All campers must have reached their 9th birthday and/or completed third grade. No campers will be accepted who have graduated from high school.
All camper medication is registered on Sunday at Camp Check In. The camp staff assists campers with their daily medication schedule. Parents must sign in all medications at registration. Medication forms must be signed by the dispensing physician, per state law!
Every evening from 7:00 to 9:00 we play tennis-baseball, kickball, soccer, etc. — all supervised by the coaches.
CAMP SECURITY & SAFETY
No campers are permitted off campus, nor are campers permitted visitors without the Camp Director’s approval. We look after each camper as though they are our own. We always walk together to and from all camp venues. Every camp begins with a Sunday evening fire drill.
Campers live in dormitories at the Ethel Walker School (air-conditioned). Bring a friend and know your roommate before you arrive at camp. Use the application for your camp reservation and make a copy for a roommate!
Camp is always a lot of fun and hard work. Camp rules are clearly defined in the first camp meeting. No drugs, smoking, or alcohol are permitted in camp. Any infraction of camp rules will result in immediate expulsion from camp with none of the fee being refunded.
Address personal mail to:
Name of Camper, c/o US Sports Camps
The Ethel Walker School
230 Bushy Hill Road, Simsbury CT 06070.
CAMP BANK & STORE
See the latest T-shirt design, shorts, and long-sleeve T's. Plus! Snow cones, and all sorts of other camp souvenirs. We recommend that campers keep their spending money in the Camp Bank for safety and easy withdrawal. The Camp Bank and store are open four times every day.
EARN A FREE CAMP OR CASH IN THE BANK
Get a $20 credit in the Camp Bank for each new camper you refer to USSC, up to $80. You earn a FREE camp if five new USSC campers come from your referrals. They can be your friends or teammates or come from flyers you hand out or place at swim meets. Contact the USSC office for more information. Call us at 434-973-7767 or email [email protected].
A nonrefundable deposit of $330 is required on every accepted application. The full fee includes all instruction by coaches and college athletes, room and board, recreational activities, and 24-hour supervision by resident coaches. USSC reserves the right to accept or reject any application.
There is no application deadline; however, camps do fill. We limit enrollment to provide our campers with an efficient coach:swimmer ratio, so please register early.
An email confirming your registration will be sent upon receipt of your deposit. All required physical and medical forms can be found under "REGISTER" on the USSC navigation bar above. The original Physical Form must be presented at Camp Check In.
PLEASE NOTE: Balance of payment is due by June 1, 2020.
NO checks will be accepted at Camp Check In. All payments must be made in advance through PayPal. Our coaches want to spend their time with the campers, not doing paperwork.
CAMP CHECK IN
Check in will be from 12:00 noon to 1:45 pm on the Sunday commencing each week of camp.
Follow the swim camp signs to Camp Check In. Campers must report at Check In to be assigned a room and roommate and to report any illnesses, allergies, special medication, etc.
Campers and their parents are expected to attend the 2:00 pm meeting, with campers dressed to participate. All camp phone numbers, the week's agenda, coaches, counselors, etc. will be available at this meeting.
Camp ends Friday at 12:00 noon. Parents can report at 9:00 am and enjoy a two- to three-hour review of our week at camp.
US Sports Camps offers the top swim camps in the United States and, as a result, our sessions do fill. USSC will keep a waiting list for both sessions in 2020. For reservations not paid in full by June 1st, those spots will be filled from the waiting list via random draw. Please read and understand the following policies as they are strictly enforced.
All deposits of accepted applications are nonrefundable. All camp fees are nonrefundable. If you cannot attend a reserved camp spot, you may sell your spot to another camper and notify USSC by phone or email.
SWIM CAMP COMMUTER PROGRAM
Commuters receive all camp instruction and one meal per day Sunday through Thursday. Arrival at camp is approximately 8:15 am and departure is approximately 6:15 pm.