GENERAL STAFF FAQ:
When and where do I report for camp?
Overnight Camp: You are to report to the basement of Cord’s Arena at Frostburg State University in Frostburg Maryland (101 Braddock Road, Frostburg MD 21523) @ 10:00 AM on the first day that you are assigned to work.
Day Camp: You are to report to the cafeteria at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, Virginia (6600 Little Falls Road, Arlington, VA 22213) @ 6:00 PM on a Sunday evening the day before you are assigned to work.
Are there any meetings that I have to attend?
Overnight Camp: Yes, at 11:00 AM there is a mandatory staff orientation in the Hall of Fame Room located in Cordt’s Arena. This meeting is mandatory for all employees including veterans. A staff lunch will be served during the meeting. Any Staff Members who will be flying into Regan Airport and will be on the bus will report to Joe Wootten for check in at Westminster Hall Help Desk.
Day Camp: Yes, at 6:00 PM there is a mandatory staff orientation in the cafeteria at O’Connell High School. This meeting is mandatory for all staff including veterans. Pizza will be served during the meeting. Any Staff Members who will be flying into Regan Airport will need to take the Metro to East Falls Church Metro Stop (Orange Line). We will have someone there to pick you up at 5:30 PM.
If I am working several weeks, do I have to check- in each Sunday and attend the staff orientation?
Yes, for both Overnight and Day Camp.
If I am working several weeks is there somewhere that I can stay during the weekends?
Yes, if you are working back to back weekends you are permitted to remain in the dorms over the weekends (Overnight Camp) or at the hotel (Day Camp) as long as you arrange it with Terri Lynn beforehand.
Are meals included in your stipend for working camp?
Yes, at Overnight Camp Coach Wootten’s Basketball Camp provides:
- Lunch and dinner on the first day
- Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on days 2-4
- Breakfast and lunch on the last day
- Staff social room each night
Yes, at Day Camp Coach Wootten’s Basketball Camp Provides:
- Pizza on Sunday night
- Lunch Monday-Friday
- Staff Social cookout Monday-Wednesday evening
Does the camp provide transportation for employees to and from camp?
Yes, our camp will provide transportation for any coach who will be flying in or out of Reagan Airport.
Coaches who need to utilize the camp transportation must contact the staffing office to register for the bus at Overnight Camp and to set up transportation for Day Camp.
Overnight Camp: All coaches arriving at Reagan Airport must arrive before 9:00 AM on the first day of camp that you are working. The bus will pick up campers and coaches at the US AIR Baggage Claim @ 9:30 AM.
All coaches departing Regan Airport must depart after 10:00 PM. The bus will drop coaches and campers off at the US Air Baggage Claim @ 9:00 PM.
Day Camp: All coaches arriving at Reagan airport must arrive before 4:00 PM on Sunday before camp starts. Coaches can take the Metro to East Falls Church (Orange Line) where we will have a Staff Member pick them up and take them to O’Connell for the staff meeting. Please note that this arrangement must be set before camp.
If I arrive on Sunday before I work there somewhere, I can stay until the Sunday of camp?
Overnight Camp: Yes, for staff members who are driving in on Saturday night you can stay in the college dorms. You will need to arrange this with Terri Lynn in the staffing office, at least, one week before your camp week begins.
Is there transportation available from the airports to the camp before the Sunday of camp or on Friday or Saturday after camp?
No, the only camp supported transportation is the bus service that picks up and drops off on the first and last day of camp.
What if you have had fingerprints and background checks for your full-time job, can you skip the camp fingerprint cards?
No, we are required to have you complete the cards through our organization.
What do I need to bring to camp?
Lamp (if desired)
What are the requirements for coaching at Coach Wootten’s Basketball Camp?
To work camp, you will need to submit an application. Once we receive your application we will issue you a contract and a personnel packet via email which includes:
- Health History Form
- State of Maryland Fingerprint Cards
- FBI Fingerprint Cards
- Child Protective Services Background Clearance Form
Once you receive and complete the personnel packet, you will need to return it to our staffing office.
Once we receive your completed personnel packet will send you a confirmation letter via email.
Can I room with my child if I am working the camp?
Yes, you would just need to contact Terri Lynn in the staffing office to set up the rooming arrangement.
How are coaches assigned to the different teams and groups?
In general, veteran coaches are assigned teams based where they were in past years. New coaches are then assigned to a group at the coach check-in on Sunday Morning.
Can I have to coach in my child’s league if I am working camp?
No, we can put you in a separate league. You can not coach your child’s team.
Can I be on my child’s floor but not in their room if I wanted to?
Yes, you would just need to contact the staffing office so that we can arrange the rooming.
ATHLETIC TRAINING FAQ:
What is the required attire for camp?
We ask that you wear age appropriate and professional attire.
T-shirts, collar shirts.
Athletic or khaki shorts
Tennis shoes and socks during the camp day
You may need sweats or jeans for the evenings. It does tend to get chilly in the morning and late evenings.
Do we need to bring our medical kits or fanny packs?
No, we have them on site for you. You may bring them if it is your preference.
What level of training do we need to work camp in the athletic training department?
You must either be a Certified Athletic Trainer or a Student Athletic Trainer who is enrolled in an accredited athletic training program.
You must also be CPR, First Aide, and Defibrillator Certified.
You must have liability insurance through your professional institution or personally.
Is there a stipend paid for working Coach Wootten’s Basketball Camp?
Yes, It is based on Certified or Non-Certified Student. For more information, contact Terri Lynn in the medical office at 703-279-1554 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the schedule for a typical day?
AM Duty – 7:50 AM-9:00 AM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period each morning)
Session 1 – 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (Athletic Trainers are scheduled at different locations on campus during this session)
Lunch Duty – 12:00 PM- 2:00 PM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period each day)
Session 2 – 2:00 PM-4:30 PM (Athletic Trainers are scheduled at different locations on campus during this session)
Dinner Duty – 4:30 PM -6:30 PM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period each day)
Session 3 – 6:30 PM -9:00 PM (Athletic Trainers are scheduled at different locations on campus during this session)
PM Duty – 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period each day)
Dorm Medical Station Duty – 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period each day)
Night Duty – 12:00 AM -8:00 AM (Athletic Trainers are rotated through this period night)
What type of medical responsibilities do athletic trainers have?
-Prevention of injury and illness
-Evaluation and Treatment injury and illness
-Refer and possible transportation to local area hospital and medical center
-Supervision of camper’s medications and self-administration
-Maintain safe playing environment
-Contact parents of campers who have acquired and injury or illness