Q: Will I receive written confirmation that my child is enrolled?
A: Yes. You will receive an email confirmation.
Q: What should my child bring to camp?
A: Overnight Campers should bring plenty of soccer clothing, a soccer ball, sunscreen, alarm clock, all linens, swimming suit, any medications necessary, and spending money. Day campers should arrive dressed to play soccer in shorts, t-shirts, shin guards, socks and cleats or tennis shoes. Both Day and Overnight campers must bring a soccer ball. All campers will receive a free soccer camp T-shirt and water bottle.
Q: What if my child has food allergies?
A: At Doug Allison’s Soccer Academy, we pride ourselves on being the soccer camp that is about More than just Soccer.
We take great pride in meeting the many unique needs of our campers and their special dietary needs. With this being said, we rely on our campers’ parents to let us know about their children’s dietary restrictions and work with us to identify a safe, effective plan throughout the course our campers’ stay.
Just like every camper is unique, we work with parents to identify solutions on an individual basis.
Our policy is transparency because we want you to know what your child’s meal options are during their stay at Doug Allison’s Soccer Academy. Before camp, we will send an email with the information of what food we will make available to your child and with instructions for if your child has special dietary needs.
In the meantime, please feel free to email with any questions or concerns.
Q: Where do I register / pick up my child?
A: Once on campus, follow the signs to Soccer Registration. Full Day and Half Day campers should be dropped off and picked up at the Furman Soccer Stadium.
Q: Can my camper room with a friend?
Yes, we allow roommate requests at camp. Please make sure when signing up for camp, that each camper chooses one another to be roommates. All roommates MUST be completed 2 weeks prior to each camp. NO ROOMMATE CHANGES MAY BE MADE AT CHECK-IN.
Q: Is there any free time?
A: There is basically no free time. Campers are continually busy playing or learning soccer from breakfast until after the evening games.
Q: What type of supervision do you provide?
A: Campers are supervised by staff members during the entire camp. No one is allowed to leave campus. Dorms are supervised 24 hours a day.
Q: Are teams welcome?
A: Teams or groups are encouraged to attend the Team Academy. We will accept teams or groups at all other sessions as well. Please designate on your application if you are attending as part of a team or group.
Q: Is there a separate Goalkeeper Academy?
A: Yes. Specialized Goalkeeper Instruction is available at Summer ID, Team, and Resident Camps. Please indicate "Goalkeeper" on your registration form.
Q: Can parents or coaches watch the sessions?
A: Yes! All sessions are open to parents and coaches.
Q: Where are the campers housed?
A: All overnight campers stay in the air-conditioned Furman dorms. Campers are assigned two to a room. (You may choose to designate a roommate on your application). Please bring twin sized bed sheets, pillow and blanket. There are no telephones in the individual dorm rooms.
Q: What equipment does the Camp provide?
A:A T-shirt, and water bottle are provided to every camper.
Q: Does my child need any spending money?
A: Your child may need extra money for the camp Snack Bar, Furman Bookstore, and the Soccer Camp Store. Some campers may wish to order pizzas for a late night snack.
Q: Where is Furman University located?
A: Furman University is located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is centrally located two hours from Columbia, SC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA. The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport (GSP) is 20 minutes from campus.