Suns set Holiday Camp for Dec. 20 & 21

Andy Barkett & John Shoemaker to teach the two-day camp

By Jacksonville Suns | November 6, 2013 5:30 PM ET

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Area kids can spend their winter break on the diamond when the Jacksonville Suns hosts their annual Holiday Camp on Dec. 20-21 on Bragan Field at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

Current Suns manager, Andy Barkett, and the Suns all-time winningest manager, John Shoemaker, will be on hand to run the two-day camp for children ages 7-12 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Campers will learn the fundamentals of the game from the managers and other area professional ballplayers before putting the skills on display during games in the final hour of the day. All campers will receive lunch, a camp hat and a ticket to a 2014 Suns home game.

The two-day camp costs $85 (plus tax), while campers can do a one-day session at $50 (plus tax). Space is limited.

For more information, participants can contact JD Metrie, Director of Stadium Operations, at 904-374-4768 or through email at jdm@jaxsuns.com. Participants can download the flyer above to sign up.   

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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