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Do parents have to stay for the Orientation/Camp Introductions?

Parents are not required to stay for the camp introduction; however, it is strongly encouraged. During this time Camp Director, Nevil Shed, will review camp rules and guidelines, expectations, and the week’s schedule of events. The athletic trainer will review procedures for treating injuries, illnesses, and administering medicine. In addition, security will discuss the process for picking up your child during the week of camp

Do you take walk-up registrations?

Walk-up registrations are accepted only if the camp session is NOT sold out. The parent/guardian must fill out and submit the registration form and payment upon walk-up. Each camper must have a signed physical form from their physician dated within one year of camp in order to participate.

Is there security provided at camp?

Yes, there is an armed officer on-site during camp hours.

What time is check-in & check-out for Overnight Camp?

CHECK-IN:                       2:30pm – 3:30pm (Sunday)
CAMP INTRO:                  3:30pm – 4:00pm (Sunday)
DORM MOVE-IN:             4:00pm - 5:00pm (Sunday)
PARENTS DISMISSAL:    5:00pm (Sunday)
CAMP END/DISMISSAL: 12:00pm (Friday)

What is the procedure for Check-in at Overnight Camp?

A parent/guardian MUST accompany campers during check-in Sunday afternoon. Upon arrival, campers MUST check-in at the registration table located in the UIW Student Engagement Center. Please leave luggage and personal belongings in your vehicle. Dorm move-in will be held AFTER check-in. Parents should then accompany campers to EACH station located in the gymnasium (jersey, photography, athletic trainer, pizza, giveaways). Please allow at least 30 minutes for the check-in process. Camp introduction will start immediately following check-in. It is HIGHLY recommended parents stay as detailed information regarding Overnight Camp will be discussed at this time.

After the check-in process is complete, parents are asked to escort campers to their respective dormitories to drop off belongings immediately after camp introduction. At this time, you will unload your campers’ belongings and head down to the first level of the parking garage to receive your dorm room key.

What is the procedure for Check-out at Overnight Camp?

Upon departure, campers must check-out of their respective dorm room by turning in their room key to the appropriate staff member. There will be a $30 fee for any keys that are lost or not turned in.

What does my child need to bring to Overnight Camp

Overnight Camp Checklist:

Bedding: Twin size linens, pillow and blanket

Campers should wear comfortable athletic apparel

  • T-shirts, athletic shorts, etc. 
  • Socks and basketball/tennis shoes 
  • Reversible camp jerseys (will be distributed upon check-in)
  • Please plan to bring multiple changes of clothing for each day’s activities.

Bath towels

Toiletries: Toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, etc.

Basketballs will be provided during camp – please DO NOT bring a personal basketball. 

Need one week’s supply of these articles of clothing

Cell phones are permitted, but we strongly recommend that they are kept in the campers’ rooms.

We strongly recommend that the camper’s name is on ALL articles of clothing and personal belongings. Please leave ALL valuables at home. Spurs Camp Staff is NOT responsible for any lost, stolen or misplaced items.

How to submit a roommate request for my child?

Roommate requests should be submitted upon registration.  If not, please email and one of our staff members will assist you.   Requests will not be accepted within two weeks of the camp start date.  

How many campers are assigned to a dorm room?

Dorm room occupancy varies based on dormitory and floor level. Dorm rooms generally sleep anywhere from one (1) to five (5) people; however, most dorm rooms only accommodate two (2) people. There are a limited number of suites available that sleep up to four (4) and five (5) people

Can I take my child off of the UIW Campus and bring them back during Overnight Camp?

In the event of an emergency, campers may leave campus with a parent/guardian. Camp staff must be notified in advance and the parent/guardian must sign the child out and sign them back in with one of our camp staff members.

Does my child have to stay in the dorms on the UIW Campus during Overnight Camp?

Yes, due to safety reasons, campers must stay in the dorms during Overnight Camp. NO EXCEPTIONS

Is there security during Overnight Camp?

Yes, there is UIW campus security 24 hours-a-day and 24 hour-a-day staff supervision

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