FAQ

FAQ

Do I have flexibility in the number of weeks my Son or Daughter can attend?

Yes. Your son or daughter will have the option of attending 1-4 weeks. You choose the week or weeks that work for you.  But remember,
our program is designed so that with each additional week, your campers are enhanced with new chances that create growth as an athlete, student and a person. A special discount is offered when you register for more than 2 weeks at a time.  See Dates & Rates

When camp is in session, can we add on weeks during the summer?

We would be thrilled if you decide to add on weeks contingent on availability of course. (We have a maximum number of campers permitted to participate per week and strive to maintain a safe and effective coach to camper ratio.)

Payment is requested in full, via cash or check and MUST be received by the first Monday of her added week(s). A special discount is offered when you register for more than 2 weeks during registration.  See Dates & Rates

What should my child bring with him to camp?

Their backpack should contain sunscreen (administered for the first time prior to leaving home in the a.m.), a water bottle filled with cold water (we will take care of the refills), any specific sport gear such as shin guards and label everything!

What if my child needs medications at camp?

All medications must be maintained and administered by our Nurse.  Separate forms are required to be filled out prior to camp.

What do I do if my child  cannot make it to camp on any given day?

Please call the camp office or email us as early as possible to let us know. Unfortunately, we can not refund any missed days or guarantee make-up days. (depending on the availability each week)

Besides playing sports or working on their requested skill, what else will my child do at NLDC?

How does Camp Idol or slam dunk contest sound?  The entire camp joins together and shows off their team spirit with these fun activities.  Your son will be able to show off his creative side with team banner painting; tie-dye days; team skit, and cheer.

Is NLDC a competitive camp?

Our focus is on building skills, sportsmanship and teamwork. NLDC is NOT about the pressure to win.

Will my travel athlete be challenged in his sport (s)?

Your son or daughter will be challenged and our coaches are trained to motivate his/her to advance his skills. Our programs inspires growth and improvement for both the travel and recreational athletes in all the sports we offer.

Will my child play a variety of sports at NLC?

Your son/daughter will be challenged and our coaches are trained to motivate him/her to advance their skills. Our program inspires growth and improvement for both the travel and recreational athletes in all sports we offer.

Can my child come to camp and just work on one sport?

For our younger campers, our program offers the chance to experience variety and develop the confidence they need to determine where their interests may lie. For our older campers, they have the opportunity to focus on their sport of choice. However. we strongly believe that multi-sport participation increases the athletic I.Q. of players and encourage campers to sample a variety of sports.

What if my child is not a great athlete and has never played various sports?

We will provide the perfect environment for him/her to explore interests he may have in different sports, electives or in the arts all while having a blast.

I read that my child will grow as an athlete AND a person. How do you accomplish personal growth?
Teaching and enforcing sound values and making smart choices is part of every aspect of camp. Not a minute goes by without attention to building solid character as we incorporate values such as good sportsmanship, teamwork, spirit, effort, leadership and persistence.  Most importantly, we create an environment where campers learn to feel GOOD about demonstrating positive values.
What is STEM?

S-Science

T-Technology

E-Engineering

M-Mathematics

Who are the Digital Media instructors?

All of our instructors are trained educators, many of which are professional educators who work  in Bergen County schools including Saddle River.  Our instructions use exciting and creative ways to teach our STEM/Digital Media programs.