Hill School Squash Camp

INTERNATIONAL SQUASH ACADEMY

The Hill School
Pottstown, PA

June 18 – 22

Overnight: $1545
Extended Day: $1195
Day: $1095

AGES: 10-17

CAMP DETAILS

At the Hill School Camp campers will receive:

  • Authentic International Squash Academy T-Shirt
  • Water Bottle
  • Personal Evaluation
  • Games Daily
  • Raffles for an assortment of Prizes

7:00 Wake-up
7:45 Breakfast
8:45 Commuters Arrive
9:00 Stretching and warm-up
9:15 First Squash Session – Individual skill work
11:15 Coaching Demos
11:30 Tournament Training
12:00 Lunch
2:00 Second Squash Session – Strategy
3:00 Squash Matches
4:30 Extra help / Off-Court Activities
5:30 Dinner
6:30 Off Court Offerings (Guest Speakers, Film Analysis, Sport Specific Conditioning)
8:30 Commuter Dismissal
9:30 Dorm Games and Socializing
10:30 Lights Out

Check in: Overnight Campers check in between 1:00-2:00pm on the first day. Day & Extended Day & Day Campers check in at 2:00pm on the first day.

Extended Day Camper Pick-up: Extended Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 8:30pm at the squash courts.

Day Camper Pick-up: Day Campers are to be picked up each day at 5:00pm at the squash courts.

Check Out: Parents are invited to attend the final matches that begin at 9:00am on the final day. Check-out for ALL CAMPERS will take place at 12:00pm at the squash courts.

Below is a suggested list of items to bring to camp. We suggest that campers do not bring expensive personal items such as cameras, iPods/iPads, etc. Cell phones are allowed in the dorms and dining areas, but not on the courts during training sessions. Please label every article you bring to camp. All items will be the responsibility of the camper. International Squash Academy and its staff are not responsible for lost, stolen or forgotten items.

  • Health Form
  • Squash Racquet
  • Goggles
  • Squash Clothes
  • Non-Marking Squash Shoes
  • Comfortable Socks
  • Sweat Bands
  • Off-Field Clothes (Athletic Socks, T-Shirts, Shorts, Sweatshirts, etc)
  • Athletic Sneakers
  • Linens (Twin XL)
  • Blanket/Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow
  • Toiletries
  • Shower Towel
  • Alarm Clock
  • Portable Fan

ABILITY GROUPS
Players are grouped first by age and then by ability. The first session is an assessment session – we will update groups after the first day
ATHLETIC TRAINER
Trainers are on site to aid in illness, injury prevention and first aid.
HEALTH FORMS
All campers are required to have a completed health form in order to participate at camp. You can either fill out our health form or use the doctors form and use our form as a cover page. Please fill out contact information and parent signature. HEALTH FORM
WEATHER PLAN
We utilize inclement weather opportunities to focus on agility training, video analysis, individual meetings.
TRAVEL
The nearest airport is Bradley International Airport in Hartford, CT. You are responsible for getting yourself to and from campus, International Squash Academy does not provide transportation.
CANCELLATION POLICY
Any camper who must cancel prior to camp will receive a camp credit equal to the amount of camp tuition already paid.  The credit is transferable to another family member and is good for any International Squash Academy or eCamps Partner program through next summer (agreement begins at time of purchase).  Any cancellation within 5 days of the start of camp will result in a camp credit minus $100 cancellation fee.  Camp credits are not extended to campers who leave camp after the start of a session.  CASH/CREDIT CARD REFUNDS ARE NOT OFFERED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE.

STAFF DETAILS

Chanel, originally from Cape Town, South Africa, came to the United States in 2012 after being recruited to play squash at Trinity College. Having both played for and coached with one of the country’s premier college squash programs, Chanel Erasmus brings a wealth of experience to The Hill School as the Director of Squash.

During her time at Trinity, she was a member of the National Championship-winning squash and crew team. She won an all-divisions National Championship for squash in 2014, after beating Harvard in the finals. Later that year the Trinity women’s rowing team won the NCAA D3 team rowing championship. In 2015 her varsity boat won the NCAA Division 3 Varsity 8 National Championship in Sacramento, Calif.

A native of Capetown, South Africa, Erasmus was a member of the South African National Squash Team as a junior player. She represented South Africa at the 2008 British Junior Squash Open and Scottish Open, and in 2009 Erasmus was the Under-16 age group winner in the South African National Squash Championship.

Chanel majored in theater and dance which allowed her to combine her love for the arts and athletics. She has performed in theater productions and films in and around Connecticut. Chanel was a volunteer assistant coach for the Trinity women’s squash and crew team from 2015-2017. She is completing her M.A. degree in public policy at Trinity College.

Director

Chanel Erasmus
Director of Squash, Hill School