June Camp Information:
Check in will be on Sunday, June 24th from 11 to 1, near the Crampton dorm entrance off Sunset Ave. Crampton is located at 256 Sunset Ave. in the Southwest Residential Area of UMass. You may download a campus map here. The first swimming session will take place after the check-in has concluded, at approximately 1:30. Check-in is required for both resident and commuter campers.
What to Bring to Camp:
Residents must provide all personal articles including pillow, blanket and sheets (the beds are twin extra-long sized), sun block, soap, toothbrush and toothpaste and towels. Campers must bring equipment appropriate for practice: suits, caps, goggles and extra towels. T-shirts, shorts and athletic shoes will also be needed. Kick boards, pull-buoys and other necessary equipment will be supplied by the camp.
A reading lamp, a fan (the rooms are not air-conditioned), and a reliable alarm clock and/or watch.
Each camper will be provided with a Championship Swim Camp t-shirt.
Championship Swimming policies:
Swimmers will always move about the campus with a staff member. They are never allowed to roam the campus by themselves. Some swimmers will go to the pool by University vans. Swimmers will not be allowed to use an automobile while they are at camp. Car keys must be turned in to one of the Directors at registration. Once the session has begun, under no circumstances may a swimmer leave the University Campus without supervision by camp personnel, and signed parental release form (available at registration). All policies are in accordance with the MA DPH Recreational Camps for Children pursuant to CMR 105 430.000.
Each swimmer is responsible for all articles issued to or used by him/her (room keys, furniture, etc.) while at Championship Swim Camp or Clinic at UMass. Campers will be billed for all lost or damaged items.
All swimmers enrolled in the Championship Swim Camp or Day Clinic at UMass are required to comply with the rules and regulations of the University of Massachusetts and the Championship Swim Camp at UMass. Any violation or abuse of these rules will cause immediate dismissal from the camp without refund.
Championship Swim Camp at UMass is not responsible for lost articles or for any personal articles left in the rooms when participants leave campus. Any articles found will be brought to the Swimming Office and kept until 9/1/18.
Emergency phone contacts while the camp or clinic is in session will be distributed at Registration.
Team and Family Discounts:
If 8 or more of your team members sign up to attend a Camp or Clinic you can receive a discount of $10. You must indicate on your registration form your team affiliation for the discount to apply. In addition, we will refund $10 for every child registered from the same family. All discounts will be credited to your credit card or mailed to you after the camp or clinic session has ended.
Payment in full is expected at the time of registration. Included in this fee is a $50 non-refundable and nontransferable deposit. If you need to withdraw your child from the Championship Swim Camp at UMass for any reason, we can issue a refund less the $50 deposit. No refunds will be issued after the camp session has begun.