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DCAT Baseball Stadium Tour Bus "The DCAT Tour was a vital gateway to my ultimate college decision. The Tour's unparalleled efficiency allowed for a maximum number of visits to top academic colleges in a condensed time frame, providing invaluable interaction with and exposure to college coaches, while managing to sprinkle in some MLB games as icing along the way."
- Jeremy Zoll, Senior Manager of Player Development, L.A. Dodgers

Baseball College Stadium Tours - Summer 2017


TOUR I:
June 4-8, 2017

DCAT Recruiting Video Day
WITH Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour I

Yankees Stadium

DCAT Recruiting Video Day ONLY
(includes finished video)
$595
DCAT College & Stadium Tour ONLY $1795
DCAT Video Day + College Tour $1990
(a $400 savings!)

FROM WASHINGTON D.C. TO BOSTON, MA - On Sunday, June 4th, 2017 DCAT Executive Director Justin Cronk and Ursinus College Head Coach Stan Exeter will coach interested players through the filming of their college baseball recruiting videos in partnership with Automatic Sports, who will edit and complete the final video product. At the conclusion of the DCAT Video Day @ Nationals Youth Baseball Academy in Washington D.C., participants will load onto a charter bus at 5pm and embark on the popular 5-day DCAT Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour that will conclude in Boston, MA on June 8th after visiting 13 of the top colleges in the country and various professional ballparks. This tour is specifically designed for private school players looking to jump-start their summer recruiting process.

The DCAT Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour I in early summer is tailored for the private school ballplayer looking to get an early start on their summer recruiting process.

The Tour's purpose is to visit different types of college campuses, meet with baseball coaches who often lead the tours and watch our skill workouts, to help improve players' skills, and to visit pro ballparks. The tour is open to ALL high school ballplayers (9-12) regardless of ability. Participants may opt to do EITHER the Video Day OR the Tour OR BOTH for a discounted price.

PLEASE NOTE: The Tour Bus will fill very quickly and travel with a maximum of 45 players so reserve your spot today if you are interested. We will also cap the number of players on Video Day to preserve quality.

DCAT RECRUITING VIDEO DAY:
Sunday, June 4th

  • 2 Video Groups: 8am-Noon (Locals/Drivers) & 1-5pm (Non-Locals/Players who fly in); 2 position max
  • 12-1pm: College Recruiting Process Q&A led by Justin Cronk
  • Coaches Justin Cronk & Stan Exeter (current college head coach of 20+ years) will provide personalized professional coaching & tips during filming on what to show during the video shoot to help insure the most quality recruiting product possible
  • 2 week turnaround time for completed college recruiting video (link will be provided by June 20)

DCAT ACADEMIC COLLEGES & STADIUM TOUR:
5pm on June 4th in DC - June 8th in Boston

  • Tour 13 campuses of nationally renowned colleges & universities on the east coast in less than 5 days
  • Campus tours led by college baseball coaches, admissions, and DCAT Directors at top universities & liberal arts colleges, including Ivy and NESCAC. Likely schools visited: Johns Hopkins, Swarthmore, Penn, Haverford, Villanova, Ursinus, Lafayette, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, Amherst, Harvard, Tufts
  • Exposure to college coaches and ability to interact with some on tours they lead has led to active recruitment of former College & Stadium tour participants
  • Skill workouts and instruction on various fields along the tour, including some college campuses. Area coaches may attend workouts.
  • Information given on colleges visited during the trip by staff
  • Ongoing interaction with and recruiting education from DCAT staff - Discussions of and answers to college questions about recruiting & admissions processes
  • Tickets to Red Sox v. Yankees @ Yankee Stadium & other possible games
  • Charter bus will feature screening of some of top baseball
  • All Hotels and most breakfasts, bus costs, college tour T-Shirt
  • Bus drop-off at Boston Logan Airport on June 8 - plan flights between 2-6pm (possible player drop at any point along route)

TOUR II:
August 1-4, 2017

DCAT Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour II

Fenway Park

DCAT College & Stadium Tour ONLY $1395

FROM THE PRINCETON ADVANCED CAMP @PRINCETON UNIVERSITY TO THE HEADFIRST HONOR ROLL CAMP IN LONG ISLAND, NY - Similar in nature to Tour I, the DCAT Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour II is designed to assist both public and private school players in the effort to maximize their time in between two of the best academic showcase camps in the country. The tour will gather its participants from the Princeton Advanced Camp and drop them off the day before Session 2 of the Headfirst Honor Roll Camps begins (Session 2 is Aug. 5&6) at the Fairfield Inn in Medford, NY while visiting 11 of the best schools in the nation (only 4 will be the same as Tour I schools) along the way.

*Tour II participants not enrolled in the Princeton Advanced Camp must arrive at the Princeton baseball field no later than 1:30pm on Aug. 1. Princeton University is not involved in any way with the organization of or registration for DCAT tours.

Only 4 schools visited on this tour overlap with the 1st DCAT College Tour in June so if participants attend both tours, they would visit 20 different colleges & universities in roughly 8 days.

PLEASE NOTE: The Tour Bus will fill very quickly and travel with a maximum of 45 players so reserve your spot today if you are interested.

DCAT ACADEMIC COLLEGES & STADIUM TOUR:
3pm August 1st at Princeton - August 4th in Long Island

A highly experienced college coach (Stan Exeter of Ursinus College - 20+ years of college coaching experience) will lead the DCAT Academic Colleges & Stadium Tour II from August 1-4, which includes:

  • Optimization of time between two top academic baseball camps (Princeton & Headfirst) with visits to 11 top colleges & universities (Likely Schools: Columbia, Yale, Brown, Brandeis, Harvard, Holy Cross, Amherst, Trinity, Wesleyan, Vassar, Fordham)
  • Skill workouts and instruction on various fields along the tour, including some college campuses. Area coaches may attend workouts.
  • 2 MLB games (likely Yankees & Red Sox)
  • Meetings with and campus tours led by numerous college coaches on their campuses
  • Ongoing coaching on skill development & the best way to approach the Headfirst Honor Roll Camp with 100 college coaches in attendance
  • Exposure to college coaches and ability to interact with some on tours they lead has led to active recruitment of former College & Stadium tour participants
  • Information given on colleges visited during the trip by staff
  • Ongoing interaction with and recruiting education from DCAT staff - Discussions of and answers to college questions about recruiting & admissions processes
  • Tickets to MLB Games (likely at Fenway Park & Yankee Stadium)
  • Charter bus will feature screening of some of top baseball movies of all time
  • All Hotels and most breakfasts, bus costs, college tour T-Shirt


Current DCAT Student-Athletes