FAQ – Florida Volleyball Individual Skills and Positional Camps
- What forms must each player upload for camp participation?
- Physician’s statement (or physical performed within one year of camp) by June 19th.
- Balance must be paid in FULL by June 19th.
- How do I pay a remaining balance or upload a physical to my online account?
When registering for camp, you will automatically create an online account with the email address that you enter. Once you have completed the camp registration, you will receive a confirmation email with a link on the top right of the email. Click the link that says “Manage your online account.” Enter your email address and password to log on to your online account. To pay a remaining balance, click the yellow button that says “Pay Bill Now.” To upload your physical or physician’s statement, click on the blue button “Upload Form.”
- Do I need medical insurance to attend camp?
Campers must have medical insurance. The camp carries an EXCESS medical insurance policy to cover medical expenses for injuries/accidents which occur in the course of camp activities. Medical expenses, including any deductibles, which are declined for payment through the camper’s personal insurance and/or through the excess policy become the personal responsibility of the camper’s parents/guardians
If you don’t have medical insurance, you can purchase insurance for the week at www.floridianquote.com/uf-athletics-camp-insurance
- Can players send a physical instead of getting a doctor’s signature?
We only accept a physical that has been completed within one year of the last day of your camp’s camp session. Physicals should be uploaded to your online account by June 19th. If you are unable to upload your physical, please send it by emailing a scanned version to volleyballcamp [at] gators.ufl.edu or by faxing it to 352-375-7807.
- Where is registration?
All registration will take place at Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center located on Gale Lemerand Drive on campus. Please park in the Gate 1 O’Connell Center parking lot to avoid ticketing.
- Where is check-in and check-out for commuter campers?
Check-in and check-out each day for commuters will take place at Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center located on Gale Lemerand Drive on campus.
- May parents watch?
Parents are welcome and encouraged to watch their children. We request that you sit and watch in the designated sections for viewing in the facilities. If a facility does not have a designated section to watch, feel free to sit in any area that won’t be disruptive to camp activity. Please park in the Gate 1 O’Connell Center parking lot to avoid ticketing.
- How do I find my daughter’s court when I come to watch her at camp?
Campers will be organized by their court coach’s name. A list of all campers, their court coach and training location by session will be posted at Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center before the start of each session.
- Can a camper be picked up by someone besides a camper’s parent?
- A parent may provide the name of an individual at check-in that they will allow to pick up their child. This individual will be allowed to sign the camper out at the end of the day with proper photo ID.
- What is the difference between commuter and resident campers?
Both campers will receive the exact same instruction. Resident campers stay overnight at the camp dorm and receive all meals during camp. Commuter campers do not stay in the camp dorm. Commuters participate in all camp activities and meals except breakfast each day. Housing, breakfast and transportation to and from camp each day are the responsibility of each commuter camper.
- Who can stay in the dorm?
UAA Policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers entering 9th grade or higher for the 2015 - 2016 academic year.
- Can I request a roommate?
Yes. However, the Tolbert Area has double occupancy rooms – you must only request ONE roommate
- What should a camper bring to camp with them?
Resident Campers – towels, bedding (twin-size sheets, blanket, pillow or sleeping bag), alarm clock, toiletries, and pajamas.
Everyone – T-shirts, shorts, volleyball shoes, socks, knee pads, casual shoes, UMBRELLA, spending money for camp store.
- How do I handle my team’s key deposit?
There is no key deposit. If a key is lost, there will be a $55.00 fee for a lost hard key and a $25.00 fee for a lost access card.
- Is there supervision in the dorms?
Camp staff stays in the dorms along with the Dorm Director and Athletic Trainer. Each night at 11:00pm the staff makes rounds to be sure campers are in their assigned room and provide any help needed. The University of Florida Housing Office also provides 24-hour security.
- Will campers be able to purchase food besides the dining hall?
For overnight campers, pizza and beverages will be sold in the dorm following the evening session.
- Will campers be able to purchase Florida Volleyball Camp attire?
Merchandise will be available for purchase ONLY at registration and check-out. At registration the camp store will be at a designated location at Gate 1 of the O’Connell Center.
- Is transportation from local airports available?
If you need transportation to and from local airports, reservations must be made by July 1, 2015. Roundtrip cost per camper:
- Gainesville Airport (GNV) – $40.00
- Jacksonville Airport (JAX) – $100.00
- What is the refund policy?
Cancellations due to injury, with medical documentation provided by a physician, will be refunded in full. Cancellations for any other reason will be refunded all but the $75 non-refundable deposit. Once camp begins, refunds will ONLY be given in the event the camper is injured or ill and must depart from camp.
Per NCAA rules, all sport camps and clinics conducted by The University of Florida Athletic Association are open to any and all entrants and enrollment is only limited based on age, grade level, gender, and/or number restrictions as specified by each camp.
For camps occurring prior to May 1, 2015, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers currently in 9th grade or higher for the 2014-15 academic year. For camps occurring after May 1, 2015, UAA policy allows participation in overnight/resident camps only for campers that will be in 9th grade or higher for the 2015-16 academic year. Please refer to each sport's camp page for additional information
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