What to Bring to Camp

What to Bring to our 1/2 DAY CAMPS


Cleats that are already broken in are recommended. A new pair of shoes can cause blisters. Shin guards are also recommended.


Bring a pair of slides or flip flops, for when practice is over for your child to change into for comfort and to cool down. A towel is also recommended for your child during breaks to use to cool down.


Soccer uniforms (jerseys and shorts) are recommended. Cotton materials, can cause your child to get too hot, most uniforms are made with a nylon material to help absorb sweat and keep your child cooler. A specific uniform is not required, but if you would like for your child to have a Custom USF Camp Under Armour Uniform, you can purchase one in advance online, or at check-in.


Bring a water bottle pre-filled with a cold drink, or at most camps an Unlimited USF Powerade Package can be purchased in advance online or at check-in, which gives your child access to unlimited cold Powerade on the fields during training sessions. Unlimited cold water is also provided during all training sessions.


Bring your own soccer ball, or you can purchase a USF Camp Ball in advance online or at check-in.


Bring a healthy snack for your child to have mid-morning in a cooler bag.
Pre-apply bug-spray and sunscreen prior to camp. A very high SPF is recommended.


Signed Medical Form (Only if needed)


WHAT TO BRING TO THE FULL DAY TRAINING CAMP


Cleats that are already broken in are recommended. A new pair of shoes can cause blisters. Shin guards are also recommended.


Bring a bag with a pair of sandals/flip flops, for in between practices and when practice is over for your child to change into for comfort and to cool down. A towel is also recommended for your child during breaks to use to cool down.


Soccer uniforms (jerseys and shorts) are recommended. Cotton materials, can cause your child to get too hot, most uniforms are made with a nylon material to help absorb sweat and keep your child cooler. A specific uniform is not required, but if you would like for your child to have a Custom USF Camp Under Armour Uniform, you can purchase one in advance online, or at check-in. It is also recommended to pack a second clean uniform for the afternoon practice.


Bring a water bottle pre-filled with a cold drink, or at most camps an Unlimited USF Powerade Package can be purchased in advance online or at check-in, which gives your child access to unlimited cold Powerade on the fields during training sessions. Unlimited cold water is also provided during all training sessions.


Bring your own soccer ball, or you can purchase a USF Camp Ball in advance online or at check-in.


All off-campus satellite camp locations require all campers to bring a cooler bag with a healthy lunch and two healthy snacks for your child to have mid-morning and mid-afternoon. Lunch is included only at the USF/Tampa campus camps, but campers should still bring snacks for morning and afternoon at these camps also.


Pre-apply bug-spray and sunscreen prior to camp. A very high SPF is recommended. Pack additional bug-spray and sunscreen for your child to reapply in the afternoon. Coaches do remind the campers to re-apply their sunscreen, but the campers are responsible to do so, so please make sure to speak with your child about this prior to camp.


Signed Authorization of Medications Form (Only if needed)


WHAT TO BRING TO THE JUNE RESIDENTIAL/COMMUTER TRAINING CAMP and THE SOUTHEAST ELITE ID CAMP


Attending one of our residential/commuter camps this summer will benefit any soccer player who is looking to improve their game. It is an experience unlike any other which will change your life on and off the field. However, to make the most of your camp experience, you need to be fully prepared. Here are some tips that will help:

 

Be Physically Prepared
Try to go into camp in your best physical condition. Every moment at camp is a valuable learning experience. You want to be able to seize every opportunity to practice and learn. We all know that our ability to pay attention decreases when we are tired; our ability to train with a pulled muscle is reduced. The bottom line is that to take full advantage of everything that is offered at camp you must be in good physical shape.

 

Bring The Right Equipment
Bringing the right equipment is crucial to having a successful camp experience. Of course you will need to bring your usual training gear; jersey, shorts, socks, shin guards and shoes. However, there are plenty of other things to think about.


Be Sure to Bring the Following
During the hot summer months you will need a fresh uniform for each session (3/day). Soccer uniforms (jerseys and shorts) are recommended. Cotton materials, can cause your child to get very hot, most uniforms are made with a nylon material to help absorb sweat and keep your child cooler. A specific uniform is not required, but if you would like for your child to have a Custom USF Under Armour Camp Uniform, you can purchase one in advance online, or at camp check-in.


Cleats that are already broken in are recommended. A new pair of shoes can cause blisters. Shin guards are also required.


Warm-up suit and/or rain gear


Plenty of tee shirts, jerseys, and shorts (10 Uniforms)

Linens, blankets, pillow and towels for a twin size bed.

 

Slides & Towels for the showers

 

Bathroom items, e.g. soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste deodorant, etc.


An alarm clock. You don’t want to miss breakfast!!!!


Bring a good amount of bug-spray and sunscreen with a very high SPF is recommended. Coaches do remind the campers to apply their sunscreen, but the campers are responsible to do so, so please make sure to speak with your child about this prior to camp.


Spending money for evening snacks or items at the camp store, such as additional soccer gear needed. Average camper spends approximately $50.00-$100.00 during the course of the week. A camp bank can also be set up at camp check-in, which is recommended to avoid money being lost or stolen. Any camp bank money unspent is refunded to you at check-out.


Athletic tape and wraps if you need them. There will also be a trainer on hand to assist you.


Bring your own soccer ball, or you can purchase a USF Camp Ball in advance online or at check-in.


Bring a water bottle pre-filled with a cold drink, or at most camps an Unlimited USF Powerade Package can be purchased in advance online or at check-in, which gives your child access to unlimited cold Powerade on the fields during training sessions. Unlimited cold water is also provided during all training sessions.


Cell Phones are permitted, but they need to be kept in the dorm rooms and used, when not at practice. Campers are responsible for keeping their cell phone in their room and are responsible if they are lost, stolen, or damaged.
o Signed Authorization of Medications Form (Only if needed)

 

There may be some other things you can think of, but if you bring all of the above you will be in

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