Frequently Asked Questions
Q - What does my child need to bring to camp?
A - SSA provides all the equipment and supplies for camp, so the only thing your child may want to bring to camp is something to drink, which is optional. If your child is attending one of our summer camps or 3-hour workshops, your child may also want to bring a snack.
Q - What does my child wear to camp?
A - Children attending our sports camps will want to wear comfortable clothes. Everyday clothing is suitable for children attending our academic enhancements camps. Some camps are outside, so make sure your child is dressed for the weather.
Q - What kind of shoes does my child wear?
A - Regular athletic/tennis shoes are preferred for our sports camps. Please, do not wear cleats in after-school camps regardless of whether it is standard attire for the sport.
Q - Will my child be okay to participate if he/she is new to sports and/or the subject?
A - Yes, our curriculum and instructors work great with all ages and skill levels. Most SSA programs are geared toward children age 6-12.
Q - Can we get a refund if my child misses a day of camp?
A - If you know beforehand that your child will not be able to make it to a day of camp, we can prorate the cost. If your child misses a day of camp due to personal reasons, we cannot issue a refund.
Q - Is my child’s instructor qualified?
A - Yes, SSA takes the safety of every child very seriously, so please know that all SSA coaches and teachers have approved background checks through the state and FBI. In addition, SSA teachers and coaches have 3+ years of experience working with children, are CPR certified, attend ongoing training, and have been thoroughly trained in youth development, SSA life coaching, and the subject in which they are teaching/coaching.
Q - Does my child have to do the take home work?
A - No, the take home work is not required but definitely recommended. Children who take full advantage of the program have proven to produce great results.
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