Baseball Camp offers Top Quality Experience for Children

The best baseball camps in New Jersey are considered by some young players and their parents to be the first step on the way to molding superior athletes.  Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci is pleased to announce the addition of Tom Gargiulo’s Summer Baseball Leadership Camp to the Parks and Recreation Department’s line up of summer activities.  The skills involved in baseball are shared through the extensive training of experienced ball players.


 Lots of camps help young people to learn the basics of baseball like hitting, catching, throwing and game strategy. This Baseball Camp is a little different in that it is unapologetic about its desire to offer this training in a somewhat less competitive more relaxed manner than you might not find elsewhere. The experience at Tom Gargiulo’s Baseball Camp will offer serious student-athletes the opportunity to receive quality instruction from Tom Gargiulo and exceptional and experienced college and top high school baseball players. By the end of this camp, we hope to have helped participants develop a more positive approach, mentally and physically, to this great game of baseball!

FThis camp will be offered for two sessions and is open to youngsters in Kindergarten through 7th grade.  The first session will be held from July 13-17th.  Session two will be held from July 20-24th .  Both weeks will run Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the Parks and Recreation Department located at 44 Park Ave.  This camp will be utilizing the indoor facility as well as the new, state of the art turf, located at Owens Field.  The fee for this program will be $175.00 per session.  Discounts are available for multiple week registrations and also additional children.  This Camp is so much more than just youngsters learning the game.  Just as important as the skills required to play the game is the aspect of positive thinking.  This camp offers unique and innovative methods that also focus on positive thinking and confidence building skills.  “We are fortunate to have coaches of this caliber assist in molding our young athletes” stated Commissioner Tucci.

Registrations are now being accepted for this program. Enrollment is limited, applications will be honored on a first come, first served basis.   Registration information and printable forms are available at  If you have questions regarding this program you may contact Tom Gargiulo direct at 973-632-7825 or the Department of Parks and Recreation at 973-284-4966.

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