In order to make sure you have everything you need to know about our Camps and Clinics we've put answers to our most frequently-asked questions here:

 Are there additional measures in place with regards to COVID-19?

We will continue to follow CDC guidelines as well as local and state guidelines with regards to return to play.

The following protocols and procedures have been put in place:
  • Curbside check in/check out process
    • Pick up and drop off times staggered
    • Contactless check in process - participants only
  • Screening Procedures
    • Daily screening questions
    • Temperature checks
  • Sanitizing stations and protocols
    • Sanitizing station at camp entrance
    • Mandatory hand washing/sanitization breaks
  • Isolation protocols
    • Any player exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 at any time will be separated and required to be picked up from camp as soon as is practicable
  • Increased equipment and facility cleanings
    • Daily soccer ball sanitization
    • Additional bathroom cleanings per day
  • Smaller groups. Limited Group Interaction. Social Distancing.
    • 10:1 player to coach ratio
    • No large camp gatherings, addresses or activities
    • Separate individual break areas

 

 Will participants and coaches be required to wear face masks?

Due to the active nature of our programs, participants and coaches will not be required to wear face masks within sessions. Coaches will be required to wear face masks before, after and during breaks. Participants are welcome to wear them throughout, should they so choose.

 Will coaches follow screening procedures too?

Yes. In addition to the screening questions and temperature checks, coaching staff will undergo weekly COVID-19 testing.

 What is the focus of Camps and Clinics?

From entry level to intermediate, Atlanta United's Camps and Clinics focus on youth players who enjoy the game and are looking for opportunities to play and develop in a fun, positive environment.

 What are the benefits of Camps and Clinics?

Camps and Clinics are focused on youth players looking to develop in a fun and exciting environment. Players have the opportunity to build a foundation in the game and hone individual technical skills through an engaging progressive curriculum delivered by professionally licensed and qualified staff.

 Who is eligible to sign up for Camps and Clinics?

Camps and Clinics are open to all players ages 7-14. The programs are a fun addition to any soccer children may already be playing and offer an opportunity to develop in key areas of the game.

 Where are the Camps and Clinics located?

Our Camps and Clinics are located in various locations around the greater Atlanta region. While some locations may share fields with local soccer clubs, they are not club specific and are open to registration regardless of club affiliation.

 What is the difference between Camps and Clinics and RDS?

Camps and Clinics are focused on grassroots to intermediate players developing entry level skills in a fun environment. RDS programs are tryout based and geared toward more advanced players looking to train in a more competitive program. The age range for Camps and Clinics is 7-14, while the RDS age range is 8-14.

 Can I sign up for multiple locations?

Yes, but only if you plan to participate at multiple locations.

 When does registration open?

For clinics, registration typically opens up a month before the program starts. For summer camps, registration typically opens up at the beginning of the year.

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 I haven’t received any follow up information after signing up- when will I hear more?

Confirmation e-mails will be sent the day before the program start date to ensure we reach out to all those that have signed up. This e-mail will contain all necessary information for the program.

 What equipment should my child bring?

All players should bring water and shin guards. A camp or clinic shirt will be provided at the first session. Players do not need to bring a soccer ball as coaches will provide these each session.

 I’m going to miss a session; can I make it up at another location?

Unfortunately, we do not offer session make ups. If you anticipate a lot of conflicts within the current season, we ask that you consider signing up next time around instead.

 What is your weather cancellation policy?

While we still train in the rain, we keep an eye on the forecast for any unforeseen severe weather. If a session is cancelled, we will reach out via e-mail as far in advance as possible.

 What happens if a session cannot be completed in person?

In the event that sessions cannot be completed in person, they will be delivered virtually via Zoom. Virtual sessions will consist of interactive classroom activities, at-home ball mastery classes, as well as tactical video analysis components.

 If the sessions go virtual, will I receive a discount?

Given the similarity between virtual and in-person training sessions, along with the unique opportunity your child will have to learn directly from Atlanta United’s professional youth coaches, we will not be offering refunds for virtual training sessions. While the delivery method will be different, the same professionally licensed coaches will adapt online sessions to deliver the ATL UTD Training Programs methodology. Players will progress through tactical sessions, interactive activities and ball mastery sessions consistent with the in-person programs.

 How can I bring an ATL UTD summer camp to my club or community?

For more information on how to bring an ATL UTD camp to your club or community, please contact training@atlutd.com.

For any other questions, please reach out to training@atlutd.com.