FAQs
Will an athletic trainer be available? (Clinic & Summer Camp Q)

Yes. We will have a certified athletic trainer on site throughout all of our camps and clinic field sessions.

What equipment should we bring? (Clinic Q)

This information will be provided in detail at least one week before the event. All events will require players to bring appropriate training gear, footwear for playing on a turf field and sandals and/ or sneakers for walking around campus etc. between sessions. Shin guards are required in every session. We will supply soccer balls and provide water at the fields during all events.

Will goalkeeper training be provided? (Clinic Q)

Yes. Goalkeepers will be provided time to work separately with our goalkeeper coaching staff during all of our events. They will also join in with the field player sessions while still receiving goalkeeper specific instruction from our qualified goalkeeper staff.

How do I get to camp and is parking available? (Clinic & Summer Camp Q)

Yes, parking is available right by the stadium fields. Please see directions form on documents page

Are players well supervised? (Clinic Q)

Absolutely! We take player safety very seriously and players are under constant supervision. We ensure we know where every player is at all times and perform regular attendance checks. Players are always escorted by staff members when walking around campus to fields and the cafeteria.

What is the refund/cancellation policy? (Clinic & Summer Camp Q)

One Day ID Clinics: Any cancellation of the entire clinic due to weather etc. will result in a refund of registration fee.

Camps: For requests received 14 days or more prior to the start of camp, all monies paid with the exception of a $100.00 administrative fee, per session enrolled, will be refunded in the form of a check. If notice of cancellation is received less than 14 days prior to the start of camp, no refunds will be provided. In situations where injury or illness prevent participation in the camp, we will issue credit towards a future camp.

What does my camper need to bring to camp? (Summer Camp Q)

All campers should bring proper soccer equipment. Cleats, shin guards and correct clothing. Different footwear may be required for the different playing surfaces (Natural grass, sprint turf, astro turf and in case of bad weather, indoor). **We will provide each individual camper with a soccer ball on the first day and moving forward in the week, he/she is responsible for bringing that soccer ball to camp.

Campers should arrive with a water bottle clearly labeled with their name. Water will be available at all training sites.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING SUNSCREEN!!!

What if my child leaves something at camp? (Summer Camp Q)

We will keep a lost & found, so it is very important to label your child’s equipment (ball, water bottle, clothing, shin guards etc…)

What time do I drop my child off and pick them up? (Summer Camp Q)

Drop off is 8:45 AM and pick-up is 12 noon for the half/mini day camp.

My child has never attended camp. How do I register? (Summer Camp Q)

You may register for all the camp sessions online. Please click on the registration link and follow the online instructions. You can also pay for the camp with credit cards.

Is camp Co-ed? (Summer Camp Q)

This year we are separating into a boys only and girls only summer camp. There will be a girls summer camp coming up as well that will be run by the Fairfield Stags Women's Staff.

What is a typical daily schedule? (Summer Camp Q)

Schedule is posted for each camp session on the CAMPS page.

Do I have to fill out health forms and show proof of Insurance? (Summer Camp Q)

Yes, the health form is available online under the Documents tab on the top menu. Each camper is required to have a valid physical form on file signed by a doctor. Please be sure to complete the form and send it in prior to the camp start date or bring it to camp. On the health form, you will have to show proof of medical insurance. WE CANNOT COMPLETE REGISTRATION UNTIL THIS INFORMATION IS SUPPLIED.

How will I know my child is registered for camp? (Summer Camp Q)

Successful online registration will generate an e-mail receipt and you will be provided a registration number, which will allow you to review your registration status.

What if my child leaves camp early? (Summer Camp Q)

No refunds or credits will be given for no-shows or for those who leave camp early for any reason.

What kind of coaching will my child receive at camp? (Summer Camp Q)

All of our staff are nationally licensed (United States Soccer Federation, National Soccer Coaches Association of America, United States Youth Soccer, and the Football Association, England) and are experienced with working and coaching with youth players. The Staff Coaches will challenge players to improve technically, and create tactical situations that players must solve. Fairfield University soccer players will assist in (not lead) coaching sessions and will be used to demonstrate technical skills.

What is the Coach to player ratio and how many campers attend your camp per week? (Summer Camp Q)

The camper to staff coach ratio is 13:1 on average. Overall, camper to staff ratio (staff includes Staff Coaches, Counselors, and Camp Directors) is 10:1 on average. We cap attendance at around 80-85 campers per week long session. This is done to ensure quality coaching and attention, and also to get the most out of our excellent playing facilities.

What happens if it rains/extreme heat during camp? (Summer Camp Q)

Each week we will have access to an indoor space, allowing us to continue camp activities regardless of conditions. Please ensure that you pack a change of footwear just in case! Training shoes are the best alternative footwear.

I am an Alumni of Fairfield University, do I receive a discount?

Yes. Please contact jdecima@fairfield.edu and/or jonathan.raj@fairfield.edu for your unique discount code.