Wheeler BeachWheeler Beach opened for the sand volleyball program's inaugural season in 2014. It is located between Carolina Softball Stadium and Carolina Tennis Center. The complex is the first collegiate sand volleyball facility of its kind and the first ever in the SEC. Read More
Carolina Beach Academy
Carolina Beach Academy has some exciting new training opportunities for our campers. We have camps available to suit every athlete’s desired needs whether you are a dedicated beach volleyball athlete or an indoor volleyball athlete looking to get into the beach volleyball scene or simply just want to cross train on the sand.
Campers will have the opportunity to learn from our coaches, current student-athletes, and guest coaches. We would love the opportunity to work with you at our camps!
These camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender. Space is limited for each camp; enrollment is a first-come, first-serve basis. Early enrollment is strongly encouraged to ensure participation.
Carolina Beach Academy Fall ID Camp10/05/2019 - 10/06/2019 ~ Saturday - Sunday Registration Ends: 10/05/2019$260.00 | Wheeler Beach 1304 Heyward St Columbia, SC 29208
Grades 8-12 and College (College Players must have PTC) | Starts: 9:00am
The Fall ID camp is aimed at the serious beach volleyball player looking to get Division I exposure and training. South Carolina staff, players, alumni, and elite club coaches will lead these small camps. The ID camp is a great way for you and our coaching staff to evaluate and elevate your skill level.
All campers should come dressed and ready to play. Water and Gatorade will be provided, but campers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Sunscreen is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED as we will be in the sun all day. Tents will be available for spectators and campers. Dont forget to protect your eyes with sunglasses. Please bring a towel to training as well.
Saturday October 5th
7:30 a.m. Check in opens
8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Training session #1
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Garnet vs Black Showdown
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Training session #2
Sunday October 6th
8:30 a.m. Check in opens
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Competition
The University of South Carolina offers campus tours Monday Friday. If youre interested you can find more information at Campus Tours
CHECK IN: Camp check-ins will be held at Wheeler Beach 30 minutes prior each session. You will receive information about camp check in specific to the camps you have registered prior to the start of camp.
Wheeler Beach (between tennis and softball facilities)
PARKING: There is street parking on Heyward and Marion Street
MEALS: Snacks will be provided throughout training sessions. MEALS ARE NOT PROVIDED
CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS: All camps require a $50 nonrefundable deposit. The remaining balance must be paid in full two (2) weeks prior to the specified camp. All cancellations and/or request for refunds must be received two weeks prior to the specified camp. If the cancellation notice is received before the above-mentioned deadline, full payment will be returned except a 50% administrative fee. The administrative fee is not refundable for any reason. If the cancellation notice is received after the above-mentioned deadline, 0% of the paid balance will be returned unless there is a medical circumstance in which proper documentation is required. Carolina Beach Academy reserves the right to change and/or cancel any camp at any time in which a full refund will be honored. Carolina Beach Academy also reserves the right to make exceptions to the cancellation/refund policy dur to extenuating circumstances.
CHILD SAFETY & PROTECTION: The University of South Carolina is committed to ensuring a safe environment that provides protection of all children and teens participating in camps. All members of the staff (including coaches, mentors, mangers, trainers and administrators) will have passed a thorough criminal background check before being allowed to participate in camp in any capacity. In addition, all staff members will have been properly trained to handle any and all emergency situations. Should a camper suspect any illegal or inappropriate behavior from another camper or staff member, it is asked that they immediately report the activity to the lead camp coach.
CONFIRMATION: Upon processing each registration, an initial notice will be sent via email. A follow-up confirmation notice along with the Camp Manual will be sent prior to camp. Once the registration is processed, all camp-related correspondence will be sent via email. It is advised that campers and/or parents check their emails frequently in the immediate weeks leading up to camp.
DISCOUNTS: Carolina Beach Academy offers a 50% discount to campers of employees of the University of South Carolina (faculty, staff, and athletic department employees). Contact RJ Abella for more details on registering with the employee discount. If a camper is not able to actively participate in the full camp session, they may request a pro-rated discount for camp. In this instance, the cost of camp is divided by the number of days (multi-day) or hours (single day) the camp is hosted. If a camper needs to request a pro-rated fee, they must do so no later than 14 days prior to the beginning of camp.
DISMISSAL POLICY: There will be no refund for any camper dismissed from camp. Grounds for dismissal include but are not limited to vandalism; leaving a facility or housing complex unsupervised; the use of alcohol, drugs or tobacco products; harassment and not following verbal instructions/rules.
ENROLLMENT: These camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender. Space is limited for each camp; enrollment is a first-come, first-serve basis. Early enrollment is strongly encouraged to ensure participation.
WHAT TO BRING: All campers should come dressed and ready to play. Water and Gatorade will be provided, but campers are encouraged to bring their own water bottles. Sunscreen is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED as we will be in the sun all day. Tents will be available for spectators and campers. Dont forget to protect your eyes with sunglasses. Please bring a towel to training as well.
FACILITIES: The site for all camps will be at Wheeler Beach, the official home of South Carolina Beach Volleyball.
The Parent Consent & Medical Waiver Form is REQUIRED for all campers (one per camper). Campers will not be permitted to participate without this form presented on the first day of camp check-in. SC Beach camps reserves the right to deny any camper with pre-existing medical and/or physical history. Campers may only carry medications to camp if such medications are to treat a potentially life-threatening condition. Typically, we have only permitted campers to carry EPI-pens and inhalers for asthma. In order to bring any medication (prescription or over-the-counter) to camp, a parent or guardian must make a request to the Camp Director. Each campers situation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. To make a request, or to disclose the intended use of an EPI-pen or inhaler, please contact RJ Abella. In order to adequately assess your request, please contact us at least 14 days prior to the start of camp. Download Waiver Form
Note: A certified Athletic Trainer will be present at every camp to help monitor all medications and provide medical treatment if need be. All campers will need direct permission from parents/guardians before the Athletic Trainer can administer any medication. All employed Athletic Trainers are CPR/AED certified. Gatorade specialists will also be present to monitor hydration levels and needs of all participants.