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Also registration for the Aurora Neighborhood Baseball League sponsored by Wayside Cross Ministries.

Free Aurora youth baseball camp Saturday

AURORA, Ill., April 29, 2021 — The 12th annual Aurora Islanders baseball camp for kids is Saturday, May 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 42 N. Farnsworth Ave. in Aurora. Youth ages 6 to 12 years old are invited. Admission is free. 
Baseball experience is not required.  Campers should wear comfortable clothes and shoes suitable for training.

The camp schedule is::
• 8:30-9 a.m.: Registration and distribution of donated equipment to those in need. Bottles of water will also be available for hydration.
• 9 a.m.-Noon: Baseball drills in fundamentals of batting, throwing, catching, fielding and baserunning
• Noon-1 p.m. Lunch of hotdogs, chips, cookies
To register in advance, call (630) 465-0207 or e-mail
Campers interested in playing in the free summer Aurora Neighborhood Baseball League sponsored by Wayside Cross Ministries can register at the camp. Equipment will be available for campers in need. Team practices start May 3 for the season from May 22 to mid July at MLK Park. To sign up or for more information, call Abby Gonzalez at (630) 723-3421 or e-mail agonzalez@waysidecross. org.

About Aurora Islanders
The Aurora Islanders, an Aurora-based amateur senior baseball club, is creating a 30+ team in the Chicago Central Men’s Senior Baseball League. Experienced Chicago-area players from 27 to early 40s are invited to play a 20-game season. Contact Dan Baker at

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