In its earliest stages, the First Base Foundation and the Bay Area Warriors worked primarily with kids in middle school and early high school. But more than 9 years of training kids for success on and off the field has seen a shift in age demographic - high school through collegiate.
Where the age range has changed, the core values of the organization have remained true. The foundation once worked to ensure our young kids would be prepared to play high school level baseball and excel in the classroom, and we now do the same with preparing our student-athletes for the collegiate and professional levels.
Despite FBF's shift in focus to developing older student-athletes, we still make sure that we provide opportunities for the younger players.
- From June 18 - June 22, FBF will be hosting a Summer Baseball Camp for players ages 6-13. This will be a skills building baseball camp with small groups and individualized attention. Current FBF staff and college players will be directly coaching your child and leading clinics. All proceeds from the camp go to funding FBF's collegiate baseball program. Click HERE for more information on the camp.
- On July 7th, warm up your grills and your bats and head out to the Oakland Coliseum for the Bay Area BBQ Championship hosted by Alternative Family Services, a non-profit organization that helps children that have been removed from their homes due to abuse or neglect, providing foster care, therapy, family services, and adoption services to place these children into safe and permanent homes in various counties across northern California. FBF will be holding youth baseball clinics at the family boardwalk. With more than 60 professional and amateur BBQ teams, live BBQ demos, celebrity judges, and a Family Boardwalk this event will definitely become California’s premier BBQ destination as well as a fundraiser for local foster children. Click HERE for more information.