Bowdoin College Polar Bears Summer Baseball Skills Camp
The Bowdoin College Polar Bears Summer Baseball Skills Camp is a four-day event that will run from the 26th of June until the 29th of June. It is open to both boys and girls 7 to 12 years of age at any skill level. The training program’s daily schedule is set to start at 8:45 AM and end at 3:45 PM. In addition, this baseball camp will cover fundamental skills development drills, games, and pool time. The program is going to take place the top-notch Pickard Field which is on the Bowdoin College campus. The training program is only offering 40 available spots. Thus, registration is on a first come first served basis. All the participants need to bring their own baseball gears and equipment.
Bowdoin College is a private coeducational college in Brunswick, Maine. It is a member of the Annapolis Group as well as the Oberlin Group. It is also part of the Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC) and the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Consortium. Bowdoin College is among the nation’s top academic institutions. As a matter of fact, it is 3rd in the National Liberal Arts Colleges, 2018 edition of the US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. It is also 13th in the Best Value Schools rankings and 13th in the Best Undergraduate Teaching rankings. Currently, Bowdoin College accommodates around 1,700 undergraduate students with a 50 percent male and 50 percent female students gender distribution. This undergraduate student population is also through a most selective enrollment acceptance rate of 15 percent. Correspondingly, Bowdoin College’s student to faculty ratio is an astounding 9:1. Bowdoin College is 3rd in National Liberal Arts Colleges of the 2018 US News and World Reports Best Colleges rankings. Moreover, in sports, the college has 30 intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports teams. They are competing in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC), a Division III of the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). They call themselves the Polar Bears and black and white are their identity colors.
Leading the Bowdoin College Polar Bears baseball team is Head Coach Mike Connolly. Coach Mike Connolly is now in his 18th year at the reins of the Polar Bears baseball program. He is a bachelor’s degree in American Studies graduate from Brandies University. Ultimately, Coach Mike Connolly is the 2004 New England Small College Athletic Conference Coach of the Year awardee. This award comes after he led the Polar Bears to their first-ever NESCAC Tournament appearance. In 2006, Coach Connolly also led the Polar Bears to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance. Coach Mike Connolly also had coaching stints at Brandies University and Stonehill College. As a college baseball player, Coach Connolly was a four-year letterwinner and a two-time All-New England selection. He was also a Greater Boston League All-Star, an Eastern College Athletic Conference All-Star, and a University Athletic Association All-Star. Then, the Bowdoin College Polar Bears assistant baseball coach is Jason Jensen. Coach Jason Jensen is working primarily as the team’s pitching coach. He is an alumnus of the University of Southern Maine. Additionally, Coach Jensen is the 1997 NCAA Tournament’s Most Outstanding Player awardee. He is also an inductee into the University of Southern Maine Athletics Hall of Fame.