Frequently Asked Questions

**2017 SU ID Camp and SU Elite Boys Camp Frequently Asked Questions
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What are the dates of camp for SU ID Camp and Elite Camp?

July 6-9, 2017.

What are the ages for the SU ID Camp and the SU Elite Camp?

SU ID Camp is for boys ages 15-19 and the SU Elite Camp is for boys ages 10-14

What is the camp tuition?

SU ID Camp is $625 for a resident camper and $525 for a commuter camper.SU Elite Boys Camp is $550 for a resident camper and $450 for a commuter.

How do I register for camp?

Payment online is available by credit card or by electronic check. A paper brochure/registration can be downloaded under the documents tab on the camp website. you can complete it and mail it with a check made out to: Ian McIntyre Soccer, Inc.

Is there a registration deadline?

We accept applications until the sessions are full. Camp fills quickly, so we suggest registering early, especially for goalkeepers.

If the camp is full, do you have a waiting list?

Yes, when the session fills, an online waiting list will become available. No deposit is necessary to be placed on the waiting list.

Do I have to pay in full or can I submit a deposit?

You may apply to camp with a deposit of $150. Your balance must be paid by check up until July 1st. You may log back on and pay by credit card using the link provided in your confirmation email. You may also complete your balance by paying in cash on registration day.

Is there a Camp Health Form that I need to fill out?

Yes the form is on our documents page. Please fill it out and attach your up to date vaccination records. You can scan and email, or smartphone picture and email, the form to Andrew Coughlin @atcoughl@syr.edu.

Will I receive a confirmation letter and a list of what to bring to camp?

If registering online, a confirmation letter will be sent immediately by email. If applying by mail, you should receive an email confirmation letter within 2 weeks. Please contact us if you have not received your email confirmation letter. A thorough checklist of items necessary for camp will accompany the email confirmation letter.

Should my son bring a soccer ball?

No we will provide a ball for each camper to use.

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

Please note that there is a $100 non-refundable administration fee with every registration. In the event you need to cancel, please contact us in writing and we will review refunds on a case-by-case basis. Any cancellation within one week of camp will result in a forfeiture of the entire camp fee. If you cancel due to injury, you must provide medical documentation to be eligible for a refund (less the $100 admin fee).

Do you provide transportation to camp to/from the airport?

Yes please email Matt Verni to arrange for the free airport shuttle. His email is mfverni@syr.edu.

Can my son request his roommate?

Yes! Roommate requests and/or near requests are honored. You can enter your roommates during online registration or with a hard copy registration.

Where do the campers stay at camp?

Campers are housed in one of SU's dormitories and eat in one of our dining facilities on campus.

When/where do we arrive at camp on the first day?

On the first day of camp, registration will occur between 11:30 am and 1:30 pm at the Dorm (TBD). The first training session starts at 2:30PM. CAMPERS MUST BE PRESENT TO REGISTER. If you will be arriving late due to travel or scheduling conflicts, please email us at or call before 2:00 pm to let us know!

When/where do we pick up from camp on the last day?

Camp ends on Sunday at 11:30am. A brief awards ceremony will occur in Manley Field House at 11:00 am. Plan to attend!

When is the first meal?

The first meal is dinner on the first day of camp.

When is the last meal?

The last meal is breakfast on the last day of camp.

What is the camper: staff ratio?

10:1 for field players and 8:1 for goalkeepers.

What about safety & supervision?

Campers are fully supervised by our head of housing and camp staff 24 hours per day, during all camp activities and while in rooms. Camp staff and trainers reside on each of the dormitory floors at night. Extra security is hired to monitor the dorms from 10:00 pm to 1:00 a.m.

Are athletic trainers always available?

Fully certified athletic trainers are available 24 hours per day and on the fields during training sessions.

Does my son need to be at a certain level of soccer ability to attend camp?

No specific level of ability is required. We just ask that all campers bring the desire to learn and have fun, and we will help them reach the next level!

What should my son bring to camp?

The checklist will be sent to each camper with a confirmation letter upon our receipt of your application.

Are there snacks & drinks available for purchase?

A camp store has drinks, and SU soccer gear available for purchase. We keep our prices as low as possible! Vending machines are also in the dormitory. We advise you to bring your own snacks for the week. There are no refrigerators in the dorms, so campers may need to purchase cold items at camp. Pizza orders are placed at the camp store for nightly delivery. Many campers order pizza before they leave for their evening matches.

What is a typical amount of spending money for a camper?

Typical spending money at camp is $60 - $75 for the week.

How do I contact my son in case of emergency?

Please call Ian McIntyre at (315) 385 1646.

2017 Junior Orange Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be an athletic trainer present during camp?

Yes! Junior Orange Soccer Camp will have a full-time student trainer from the Syracuse University Sports Medicine Department.

Does my child need to bring a lunch to camp?

Half Day campers should bring a snack to camp. Full Day campers need to bring a snack and a sack lunch to camp.

What equipment should my child bring to camp?

Shin guards are required for all campers. Soccer shoes or sneakers are fine for young campers. If wearing cleats, campers should also bring a pair of flat soccer shoes or sneakers for indoor activities. Please clearly label all items with camper's name, including cleats, as most cleats look the same!

If my child has never played soccer will he/she fit in at camp?

Absolutely. Many of the campers are beginners once they enter this camp. This camp is designed for all skill levels. In fact, we encourage your child to bring a friend that has not yet been introduced to this exciting sport to help spread the passion for soccer in schools around Syracuse.

If my child is a very advanced player can he/she play up an age group?

If your son or daughter is excelling in his/her camp group, the staff coach and camp director will make a decision whether or not your son or daughter would benefit by moving to an older age group.

What will you do in case of inclement weather?

During inclement weather we will be inside the Manley Field House which is field turf and located near the SU Soccer Stadium.

If I am running late to pick up my child will a staff member stay until I arrive?

Please make every effort to be on time. However, a camp director will always stay in the parking lot after camp until every camper has been picked up. Please call 315 385-1646 to let us know if you are running behind.

Does my child need to bring a water bottle to camp?

Yes, each child should bring a water bottle. It is recommended that Full Day campers bring a larger water jug. We will also provide water and Gatorade at all sessions.

Does the camp have a lost and found?

Yes. We will keep a lost and found box close to concessions throughout the day. Please double check your child every day upon picking him/her up to make sure they have their cleats, shoes, shin guards, lunch box, and water bottle as lost and found items add up quickly.

When/where do we arrive on the first day?

Registration on the first day of camp will occur between 8:00am and 9:00am outside the SU Soccer Stadium (Manley Field House South Parking Lot - East Colvin St.). The first session begins at 9:00am. Campers must be present to register. If you will be arriving late due to a conflict, please email or call us before 9:00am to let us know.

When/where do we pick-up from camp?

Half day campers are dismissed at 12:00pm; full day campers are dismissed at 3:00pm. Dismissal is from the SU Soccer Stadium. Parents must sign their child out before leaving. If someone else is picking up your child, please send in a signed note.

What is the refund/cancellation policy?

Please note that there is a $50 non-refundable administration fee with every registration. In the event you need to cancel, please contact us in writing and we will review refunds on a case-by-case basis. Any cancellation within one week of camp will result in a forfeiture of the entire camp fee. If you cancel due to injury, you must provide medical documentation to be eligible for a refund (less the $50 administration fee).