Contact: Sarah Douglas, 678-521-5289
The Walker School Hosts Atlanta Braves Baseball Camp
When: June 15 - 19, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: 700 Cobb Parkway, Marietta, GA 30062
The Walker School in Marietta is hosting an Atlanta Braves baseball camp this week (June 15 - 19, 2015) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (with extended hours available) open to the entire Cobb/Marietta community.
“We are thrilled to host this camp in conjunction with the Atlanta Braves,” says Jack Hall, Walker’s Head of School. “At Walker, the vast majority of our students participate in our athletics program -- in fact 80 percent of our recent graduates participated in at least one varsity sport. Having the Braves at our school is an excellent opportunity for The Walker School to bring the best coaching, skills training and player development not only to students enrolled here, but to the entire Cobb and Marietta communities.”
Atlanta Braves Baseball Camps offer boys and girls ages 5-13 of all abilities the ultimate Major League Experience. Camp curriculum is specific to campers' age and ability and builds character, teamwork and develops leaders at all ages.
- The camp includes a full Braves uniform including hat, jersey, pants, socks & belt and a field trip to Turner Field on a Major League charter bus, including exclusive tour of the stadium with on-field access (subject to availability based on weather).
- Campers get a 45-minute "Meet and Greet" with a current Braves player or Braves alumni, the chance to see the World Series Ring or World Series Trophy Experience
- An autographed photo of a player on the Braves current roster.
- The family of each Braves camper will get two complimentary tickets to an Atlanta Braves game during the summer (five different Sunday game options) with the ability to purchase additional tickets at a discount.
Though space is limited, a few spots remain. Register at http://www.thewalkerschool.org/news/item/index.aspx?LinkId=2784&ModuleId=91.
About The Walker School
Located in Cobb County, The Walker School is one of Metro Atlanta’s top-ranked independent schools, providing a classic liberal arts education for students in Cobb and surrounding counties. Walker prepares young people for college and life by balancing a personalized curriculum with a challenging “STEA3M” academic program and opportunities in fine arts, languages, research and athletics.
Founded in 1957, the school today serves more than 900 students, building critical thinking in students ages three to 18. Walker offers Preschool (Early learners, Pre-K & K), Lower School (1st – 5th), Middle School (6th – 8th) and Upper School (9th – 12th).
In 2014, 100 percent of graduating students were accepted to college. The school offers 25 AP courses and 73 percent scored 3-plus on AP exams. For more information, visit www.thewalkerschool.org or call (678) 581-0478.