SUMMER CAMP BASICS

Heights United’s summer camp is at Gearity School, 2323 Wrenford Rd., University Heights on Mondays through Thursdays. On Fridays, the camp is held on the soccer field at Denison Park, 1015 Quarry Dr., Cleveland Heights.

SESSION 1: June 12 — June 27
SESSION 2: June 28 — July 14

Drop off is 9 a.m., pickup is 3 p.m.

BRING: Backpack and water bottle labeled with your name; lunch and snack.
DO NOT BRING: A soccer ball (we have plenty!); electronics (Heights United is not responsible for loss or damage).

WEAR: Comfortable shorts or pants with t-shirt; shin guards; tennis shoes and soccer cleats (MUST have tennis shoes for indoor gym on rainy days!).

ON DAY ONE: We organize campers into groups by age and assign a counselor for the entire session (see Sean for special requests).

EVERY DAY: When you arrive, find your counselor and check in. Return to counselor at 2:45 p.m. for pickup.

EVERY WEEK: Mornings: Conditioning and foot skills, tactical demonstrations and small-group work with counselors. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons: Super League games. Tuesday and Friday afternoons: Theme Days! Themes will be announced in the weekly camp newsletter.

FOOD: Bring a packed and labeled lunch. (Free lunches available; ask Sean for details.) Snack bar will sell water, slushies, pop, candy, chips, etc., for 25¢ to $1. Every Friday: Pizza and root beer float for $2. Snack bar revenue goes to HUSA schlarships, which total $8,000 this year. For every $5 spent at the snack bar, campers will get to spin the HUSA MegaPrize Wheel to win raffle tickets.

T-SHIRTS: Will be issued by the end of the second week.

NOTES FOR PARENTS

If child will be absent from camp, please call Sean in morning (216-849-4505). If child has allergies, medical or special needs, tell Sean and the counselor. In case of injury, we will contact parent or call 911. We have all medical and release forms on site. If picking up child early, parents MUST alert the child’s counselor counselor. Apply sunscreen before camp. You may also pack sunscreen and ask counselors to apply.

On rainy days, we have an indoor schedule. Groups stay with their counselors and rotate between gym activities (footskills, small-sided games, futsal), computer lab, game room, science lab and arts & crafts room. Bring tennis shoes — no cleats allowed on the gym floor. THE SCHOOL WILL BE LOCKED on bad-weather days for safety. To enter call Sean at 216-849-4505.

Parents of campers will have the option of receiving text alerts about sudden changes due to weather. Information about registering for alerts will be provided.

Please donate board games for indoor days!