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WHO WE ARE

OFFICIAL YOUTH SPORT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM OF THE WHITE SOX & CHICAGO BULLS

The Bulls/Sox Academy provides year-round camps, clinics, private lessons and training to thousands of children every year. We offer beginner through advanced basketball, baseball, and fastpitch softball programs for boys and girls ages 5-18. Year-round programs are available at our locations in Lisle, La Grange, Glen Ellyn, as well as off-site locations throughout Chicagoland.

UNPARALLELED QUALITY INSTRUCTION

Our professional coaching staff of former collegiate, professional players and coaches has learned directly from the Chicago Bulls and White Sox coaching staff. If you want to be the best, you have to train with the best!


FALL PROGRAMS NOW AVAILABLE

Click the photo to download a copy of the full Fall Academy Brochure.

 
  1. Fall Baseball Programs
  2. Fastpitch
  3. Birthday Parties

BASEBALL


ON-FIELD FUN FEST (AGES 5-18)
This exciting one day event will be something your son or daughter will talk about the rest of their lives. Enter the diamond at US Cellular Field to take live batting practice like your favorite Sox players, warm up in the bullpen with a catcher and a coach who will clock your speed, make a spectacular catch like Adam Eaton in centerfield, hit a home run into the cheap seats during our whiffle ball derby in the outfield and much more!
Begins 10/4 at U.S. Cellular Field.

LITTLE SLUGGERS FUNDAMENTALS (AGES 5-6)
Want your athlete to get introduced to the game? Program focuses on basics of throwing, hitting, and rules of the game while having fun! Open to boys and girls.
Begins 10/3 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

INCREDIBALL LEAGUE (AGES 6-7)
Athletes will focus on developing multiple skills while incorporating them in game situations. Each week will focus on a specific skill followed by game play to help reinforce what they learned.
Begins 10/3 in Lisle.

ALL SKILLS CLUB (AGES 7-8)
The "5-Tool" are skills required to be successful in the game of baseball. Athletes will focus on more advanced techniques to improve Fielding, Arm Strength, Running Speed, Hitting for Average and Hitting for Power.
Begins 10/3 in Lisle and LaGrange, and 10/3 and 11/14 in Glen Ellyn.

HITTING & PITCHING CLUBS (AGES 8-14)
If you are truly serious about becoming the best player you can be, then the skill specific clubs is where you want to be! Each club will detail the "absolutes" taught by the White Sox coaches through a dynamic progression. Focus on one skill, or focus on them all.
Hitting Clubs begin 11/3 in Lisle, 11/2, 11/30, 12/1 in LaGrange, & 11/30 in Glen Ellyn.
Pitching Clubs begin 10/6 in Lisle, 11/2, 11/30, 12/1 in LaGrange, 11/3 & 12/1 in Glen Ellyn.

BASEBALL HOLIDAY CAMPS

COLUMBUS DAY CAMP (AGES 7-14)
You need to go to work and your kids have the day off from school, so bring them to us! This day camp will cover all things baseball, such as hitting, fielding, throwing, catching, base running and sliding. After discovering the correct way to play baseball, players will also participate in fun games to put their new skills to the test.
Begins 10/12 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

THANKSGIVING CAMP (AGES 5-12 IN LISLE, AGES 5-14 IN LAGRANGE & GLEN ELLYN)
At the Bulls/Sox Academy, we want to remind you that while you're at home taking a break, the competition is practicing! Before you know it, spring break will be here, and then baseball season. Will you be ready for the season? Start getting ready with one of our Holiday Camps. These camps are great holiday presents!
Begins 11/27 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

HOLIDAY CAMP (AGES 5-14)
The holiday season is not too far away! At the Bulls/Sox Academy, we want to remind you that while you're at home taking a break, the competition is practicing! Before you know it, spring break will be here,, and then baseball season. Will you be ready for the season? Start getting ready with one of our Holiday Camps. These camps are great holiday presents!
Begins 12/28 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

ELITE BASEBALL SESSIONS ARE IN FULL SWING! (AGES 9-18)
Take your game to the next level with our Elite Baseball Camps. 1.) Buy as many individual sessions for $30 each. 2.) Pay a one-time membership fee of $40, and then enroll in as many individual sessions for $22.50 each. 3.) Pay a one-time membership fee of $80, and then enroll in as many individual sessions for $17.50 each.
Begins this October in Lisle.

Choose from the following:

  • ELITE PITCHING TRAINING
  • ELITE HITTING TRAINING AND VELOCITY HITTING
  • ELITE OUTFIELD TRAINING
  • ELITE INFIELD TRAINING
  • ELITE CATCHING TRAINING
  • ELITE BUNTING AND BASERUNNING

Download Elite Baseball Brochure

 

FASTPITCH


FASTPITCH HITTING CLUB (Ages 9-18)
Every great hitter follows some basic fundamentals; those and more will be taught in this four-week hitting club. Your child will learn to maximize power throughout the swing. Begins 9/29 (Hitting & Strength and Conditioning Combo Club), 10/6, 11/8 (Elite), and 11/24 in Lisle.
Begins 9/30 & 10/28 in Glen Ellyn and LaGrange.

FASTPITCH COLLEGE RECRUITING SKILLS VIDEOS (Ages 14-18)
Capture the attention of college coaches around the country with a Fastpitch Skills Video!
Infield session begins 9/9 and 12/29, Outfielder session begins 9/16 and 12/29, Pitcher/Catcher session begins 9/23 and 12/28.

FASTPITCH PITCHING CLUB (Ages 8-14)
If you are a pitcher looking to throw harder with better control and keep your skills sharp during the season, then you'll want to take advantage of the Bulls/Sox Academy Fastpitch Pitching Club.
Begins 10/6 and 11/8 (Elite) in Lisle. 9/30 & 10/28 in Glen Ellyn and LaGrange.

FASTPITCH COLUMBUS DAY DIGITAL ANALYSIS CLINIC (Ages 8-14)
Spend the Columbus Day Holiday working on your swing. Through the use of Digital Motion Analysis, our expert instructors will take you through each phase of your swing and teach you how to make the adjustments needed to become a better hitter. Camp will feature swing analysis, tee drills, front toss drills and competitions plus a one-on-one meeting with our instructors. This is a terrific hitting camp that will help you discover the great hitter inside you. Hurry, space is limited!
Begins 10/12 in Lisle.

FASTPITCH PROSPECT CAMP (Ages 15-18)
This is your opportunity to perform in front of college coaches from across the Midwest! All players will be tested for leg speed, bat speed and arm speed. Each coach will receive a ?Prospect? handbook that will include a player profile for each participant. Prospects will showcase their talents by position for a host of college coaches from Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA schools. This is not your ordinary exposure camp!
Begins 11/14 in Glen Ellyn.

 

BIRTHDAY PARTIES


Let the Bulls/Sox Academy host your NEXT BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
Kids love video games, so why not combine some exercise? The third floor of the in Lisle, IL has been transformed into the most innovative gaming experience in the country. A high-tech, cool, arcade atmosphere provides your party goers with a unique experience in the latest trend called "Exergaming" - where video games meet movement. Fitness can be fun for all ages! Don't forget to ask about our Combo-Parties! Choose from: baseball, basketball, dodgeball, and the Vault!

For more information call 630-324-8251.