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Ferrum College Baseball Camp

Youth Summer Camp

Ferrum College Baseball Camps Virginia
584 Ferrum Mountain Rd, Ferrum, VA 24088
Ferrum College
July 10
Registration closes Jul 9th.
Ages 6-13
9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Check in 8:30 am
Cancellation Policy: If you register for this camp and cannot attend, you will receive a camp credit to attend a future event.

The purpose of our youth camps is to give each player the best possible instruction from Ferrum College coaches and players to make every individual a better baseball player. We will focus on teaching the fundamentals of baseball and how to apply this to your game. You will receive instruction in every phase of the game including hitting, fielding, pitching, catching and base running!

Ages 6-13 are open to attend. Panther Baseball Camps are open to any and all entrants limited only by number, age, grade level, and/or gender.

***Please bring both turfs and spikes. We will be using the turf football field and you may not wear metal cleats on the turf. You may wear molded cleats if you so choose.***

***Lunch will not be provided, however we will break for one hour. Campers can either bring lunch or leave to get food and come back***

Event Type: Camps & Clinics

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$ 75.00
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Collegiate Athletes in Attendance
Team Building
Limited Capacity
Coaches or Speakers in Attendance
CPR Certified on Site

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Chip Schaffner
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Schaffner joined the Ferrum Baseball staff in Januray 2021 and will work under Head Coach Ryan Brittle. The two previously worked together at Division I Radford University.

Schaffner jumped into the baseball world after serving in the United States Army for two years. He started at Wright State University as an Assistant Baseball Coach and Adjunct Professor. After serving as the Director of a national recruiting program, he headed to Georgetown College to serve as the Pitching Coach and Recruiting Coordinator.

His next stop would then come at Atlantic Coast Conference school University of Virgina as the Pitching Coach where his staff finished with the 11th best Earned Run Average in the country in 2003. A few more stops at Radford University and Mars Hill College were next for Schaffner, adding to his plethora of experience. Schaffner’s most recent stop was at former Old Dominion Athletic Conference foe Emory & Henry College, where he served as their Assistant Baseball Coach from 2012-2020.

Chris Dowdy
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Chris Dowdy, a Ferrum Alum,  joined the Ferrum staff as a volunteer assistant in 2022 helping out with the catchers.  He also is the current head coach at Nelson County High School where he has held the positon since 2018.  He led his program to their first regional semi-final in over 20 years.  

Prior to being named head coach at Nelson, Dowdy served as the president of Amherst Dixie Youth baseball for over 10 years.  Also, during that time Dowdy built a five team travel ball organization with over sixty kids in the organization. Dowdy also did private lessons with many kids ranging from the ages of 5 to 18.  Dowdy also worked one on one with numerous catchers in his over 20 year coaching career.  

Dowdy attended and played for the legendary Coach Abe Naff at Ferrum College. He was a member of the 1996 Panther baseball team that competed in the NCAA Division III Regionals.  

Dowdy earned his bachelor’s degree in Recreation & Leisure in 1998 from Ferrum College. Dowdy is married to Nichole Minter Dowdy from Amherst, Virginia.  The Dowdy’s have 2 children and reside in Amherst, Virginia.

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Ferrum, Virginia
584 Ferrum Mountain Rd, Ferrum, VA

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Registrants that are unable to attend a camp they have previously registered for will receive a coupon code to attend a different camp free of charge.

All Ferrum College Baseball Camps are located at Ferrum College in Ferrum, VA. The address is:

460 Ferrum Mountain Rd
Ferrum, VA 24088

Lunch is not provided at our camps, however we give all attendees an hour break to leave campus to get food or purchase a meal in the dining hall.

Absolutely! Parents are more than welcome to stick around to watch camp.

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