Don’t be caught looking this summer! It’s a guaranteed home run when you sign up for the Big League Experience Baseball Summer Camps. Big League Experience Camps are one of the longest-running all-inclusive baseball camps in North America; they have been in existence since 1960! Not only is this camp a great baseball experience for your son but it is also an opportunity for the rest of the family to enjoy vacation time in beautiful South Okanagan. The 2022 camps happen in Oliver, BC!

Camps are organized in a very similar manner as regular-season baseball.

  • Banditos – Graduating Tadpole player (2013) who can catch and throw; 1st year Mosquito players (2012); beginner 2nd year Mosquito players (2011).
  • Young Guns – Strong Mosquito players going into 2nd year (2012) or graduating Mosquito players ready for the PeeWee field (2011).
  • Young Guns Elite 1 -Strong+ Mosquito / Little League players going into 2nd year or Graduating (2011); 1st year Pee Wee players (2010). Young Guns Elite 1 is a true PeeWee Camp.
  • Young Guns Elite 2 -Strong Graduating Little League and 1st year PeeWee players; 2nd year players graduating to Bantam level
  • Futures Camp -Graduating PeeWee players moving to Bantam level and those who have already played at the Bantam level.
  • Futures Elite Camp -Strong 1st year and graduating Bantam players. This is a true Bantam camp.
  • Prospects Camp – Capable and graduating Bantam players; 1st year Midget players.
  • Showcase Camp – Strong+ 1st year Midget players and older.

Big League Experience Baseball Summer Camps (Family Fun Vancouver)Experienced players and coaches are the core of the Big League Experience Baseball Camp. They give each camper individual attention, outstanding mentorship and skills training. The camp atmosphere is fun and spirited while also remaining professional. The objectives of the coaching staff are:

  • Teach leadership through experience
  • Teach the value of good team sportsmanship
  • Focus on the assessment and development of each individual player
  • Give players an improved sense of self-discipline and ability to self-assess
  • Share a love of baseball

Big League Experience Baseball Summer Camps (Family Fun Vancouver)Check out just some of the talented and accomplished coaches who lead the Big League Experience Baseball Summer Camps:

Albie Lopez – 12 Year MLB Veteran. 2001 World Series Champion with Arizona Diamondbacks. Team USA pitcher
Marty Lehn – MLB scout with the National League Central Division Champion Milwaukee Brewers. A former Canadian Olympic team coach.
Colin Dixon – 8 years with Boston Red Sox organization. Free-agent with the Colorado Rockies. Member of the 1999 Team Canada. Named to America’s All-Star team at the America’s Cup Challenge and participated at the World Championships.
Brad Robinson – Former Canadian National team player and Owner/Operator of “The Complete Athlete”.  Developing the whole player – both on and off the field.
Lachlan Fontaine – Former pro Player/Pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization and Canadian National team player.

The week-long camp will see the players work on individual skill development as well as being divided into teams to play in baseball-specific competitions and tournament play.

Registration for the camp includes housing in the Oliver Arena/Curling club, meals, a Big League Experience hat/shirt/shorts as well as coaching instruction and supervision.

The camp facilities include a number of well-manicured fields and batting cages. The players are housed in the Oliver Arena/Curling Club which is adjacent to the baseball diamonds and community swimming pool that is used by the players during the week.  Players are served nutritious and plentiful meals by a certified chef and a snack bar is available twice a day!

Camp check-in is between 2:00 and 4:00 pm on Day 1 of camp and the players are dismissed on Final Day at approximately 12 pm. Parents and families are encouraged to watch games during the week. During practice sessions, families are welcome to explore the surrounding area and discover all that Oliver has to offer. Big League Experience has partnered with the Coast Hotel in Oliver and a preferred rate for the families of our campers has been set up. The Coast is located directly across from the ballfields. Click here to get the Big League preferred rate.

Big League Experience Baseball Summer Camps:

Dates: August 1 – September 2, 2022 (5 different week-long options available)
Location: Oliver, BC