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Messiah Women's Lacrosse

Common Camp Questions

Camp Logistics

What should I bring? 
Cleats and sneakers or turf shoes(We will be playing on turf and grass fields); Goggles; Lacrosse stick; Mouthguard; Water bottle, Goalie gear (if applicable), Bedding (fitted sheet, pillow and sleeping bag and/or blanket is suggested),  

Can my daughter play up and participate in older groups? We do our best to assign players in groups depending on their skill level and also depending on their desire of how much to be pushed. We encourage your daughter to come and talk to Coach McKay if she feels like she is in the wrong group. 

What are the hours that commuter campers will be at camp? Commuters are dropped off each day at 8:30am up at the fields and are picked up at 8pm each evening at the same drop-off spot. 

Can my daughter come late or leave early from camp because of a prior engagement? Yes, we are flexible with working out a way to make to make it work so every camper can attend camp. Contact Heather McKay ([email protected]) for alternate arrival or departure times or plans prior to the start of camp.  

Do you have specific goalie training at camp? Yes! Morning session include one on one coaching and group goalie sessions that include individual skills training. They are also incorporated into the larger camp drills and scrimmages.

Do you have the capability to handle my daughter's food allergies in your dining hall?
Lottie Nelson Dining Hall offers a variety of menu items daily that exclude the eight most common food allergens. These include Fish, Shellfish, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Wheat, Soy, Milk and Eggs.  Nutrition and allergen information is available 24/7 on line for the menu items and offerings served in the restaurants at Messiah College. The information is inclusive of nutritional data, ingredient data, and dietary allergens information. The Net Nutrition software program also allows for guests of the college to filter (exclude) allergens and or dietary menu preferences from the list of menu offerings. The menus are available on NetNutrition two weeks in advance:  www.messiah.edu/menu

For campers with medically diagnosed allergens or restrictions that will require the professional support of the Nutritionist and Executive Chef the following form must be completed 30 days prior to camp:  https://www.messiah.edu/forms/form/518/en/allergy_form_for_conferencecamp  Special Dietary Accommodations may incur a 10% surcharge to the cost of your dining plan. 

More information can be found here:   Dining with Allergens and or Dietary Restrictions at Messiah College

Will there be a medical professional at camp? Yes, we have a Certified Athletic Trainer present at the fields for all training sessions and in the dorm during the evenings.

Do I need to fill out any additional medical/insurance forms?
No, all the medical/insurance information is collected in the online registration process.

Messiah College Employee Discount: 
An employee discount is available to all full-time employees of Messiah College. This discount is only available to campers up through eighth grades as NCAA rules prohibit the providing of discounts to campers in grades 9-12.   Employees need to e-mail Heather McKay at [email protected] to receive a Coupon Code.

Registration

How do I register?
Click on any of the "Register Now" buttons under the camp or clinic you are signing up for. 

Is there a Registration Deadline?
Yes, so please look carefully for those dates for the different camps/clinics! 

Is there an early bird discount for camp?
Yes, if you register prior to May 1st you receive an early bird discount when you register! 
 
Do I have to pay in full at time of registration? 
All camps will have payment options* available to you:

1) Full Payment: Pay in full at time of online registration with credit card.
2) Deposit:  Pay a nonrefundable deposit at time of online registration with credit card and remaining balance will be charged to your credit card before the start of camp
3) Installment Plan:  Pay a nonrefundable deposit at time of online registration with a credit card and your credit card will be charged on subsequent dates with the final amount charged before camp. 
*These options will be made available to you when payment is required at the end of the online registration process.

Is online the only way to sign up for camp?
Yes, all registration is online. but feel free to mail in a Check if that is your preferred payment method.  

Do I need to fill out any additional medical/insurance forms?
No, all the medical/insurance information is collected in the online registration process.

Rooming

Do rooms have refrigerators or microwaves? No, the rooms do not have refrigerators or microwaves. There is one refrigerator in the common living area and is welcome for everyone to use. 

Will the campers be supervised in the dorms? There will always be a staff member in the dorm while campers are in the dorm.

Can my daughter room with her friend? If players wish to room together, roommate requests must appear on BOTH campers’ application forms. If left blank, camper will be placed with someone of a similar age.

Can my daughter have more than one roommate? There are double, and triple rooms for camp and we will try to accommodate for preference. If there are 4 friends who want to room together, we do our best to put them in two rooms, near one another.  

Do the dorms have air conditioning? Yes, all of our dorm rooms have air conditioning.

Discounts

Sibling Discount:
A family discount of $15.00 is given to each siblings who registers for either Commuter Camp or Resident Camp. This discount does not apply to Clinic or Prospect Camps.

Messiah College Employee Discount: 
A $15.00 employee discount is available to all employees of Messiah College. Employees need to e-mail Heather McKay at [email protected] to receive a Coupon Code.

Team Discounts:

We offer team discounts for both the indoor players clinic and summer camp! You need 5 or more campers coming from the same team or school to qualify. A coach or team leader can email me for the discount code. 

Coupon Codes can't be doubled up, only one coupon code can be used per person.   

Contact

Messiah Women's Lacrosse

One College Ave., Suite 4501
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 717-796-1800

Contact Us

Messiah Women's Lacrosse

One College Ave., Suite 4501
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania 17055

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 717-796-1800

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