Summer Camp FAQ- Choose from the list below:
What happens after Summer Camp is booked?
• A confirmation letter will be emailed to you
• During the month of March a Summer Camp Registration Packet with all the required waivers and information about what your child will need, as well as rules and regulations will be posted on our website. You will need to fill out all the appropiate information and send it back by May 27, 2013
- It can be emailed to email@example.com
- Mailed via US Postal Service to: Logistics Specialist, Woodward at Copper PO Box 3001 Copper Mountain, CO 80443-3001
- OR mailed via FedEx or UPS to: Logistics Specialist, Edge-Woodward at Copper 50 Beeler Place POB 3001 Copper Mountain, CO 80443-3001
- NOTE-The above, is this is the same address if campers need ot physically ship packages
What's included in the price of Summer Camp?
- Full Week Overnight Camps – arrival on Sunday afternoon, full day programming Monday-Friday, and departure early Saturday, counselors overnight, coaching groups during the day, 3 meals a day, accommodation in the EDGE, numerous activities at Copper during camp
- Full Week Day Camps – arrival on Sunday afternoon, full day programming Monday-Friday, and departure early Saturday, counselors in the evening, coaching groups during the day, 3 meals a day, numerous activities at Copper during camp.
- Shortened Week Overnight Camps – arrival on Sunday afternoon, full day programming Monday-Wednesday, and departure early Thursday, counselors overnight, coaching groups during the day, 3 meals a day, accommodation in the EDGE, numerous activities at Copper during camp
- Shortened Week Day Camps – arrival on Sunday afternoon, full day programming Monday-Wednesday, and departure early Thursday, counselors in the evening, coaching groups during the day, 3 meals a day, numerous activities at Copper during camp
* Transportation to the Camp and from Denver is not included
** The Camper will also receive a Copper Summer Activities Season Pass (Go Kart rides are limited to 5); Woodward at Copper Logo merchandise is not included in the price and can be purchased through a camp store.
Where do campers lodge during the Overnight stay?
- Lodging is provided at the EDGE building
- Lodging will be in dormitory style rooms with 2 campers per room and 1 bathroom to every 2 campers
- The room will have 2 single beds or bunk beds, a small desk, cubbies and hangers for their clothing, as well as a bathroom
- The room will not have a fridge or microwave in it
- Girls and boys will be split on different floors
- Roommates will be determined by age level, we do our best to only have age differences of 1 year max
- Requests may be made if 2 friends want to room together (as long as they are the same gender). There is a Camper Form in the Pre-Arrival packet to indicate roommate preferences.
- Pets are not allowed to accompany the camper
If you are interested in other lodging options besides the EDGE you can book the day camp rate, and book lodging separately. We do offer Copper Lodging discounts check with the Reservations Center on current specials.
Where do Campers park?
- There will be free parking at the Beeler Parking Lot. However there is not much use for a car while campers are onsite.
- For campers under the age of 18 they will not be able to drive off campus without camp staff, and everything at Copper is within walking distance.
Can I cancel once I book?
- For Summer Camp Bookings paid in full the cancellation policy is a 90% refund outside of 30 days, if cancelation occurs within 30 days of the start date there will be no refund. However we recommend that campers select Summer Camp Insurance with their Summer Camp purchase to ensure they are protected in case something happens.
- For Summer Camp Bookings paid on a Payment Plan the cancellation policy is an 80% refund before May 1st 2013. If cancelation occurs post May 1st there will be no refund. However, we recommend that campers select Summer Camp Insurance with their Summer Camp purchase to ensure they are protected in case something happens.
What are the requirements to attend camp?
- A Woodward at Copper professional coach.
Groups will be dependent on age, gender, and most importantly snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain bike, BMX, or video production ability level..
Who will they be training with?
A Woodward at Copper professional coach.
Groups will be dependent on age, gender, and most importantly snowboarding, skiing, skateboarding, mountain bike, BMX, or video making ability level.
How much of the camper's time will be spent working on their sport?
- 3-4 hours a day will be spent in the Barn.
- Snowboard and Ski campers will spend 3 to 5 hours a day on snow in one of our summer terrain parks
- Skate and BMX campers will go on various offsite skate park tours a couple days a week.
- Mountain Bike campers will go on various offsite Mountain Bike park tours a couple days a week.
- Digital Media campers will spend 3 to 5 hours a day in the Digital Media Lab or filming around Copper
- Each day camper will have recreational free time in which they may select even more time training at the Barn or hang out in a camp space like the Cage or the EDGE’s lobby.
What happens if a camper is injured?
- If a camper is injured in the Terrain Park (on mountain) Ski Patrol assess the injury
- If a camper is injured at The Barn an Athletic Trainer will assess the injury
- If a camper needs to go to the hospital they will be taken to the Emergency Room at St. Anthony’s hospital in Frisco, Colorado
- If the injury is very serious 911 will be called
- Parent/legal guardians/Emergency Contacts will be contacted immediately for serious injuries
Are campers required to have a certain type of medical insurance?
No, but campers and/or their parent/legal guardians will be required to sign a Participant Release Waiver which includes a Medical Consent to Treat.
What will they be eating?
- Breakfast has generally varied between fresh fruit, cereal, breakfast burritos, French toast, eggs, bacon, sausage, and breakfast bagels.
- Lunch and dinner has generally been kid friendly fare: pasta, lasagna, ravioli, a variety of deli sandwiches, salad bar, peanut butter/jam sandwiches, pizza, hotdogs, hamburgers, fried chicken, pulled pork sandwiches, and tacos.
- Vegetarian options can be accommodated but not vegan
- Some food allergies may be accommodated please fill out the appropriate paper work in the Pre-Arrival Packet.
* Snacks are not provided please plan to have some spending money for food outside of meal times.
What activities will be free?
- Village @ Copper planned day time activities including Bumper Boats, Mini Golf, Bungee Jump, and more!
- Keep in mind that activities such as the Diggler tours down Copper Mountain are off campus map so a camp employee would have to accompany them
- 5 Go Kart and Zip Line sessions per week.
- Unlimited access to the Barn and the Cage’s snow and action sports features.
What about Skateboarding and BMX?
- The snowboard, ski campers, and digital media will not be coached in skateboarding or BMX, but they will have unlimited access to Woodward’s skatelite features.
- Skateboarding will also be allowed in the Copper Village.
- Skateboard and BMX campers will have assigned coaches.
Will the Campers be Unsupervised at any time?
• Unsupervised times are extremely limited. There will be a “Campus Map” to explain where campers may go unsupervised at Copper Mountain (i.e. around Center Village). However, it is mandatory that counselors know where a camper is going at all times.
• Leaving the “Campus Map” territory will result in being sent home
How much of the Camper’s Time will be spent working on skiing/riding?
• 3-4 hours a day will be spent in the Barn
• 2-3 hours a day will be spent at Catalyst which is Copper’s on-snow terrain park (a bus will take them up the mountain)
• Campers will also have recreational free time in which they may select even more time training @ the Barn or other recreational activities
What will happen if my child is Injured?
• If your child is injured at Catalyst (on mountain), Ski Patrol will come and assess the injury
• If your child is injured at The Barn an athletic trainer will assess the injury
• If your child needs to go to the hospital they will be taken to Emergency at St. Anthony’s hospital in Frisco
• If the injury is very serious 911 will be called
• You will be contacted immediately
Am I required to have a certain type of medical insurance?
• No, but you will be required to sign a Medical Consent to Treat waiver should your child be injured.
• All participants are required to carry their own medical insurance as well as the signed consent to treat form.
Can I visit or watch my camper?
• Parents will be able to visit and stay in the Village since it is open to the public
• Parents will not be able to watch anything at Catalyst, due to limited transportation up the mountain
• Parents will be able to go into the Barn and watch from the designated viewing areas
What about skateboarding and BMX?
• The campers will not be coached in skateboarding, bmx or in-line skating, but they will have unlimited access to Woodward’s skatelite features.
• Skateboarding, bmx and in-line skating will be allowed in the Copper Village.
What will Campers do at night?
• Ski, snowboard, skateboard and BMX movies will be viewed regularly
• Village @ Copper planned night activities
• Free time at the Woodward at Copper Barn
• Big Air, Rail jams
How Can I give my child Extra Money?
• You can leave a cash allowance for your camper in the Camp Bank which is montiored by our Camp Office personnel. The camper can take small increments of cash for purchases
• You can also leave a credit card on file for the Woodward at Copper Cage (camp retail and logo shop)
Can my child record his experience at Woodward at Copper?
• Campers are welcome to film one another – although they can not use their film for any business purpose.
• As a guardian you will be signing a liability waiver which allows Woodward at Copper to film your child as well.
How Can I stay in Touch with my Camper?
• Campers will have free internet access at the EDGE. A few computers are available at the Edge or they may bring their laptop.
• It is recommended that Campers bring their cell phones because there is only one pay phone at the EDGE.
• Campers are not allowed to have their phone turned on during coached sessions
o Training facilities that fall under the coached sessions include the Barn and Catalyst Terrain Park.
• You may call the Barn at 1-800-458-8386, extension 83400 or 970-968-3400 to leave a message for your child
• You may also send packages to your child via FedEx or UPS at the Edge: 51 Beeler Place, Copper Mountain CO, 80443
Can my Camper Drive up /Bring Their Car?
• There will be free parking at the Alpine Lot.
• Campers under 18 will be required to turn in their car keys upon arrival and may not drive off campus during their stay.
• All camp and recreational activities at Copper are within walking distance.