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NYSP
National Youth Sports Program

Overview

2019 NYSP General Information

Ages

 8 to 15.  Must turn 8 by the last day of August to attend (no exceptions).

Fee

 See sliding annual income scale for registration fees, on registration tab. 

Dates

 June 17 through July 12, 2019. No camp June 20 or July 4

Hours

 Monday through Friday 8:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m Daily supervision will begin at 8:30am, please do not drop children off before 8:30am.  All children must either take the bus home or be picked up by 12:55 p.m.

Location

WVU Shell Building (near the Coliseum) Evansdale Campus. View more information about our location and facilities

Orientation Day

June 17, 2019. The purpose of orientation day is to complete all physical exams and learn camp rules. Campers will not swim or do sport activities on this day. Orientation day is the only day free physicals are provided by NYSP.

Physical Exams

 All campers must have a completed physical examination before participating in camp. NYSP will provide free physicals on Orientation Day (06/17/2019) only.  NYSP physical examinations cannot be used for any other camps or programs. If participants are not in attendance on June 17, physical exams must be completed by a family physician at one’s own expense. View more information about physical exams.

Lunches

Are provided daily. All participants must have a completed free or reduced lunch form on file, even if they are not eligible for the service.  All children are served the same lunch unless special medical/dietary requests are made in advance with proper paperwork on file with NYSP office. More information about lunch.

Attire

 All campers are expected to dress appropriately. Closed toes shoes are required. Examples of appropriate and acceptable attire consist of shorts, t-shirt, sneakers (comfortable clothes that allow for movement during activities). No sandals (open toed shoes) or flip-flops permitted for any activity, other than swimming.

Swimming

Each participant will need to bring his/her own swim suite/trunks and towel (goggles if needed) for swimming on Tuesday and Thursday. One-piece bathing suits recommended for females.

Participation

 It is the expectation that everyone attending camp participate in all activities, including swimming. Any child being disruptive or disrespectful of others participating, will be sent home. Activities take place indoors and outdoors, and sunscreen is recommend for outdoor activities.  

Inclusion

Any child with a disability requesting additional assistance with activities will be asked to complete some additional forms. View more information about inclusion.

Transportation

Monongalia County School buses provide transportation to and from camp each day. Summer bus schedules can be found on web site. Please call 304-983-8204 for any bus route or transportation questions. We will be sending emails out with the schedule before the first day of camp. View more information about transportation.