Athletic Association to progressively develop children’s skills by offering programs for various age levels. As they develop, the children are taught the value of good sportsmanship and teamwork. Our intent is for children to have FUN and to enjoy the sport they play while learning the character building lessons that come from participating in team sports. WAA emphasizes the fundamentals of baseball as players are taught the basics of hitting, throwing, catching and base-running within a framework of teamwork and sportsmanship.  Become a SPONSOR

PLAYING IT SAFE - WAA BASEBALL CAMPS

All 2021 WAA programs are "Playing IT Safe" and will be run in accordance with the State of Illinois All Sports Policy. 

2021 BASEBALL CLINIC HOSTED BY LUKE EAKIN - BSA TROOP 57 EAGLE PROJECT

2021 Baseball Clinic (BSA Troop 57 Eagle Project)

A one hour camp put together as a Boy Scout Eagle project by 16u Wheatland Ducks player Luke Eakin. Designed to touch all areas of the field to build defensive consistency, speed and agility, baseball knowledge, and a more relaxed athlete. Trained instructors and athletes will help you understand the basics and knowledge needed to succeed on the baseball diamond. 

For recreational baseball players ages 7-9 and 10-12 years old.

Date: May 2nd, 2021
Location: WAA Sports Center, 2323 Liberty St in Aurora 60502
Times:
Ages 7 to 9: 12:00-1:00p
Ages 10 to 12: 1:00-2:00p

Max: 25 

Fee: Donation of a Piece(s) of gently used sports equipment (Any sports equipment, no clothing, cleats accepted)

Player Equipment Needed: Baseball Glove, Gym Shoes (No Cleats), Catchers Gear (if a catcher)

Camp Description:
Players will be instructed on the following areas:
  • Footwork
  • Glove work
  • Sprints
  • Athleticism 


Ages 7 to 9: 12:00-1:00p

Season Dates: 05/02/2021 to 05/02/2021

Ages 10 to 12: 1:00-2:00p

Season Dates: 05/02/2021 to 05/02/2021

2021 Spring Hitting Camp

During this 4 week program, players will learn the finer points of hitting through balance, stance, approach, point of contact and finish. For recreational, competitive and travel baseball/softball players for ages 8U-14U (Grade 2 through 8)

Exit Velocity testing (Week 1 and 4)

Fee: $100

Dates: April 3, 10, 17, 24
Location: WAA Baseball & Softball Training Center, 657 Wolverine Dr, Suite 7, Aurora, IL 60502
Times:
2nd-3rd grade: 8:00-9:00a
2nd-3rd grade: 9:00-10:00a
4th-5th grade: 10:00-11:00a
6th-8th grade: 11:00-12:00p
ALL AGES: 12:00-1:00p

Min/Max: 6/12
Equipment Needed: Baseball Bat, Helmet

All 2021 WAA programs are "Playing IT Safe" and will be run in accordance with the State of Illinois All Sports Policy

2021 Spring Fielding and Throwing Camp

Designed to help develop a more relaxed, confident, and consistent infielder. Build your defensive skills through steady reps, advanced training, and explosive first steps to the ball. Our trained instructors will help you understand the proper ways of playing the infield. Once the proper ways have been demonstrated and understood, a fast paced style of training will occur to get you ready for your upcoming season. 
For COED recreational and competitive baseball/softball players ages 7 to 12 years old.

DatesApril 7, 14, 21, 28
Location: WAA Sports Center, 2323 Liberty St in Aurora 60502
Times:
Ages 7 to 9: 5:00-6:30p
Ages 10 to 12: 6:30-8:00p
Min/Max: 10/25
Fee: $120

Player Equipment Needed: Baseball Glove and gym shoes (no cleats)

Camp Description:
Players will be instructed on the following areas:
  • Footwork
  • Glove work
  • Rhythm
  • Throwing action
  • Athleticism 

2021 Little Sluggers

Description: This highly instructional camp for Pre-K, Kindergarten and 1st grade baseball/softball players will provide the players with 4 weeks of instruction and game like situations. The first part of the program will focus on the fundamentals while the second part of the program will turn its focus to game like situations. This is a highly structured format for beginners. We want to teach them how to learn the game the correct way. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to participate. 

Dates: April 8, 15, 22, 29
Times: 5:00-6:00p
Fee: $75
Min/Max: 10/15
Location: WAA Sports Center (2323 Liberty)
Instructor: Bill Smith
Player Equipment Needed: Baseball Glove, bat, helmet (if you have one) and gym shoes (no cleats)

2021 Spring Catcher's Camp

The program is specifically designed to train catchers physically and mentally. The camp consists of 4-60 minute sessions. The camp will cover the basic skills needed to progressively become a better catcher. A number of the drills to be taught are perfect for at home practice to reinforce the skills learned in camp. For COED recreational, competitive and travel baseball/softball catchers ages 7 to 12 years old.

Dates: April 8, 15, 22, 29
Location: WAA Sports Center, 2323 Liberty St in Aurora 60502
Times:
Ages 7 to 12: 6:00-7:00p

Min/Max: 8/25
Fee: $80

Player Equipment Needed: Catchers gear and gym shoes (no cleats)

Camp Description:
Players will be instructed on the following areas:
  • Footwork
  • Receiving
  • Rhythm
  • Throwing action
  • Athleticism 

Available Programs


January:
February:
  • High School Infield Skills Camp
  • Presidents Day Hitting Camp
March:
  • Competitive Baseball Tryout Prep Camp
  • REC Baseball Player Clinic
April:May:
  • TBD
June:.
  • Summer HIT CLUB
  • Summer Defensive Skills
July:
  • Summer Speed & Agility Training
August:
  • TBD
September:
  • Fall Hitting Camp
October:November:
  • High School Infield Skills Camp
December:
  • High School Infield Skills Camp

Contact Us

Wheatland Athletic Association

2323 Liberty St 
Aurora, Illinois 60502

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 630-978-2855
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