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Program Selection

Join us this summer at one of our ball hockey, soccer or ultimate frisbee camps. Our summer camps are developed with your family in mind. Our camps are aimed at providing your family with excellent summer programming at an affordable rate. Our camps are co-ed and are offered for children ages 4 to 13. On each day your child can expect a morning of sports, a team talk, and an afternoon that may include off site trips and camp activities. Each week will end with your child experiencing an offsite trip for the entire day. We provide a 6 to 1 camper to staff ratio and our leaders are trained to provide your child a fun and safe experience.

FAQ

What is the camper to staff ratio?

We strive for a 1 to 6, leader to camper ratio for our Tyke and Junior Camps and a 1 to 8, leader to camper ratio for our Intermediate Camps.

Will my child be playing with and against children of the same age?

Each camp is divided into two divisions, a younger division and an older division. Your child will play with and against children the same age.

What time does camp start and end? And do you provide extended care?

Each camp will begin at 9:00AM and end at 4:00PM. Before care is from at 8:00 – 8:45AM and after care will run from 4:15 – 5PM.

How much does camp cost? Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

Each week of camp is $150.00. Extended care, before or/and after care, is $6.00/day. We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

What will a typical week of camp involve?

On each day your child can expect a morning of sports, team activities, a team talk, and an afternoon that may include off site trips (e.g. local splash pad, Conservation area) and camp activities. Each week will end with your child experiencing an offsite trip for the entire day

What are the “team talks”?

At Onside we want your child to learn more than how to play a specific sport. After each game your child’s team will participate in a “Team-Talk”. The “Team-Talk” emphasizes character development taught from a Christian perspective.

How will children be transported to offsite trips?

Campers and staff will be transported by bus to off site trips.

What will my child receive?

Your child will receive an excellent week of either camp, daily trips/activities and an Onside Summer Camp T-Shirt.

Do you have life guards for off-site trips involving swimming?

The safety of your child is our first priority. At any swimming trip we ensure that qualified lifeguards are present.

Schedules

Volleyball Clinics

Partners

Registration for our Wednesday night Volleyball Clinics for children grades 4 – 8 is NOW OPEN! Clinics run from May 8 – June 19, 2019.  They are fun, co-ed and will teach your child the basics of volleyball. Our clinics are open to new and experienced players. Our volleyball clinics are sponsored by Crestwicke Baptist Church.

Our lead coach is a member of the University of Guelph Gryphons Volleyball team. She pursues excellence in volleyball and in life. We look forward to working with your child this spring!

FAQ

What does a typical clinic look like?

Each night will have a time of practicing and skill development, followed by a scrimmage game. Each night your child will also receive a team talk from their coach.

What is the clinic fee?

Our clinic fee is $60/player.

What are “Team Talks”?

At Onside we want your child to learn more than how to play a specific sport. After each game your child’s team will participate in a “Team-Talk”. The “Team-Talk” emphasizes character development taught from a Christian perspective.

What equipment does my child need?

Your child will need running shoes, knee pads and a water bottle.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

Where will my child be playing?

All games will take place at Crestwicke Baptist Church.

Schedule 2019

We are partnering with Life Gears Academy to run Sports and Stem after school programs!  Your child will learn about the human body, engineering, and more while working as a team to play sports. A new STEM lesson/activity and a new sport each week! Open to children grades 1 – 6. Programs run first week of May until the end of June.

FAQ

What is the fee?

Fees vary depending on the program.  Fees range from $60 – $105/child.

What does each program day look like?

Each day will be split into two halves.  One half of the program will be sport based, with a time of skill development followed by a game.

The other half of the program will be STEM based. Where you child will experience “out-of-the-classroom” lessons and activities related to science, technology, engineering, or math.

What equipment does my child need?

Your child will need running shoes and athletic attire.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

Soccer Leagues

Location

Registration for our summer soccer leagues opens January 2, 2019.  Our soccer league is fun, co-ed, recreational and is open to children JK-Grade 8. Families can relax while their children play at one location on the same day of the week. Our season run from the end of May to the end of July. Each child will receive a jersey, socks, end-of-year award and a set of individual personalized soccer cards. Our leagues are open to new and experienced players alike. This league is sponsored by Church of the City. Our volunteer coaching team pursues excellence in soccer, and in life, and looks forward to working with your child this summer.

FAQ

What is the league fee?

Our league fee is $110/player.

What does a typical game day look like?

Each night will begin with a time of practicing and skill development, followed by a game. At each half-time your child will have a snack and receive a team talk, from their coach.

What are “Team-Talks”?

At Onside we want your child to learn more than how to play a specific sport. After each game your child’s team will participate in a “Team-Talk”. The “Team-Talk” emphasizes character development taught from a Christian perspective.

Who are the coaches and volunteers?

Each league is sponsored by a local church that provides many of our league volunteers. Each church is committed to serving their community by providing an affordable and enjoyable experience to your family.

What equipment does my child need?

Your child will need soccer cleats, shin pads, shorts and a water bottle.

Do you provide financial assistance/bursaries?

We work with local community organizations that provide funding and bursaries to families in need. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca for more information.

What does my child receive?

Each child will receive a team jersey and socks, an end-of-season-award, and personalized soccer cards.

Where will my child be playing?

All games will take place on Varsity Field, at the University of Guelph.

Schedules

Soccer Clinics

Tuesday evenings, from May 21 to June 25 we are hosting evening soccer clinics in the Brant Ave. Neighbourhood. The program is for Brant Ave Neighbourhood children in grades JK to 6. Registration fee is $60.00/player. All clinics take place at Brant Ave Public School. At each night we aim to provide a fun soccer experience for the whole family, whether you’re a player or a spectator. Our leagues are open to new and experienced players alike.  Your child will be lead by coaches who are volunteering their time to provide your child with an excellent experience playing the game of soccer, all while teaching your child what it means to play with character.

FAQ

Is financial assistant available?

Yes. Contact us at info@onsideathletics.ca or (519) 546-8765 for more information.

What does my child receive?

Soccer Shirt, Weekly Snacks, Individualized Soccer Cards.

What happens on a Tuesday soccer night?

Your child will participate in soccer drills, scrimmages, half time snack time and team talk.

What equipment does my child need?

Soccer cleats (or running shoes) and shin pads.

Who runs the program?

Program is sponsored by Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group and New Life Community Church.

When does the program begin and end?

The program begins on Tuesday, May 21 and ends on Tuesday, June 25.

Where does the program take place?

All clinics will take place at the Brant Ave Public School (64 Brant Ave., Guelph, ON).

What time will the program be each night?

Depending on the age of your child we will be running soccer clinics from 6PM – 7:40PM.

What is the cost of the program?

The cost of the program is $60/player.

Schedule

Onside Connect

Onside Connect is a co-ed open-gym and multi-sport drop-in for youth Grade 6-8. The program is facilitated by volunteers at Crestwicke Church. The program runs weekly on Sunday evenings from February – April. Each week new teams will be made and we will play for an hour and a half. Throughout the evening your child will be involved in a group discussion focused on the Christian faith and character development.

Community Sponsors

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The Children’s Foundation Free to Play Program provides financial assistance for children in need so that they can participate in sports, cultural and recreational activities.  For more information about eligibility and how to apply, click here.