UBC Thunderbirds Baseball Classes, Programs, and Events

These are new baseball programs for Winter 2018.

UBC Thunderbirds Youth Summer Camps

Coaches: Mitch Hodge, Tyler Enns, Vinny Martin, Jeremy Newton and Varsity players

  • Ages 8-13
  • 1/2 day youth summer camps
    • 9am – 12pm: Pitching and Fielding Camps
    • 1pm – 4pm: Hitting and Base Running Camps
  • Register for both camps to make it a full day baseball experience!
    • Reduces fees for full day registrations – 15% OFF
    • Full day registrations must be done in person or over the phone to receive the discount
    • Please call 604.822.5770 or email itc.info@ubc.ca
  • Before Care, Lunch Care and After Care available (extra fee’s apply)
  • UBC Baseball Hat and T-Shirt included
  • Participants should bring: Helmet, glove, bat, baseball pants, cleats of athletic footwear, water, snacks and sunscreen

No sessions on statutory holidays, reduced rates apply.

This camp is focused on all offensive aspects of baseball. Players will improve their hitting mechanics, bat path and bat speed, while having fun training with the HitTrax Hitting Simulator. Players will put their skills to the test in live at-bat simulations and competitions. Base running techniques and skills will be implemented in their daily activities.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
22672 8-13 Mon - Fri 1pm - 4pm July 23, 2018 July 27, 2018 5 RITC and Stadium July 22, 2018 $200.00
22674 8-13 Mon - Fri 1pm - 4pm July 30, 2018 August 3, 2018 5 RITC and Soccer Mini Field July 29, 2018 $200.00
22676 8-13 Tues - Fri 1pm - 4pm August 7, 2018 August 10, 2018 4 RITC and Stadium August 6, 2018 $160.00
22678 8-13 Mon - Fri 1pm - 4pm August 13, 2018 August 17, 2018 5 RITC and Stadium August 12, 2018 $200.00

This camp is focused on developing defensive skills, throwing and pitching. The players will work on all facets of defensive play, and strengthen their infield, outfield and catching abilities.  In addition, players will expand their knowledge of proper pitching and throwing mechanics to help improve their strike percentage and throwing velocity. Coaches will use Rapsodo pitching analysis tools to help analyze and correct the players throwing deficiencies.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
22671 8-13 Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm July 23, 2018 July 27, 2018 5 RITC and Stadium July 22, 2018 $200.00
22673 8-13 Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm July 30, 2018 August 3, 2018 5 RITC and Soccer Mini Field July 29, 2018 $200.00
22675 8-13 Tues - Fri 9am - 12pm August 7, 2018 August 10, 2018 4 RITC and Stadium August 6, 2018 $160.00
22677 8-13 Mon - Fri 9am - 12pm August 13, 2018 August 17, 2018 5 RITC and Stadium August 12, 2018 $200.00

Thunderbirds Baseball Varsity Experience Camp

Experience the student athlete lifestyle with UBC Thunderbirds Baseball, which provides some of the finest youth and amateur development instruction in Canada. Learn to play with purpose to achieve your goals of playing baseball at the next level, and get an inside look at North American college baseball recruiting. HitTrax technology will aid in the development of each players for the whole length of the camp, allowing players to receive direct feedback from each swing. HitTrax is a great instructional tool, which bring a lot of excitement to batting practice. Players will also be given access to the ProBatter Px2 Baseball Pitching Simulator. Hitters will be able to work on their swing and perfect their timing and rhythm to make better contact.

Practice and train with some of the best varsity baseball coaches in Canada. Improve all aspects of your game, learn about the university and college recruitment process in North America, and showcase your skills in front of top-level recruiters.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
22679 14-18 Mon - Fri 9am - 3pm July 30, 2018 August 3, 2018 5 RITC and Stadium July 29, 2018 $450.00

UBC Thunderbird Minors and Majors Baseball Development Program

FALL SESSION – Open registration begins July 1st

  • Led by UBC Baseball’s head instructors and varsity athletes
  • Sessions split into 8-10 year old (Minors) and 11-12 year old (Majors) age groups
  • 14-week program
  • Participants will acquire a better understanding of the game, their athleticism, and true potential as baseball players
  • Lesson plans that will help improve all aspects of the game, from throwing, in fielding, outfielding, pitching, catching, and hitting
  • incorporating live at-bat and pitching simulations sessions
  • Tailored for both experienced and inexperienced players
  • UBC Baseball hat and t-shirt included for all new participants

2018 Fall participants will receive a $90 discount off of the 2019 Winter fee upon registration

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24353 11-12 Sunday 5:30pm - 7pm September 9, 2018 December 9, 2018 14 RITC September 8, 2018 $590.00
24354 11-12 Thursday 7pm - 8:30pm September 13, 2018 December 13, 2018 14 RITC September 12, 2018 $590.00
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24349 8-10 Saturday 4pm - 5:30pm September 8, 2018 December 8, 2018 14 RITC September 7, 2018 $590.00
24350 8-10 Sunday 4pm - 5:30pm September 9, 2018 December 9, 2018 14 RITC September 8, 2018 $590.00
24351 8-10 Thursday 5:30pm - 7pm September 13, 2018 December 13, 2018 14 RITC September 12, 2018 $590.00
24352 8-10 Friday 5:30pm - 7pm September 14, 2018 December 14, 2018 14 RITC September 13, 2018 $590.00
24533 8-10 Friday 4pm - 5:30pm September 14, 2018 December 14, 2018 14 RITC September 13, 2018 $590.00

UBC Thunderbird Minors and Majors All-Star Development Program

INVITE ONLY

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24356 11-12 Monday 6pm - 8pm September 10, 2018 March 11, 2019 24 RITC September 9, 2018 $1345.00
Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24355 8-10 Monday 4:30pm - 6pm September 10, 2018 March 11, 2019 24 RITC September 10, 2018 $1010.00

Pro-D Day Camps

Pro-D Day baseball camps provide the perfect opportunity for players to keep busy and active on days off school. Led by UBC instructors, players will spend the morning learning new skills through drill work. In the afternoon, they will apply their new knowledge during games and competitions throughout the afternoon. Players will be able to spend the entire day at the RITC, experiencing our facilities and learning about the game of baseball.

Bring a glove, bat, helmet, and lunch.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24357 8-13 Friday 9am - 3pm September 21, 2018 September 21, 2018 1 RITC September 20, 2018 $95.00
24358 8-13 Friday 9am - 3pm October 19, 2018 October 19, 2018 1 RITC October 18, 2018 $95.00
24359 8-13 Friday 9am - 3pm November 9, 2018 November 9, 2018 1 RITC November 8, 2018 $95.00

Winter Break Camps

Get out of the cold this Winter Break for a fun-filled week of baseball camps lead by our UBC Varsity Assistant Coaches and Lead Instructors.

We are offering a couple of 2-day camps from December 22-23 and 27-28 at the Rose Indoor Training Centre. The camps will cover a variety of baseball activities including drill work, games, and competitions. The downtime from school will provide kids with the perfect opportunity to start their preparation for the upcoming season while in an entertaining atmosphere.

Barcode Age(s) Day(s) Times Start End Sessions Location No Class(es) Register By Price
24360 8-13 Saturday - Sunday 9am - 3pm December 22, 2018 December 23, 2018 2 RITC December 21, 2018 $190.00
24361 8-13 Thursday - Friday 9am - 3pm December 27, 2018 December 28, 2018 2 RITC December 26, 2018 $190.00