Mike Sweeney's Catholic Baseball Camp

July 22nd-25th 2018

Benet Academy

2200 Maple Ave.

Lisle, IL 60532

Cost is $300

We have sibling discounts built into the registration process.

First Child: $300

Second Child: $150

Third Child: $100

Fourth Child: $50

Cost Includes:

Kane County Cougars Tickets

Shirt, Cap and Baseball Rosary

Lunch Each Day

Each Day Includes:

Instruction

Mass and Confession

Rosary

Games and Fun!

 

General Information

 

Sunday, July 22, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 PM             Mass, followed by pizza dinner and some inspiring faith talks.

Monday, July 23, 2018

7:30 AM                           Registration at Benet Academy

8:00 AM                          Introduction to Mass/Eucharist

8:10 - 9:00 AM              Mass

9:05 - 9:30 AM             Group photo

9:30 – 9:50 AM             Welcome, introductions and talk

9:50 – 10:00 AM           Stretch and warm up

10:00 - 12:00 PM          Break into groups and go through stations

12:00 - 1:00 PM             Lunch and talk

1:00 – 2:55 PM               Games

3:00 - 3:30 PM              Rosary Blessing/ Rosary Introduction & Rosary (Joyful Mysteries) talk / Music and Confession

3:30 PM                            Dismissal

6:30 PM                          Cougars/Cubs game 

Northwestern Medicine Field, 34W002 Cherry Lane, Geneva, IL 60134

 

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

8:00 AM                           Welcome and Introduction for Mass

8:10 - 9:00 AM               Mass

9:05 - 9:30 AM              Group photo (if new pros are present)

9:30 – 9:50 AM             Welcome, introductions and talk

9:50 – 10:00 AM           Stretch and warm up

10:00 - 12:00 PM          Break into groups and go through stations

12:00 - 1:00 PM             Lunch and talk

1:00 – 2:55 PM              Games

3:00 - 3:30 PM             Rosary (Sorrowful Mysteries) talk / Music and Confession

3:30 PM                           Dismissal

 

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

8:00 AM                          Welcome and Introduction for Mass

8:10 -9:00 AM               Mass

9:00 -9:25 AM              Welcome, introductions and talk

9:25 -9:45 AM               Stretch and warm up arms

10:00 – 12:00 PM         Break into groups and go through stations

12:00 -1:00  PM             Lunch and talk

1:00 -3:00 PM               Games

3:00 - 3:30 PM             Rosary (Glorious Mysteries) /Music and Confession

3:30 PM                           Dismissal

Parents and grandparents are all welcome to join us for a series of talks to be held after mass each morning of the camp (from 9 to 11am).  Here are the themes for each day’s talks:
Monday - Our identity as beloved children of God.
Tuesday - The anatomy of our wounds; the reality of sin.
Wednesday - God’s mercy and healing; our mission.

 

Additional items to bring:

  • Tennis shoes (or other comfortable shoes for after camp)

  • Sun Block & SPF Lip Balm (Chapstick)

  • Snacks

  • We will provide lunch for the campers but please send a water bottle and snacks for your boys

We will provide:

  • Lunch each day

  • EACH BOY WILL BE GIVEN A CATHOLIC BASEBALL CAMP JERSEY, HAT & BASEBALL ROSARY!

       

*There will be raffle tickets for some awesome items available at the camp. Cash or credit accepted.

Please check your email regularly as this is our primary way we communicate. Any additional information that we need to convey as the camp draws closer will be passed on to you via the e-mail address that you supplied when you signed up for camp. Please make it a habit to check your e-mail daily, this will eliminate any confusion and or miscommunication.

Please join us for Catholic Family Night!

Open to all - camp attendees and non-campers alike!
When:  Sunday July 22nd from 5-7pm
Where: Benet Academy

 

This will be an evening full of great talks, Mass, praise & worship, pizza dinner and fellowship. Bring your whole family. There is no cost for this event and no tickets are required.

2018 Camp Info

Where: Benet Academy

2200 Maple Ave, Lisle, IL

When: Sunday evening July 22nd to Wednesday, July 25th
Time: 7:30a to 3:30p each day
Who: Ages 8-14

 

Each child will receive a free ticket as well as one free parent ticket per family for the

Cougars/Cubs game on Monday, July 23rd at 6:30pm

(Each ticket comes with a $10 food voucher for use inside the stadium!)

Northwestern Medicine Field, 34W002 Cherry Lane, Geneva, IL 60134

*Additional tickets can be purchased for $15/ticket

A huge thank you to our camp sponsors!  Please visit their sites and support them.

The Vocation Office combined with the Fishers of Men of Joliet will host our annual Mike Sweeney Catholic Baseball Camp at Benet Academy. We had 130 boys attend the camp in years past along with former major league baseball players Mike Sweeney, Sal Fasano, Don Pall and Gene Hiser.

The Baseball Camp is looking for high school players over the age of 14 to help with coaching.  

If interested, please contact us via the form at the bottom of this page.