Catholic Sport Camp FAQs
We've assembled some of the most commonly asked questions that CSC receives. If after reviewing these you still have more questions, please do not hesitate to contact us email@example.com. Also remember, if your child does not enjoy the camp after the first day, we offer a 100% money-back guarantee! We're that confident in our program!
What professional athletes will attend the camp?
We invite multiple professionals to join our camps each summer and will be releasing names throughout the months leading up to the camps. The busy off-seasons for the athletes will dictate many of our camp's professionals' schedules. Thank you for your patience on this.
What is the camper age range?
Does the participant need to be Catholic to attend?
No. We welcome camp participants of all religious backgrounds and affiliations and all faith formation activities are optional for each camp attendee.
What is the agenda of the campss?
Most camps have similar agendas. They both open with a Catholic Familly Night the Sunday night before the camp begins. Catholic Family Night will start with Sunday Mass followed by a pizza party and registration.
Each day of camps usually begins with Mass before breaking out into drills and training. Adoration, daily Rosary and Confession are all integral parts of the camp schedule each day to complement the strong athletic formation provided. On the last day of camps, attendees get the opportunity to show off their new skills in front of their parents and friends with scrimmages in the afternoon. Everyone is welcome to join in the Closing Ceremony- always featuring Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament!- before concluding camp.
What daily benefits does the cost of registration provide?
As a parent can I stay?
We would prefer that ALL parents stay to partake in the faith and fitness formation activities, and we will typically have an entire program assembled for the parents after daily Mass.
When will I know that my child is registered?
You will receive an email confirmation to the address provided on the form.
Is it possible to receive sponsorship for my child to go to camp?
Sponsorship is available for players in certain financial situations. For those asking for financial aid, we request an application form along with a deposit for the camp and a letter detailing their unique financial situation. Sponsorship will be assessed based on the funds available and number of requests received.
What is faith formation?
Faith formation will be presented in a variety of formats. Camp participants will participate in Catholic sacraments (mass, adoration, and confession) in-addition to less formal activities such as witnesses from camp counselors. Faith formation activities are meant to meet each camp participant where they are in their spiritual journey while allowing the time, space, and quiet to allow the participants to hear the voice of God in their hearts, mind, and soul.
What should my child wear to camp?
Clothing that is light weight and gym shoes. Clothing should be similar to what a child wears to gym class since they will be exercising during the off-ice segment of the camp.
Will my child need spending money?
It is not necessary, although some venues for CSC have concessions or vending machines in-case they want something besides snacks and lunches provided.
Is lunch served?
Yes, it is included with the registration cost. Snacks will be provided throughout the day to ensure proper nutrition given the multitude of physical activities. It is encouraged for participants to bring their own water bottle.
How long should I expect my child at camp each day?
Camps will usually start with Mass at 8:00AM. We ask that you arrive at least 10 minutes before the start of Mass while also leaving time to drop-off your child’s equipment at the venue prior to Mass. Parents are encouraged to attend Mass with their child.
Camp will end between 4PM and 5:30PM depending on the camp and age of your child.
Is full equipment required?
Yes. Full equipment for players is mandatory. Some camps provide additional pieces of equipment but please bring all personal equipment necessary for the appropriate sport.
Does my child need to wear a special jersey?
Catholic Sports Camps jerseys are included with registration and will be given out on the first day.
Do you offer various discounts?
Yes, CSC offers family discounts for mutliple children in camps. Prices and discounts vary from camp to camp.
What is your refund policy?
A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of registration. All payments are due four weeks prior to the start date of camp. Deposits are non-refundable after July 1st. A $75.00 cancellation fee will be charged for all cancellations. Refunds or credits will not be issued for campers not showing up to camp or leaving on their own unless of an injury or a doctor’s note.
Will my player fit into your camp, skill wise?
On the first day of camp we will break-up players into separate groups. Players are put into groups with players of the same ability and not necessarily by age. The drills are designed to push the advanced players while helping beginner player’s foster their skills in a supportive environment. We strive to teach everyone with the same enthusiasm, technique, and work ethic.
Do you have camps just for female athletes?
No, the camps are co-ed but each camp is often broken up by gender and skill-level.
Is there a goalie coach at your camp?
Yes, multiple. Goalies are a huge part of a team; we do not believe in putting goalies on the ice just to "take shots," but rather to develop their skating technique as it relates to movement, balance, agility, and angling.