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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

FAQ

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How do I Register?

 

Click the "Registration" or "Register Here" buttons to complete our secure online registration.

 

How do I Pay?

 

Secure online payments are available via Credit Card. You can go to the PAY BALANCE ONLINE tab listed on our website to make payments anytime on your balance for camp. If you set up payment plan when you register please note that will come out on the first of every month with the last payment being May 1st.

 
Overnight Shipping Address:


Bauerle Bulldog Swim Camps
UGA Swimming Offices

201 Ramsey Student Center
330 River Road
Athens GA 30602

 

Standard Mailing Address:


Bauerle Bulldog Swim Camps
UGA Swimming Office
P.O. Box 1472
Athens, GA 30603

 

Refund Policy:

 

Please notify us if you need to cancel camp for any reason. We will be able to refund your camp costs minus the Registration Fees for each Camp.  Those funds are retained by the IT Company that oversees the website.   
THERE WILL BE NO REFUNDS FOR NO SHOWS.

 

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. If you do not receive an email directly after registering for camp, contact Christen Shedden (706-542-7946) or Jerry Champer (706-542-3517) right away for assistance. Please also check your junk email folder as sometimes they will be found there.

 

Can I request a roommate? What are the dorm rooms like?


Yes, overnight campers can request one (1) person as roommate. There are no quad or tri rooms available in the dorms for camp. Make sure that the person that you are requesting is also putting you down as their requested roommate. Each dorm room has a bathroom and can hold a maximum of 2 campers. We can also do our best to place you in a room next to specific individuals as per request. If you are arriving without a specific roommate then we will assign you a roommate of the same gender and age.

 

                                     The Dorms for 2018 are:

 

Rutherford Hall- Swim Camp I & Starts & Turns I

 

Myers Hall- Swim Camp II & Starts and Turns II

 

Weekend Swim Camp- Building 1516

                  (located near the ECV-East Campus Village)

   

 What should I bring to the camp?

  • Goggles
  • Towels
  • Swim Caps
  • Running Shoes for nightly activities.Crocs are not acceptable activity shoes.
  • Athletic Socks
  • Athletic Shorts and T shirts for activities
  • Water Bottle
  • Swimming Suits

 

OVERNIGHT CAMPERS ONLY

In addition to the above list:

  • Twin Sheet (long) and Blanket or Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Appropriate sleeping attire
  • Towels and washcloths for bathing
  • Soap, Deodorant, Toothbrush, Toothpaste
  • Snacks and Drinks for your room
  • Any Medication they may need during the week-Tylenol, Advil, feminine hygiene products. We do not have these to provide for the campers.
  • Please mark your name on all items to avoid confusion with anyone else's things.     

 

** There are NO refrigerators or microwaves in the dorms during camp! **

 

What NOT to bring to camp:

  • Laptops, IPad's
    Ipod/MP3/Music Players
    Video Games and or Systems
    TV's
    Anything expensive, we are not responsible for lost items.

 
Ten Commandments of Camp:

  • The twain shall not meet - No girls in guys rooms and no guys in girls rooms at ANY TIME. Meetings in lobby only. Do not go into anyone else's room of the same gender unless you are invited.
  • Never leave dorm, pool or dining hall unescorted.
  • All areas in Ramsey Center are off limits unless accompanied by a coach.
  • Always wear shoes.
  • Be on time.
  • Obey all staff members at all times as quickly as possible.
  • No pizza orders after 8:45 pm or they go to the staff.
  • Keep your rooms reasonably neat.
  • Keep your room locked when you're not there and keep your key with you at all times.
  • Squirt guns, fireworks, alcohol, drugs, cigarettes, pets and other items deemed by the staff as contraband are prohibited.

 

Is a camp store open to purchase shirts, etc?

Yes. You can bring some money to camp to use at the camp store. There are hats and shirts as well as some suits available. Prices range from $20-$40.

 


When and Where is Check in?

 

Swim Camp and Starts and Turns Camp:
Check in is at the dorm between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm is for both Commuter and Overnight Campers at the dorm which this year is Rutherford Hall for Swim Camp I and Starts and Turns I and Myers Hall for Swim Camp II and Starts and Turns II.  An email will also be sent to you with that information as well. It will be sent to the email that was used for registration. Everyone will meet again in the dorm lobby at 3:10.  There, Coach and Camp Director Jerry Champer, will welcome the group, make introductions and then walk to the pool. Have your CAMP SHIRT and SNEAKERS on for the 3:10 Meeting. There will not be time for you to return to your room and change clothes.

 

Weekend Camp:

Check in will begin at 8:00am at the dorm. This is for both Commuter and Overnight Campers. The dorm for this camp is Building 1516 near the East Campus Village (ECV). An email will also be sent to you with that information as well. It will be sent to the email that was used for registration. Please make sure your email is correct and current.

 

  ** Please come to the dorm for check-in BOTH COMMUTER AND Overnight**.

 

***Please make sure that your email is correct and current as that is how we communicate to you as we get closer to the start or camp as well as through out the time at camp! We do ask also that you make sure it does not go to your junk mail folder as sometimes they have been known to do.*** 

 

Housing guidelines are as follows:

  • Each camper will be issued a lanyard with their room key and security key card.
  • Two Campers assigned per room, roommate requests will try to be honored.
  • Coaches/Counselors stay in Dorms.
  • Boys and Girls are separated by floors and/or wings.
  • Rooms have in-room bathrooms.
  • Lost Keys are $50.
  • Campers are responsible for all room/dorm damage.
  • Trash must be taken out to trash chute and room picked up upon check-out.

 

How can I get directions to camp?


We will send out directions to both the pool and the dorm before the start of camp. The address for the pool is also listed below as well as the addresses to the dorms that we will be staying in this summer.

 

Ramsey Student Center

330 River Road

Athens, GA 30602

 

Rutherford Hall

305 Cedar Street

Athens, GA 30609-4211

 

Myers Hall

1055 South Lumpkin Street

Athens, GA  30609

 

Building 1516

395 River Road

Athens, GA 30609

 

Which meals are provided?

 

Resident Campers - Resident Campers will receive dinner on the first night, breakfast, lunch and dinner during the full days of camp and Breakfast on the last day. Campers that are staying from the Bulldog camp directly into the Starts and Turns Camp will also receive lunch that day.

 

Commuter Campers - Day Camper will receive dinner on the first night, lunch and dinner during the full days.

 

Can I come and watch my camper?


Yes, you can attend any session you please. We just ask that you watch from the stands and not down on the pool deck.

 

Can I or another family member take my camper to lunch?


Yes, if it is a family friend or non relative then we will need a permission notice from the parent allowing it. You are also allowed to pay and eat with the group in the dining hall at anytime.

 

When is Drop off/Pick up for Commuter Campers each day for Swim Camp & Starts & Turns?


Day campers need to be dropped off each morning at the Ramsey Center pool at 8:30am for Swim Camp and no later than 8:20 for Starts and Turns Camp. They can be picked up either at the pool after the afternoon session at 6:00pm or at the dorms following dinner and evening activities no later than 8:30pm.

 

How are the groups divided up?


We divide our camp into 5 swimming groups based on times (which usually runs pretty close to age). We make our groups during the first practice right after our group photo. Swimmers can move up and down groups afterward if the staff feels it is appropriate for that particular camper.

 For evening activities we will divide the campers into 4 teams (North, South, East, West). The teams will have competitions each night and awards will be given out at the awards ceremony at the end of camp.

 

When and where is the awards ceremony?


The Bauerle Bulldog Camp will have an awards ceremony right after the last practice session on the last day of camp. The 5 day camps will finish up with a mini meet (50 free) beginning around 10:45 am. Parents and campers will then meet up in the stands where we will have the awards ceremony and say our goodbye's. From the Awards ceremony at the pool parents then need to take the campers back to the dorms to check out. Those campers staying to participate in the Starts and Turns camp will go to lunch with the coaches.

 Following the last session of the Starts and Turns camp we will have a small meeting with the campers at the pool and then release them to their parents. Parents must take the campers back to the dorm to check out.

 

Phones available?


The dorm rooms do not have phones in the rooms. Campers can always use a coaches phone to make a call if they need to. We encourage that campers with cell phones leave them in the dorm during the day. This allows them to talk and mingle with others kids at camp rather than their friends at home.

 

Is there medical staff at camp?

 

A certified athletic trainer will be present during all training sessions and on call in the evening if necessary. Our trainers do not have medication to give out, you must supply your own.
ICE and WATER will be provided at all training sessions.

 

Any Discounts Offered?

 

We offer a $25 sibling discount for the 2nd Camper and on, or a $50 Multi Camp discount for the 2nd and on Camp. The first camps and sibling registrations are full price. These discounts apply only to additional registrations. Due to NCAA regulations we can not offer discounts to one individual without offering it to everyone.

 

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