A multitude of baseball camps are on the horizon

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FirstSwing Foundation hosted baseball team from Vietnam in late June

The FirstSwing Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization, hosted the Hanoi Capitals National Vietnam baseball team from June 19-22. The Capitals participated in a FirstSwing camp at Phil Johnson Park in Everett, were in attendance for a guest speaking appearance from former Major League baseball player Brent Lillibridge and attended a Seattle Mariners game. FirstSwing has an extensive youth baseball/softball program that provides camps, clinics, tournaments and activities throughout the Puget Sound area.

Executive Director Phil Rognier has traveled to Hanoi and Southeast Asia to teach the fundamentals of baseball, provide equipment and instruction manuals, conduct coaches and players clinics and provide leadership in creating Little League, Pony and traveling teams for youthful aspiring baseball players.

FirstSwing baseball camp is on the horizon

The FirstSwing Foundation is hosting its 12th annual Bellevue baseball/softball camp at the Clyde Hill school fields from Aug. 7-11. The camp, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon each day, will be for players between 4-13 years of age.

For more information about the camp, contact Phil Rognier at phrog38@hotmail.com or reach him at 425-451-8276.

Jet Baseball program to conduct baseball camp on the Eastside

Steve Goucher, a former professional baseball player and Atlanta Braves scout, will team up with Jet Baseball to conduct a Mercer Island baseball camp from July 17-20. The camp, which will take place from 9 a.m. to noon, is for players between 8-14 years old. The camp will take place at the South Mercer playfields located at 8220 SE 78th St. in Mercer Island.

For more information about the camp, contact Goucher at 206-230-9011 or reach him by email at goucher15@gmail.com.

Bellevue College to host summer basketball camp

Bellevue College will conduct its second summer basketball camp of 2017 from Aug. 28 through Aug. 30 at Bellevue College. The camp, which is for youthful basketball players between second and eighth grade, will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day. Each camper in attendance will receive a free tee-shirt. The camp will focus on shooting, ball handling, rebounding, passing, screens and situational stations.

For more information, call 425-564-2193.

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