What to Bring, etc.

WEEK-LONG SUMMER CAMPS


In addition to obvious items (suits, goggles, towel, etc.) you will need to bring the following with you:

 

 1. A copy of the front and back of your health insurance card. We use a number of health care providers when needs arise, all of whom require such copies. If you have already sent this item to us, thank you!

 2. Bed linens or sleeping bag- Twin beds and are provided in the dorms, but sheets, blankets, pillows, and pillow cases are not.

 3. Padlock. There are cabinets in the dorms, but if you have anything you wish to secure (wallets, radios, cameras, other valuables), you will need to bring your own lock.

 4. DINING HALL ATTIRE: Please plan to wear shirt, shorts or pants, and proper shoes or sandals, NO FLIP FLOPS are permitted in King Hall where we will be eating our meals.

 5. Notebook and writing utensils. Yes, camp is supposed to be fun, but you will also be learning a lot about drills and game strategy that you will want to write down and take back to your home team. Besides, a prize will be awarded for the best notebook.

6. A small fan. This is optional. The rooms have air conditioning, and it is fairly reliable!

7. A GREAT ATTITUDE!

AIRPORT/TRAIN ARRIVALS:

For those of you flying to BWI airport, please remember to go to the UNITED baggage claim area to meet our camp staff. Look for a "Navy Water Polo Camp Staff" shirt or a van with same markings. If you are flying on SOUTHWEST, we will meet you at the SOUTHWEST baggage claim area, as they have a separate terminal from the other carriers. ALL Amtrak arrivals will be met at the BWI AMTRAK station. If you have not provided your flight or train info to us please do so ASAP by going to "Travel Plans" on our website:

FOR ALL CAMPERS ARRIVING BY AIR OR TRAIN: Our AIRPORT/AMTRAK pickup coordinator cell number can be found on the posted schedule.

DRIVING/DROPPING OFF AT CAMP:

PLEASE NOTE- NEW PROCESS THIS YEAR!

ALL campers being driven and dropped off at camp must first check-in at the NAVY-MARINE CORPS STADIUM at 55O TAYLOR AVENUE, ANNAPOLIS, on SUNDAY BETWEEN 10:30AM AND 1:30PM. UPON CHECK-IN, CAMPERS AND THEIR BAGS WILL BE TRANSPORTED BY VAN TO CAMPUS AND ESCORTED TO THEIR DORM ROOM. PARENTS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO DRIVE ON TO THE CAMPUS DUE TO NEW USNA SECURITY POLICIES.  THE CAMPERS WILL AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT THE NAVY-MARINE CORPS STADIUM BY 10:30 AM FRIDAY.

Valid picture ID is needed for all parents and campers over 16 to enter USNA.

DIRECTIONS TO NAVY-MARINE CORPS STADIUM:

FROM POINTS NORTH:

From I-95-South exit onto I-695-East and then take the I-97-South exit. Follow I-97 south until it merges into Route 50 East toward Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp. Follow directions "From Route 50" below.

 FROM POINTS SOUTH:

Take I-95-North, MD Route 2 North or U.S. Route 301 North to Route 50. Travel east to Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp and then follow directions "From Route 50" below.

 FROM POINTS WEST:

Follow Route 50 East from Washington, D.C. towards Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp. Then follow directions "From Route 50" below.

FROM POINTS EAST:

Follow Route 50 West toward Annapolis to Exit 24B, Rowe Blvd and follow the directions "From Route 50" below.

FROM ROUTE 50:

Follow Rowe Blvd to a right turn at the second stop light at Taylor Ave. Follow Taylor Ave. to a right turn into gate 5 at the stadium. Pass the BLUE ANGEL jet and enter the camp check-in area marked by a large sign.

 

 DAILY SCHEDULE/IMPORTANT CONTACT INFO:

OUR DAILY CAMP SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES IS POSTED HERE

 

Please feel free to print out, review, and bring this schedule with you to Annapolis. We will also have plenty of extra copies here. Some minor changes to the schedule may be made in the next few days.

 

Parents/campers- please note all emergency phone contact numbers on page 2 of the Camp Schedule for your reference.

 

 PAYMENT INFO:

 If you have not made final payment for camp, please contact Mladen Stanicic, Camp Co-director, at stanicic@usna.edu or by phone at 410-293-3152. We would like to have all payments completed before arrival so we can keep the check-in process moving smoothly. This includes extra night stay ($30) and airport pickup fees ($30 round trip).

 

 Thank you, we're looking forward to a great week of camp!

 GO Navy!

 Mike Schofield, Camp Director

410-293-5558 OFFICE

CELL can be found on the posted schedule.

 

 (Don't forget sheets or sleeping bag, pillow case, towels!

WEEKEND CAMPS

In addition to obvious items (suits, goggles, towel, etc.) please bring the following with you:

 1. A copy of the front and back of your health insurance card. Hopefully there will be no need to use it, but we want to be prepared just in case.

 2. A picture ID from your school or drivers license, this will assist us in getting into the Naval Academy. 100% ID check has been in force for some time now.

 3. Notebook and writing utensils. Yes, camp is supposed to be fun, but you will also be learning a lot about drills and game strategy that you will want to write down and take back to your home team. Besides, a prize will be awarded for the best notebook.

 4. A GREAT ATTITUDE!

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

December 2013 CAMP

A pre-approved entry/parking pass and a valid picture ID is needed for all parents and campers over 16 to enter USNA.  

DIRECTIONS TO MACDONOUGH HALL/SCOTT POOL:

FROM POINTS NORTH:

From I-95-South exit onto I-695-East and then take the I-97-South exit. Follow I-97 south until it merges into Route 50 East toward Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp. Follow directions "From Route 50" below.

 FROM POINTS SOUTH:

Take I-95-North, MD Route 2 North or U.S. Route 301 North to Route 50. Travel east to Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp and then follow directions "From Route 50" below.

 FROM POINTS WEST:

Follow Route 50 East from Washington, D.C. towards Annapolis. Take Exit 24, Rowe Blvd, and bear right (south) at the bottom of the exit ramp. Then follow directions "From Route 50" below.

FROM POINTS EAST:

Follow Route 50 West toward Annapolis to Exit 24B, Rowe Blvd and follow the directions "From Route 50" below.

FROM ROUTE 50:

Follow Rowe Blvd to a left turn at the second stop light at Taylor Ave. Follow Taylor Ave and make a right onto Baltimore Blvd.  At the 2nd traffic light make a right towards Gate 8.   Let the sentry know you're here for the water polo camp. If denied access, turn around, park in front of Halligan Hall (building on the left just before your reach the traffic light) and call one of the numbers listed on the schedule.

December Camp will use :

Best Western of Annapolis
2520 Riva Rd  Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 224-2800

Out-of town campers who wish to check in at the hotel before the camp's first session may do so any time after 3pm on Friday. A rooming list will be available at the hotel.  Camp check-in will also take place at the Best Western Annapolis, 2520 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD  21401 between 5:00-5:45 on Friday.

We will leave the hotel promptly at 5:50 to start our pool session on time. Those day campers who have requested a parking pass will also check-in at the hotel to get their pass. Pickup will be on Sunday at Gate 1 at 2:15pm for those parents who are not already at the pool.
If you are unable to get to the hotel during that time, you will need to park outside of the Naval Academy and walk to the pool. In this case parking close to Gate 1 is easiest.

Sample camp schedule can be found here
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AIRPORT/TRAIN ARRIVALS:

For those of you who are flying to BWI airport, please remember to go to the UNITED baggage claim area to meet our camp staff. Look for a "Navy Water Polo Camp Staff" shirt or a vehicle with same markings. If you are flying on SOUTHWEST, we will meet you at the SOUTHWEST baggage claim area, as they have a separate terminal from the other carriers. ALL Amtrak arrivals will be met at the BWI AMTRAK station. If you have not provided your flight or train info to us please do so ASAP by going to "Travel Plans" page on this site.
Check the sample schedule (link above) for important phone numbers!!!