All campers are asked to follow these Covid-19 procedures and guidelines:
Public health and safety are our first priority, and our ability to conduct athletic events depends on the willingness of our campus community and visitors to come together in support of our collective health and safety.
All campers could be subject to local health official restrictions and guidance, including a health screening and temperature check, before entering TD Arena.
From the CofC Covid Leadership Team
The following requirements and guidelines apply to all members of campus, contractors and
visitors and will go into effect on Wednesday, May 19:
COVID-19 Self-Screening Checklist
All campers on our campus will be asked to review the following screening checklist before attending camp:
• Do you have new muscle aches not related to another medical condition or another specific activity (e.g. due to physical exercise)?
• Do you feel like you may have a temperature of greater than 100.0°F?
• Do you have a sore throat, runny nose and/or congestion not related to another medical condition (e.g. allergies)?
• Do you have a new or worsening cough that is not related to another medical condition?
• Do you have shortness of breath that is not attributable to another medical condition?
• Do you have recent (within the last five days) loss of smell and taste?
• Do you have new onset of vomiting or diarrhea not related to another medical condition?
• Have you had recent close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, immediately self-isolate and contact your medical provider. Please do not attend camp.
The following minimum conduct rules are required:
- The possession or use of alcohol or illegal drugs is prohibited.
- Fireworks, firearms, guns, knives, archery equipment, and other weapons are prohibited except while in use for an officially sanctioned and approved instructional program.
- No violence, sexual abuse, or harassment will be tolerated.
- Bullying and hazing of any kind are prohibited. Bullying including verbal, physical and cyber bullying.
- No theft.
- College of Charleston is a “Tobacco Free” campus, therefore tobacco use is prohibited on College property. The use of any e-cigarettes or vaping products by minors is also prohibited.
- Misuse or damage of College of Charleston property is prohibited. Costs will be assessed against individuals deemed responsible for damage or misusing College property.
- The inappropriate use of cell phones, cameras, imaging, and digital devices is prohibited including use of such devices in showers, restrooms, or other areas where participants expect privacy.
- Masks must be worn at all times except for when eating or drinking. Social distancing is encouraged.
The canteen is optional. We sell concession items like candy, chips, drinks, etc. The recommended amount is $25 but we leave the decision up to you. Any balance left over in the canteen is your son's responsibility to collect at the closing ceremony.
Session I and III
Camp is for ages 6 - 14. All sessions are divided into age groups. We are an introductory camp designed to teach campers basketball skills and activities. Campers will participate in skill activities and 5 on 5 games. Each camper receives a College of Charleston t-shirt and ball. Camp begins each day at 9am and ends around 3:30pm. Campers must be picked up by 4pm. Early drop-off begins at 8am. Lunch is provided. Camp Price: $300.
Typical Day at Camp (subject to change)
9:00 AM Assembly/Divide Campers into Teams
9:30 AM Stretching/Warm-ups
9:45 AM Skill Stations (15 min each)
10:15 AM Team Practices
10:45 AM 5 on 5 Games (40 min games)
11:30 AM Daily Free Throws
1:15 PM Thought of Day
1:45 PM Daily Contests
2:20 PM Relay Games
3:00 PM Team Practices
3:15 PM 5 on 5 Games
4:00 PM Dismissal
This camp is for kids who have not entered 7th grade. It is exactly the same as the other two sessions except for the grade requirements. This is due to a new recruiting calendar released from the NCAA that affects the ages of kids that we can have at camp.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do I Register?
Click the "Register for Camp" button in the upper right hand corner of our website to complete our secure online registration or contact Ashley Perrucci at email@example.com to receive a brochure in the mail.
How do I Pay?
Secure online payments are available via Credit Card or E-Check (an E-Check allows you to Register online using your checking account by simply typing in your Account Number and Routing Number from the bottom of your check). Checks should be made out to Pat Kelsey Basketball Camp.
Camp payments will be refunded minus a $25 processing fee.
Covid Refund Policy
If a camper tests positive during camp, we will be forced to shut down that age group. Your refund for a Covid shutdown will be prorated depending on the day that the age group is closed.
How do I know if I'm Confirmed for Camp?
Upon completing registration you'll receive a confirmation email with important camp information and a receipt of your purchase. Please also check your junk mail if you do not see the confirmation.
What should I bring to camp?
Campers should dress appropriately and come ready to play. Appropriate dress includes:
- Gym shoes and socks
- T-shirt and shorts
- Canteen Money
- Water is provided
What NOT to bring to camp?
- Ipod/MP3/Music Players
- Your own ball (We'll have plenty here & don't want yours to get lost)
- Cell Phone
- Water Bottles
What medical forms are neccessary?
- We need a signed consent 2021 letter, a CofC Covid Waiver and the minor general liability release. You may electronically sign these during online registration.
- We do not need a copy of your son's physical or insurance card.
Please download the consent letter, Covid Waiver and minor general liability release on our "Forms" page.
Is there a medical staff on-site?
We have an experienced medical staff on-site during all of our camps to assist with any medical needs. This staff can assist your child with any prescriptions that may need to be administered throughout the day.
Where is Drop-Off and Pick-up?
After check in on the first day, all day campers should be dropped off and picked up each day in the carpool line on Burn's Lane (one-way from Meeting Street to King Street, just past Calhoun).