Are there other activities other than baseball?
Yes, academy offers alternate programs such as tennis, football, soccer and swimming to name a few.
Do you have extended hours?
No, we do not. Staff arrives as early as 8:30am and leave at 3:45-4:00pm.
Do you offer modified programming?
Yes, if a child has skills greater than his/her group, we will accommodate to meet that students needs. This also applies to players who need more attention where he/she will work with a more able grouping.
Does Academy accept Visa?
No, we do not.
Does Academy Baseball School administer medicine?
No, we do not administer medicine. Campers may bring their own medicine and take it themselves under supervision.
Does my child need experience to attend?
No. Our camps are open to children of all sporting backgrounds and campers will be placed into age and ability appropriate groups. The curricula for all programs is designed to suit all participation levels to ensure that children from beginner to experienced have the opportunity to play sports in a positive, developmental and fun learning environment.
Does my child need his/her own bat?
Every child is entitled to bring their own bat; however, it is important that they try to lable it and keep it amongst their possessions.
If there is a problem that your child has brought to your attention, how do you handle it?
The best way to handle any situation that has occurred is to contact the camp director Hugh Walters right away in order to solve the situation as quickly as possible.
Is lunch provided?
No. Please provide your child with a bag lunch, snacks and plenty of fluid to keep them going throughout the day.
Should I send a helmet with my child?
Yes, you should. Due to the health situations it is recommended that you send your child with his/her own helmet. Academy does offer sanitized helmets at the camp.
What do campers need to bring?
All campers are required to arrive in sports appropriate clothing and footwear, sun protection i.e. cap and sunscreen, lunch, snacks and plenty of water/fluids to last the day. The site Coordinator should be made aware of any physical limitations. Sports equipment is provided on all camps with the exception of the Tennis clinic, where children are required to provide their own racket. Children attending the Field Hockey clinic should wear shin guards.
What do you do in cases of rain & bad weather?
Camp will continue in light rain or showers. In the event of thunder and lightning storms, camp will be suspended until the storm passes. If camp is cancelled for the day then USSI will make up any lost time by adding additional hours onto remaining camp days. If a portion of the class is cancelled by USSI due to adverse weather conditions, USSI will do it’s best to make up all lost time during the camp week or session. Make-ups will not take place during any other week or session.
If total time lost to inclement weather is greater than one full camp day or class and USSI is unable to make the time up then a pro-rated credit voucher will be issued for lost time. Credit vouchers will NOT be issued for any lost time that is less than one full camp day or session. Cash refunds WILL NOT be issued in the case of weather cancellations. In case of inclement weather campers should arrive on site. At locations where there is no shelter or shade, USSI will try and provide canopies for cover. Please refer to the registration page for USSI refund policy in the event of bad inclement weather.
What happens if your child has a special diet? (ex. Diabetic)
Complete instructions are required from parents that list special directions that will be need for their child. The information will not only be followed by the lead introduction, but it will be directed to each and every staff member in order to better assist your child.
What will my child learn during the week?
Regardless if you are attending a multi sport camp or sport specific camp, your child will learn the fundamental skills in all sports played throughout the week. Aside from the actual technical sports instruction each camper will experience an atmosphere that promotes positive values, good sportsmanship and teamwork.
Who will my children be playing with?
Campers will be divided into age appropriate groups, typically 10 campers per group, with one coach being responsible for each group. Groups will be co-ed. Any camper who shows to be outstanding sports person will be given the option to move to a group which will challenge them sufficiently throughout the week. If participants wish to be grouped with a friend it can be arranged provided participants are of similar ages.