Brian Boles, is currently the Director of the Drs. Camille and Bill Cosby Community Center in Baltimore, MD and works as a professional baseball scout for the Detroit Tigers. He completed the Major League Baseball Scout Development program in 2011 in Phoenix, AZ. During his playing career, he was an All- MDJUCO player at Chesapeake College and All-Conference player at Elizabeth City State University. In recent years, Boles has held the position of head baseball coach at St. Frances Academy in Baltimore, MD. Prior to his taking over the program in 2005, the team won only a handful of games since its inception in 1997. Under his leadership, the team captured the MIAA “C” Conference Championship in 2009 and second place in the Maryland State “B” Private School Championship in 2012. Brian is a member of the Mid Atlantic Scouts Association, American Baseball Coaches Association, Maryland State Association of Baseball Coaches, and the Buck O’Neil Professional Baseball Scouts & Coaches Association.
BOOKS AND BASEBALL SUMMER CAMP
Books and Baseball Summer Camp is the premier summer camp for parents who want capitalize on the opportunity to develop their child’s athletic and academic skills. We have limited space per session to ensure the maximum learning experience inside the classroom and on the baseball diamond. Your student athlete will be able exposed to some of the best professionals in the academic as well as the baseball field on a daily basis. Each Friday we will have a competition, as well as a tour of a college athletic complex or professional baseball stadium (*Washington Nationals Stadium, Orioles Park at Camden Yards, University of Maryland and University of Delaware), and finally conclude the day with swimming. This camp is designed for parents to who want to get the most for their dollar out of a summer camp experience for their student athlete.
The goal of the academic programming is to provide summer learning opportunities in literacy, thus curbing the “summer learning loss” epidemic suffered by underserved youth. This initiative will be delivered through language arts activities developed to promote vocabulary acquisition, story comprehension, and reading practice with the Enlivened Literacy Curriculum of the NOVA Institute.
We will additionally emphasize all facets of the game, including the fundamentals as well as advanced skills in that will separate your child from their peers. We will set a foundation and a model for future success in the game of baseball, all while having fun!