Camp FAQs

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Q: Who is welcome at CFC Camps? Are beginners welcome?

A: All are welcome at CFC Camps, including beginners! We do not discriminate based on ability level, sex, creed, religion, sexual orientation, or any other factor. CFC Camps is designed to be an inclusive and fun experience for all. Let’s enjoy the Beautiful Game together!


Q: How is CFC Camps practicing safe measures in the midst of the COVID-19 situation?

A: We are following national and local guidelines regarding youth sports camps safety, including social distancing, wearing masks, and non-contact play. Please note that, while we are taking precaution against COVID-19 infection, there is an inherent increased risk of participating in group activities due to COVID-19 until a vaccine or a cure is found. Please refer to this page for further information about how CFC Camps is practicing safe play during the COVID-19 situation.


Q: I want to sign up for Individual Instruction, what do I do?

A: Please send us an email at camps@chattanoogafc.com with information about your player and we will return your message in order to set up your Individual Instruction.


Q: What are Small Group Sessions?

A: Small Group Sessions are shorter (one hour) sessions with limited number of participants (8 players or less). These sessions are non-contact and more technical in nature.

Small Group Sessions will be offered on the following days and times in June:

  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - U8 to U10 Boys & Girls
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - U11 to U12 Boys & Girls
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - U13 to U19 Boys & Girls

When should I arrive for my Small Group or my Individual Instruction?

In order to practice safe social distancing, please arrive no more than 10 minutes before your scheduled session.


Do I have to complete a waiver for my camper?

Yes, all campers’ guardians must complete our online waiver before their campers attend camp. Click here and here to complete our online waiver.


What should my camper bring to camps?

Remember to bring with you a soccer ball, refillable water bottle, shin guards, soccer cleats/artificial turf shoes sneakers, sunscreen, snacks, hand sanitizer, and, if staying for the Full Day Camp, lunch.


Will water be provided?

For Small Group Sessions and Individual Instruction, water will not be provided per safety guidelines.


Is lunch provided for Full Day Camps?

If your camper will attend the Full Day camp, please make sure that your camper brings a lunch as lunch will not be provided. Lunch break will be from 12:00 PM until 1:00 PM.


What times are the different types of camp?

Small Group Sessions will be offered on the following days and times in June:

  • 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM - U8 to U10 Boys & Girls
  • 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM - U11 to U12 Boys & Girls
  • 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - U13 to U19 Boys & Girls

Once regular camps resume in July, we will return to our normal camp schedule, which is: Half Day camp is 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM. Full Day camp is 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The Advanced Afternoon Session is 3:30PM - 5:00 PM.


What ages may register for camps?

Ages 7 years to 18 years may register for Small Group Sessions. Ages 6 years old to 14 years old may register for Half Day and Full Day Camps. The Advanced Afternoon Session is for advanced players 15 years old to college-aged. Individual Instruction is open to players of all ages.


When do Early Bird Discounts end?

Each camp’s Early Bird Discounts end 2 weeks before the first day of camp (so make sure to sign up early and save!)


Who will be coaching at camps?

Kris Ray is the Camp Director for the 2020 Camp Series. Other coaches include CFC Academy coaches and CFC players.


How much do camps cost?

Chattanooga FC camps are some of the most affordable camps in the area. Half day options are usually about $140, and full day options are usually about $195. Make sure to register in time for the Early Bird Discount (two weeks before the first day of camp) in order to receive your early registration discount!


How can I buy the CFC camp ball and the CFC gear bag?

The CFC camp ball and the CFC gear bag are available for a total price of $30. During registration, you will have the opportunity to select the option to buy the CFC camp ball and the CFC gear bag combo package. Campers will receive their ball on the first day of camp. You may also email us at camps@chattanoogafc.com if you would like to purchase the CFC camp ball and the CFC gear bag separately.


What size camp balls are available?

Size 4 and size 5 CFC camp balls are available. You will choose your camp ball size at the first day of camp.


I have a group/team that would like to attend camp, how can I make that happen?

Groups and teams are always welcome! Email us at camps@chattanoogafc.com to discuss group and team arrangements, including discounted registration prices.


May my camper attend a single day of camp?

Please email us at camps@chattanoogafc.com to discuss individual camp day options.


What do you do in the case of inclement weather?

Our general rule is to play rain or shine. If lightning is detected nearby, campers and staff will be moved to a safe location until the lightning passes. Camp may be suspended/cancelled due to seriously inclement weather, this will be at the discretion of the Camp Director.


Can I stick around and watch my camper play at camp?

Normally, we would say “Yes, feel free to spectate at camps, please just make sure not to interfere with our campers as they have fun and our coaching staff as they do their job!” However, due to the current COVID-19 situation and in order to practice safe protocol, parents are asked not to enter the playing field or congregate during camp sessions.


What footwear should my camper bring to Camps?

Campers should bring a pair of soccer cleats and running shoes to each day of camp. For campers who attend Small Groups Sessions at Highland Park Commons, please note that, per Highland Park Common’s safety rules, cleats are not allowed and campers are required to wear artificial turf shoes or running shoes.


If you have any further questions, email us at camps@chattanoogafc.com

See you at Camps!

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