To ensure a successful and safe camp please read this information carefully.
Weeks S01-s02 (Weeks Starting June 12-June 19)- Soule Center at 652 Hammond Street in Chestnut Hill. Check in will be in the Gym.
Weeks 2-11 (Weeks starting June 26-August 28)-Brookline High School at 66 Tappan Street. Check in will be on the main field.
Week 12 (September 4 & 5)- Soule Center at 652 Hammond Street in Chestnut Hill. Check in will be in the Gym.
REQUIRED PAPERWORK FOR PARTICIPATION
- Waiver– Mail, email, or fax forms to Viking | Download
- Physical- Needs to be current within 1 year (if your child is getting an updated physical during the summer, please provide the 2016 physical and replace it with the updated once available).
- Immunization Record
- Allergies, Asthma, other Medication Forms- If your child needs to take medication while at camp you must let us know as soon as possible so that we may inform you of the laws pertaining to this and get you forms that must be completed at least 3 days before your child may attend camp. If your child is bringing an inhaler or epipen, a General Medication Form is required in addition to the Asthma or Epipen form.
Asthma Inhaler Forms | Epipen Forms | General Medication Forms
CHECK IN & CHECK OUT
The location for Viking Summer Sports Camp is Brookline High School Main Field located at 66 Tappan Street. The best place to park at drop-off and pick-up times is on Tappan Street. There is both street and parking space parking. Drop-off time is at 8.55am. Pick up time is 3.00pm. If your child arrives before 8.55am or leaves after 3.00pm you MUST pay the fee for this service.
- If your child will not be attending camp on any day, please contact us at (508) 358-5066 or email email@example.com before the start of the camp day to let us know.
- If you wish your child to come to and/or leave camp alone or with a non parent/guardian we must have a parents written permission. The pick up person will be asked for photo ID. If you child arrives along, then he or she will be responsible for reporting to the Camp Director at arrival and departure time to check in and out.
- All campers must be checked in and out every day. Checking in requires that you let the Camp Director know that your child has arrived each morning and the name of the person who will pick your child up that day. Checking out requires that the pick up person informs the Camp Director who they are and which child they are taking home: if the pick up person changes throughout the day, we require that you contact us at (508) 358-5066 or firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know.
- Early drop off and late pick up • Early drop off and late pick up will take place on the main field at 66 Tappan Street.
WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP
- NO ELECTRIC DEVICES- Anything with a screen cannot be used for entertainment purposes.
- Sunblock (we will provide sunblock for children who forget to brg their own. Children should apply sunblock before camp begins. We will remind everyone to reapply their sunscreen after lunch). We also encourage children to wear a hat for protection from the sun.
- A waterbottle – we takes drinks breaks every 20-30 minutes so please bring plenty of fluids.
- A snack and a lunch (any food must be in a suitable lunch box/cooler to keep it fresh until snack at 10.30am and lunch at 12.30pm).
- Suitable camp clothing includes shorts/sweatpants, a t-shirt/sweatshirt and sneakers.
- Equipment as follows: Multi-Sports camp: nothing. Baseball/T -ball camp: a baseball glove. Soccer camp: a soccer ball and shin guards. Flag Football camp: a football. Although cleats are optional, players MUST bring sneakers to camp each day in case we use the basketball court or gym.
- Optional – a book, board games, trading cards, (only played before and after camp), etc. After campers eat snack and lunch, we sit down and rest to allow time for food to digest. While many children are happy to sit and talk with friends, we also allow children to bring in their own games, trading cards, and books.
RAIN AND EXTREME HEAT DAYS
Camp is moved indoors to the Brookline High School gym at 66 Tappan Street. We also play a variety of water games and use the sprinklers.
HEALTH CARE POLICY
Parents have the right to review our discipline policies as well as background reviews of our staff, health care policies and grievance procedures. Please note the following regarding Viking Sports Camp’s Health Care Policy:
If your child is mildly ill while at camp the camp health supervisor will help your child, consult with the camp health care consultant, Carolyn Dobies, and attempt to contact parents/guardians. In the event of a medical emergency every effort will be made to contact parents/guardians/emergency contacts. In the event that no one can be contacted we will go ahead and contact our health care consultant and secure proper treatment.