Introduction

Sports camps and clinics provide opportunities for residents of the community, state, and region to take part in non-credit offerings in activities related to competitive sports. These camps and clinics allow individuals of designated ages to learn skills and strategies and engage in competitive experiences. The following sports are considered a part of the sports camp and clinic program at Virginia Tech:

BaseballSoftball
Basketball (men's and women's)Swimming and Diving (men's and women's)
Cross Country (men's and women's)Tennis (men's and women's)
FootballTrack and Field (men's and women's)
GolfVolleyball
LacrosseWrestling
Soccer (men's and women's)

This manual is designed to help camp directors better understand current NCAA legislation, as well as ensure that their camps and clinics operate in compliance with NCAA regulations and Athletics Department policies and procedures.

The Virginia Tech Camp Approval Form is the cornerstone of the camp administration program. No camp or clinic may be conducted by any Virginia Tech employee until this form is completed and signed by the appropriate parties.

This procedure contains important definitions, guidelines, and regulationsconcerning key camp/clinic components:

  • camp operation
  • promotion
  • financial administration
  • fees
  • insurance

Coaches having questions regarding the approval of a planned camp or clinic should direct those questions to their sport supervisor. Questions regarding the application of NCAA regulations to a camp or clinic should be directed to the Director of Athletics Compliance. Questions regarding the financial administration of a camp or clinic should be directed to the Assistant Director of Athletics for Financial Affairs.