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Bulls/Sox Academy

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 and La Grange, 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!

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Fall Brochure


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

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Elite Baseball Sessions

ELITE BASEBALL SESSIONS ARE NOW ONLINE! (Ages 9-18)
Take your game to the next level with our Elite Baseball Camps. 1.) Buy as many individual sessions for $35 each. 2.) Pay a one-time membership fee of $40, and then enroll in as many individual sessions for $27.50 each. 3.) Pay a one-time membership fee of $80, and then enroll in as many individual sessions for $22.50 each. Begins this October in Lisle.

Choose from the following:

  • ELITE HITTING SESSIONS (LEVELS 1 AND 2)
  • ELITE PITCHING SESSIONS (LEVELS 1 AND 2)
  • ELITE INFIELD SESSIONS (LEVELS 1 AND 2)
  • ELITE CATCHING SESSIONS
  • ELITE OUTFIELD SESSIONS
  • ELITE HITTING APPROACH AND VELOCITY HITTING SESSIONS
  • ELITE SPORTS STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING
  • ELITE BUNTING AND BASERUNNING

Download Elite Baseball Brochure

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Baseball


On-Field Fun Fest
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 in centerfield, hit a home run into the cheap seats during our whiffle ball derby in the outfield and much more!
Begins 10/2 at U.S. Cellular Field.

Little Sluggers Fundamentals
We believe the most important thing we do is pass our knowledge and passion for the game to the players who are just discovering the magic of wearing a uniform, hat, and glove. Little Sluggers allows players to work on throwing, hitting and beginning baseball fundamentals, while having FUN! OPEN TO BOTH BOYS AND GIRLS!
Begins 10/1, 1/7, 2/25, and 4/1 in Lisle and 11/12, 1/7, 2/4, 3/4, and 4/8 in LaGrange.

Incrediball League
An exciting and fun program that is open to kids 5-6 years old. A mini-field, with 30-foot bases and a home run fence, will be set up inside the Lisle Academy to help teach the kids the basic fundamentals during each week's game. Instructors will be on hand explaining the proper hitting, throwing, fielding and base running techniques to the young players as they begin to love the sport. Players will be divided up into small teams based on age and ability level. *Incrediballs perform just like regular baseballs and are used for indoor training. The soft rag ball material used to teach the proper skills while preventing injury.
Begins 10/1, 1/7, 2/25, and 4/4 in Lisle.

Evaluation Day
Your summer season just ended. You had a good season, but it could of gone better. Not sure what you need to do to make that leap from good to great, or great to elite? Let the Bulls/Sox Academy staff help create a path for you. This FREE evaluation will run you through a try-out style workout with each athlete receiving their own personalized scouting report with off-season recommendations to help you start achieving your goals for next year. Limited slots will be available, make sure to secure your spot.
Begins 6/22 in Lisle.

Hitting & Pitching Clubs
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 10/4, 11/15, 1/4, 2/1, 2/28, 3/1, and 4/4 in Lisle and 11/28, 1/9, 2/7, 3/7, and 4/4 in LaGrange.
Pitching Clubs begin 10/4, 11/15, 1/4, 2/1, 2/28, 3/1, and 4/4 in Lisle and 11/28, 1/9, 2/7, 3/7, and 4/4 in LaGrange.

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Baseball Holiday Camps


Bulls/White Sox Columbus Day Fun Camp
Parents, do you have to go to work but your kids have the day off? Bring them out to the Bulls/Sox Youth Academy in Lisle for a fun-filled day of baseball, basketball, exergaming activities and a few surprises. This sports camp, open to boys and girls, is less about instruction and more about having FUN. Whiffle ball games, home run derby, basketball shooting, and dribbling contests, video game play involving exercise and much more. Come on out and experience this exciting new camp on Columbus Day. 1 hour will be set aside for lunch (not provided by Academy) so please have your child bring a sack lunch and drink. Groups will be divided by age.
Begins 10/10 in Lisle.

Thanksgiving Camp
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 our Thanksgiving Camps.
Begins 11/25 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Bulls/Sox Thanksgiving Combo Camp
This camp gives the two-sport athlete the ability to improve their offensive and defensive game in both basketball and baseball. Quality instruction in two sports…this truly is a one-of-a-kind camp! Half of each day will be spent on the courts working on your basketball game with an outstanding coaching staff. The other half of the day will be spent fine-tuning your baseball skills with our expert baseball coaches. An hour for lunch will be given each day. Bring a sack lunch. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Begins 11/25 in Lisle, Glen Ellyn and La Grange.

Holiday Camp
Baseball 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? Start getting ready with our Holiday Camp. This day camp will cover all things baseball, such as hitting, fielding, throwing, and catching. Players will also participate in fun games to put their new skills to the test.
Begins 12/26 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

Bulls/Sox Holiday Combo Camp
This camp gives the two-sport athlete the ability to improve their offensive and defensive game in both basketball and baseball. Quality instruction in two sports…this truly is a one-of-a-kind camp! Half of each day will be spent on the courts working on your basketball game with an outstanding coaching staff. The other half of the day will be spent fine-tuning your baseball skills with our expert baseball coaches. An hour for lunch will be given each day. Bring a sack lunch. Players will be grouped by age and ability level.
Begins 12/26 in Lisle, LaGrange, and Glen Ellyn.

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Fastpitch


Fastpitch College Recruiting Skills Videos
Capture the attention of college coaches around the country with a Fastpitch Skills Video!
Infield begins 9/28, 12/27, 2/20, and 5/7 in Lisle.
Outfield begins 9/28, 12/29, 2/20, and 5/7 in Lisle.
Pitcher begins 9/21, 12/28, 1/16, and 5/21 in Lisle.
Catcher begins 9/21, 12/28, 1/16, and 5/21 in Lisle.

Fastpitch Pitching Club
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 10/4, 2/28, and 4/3 in Lisle and 2/3 and 3/3 in LaGrange.

Fastpitch Hitting Club
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 10/4, 11/22, 2/27, and 4/4 in Lisle and 2/3 and 3/3 in LaGrange.

Fastpitch Catching Club
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 10/4, 11/22, and 2/27 in Lisle.

Fastpitch Columbus Day Digital Analysis Clinic
Through the use of Digital Motion Analysis*, Chris Wozniak will take your daughter through each phase of her swing and teach her how to make the adjustments needed to become a better hitter. Camp will feature digital motion swing analysis, tee drills, front toss drills and competitions. Your daughter will also have a one-on-one meeting with our instructors to analyze her swing. Hurry, space is limited!
Begins 10/10 in Lisle.

Fastpitch Hitting and Strength and Conditioning Club
We believe that success is where opportunity and preparation meet! This program offers the Elite High School Fastpitch player 8 weeks of Strength and Conditioning combined with a 6-week pre-season hitting program. Prepare now for a stronger start to your High School season!
Begins 10/25 in Lisle.

Fastpitch Prospect Camp
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 11/12 in Glen Ellyn.

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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 basketball, baseball, dodgeball, the Vault, and more!

For more information call 630-324-8251.

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