7 metro Atlanta summer camps for kids who love baseball

Mom, baseball and apple pie — this camp has one of those three.

If your child dreams of spending the summer hitting, pitching and running the bases, you'll likely be batting 1.000 when it comes to finding a camp.

Here are some of the most popular baseball camps in the area:

Atlanta Braves Youth Baseball Summer Camp

Several locations in metro Atlanta

This camp includes four days of baseball curriculum built on the Braves Camps "Super Six" foundation: emotional mastery, optimism, resiliency, self-efficacy, hope and goal setting, and grit and determination. [Find out more about Atlanta Braves Youth Summer Camp]

Emory University Baseball Camp

716 Peavine Creek Road, Atlanta, GA 30322

Former professional and current collegiate players and coaches make up the staff of this camp. Instruction doesn't always follow typical guides. A slip and slide, for example, is used to teach the youngest players the safe and proper way to slide into a base. Campers are put in groups based on age and skill, and will focus on different skills throughout the day. [Find out more about Emory University Baseball Camp]

Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Baseball Camp

Several locations in metro Atlanta

Campers learn and improve on fundamental baseball skills: batting, fielding, pitching, catching and base running. They will then apply what they learned in games and contests each day. Players are divided by age and gender. [Find out more about Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Baseball Camp]

Jump Start Gym Summer Camp

Several locations in metro Atlanta

Kids will be introduced to baseball, T-ball, soccer and gymnastics. Arts and crafts, and group games will help fill each day, ending with story time. [Find out more about Jump Start Gym Summer Camp]

Metro Atlanta YMCA Baseball Camp

Several locations in metro Atlanta

This camp emphasizes fundamentals, rules and techniques. In addition to baseball, campers will also participate in swimming, arts and crafts, and traditional camp games. [Find out more about Metro Atlanta YMCA Baseball Camp]

North Cobb Christian School Eagles Baseball Camp

4500 Eagle Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144

The Eagles Baseball Camp will focus on teaching the fundamental techniques and basic skills of baseball. This clinic is for kids of all skill levels, whether they are just learning or need to enhance their knowledge of the game. [Find out more about North Cobb Christian School Eagles Baseball Camp]

Oglethorpe University Petrel Baseball Camp

200 Morgan Falls Road, Sandy Springs, GA 30350

The Oglethorpe University head baseball coach leads this camp, and all kids will be coached by college players. Kids will go through the same drills as the college players in age-specific groups designed to improve each player's skills. [Find out more about Oglethorpe University Petrel Baseball Camp]

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