Girls FAQ’s Page

How do I know Hoop Group Skills Camp at Pocono is the right fit for my child?

If your son or daughter is looking to work with great coaches to improve their skills, wants to play in 3 games a day and participates in contests everyday then Hoop Group Skills would be a perfect choice for you. Camp is open for players ages(9-18) and all skill levels. Players range from beginner to advanced and are placed on the right level for games.

How do I know which session will be best for my child?

Call us at 732.502.2255 and ask for Chris or Ryan to help you place your child in the correct week. If the camper is looking to improve on specific skills, such as shooting or guard skills, we have Hoop Group Shooting Skills Camps with Dave Hopla and we have Point Guard Weekend featuring Kevin Boyle. No matter what your sons or daughters interest, there is a camp that will fit your childs needs.

How can I pay for camp?

You can pay for camp by visiting www.hoopgroup.com, finding the Hoop Group Skills page and clicking on our camp registration page. We take three major credit cards for online payment. You can also pay be credit card over the phone. If you want to pay with a check, please send it to1930 Heck Ave. Building #3 Neptune NJ 07753

Can parents attend and watch camp?

We love having parents attend camp and watching their son or daughter. There are hotels that are close by that parents can stay during the time their child is at camp.

What can you do if my child has food allergies?

We will put your child at a table where we will not serve the food(s) that he or she is allergic to. We will also notify the trainer of your child’s allergies and we can accommodate alternative food options for your child.

What is cancellation insurance?

If you purchase cancellation insurance when you pay for camp it costs $50. If you pull out of your week at least 10 days prior to camp you receive a full refund minus a $75 processing fee. Without insurance you will receive a credit to any Hoop Group event good for one year.

How can my son or daughter get into jr. elite weekends?

Campers must be referred by their coaches. Simply ask your coach to call us to recommend your son. This camp features our top young competition with the best young players from the East Coast.

If I sign up for a camp with a specialty coach, will he be there the entire time?

YES! We pride ourselves on our specialty coaches camp and they are there the entire camp and lead instruction, lectures, and drills.

What are the facilities like?

Traditional style camp with 37 cabins featuring 8-10 bunks in each one. We have a dining hall where our meals are served family style. We have 13 outdoor courts and 2 covered courts. There are 3 bathhouses, all newly renovated, where campers have individual showers and stalls.

What time is Check In and Check Out for Camp?

Check in for 5 day camps is from 1-3PM on the first day . Check out for these camps is 1PM on the last day. We have an awards ceremony to wrap up camp. Parent are invited to come watch the playoffs that morning.

Will college coaches be recruiting players at camp?

The only college coaches at camp will be the ones that are working as coaches for the camp. Hoop Group Skills Camp is an instructional camp. If your looking to be recruited by college coaches, then Hoop Group Elite would be a perfect fit for you.

Is camp broken down by age?

Campers will play with players of their age group. At most they will play with one grade above or below that particular grade. If a player is playing extremely well in their division and can be moved up, we will do that to best suit your child.

What types of coaches will be working?

Our coaching staff is diverse and features coaches from the jr. high level to varsity level and even college coaches.

Is it okay for my child to come to camp alone?

Absolutely! A majority of the campers will come by themselves. Many campers end up making many new friends through their experiences on and off the court at Hoop Group Skills Camp

Can my child pick their cabin mates?

If your child plans on rooming with friends all you have to do is let us know and we will make the arrangements for you.

How can my child get to camp if I can’t drive him?

There is a bus station in nearby Stroudsburg, PA that is the easiest way to get to camp. They can then take a cab from the station to our camp ground. If they are flying into an airport then a car service or taxi would be most convenient.

Is there a nurse/athletic trainer on site?

We have a certified athletic trainer at camp 24/7 who is well versed in taking care of our campers.

What do I do with medication that my child needs to take?

We ask you to check your medicine in with the trainer and let them make sure each kid takes the medicine at meals or as prescribed.

What is a typical daily schedule?

You can find all typical daily schedules here. For more information or further questions, please call us at 732-502-2255

Is my child too old for Father/Son or Parent/Daughter weekend?

The oldest campers that attend for father/son are usually in 8th grade.

Where will my child be staying during the camp?

Campers stay in cabins that have 4 or 5 bunk beds. Each cabin then houses 8-10 campers. Each camper has their own bed and shelf space. There is one power outlet in each bunk.

Where do campers use the bathroom?

We have 3 modern bathhouses. The showers are individual and not communal. There are plenty of stalls, sinks, and showers for each camper.

Will my child stay well hydrated?

We have water fountains surrounding each court. We also have a canteen where campers can buy Gatorade. Water is served at every meal during the day. Our coaches will constantly remind campers to find the water fountains during their time at camp.

What needs to be brought to camp?

Please check the checklist.

Does my child need cash?

There is nothing you can use cash for on camp grounds so you do not need cash at camp. All money should be put on your canteen card before camp so it can not be lost or stolen.

If I would like to stay in the area, what hotels would you recommend?

Hampton Inn Stroudsburg-Phone number (570) 424-0400. Be sure to ask for the rate for Hoop Group Skills Camp or Glen Brook Streamside Suites (570) 421-6081