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Jr. Wizards Summer Camps

Important Update on Summer 2020

May 15, 2020

Parents / Guardians

We hope this note finds you and your family in good health during these challenging times. 

It is with great disappointment that I inform you we will be canceling our Jr. Wizards Summer Basketball Camp sessions through the end of July.  As much as we love hosting our summer camps, we understand the importance of a community effort in containing COVID-19.

This will impact the following camp sessions:

  • June 15 – Sterling, VA – Hoops Plus
  • June 22 – Boyds, MD – Maryland Soccerplex
  • June 22 – Fredericksburg, VA - Mary Washington University
  • July 6 – Sterling, VA – Hoops Plus
  • July 6 – La Plata, MD – College of Southern Maryland
  • July 6 – Baltimore, MD – The Park School of Baltimore
  • July 13 – Washington, DC – American University
  • July 20 – Washington, DC – American University
  • July 27 – Middleburg, VA – Foxcroft School
  • July 27 – Severn, MD – Annapolis Area Christian School

A decision will be made for camp sessions scheduled for the month of August by June 15.

Full refunds will begin rolling out for June and July sessions beginning on Wednesday May 20. While we anticipate that most refunds will be processed within the next week, certain refunds may take up to a month to be finalized – including any refunds which are 70+ days old or older, or that were made with a credit card account which is now closed (note – if your expiration date changed, or if your credit card provider sent you a new card for the same account, this should not impact your refund). We are working with our database provider, SportsEngine, to make this process as quick and painless as possible.

You may also leave your payment on account as a credit towards Summer 2021. Anyone who chooses to do so will guarantee their spot in camp for 2021 at our lowest camp rate. If the amount you paid ends up being less than the lowest camp rate for 2021, we will refund you the difference.  If you’re interested in this option, please let us know by Tuesday May 19.

As our physical offices remain closed – please direct any questions to the following email address – juniorwizards@monumentalsports.com. This inbox is monitored between normal business hours – 9 A.M. to 5 P.M., Monday to Friday.

In the meantime please be sure to visit https://dcfamily.com/athome for activities your child can do at home to stay active – including Wizards Workout Wednesdays; a new 30 minute workout session from Coach Scott Brooks and his staff.  We are also actively working to create additional digital content for the summer months.

Thank you for your continued support of the Washington Wizards and Jr. Wizards Summer Camps. We hope to see everyone back on the court soon.

Be safe.

Shannon Clancy
Jr. Wizards Program Director

About Jr. Wizards Basketball Camp

Jr. Wizards Basketball Camps are first and foremost teaching programs; designed to emphasize fundamental instruction, individual improvement and team concepts in a fun yet structured environment. With programs for boys and girls ranging from age 6 to 14, Jr. Wizards Camps have something for kids of all ages and skill levels.

Daily station work will help players of all levels improve and learn the core values of the game from our experienced Jr. Wizards coaching staff.

All campers receive: 

  • Two (2) game ticket vouchers towards a 2020-21 Washington Wizards Home Game, with the option to purchase additional tickets at a discounted rate
  • Jr. Wizards t-shirt

Important Information

TIME: 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M., Monday to Friday.
AGES: Boys & Girls ages 6 through 14
TUITION :

  • Before January 1: $300 per week
  • January 1 through February 29: $325 per week
  • After March 1: $350 per week

A sibling discount of 10% is automatically applied at checkout.

Payment Options

  • Option 1: Pay balance in full upon registration
  • Option 2: Sign up for a payment plan (requires minimum $75 deposit, and requires a credit card to be saved to file).

Refund Policy
Registrations are refundable (minus a $75 non-refundable registration fee) through May 15, 2020.

Transportation
Sorry, no transportation is provided. All campers must be dropped off and picked up.

Lunch
Lunch is not provided with this program.

Discounts
A 10% sibling discount is automatically applied to the second child during registration. Note: both children must be registered together for the discount to show up.

Click here for information on Group Discounting.

Do You Offer Scholarships?

The Wizards offer a select number of scholarships to those who financially may not otherwise be able to attend a session of camp.

Click here to find out more on our Scholarship Program.

What To Bring
Comfortable basketball apparel, basketball sneakers. Campers should also bring lunch, and a refillable water bottle.

It is recommended that participants leave valuables at home, as there will not be lockers available to campers.  Jr. Wizards are not responsible for lost items.

SAMPLE DAILY SCHEDULE (subject to change)

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM: Campers Arrive
9:00 AM: Daily announcements
9:15 AM: Stretching and Warm-up Drills: Shooting & Ball Handling
10:00 AM: Stations & Skill Work - Team Concepts
11:00 AM: Scrimmages/Games/Contests
12:00 PM: Lunch
1:00 PM: Skill of the Day / Guest Lecture
1:30 PM: Individual Improvement Stations