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2017 Summer Camp Coach Information

Camp verse: “Only let your manner of life be worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that whether I come and see you or am absent, I may hear of you that you are standing firm in one spirit, with one mind striving side by side for the faith of the gospel.” Phil 1:27

Camp theme: The Power of One. 
One passion, one purpose and one goal can drive an athlete, coach, or team to be their very best. The Impact of One. One player, one play, and one game-changing moment can transform the course of competition and bring victory. Everything comes down to One. There is power in One Gospel. There is power in One Truth. And there is power in our One Great God who transforms hearts and brings victory in our lives. As Christian athletes, when we stand together with one passion, one power, and one purpose, there is great impact! Let’s stand together as One!

This page has information for our 2017 summer sports camp coaching staff. Questions? Send us an email.

Arrival in Flagstaff

  • Saturday, July 1st coach, volunteer & family registration at NAU is from 10am-1pm.
  • PARK in lot P31 on University and San Francisco right next to the Observation Intramural Fields or in lots P32 or P33 at Reilly dorms. If lot P31 fills up, feel free to park in P32 or P33. They are fairly close by the other dorms.
  • From lot P31 behind SeChrist dorm, follow the orange "route arrows" on the side walk to Calderon Learning Community for check in, building 29.
  • All coaches & volunteers check in at Ernest Calderon Learning Community, building 29. We appreciate your patience as some of our rooms will not be available for check in until 3-5pm. We do have a room where you can place your belongings if needed. 
    • Coaches/volunteers coming with families will be housed in Calderon, building 29. P31 is the closest parking lot to Calderon.
    • Male coaches/volunteers coming without family will be housed in Sechrist dorm, building 42. P31 is the parking lot at Sechrist.
    • Female coaches/volunteers coming without family will be housed in Reilly dorm, building 48. P32 & P33 are the parking lots at Reilly.
    • ALL CHECK IN at Calderon.
  • Lunch is available in University Union building 30A, from 11:30am-1pm. You will get your meal card when you check in.
  • Coach meeting begins promptly at 12:15pm in University Union Kaibab Room, building 30. First practices begin at 2pm today.
  • Athletic trainer and medical staff meeting is from 1-1:30pm in University Union Kaibab Room, building 30. Feel free to attend both meetings to get to know your coaches. First practices begin at 2pm today.

*Directions to Reilly Hall & P32/P33, female dorms and parking lots. 7 E. University, Flagstaff 86011. Building 48 on the NAU map. These parking lots can also be used if P31 is full.

From 1-17 North to Reilly Hall:

  • Take exit 341 to McConnell Dr.
  • Turn right onto E McConnell Dr.
  • Turn left onto S Knoles Dr.
  • Turn right onto E Runke Dr.
  • Turn left toward Campus Heights St.
  • Turn right onto Campus Heights St.
  • Turn right at the 1st cross street onto University Dr. Reilly Hall will be on the right.

*Directions to Sechrist Hall & P31 parking lot, male dorms & parking for Calderon as well.  1200 S. Beaver St., Sechrist Hall, Flagstaff 86011. Building 42 on the NAU map. If lot P31 is full, use lots P32 or P33 near Reilly.

From 1-17 North to Securest Hall/ P31:

  • Take exit 341 to McConnell Dr.
  • Turn right onto E McConnell Dr.
  • Turn left onto S San Francisco St.
  • Turn left onto W University Dr.
  • Turn right toward Beaver Street Transit Way.
  • Continue onto Beaver Street Transit Way.

Camp Info

  • Camp goes from Saturday, July 1st - Tuesday, July 4th and is held at Northern Arizona University with some sports practicing at Coconino and Flagstaff High Schools.
  • Camp consists of 6 sessions of competition and 3 evening programs. One practice on Saturday afternoon and Tuesday morning, two practices on Sunday and Monday.
  • College athletes will serve as huddle leaders and can assist you with coaching.
  • We need athletes to make camp happen! Please invite your athletes to attend camp; they will need to register and pay. FCA field staff can make camp presentations at your school if you'd like. Camp registration link. 
  • The coach who brings the most athletes to camp will get a $100 gift card!


Coach studies at camp

COACHES BIBLE STUDY

  • Please join us each morning as we dive into God’s Word.
  • 6am-7am in the Calderon dorm lobby.
  • Coffee will be provided and all coaches are welcome to attend.

COACHES SOCIAL

  • Please join us after the evening session each night for coaches social time.
  • 10:15pm-10:45pm in the Calderon dorm lobby.
  • All coaches are welcome to attend.

COACHES WIVES’ BIBLE STUDY

  • Please join us as we dive into God’s Word & get to know each other.
  • Sunday, Monday and Tuesday mornings
  • 9am-11am, in Calderon classroom A110.
  • Child care available during this study time in the Field House's Kaibab Room.  Please sign up to cover a time slot.

Getting around NAU

Yellow bike program:

  • The university’s Yellow Bike Program provides free bike rentals for ages 18 and over, while we are on their campus!
  • Bikes rentals are good for up to seven days, and include a lock, key, and helmet. 
  • The Yellow Bike Program currently does not use a waiting list and works on a first come, first serve basis. 

To rent a yellow bike:

  1. Visit the University Union (building 30), or the Health and Learning Center (building 25).
  2. Fill out a liability waiver.
  3. Present your driver's license. Rentals for 18 years and up. No campers may rent bikes.
  4. Rental hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am-12:00am; Saturday: 9:30am-9:00pm and Sunday: 9:30am-10:00pm
  5. Charges for lost, stolen, or damaged items: bike - $135, lock - $35, key - $5
  6. Questions? Contact: University Union: 928-523-4636

These 2 forms must be filled out!

There are two very important forms that must be filled out prior to acceptance as a coach at any FCA Camp, follow this link to the: 

  1. Camp staff application- let's us know about you/your family attending camp. 
  2. Ministry Leader Application (MLA). If you have completed the MLA previously, you do not need to complete it again. If this is your first time coaching at camp, please complete both forms. 

What to bring to camp

  • Coaches: any sports equipment your lead coach has asked you to bring.
  • Fan (you will definitely want this), alarm clock, sheets, blanket (or sleeping bag), pillow, pack n’ play for small children, towel, soap, toothpaste, toiletries, shower shoes, reusable water bottle, practice and casual clothes (for evening program), sports equipment (glove, specific shoes, swim cap/goggles, knee pads, etc). If you or your family members (not campers) want to swim at the WAC during open swim hours, please bring a swimsuit and towel.
  • Wall Aquatic Center hours during camp: Saturday & Sunday 12:30pm-5:30pm; Monday 11:30am- 1:30pm & 7- 10pm. Closed on Tuesday, July 4th. Cost: $8 for ages 13 & up; $4 for 12 & under.
  • Adults can use the REC Center to work out for a fee of $10 a day, payable at the REC Center.
  • A backpack is helpful for carrying things you need throughout the day.
  • Comfortable walking shoes for all members of your family.
  • We will provide a Bible and notebook for the coach.
  • Sometimes it’s helpful to bring snacks as you may get hungry throughout the day and at night.
  • LINENS FOR YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY—We will NOT be providing these.
  • If you forget anything or need anything, Target is within walking distance.
  • If your child is a camper, they should have received their information in the mail. If you have questions, please email Debbie.

For coaches with families

  • Your immediate family is welcome to attend at no cost to you.
  • Your children ages 12-18 can come as campers free of charge. You will need to fill out a registration/waiver for each of your children who will participate as a camper, there is no cost or deposit required for your child to be a camper.  The reg form/waiver can be found at this link.
  • Your children 11 and under can hang out in Kid Zone. Details below.
  • We hold both a Coaches Bible Study and a Coaches Wives Bible Study during camp week.
  • FCA has a Power Camp for students entering grades 3rd-6th this fall. It is held in Tempe and runs June 19-23rd. Click here for Power Camp registration form.

FCA Kid Zone Childcare

  • Kid Zone is free childcare available to your children ages birth through 11 years old.
  • Kid Zone is located in the University Field House (building 30), Kaibab room.
  • Kid Zone is open six times during the four days of camp. Drop off and pick up schedule will be handed out when you get to camp. It is available here as well.
  • We need your help! If you are a non-coaching spouse, we ask that you please take at least one shift in Kid Zone. To sign up, please follow this online link. We appreciate your helping us get coverage for every shift. Thank you so much!