Frequently Asked Questions

ARE ALL CAMPS HELD AT ELON UNIVERSITY?


All of the training sessions and games will be on the same fields that our Phoenix Men’s Soccer program uses. In addition, our campus is safe and well-planned so that long walks are NOT necessary.

IS A PHYSICAL EXAM REQUIRED TO ATTEND CAMP?


You will receive a Health Evaluation Form and you will be required to have this completed and returned prior to camp beginning. This form does NOT require a physician’s signature; rather, a parent/guardian must sign the form.

DO THE CAMPERS RECEIVE A WRITTEN EVALUATION?


Each camper who attends our residential camp receives a verbal evaluation from their staff coach. A letter of reference or a written evaluation will be available from the Camp coach if requested at the end of the camp program.

WHAT HAPPENS IF MY SON IS INJURED OR SICK DURING CAMP?


There is around the clock medical supervision, which includes athletic trainers at all sites during the duration of camp, as well as a trainer that resides in the dorms in case of emergency. In addition, we have use of our Sports Medicine facility on campus for injury treatment if needed.

DO YOU OFFER ANY DISCOUNTS?


Currently, we offer 3 types of discounts. We offer TEAM DISCOUNTS for teams sending 10 or more players to residential camp. In this case, each player on the team receives a $20.00 discount on the camp fee. Teams must provided 10 or more camp registrations mailed in one envelope to 2500 Campus Box, Elon, NC 27244. We also offer a $20 sibling discount (One sibling pays full price; each additional sibling in the family will receive $20 discount on the cost). Finally, we have $20 discount will also be given to those players who sign up for multiple camps. Discounts may not be combined, these discounts apply to mail-in camper registrations via the 'printable brochure'.

DOES MY SON NEED ANY MONEY AT CAMP?


Overnight campers can purchase several items during the rest breaks and evening times. We offer a snack shop with basic soccer supplies, drinks, pizza, and other light snacks. A camp bank is provided at our Overnight Camp. Parents and campers can deposit funds in the bank at registration, and then withdraw money as needed. All unused funds are returned at the close of camp.

WHAT IS THE COACH-TO-CAMPER RATIO?


At our full day camp, we have one coach for every 10-12 campers. At our residential camps, we have a head coach and a counselor with each group of 15-18 campers

HOW CAN I REACH MY SON DURING CAMP?


The main telephone number for Elon Men's Soccer Camps is: 336-278-6846. For emergencies, you can also contact our campus police at: 336-278-5555. Finally, the Camp Director’s cell phone number is: 336-509-4794.

WHAT IS THE BEST AIRPORT TO FLY INTO? CAN MY SON BE PICKED-UP?
 (Summer Camp Only)

Greensboro/High Point (PTI) or Raleigh (RDU) are both about 35-45 minutes from Elon’s campus. We have a camp shuttle that will pick him up and return him for departure. You must notify us with all flight information as soon as you have made a reservation. A member of our staff will be easy to find at the airport and will transport him safely to campus. Round trip transportation from the Greensboro or Raleigh airports will be provided upon request at a fee of $40.

WHAT SHOULD MY SON BRING TO CAMP?


Soccer CLEATS and SHINGUARDS are MANDATORY!
 Pillow case, bed sheets, blanket (Overnight Only), 
Alarm clock (Overnight Only), 
Swimsuit, Sunscreen, 
Sneakers or indoor soccer shoes
Toilet articles (Overnight Only) and a positive attitude!
 Please do not bring additional personal equipment (stereos, TV’s etc.)

IS THERE SPECIFIC GOALKEEPER TRAINING?


Yes. The keepers will train individually and in small groups for morning and afternoon sessions. For the evening games, they will be with a team. In addition, our GK coaches will be on hand to provide evaluations throughout each game

ARE PARENTS ALLOWED TO WATCH?


Definitely. You are welcome to attend any of the training and games. However, we ask that you stay outside the fields nears the clubhouse area of the facility.

ARE THERE ANY REFUNDS?


What are the cancellation / refund policies for overnight camps? In any case there will be a $100 refund or full camp fee applied to future camps for any cancellations within one month of the start date of an Overnight Camp! For cases of a refund request over a month in advance we will charge $100 and refund the remaining balance. Due to commitments already made with our facility rentals, camp preparation expenses, travel expenses, and arrangements that need to be made in advance with our coaching staff this is the best refund we can give. Thank you for your understanding Elon University Men's Soccer.
 
What are the cancellation / refund policies for Day camps? In any case there will be a $50 refund or full camp fee applied to future camps for any cancellations within one month of the start date of a Day Camp! Due to commitments all ready made with our facility rentals, camp preparation expenses, travel expenses, and arrangements that need to be made in advance with our coaching staff this is the best refund we can give. Thank you for your understanding Elon University Men's Soccer.