Photo courtesy Parkland Athletic Republic.

By: Matt Rothman

Baseball camp in Parkland is now open for registration for all kids between the ages of 6-13.

Sponsored by Athletic Republic in conjunction with the City of Parkland, the camp starts June 12 and runs through August 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m each day. There will be no camp the week of July 4.

Led by experienced coaches as well as college baseball players and former Kingsport Mets player Sean Ferrell, they will playing at a state-of the-art facility, including an indoor facility in case of rain.

Campers will practice all skills with coaches, regardless of the level they are currently at.

Campers encouraged to bring their own lunch. Water will be provided to stay hydrated throughout the day.

Cost is $175 per week, or $50 per day. Sign up at the Parkland Recreational Center at 10561 Trails End, Parkland, FL 33076 or call 786-493-9609.

Matt Rothman, is a senior Journalism major at Florida Gulf Coast University. Originally from Long Island, he moved to Parkland shortly after high school. Matt currently is the assistant sports editor for his school paper, eaglenews.com and covers men's and women’s basketball, soccer, tennis, baseball, and softball. His goal is to travel to every Major League Baseball stadium, and has been to multiple US Open finals. He hopes to one day to be a beat writer for a professional team.