Wildcat Summer Baseball School – University of Kentucky Athletics


Session 1: June 14-17, 2021
Session 2: June 21-24, 2021
Session 3: July 12-15, 2021
Session 4: July 19-22, 2021
$ 199 per session
For 1 yearsst – 7e
8:30 am – 11:30 am
Monday Thursday

Camp space is limited to 180 campers. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.

Masks and physical distancing requirements for all people will be followed in accordance with campus and state regulations at the time of camp.


Our most popular youth camp returns in 2021. The Summer Wildcat Baseball School offers the young player the opportunity to prepare for his fall season in a fun and positive learning atmosphere. Hosted at our state-of-the-art baseball center, Kentucky Proud Park. Our staff will teach each player the basics of baseball, drill drills specially designed to improve each camper’s offensive and defensive skills, as well as simulated play situations. Campers will be placed in groups according to their level and abilities. The camp is open to both boys and girls.

Camp details

  • Age group: levels 1-7
  • Time: 8:30 am-11:30am
  • CHECK-IN: 7: 45-8: 30
  • Capacity: Camp space is limited to 180 campers. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.
  • Location: Kentucky Proud Park, 510 Wildcat Ct., Lexington, KY 40506
  • No registration without appointment
  • Merchandise sales will be online through your Active Network account upon registration
  • Non-refundable deposit: $ 50

Discounts / Specials

UK employee: 20% discount
Brother and sister: $ 20 off


  • REGISTRATION: 45 minutes before the start of the camp.
  • REDUCTION: Employee discount 20% on the total cost of the camp. Sibling discount $ 20 on the total cost of the camp.
  • CAMP GOODS: Due to COVID restrictions, the camp store for 2021 will be live through the camper’s active registration account. Items can be purchased online during camp registration or by logging into their active account until the end of that camp session. Camp orders can be picked up at the baseball stadium during your camp session.
  • DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR ALL ATHLETICS CAMPS IN THE UK- For the child to attend camp please download the following documents to your Active Network Camp account via the link in your confirmation email.
    • A copy of a medical examination that has been signed by a physician within the past 12 months
    • Front and back copies of your health insurance card (s)

The camper will not be able to participate in the camp until we have received these forms. For all camps, disabilities will be met with advanced notifications.

  • WHAT TO BRING: Each camper must bring baseball equipment including glove, bat, hat, batting helmet, and turf / running shoes (no crampons). No sunflower seeds, no gum
  • COMMUNICATION: After completing your registration, you will receive a confirmation email. A few days before the camp you will receive another email with more details and instructions about the camp. Please verify that your email address is correct in your Active Network Camp account as this will be our only method of communicating with campers.
  • REFUND POLICY: Refunds can be requested 7 days before the start of the camp by sending an email to kentuckybaseball@uky.edu. Approved refunds will be less your $ 50 non-refundable deposit. The COVID-19 specific refund policy can be found at the bottom of this information page.
  • QUESTIONS: Call 859-257-8052 or email kentuckybaseball@uky.edu


From his first encounters with the players, the Wildcats head coach Nick mingione brought a very clear and precise vision to the program: they would be a family, they would focus on developing “the student, the person, the player” and they would do things that had never been done before. That’s exactly what Mingione, his staff and the team did in 2017. In his first season at the helm, the Mingione Cats shone on the field, winning an NCAA region championship ahead of the most large crowd of school history and moving to a Super-regional. After the Wildcats recorded the most wins by a first-year head coach, Mingione was recognized as Southeastern Conference Coach of the Year and Rawlings National Coach of the Year. / Perfect Game. Six Wildcats were drafted in the first 10 rounds of the Major League Baseball Entry Draft. Unprecedented success on the pitch was matched by the team’s academic achievements, earning a cumulative GPA of 3.35 in the fall and 3.25 in the spring. In Coach Mingione’s second campaign, a record 13 Wildcats were drafted, the most in the country. After the 2018 season, senior receiver / first baseman Trojans was recognized as the national recipient of the prestigious Senior Class Award, which honors student-athletes who excel in four areas: community, classroom, character and competitor. In four seasons, the Cats have had 120 players who earned All-SEC academic accolades, including a high of 34 in 2020. In the fall of 2020, the baseball team achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.6, the highest programs in school history. , beating all other sports on campus. Coach Mingione continues to lead the Wildcats to all-time highs, moving into their new $ 50 million stadium, Kentucky Proud Park in October 2019.

I’m having trouble registering online, can I just call the baseball office and register by phone?
No, registrations cannot be taken by phone or in person. All registrations must be made online and paid by credit card. Please email kentuckybaseball@uky.edu or call 859-257-8052 if you’re having trouble signing up. Cash payments are prohibited.

I have to cancel my registration; can I get a refund?
If you need to cancel your registration, please send an email kentuckybaseball@uky.edu to request a refund. Approved refunds will be less your $ 50 non-refundable deposit.

My child is in kindergarten but is already 6 years old, can he still attend Wildcat Baseball School?
No. All campers must have entered the 1st year as a minimum and must not be older than the 7th year.

My child has already attended the camp, do I have to upload my documents again?
Yes. Each camp has its own separate database and will not pull information from previous camps. This is to avoid outdated medical examinations or changes in medical insurance.

I am a UK employee, how can I get my discount?
Yes. That’s 20% off the total registration. At the end of the registration process, you will be asked a series of questions to confirm your employment in the UK, in which case the reduction will be applied to your total.

Is there a multi-child discount?
Yes. There is a $ 20 discount for siblings.

Does my physical form have to be on the form provided, because I have a physical form, but it is on a different form?
No. You do not have to use the medical form provided. If your medical form says you are physically fit to attend camp and signed by a doctor and under 12 months of age, it will work.

My child’s physique expires right before camp, but I only have an appointment for a new physique after camp, and my insurance does not allow me to have a physical earlier, what should I do ?
Call your doctor’s office and explain the situation, they will often be able to help you.
Physical exams are performed at the Petite Clinique de Kroger for only $ 35 (without insurance approval).
Call your insurance and ask if you had a medical exam before 12 months if they will still cover it. Insurance often has a grace period.

What should we bring with us to camp?
The week before camp you will receive an email with more details on what to bring to camp and more. No sunflower seeds, no gum

Will campers be fed during camp?
No, campers will not be fed during the camp. However, campers can bring snacks with them to keep their energy up during camp.

My child has an epi pen, should it be given to the trainer?
No. Your child will need to keep track of their pen cob, however, please have it documented on the physical form.

Can parents stay and watch?
Yes. Parents can stay in the grandstand or in the lobby during summer camps. Parents should follow campus guidelines regarding masks and social distancing. Parents will not be allowed on the grounds or inside the establishment.

COVID-19 specific refund policy

  1. If a camp is canceled due to COVID-19, participants will be contacted to choose one of the following options:
    1. Transfer to a future camp in the same sport (if available)
    2. Full refund (excluding processing fees for Active Network customers)
  2. If any part of the camp is canceled due to COVID-19, participants will be refunded based on the percentage of camp that was not completed. This includes parts of the camp that are canceled due to inclement weather, where an indoor facility is not available to allow for proper social distancing. ** NCAA requires payment to be withheld for portions of camp that participants have completed.
  3. If a camper or family member exhibits symptoms of COVID-19 (see Checking for COVID-19 Symptoms below) within 24 hours of registering at camp, please email kentuckybaseball @ uky .edu to choose one of the following options:
    1. Transfer to a future camp in the same sport (if available)
    2. Full refund (excluding processing fees for Active Network customers)

Checking for COVID-19 symptoms

  • Fever of 100.0 or more
  • New cough (not associated with seasonal allergies)
  • New muscle aches / pains
  • New shortness of breath
  • New sore throat (not associated with seasonal allergies)
  • Vomiting or diarrhea
  • Loss of taste or smell
  • been in close contact with a confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19


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