NBC Uppingham Camps
||Monday @ 1:30-2:30pm
||Friday @ 4pm
||Saturday @ 9am
||Sunday @ 4pm
||Monday @ 1:30-2:30pm
||Friday @ 4pm
Camp Address – Uppingham School, Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire LE15 9QE United Kingdom.
Upon Arrival – Park directly in the car-park next to the Sports Centre on the Leicester Road. Walk directly to the Western Quad where NBC Camps is located. See the map for further details
Camp Store – We will have a fully stocked store on camp selling all kinds of basketball gear – shorts, NBC T-shirts,NBC hoodies, balls, sweatbands, water bottles etc. Much of this is imported from the US. All of it is of a great quality and reasonably priced!
Award Program – All parents/guardians, grandparents, siblings and friends are invited to attend our Award Program at 3pm on the last day of camp. This is our closing ceremony and includes drill demonstrations, all-star awards, tournament awards, voted awards, enthusiasm and lots of fun.
We would like to offer you and guests the opportunity to join your son/daughter for lunch on the last day before the Award Program at a cost of £10 per person. Lunch vouchers can be bought on the first day of camp at registration.
Accommodation – There are three separate Uppingham Houses that we use – your son/daughter will be allocated a House and room prior to arrival. A number of room configurations are available at camp, ranging from single rooms, twin rooms and a few dorms of 3/4 beds. Please specify on the documentation to be returned what your son/daughter’s room preference is and whether they would like to share with anyone that they know. Don’t worry if they are not at camp with friends! We will make sure they are allocated a room with campers in the same age group!
Kit List – Please bring plenty of basketball clothing for the duration of camp. Bedding will be provided. You will also need a ball. We sell a wide range of balls in our camp store, priced between £10 and £35. Some additionalessentials are a sun hat, sun cream, towel, pen/paper, swimming stuff, hand sanitiser and alarm clock.
Security – For security reasons, We operate a cashless system at camp and NBC provides a bank service. Everycamper upon arrival can deposit their cash into our ‘bank’ at Registration – this can be used for purchase in our store, tuck shop, camp photo and pizza. Whatever they do not spend will be returned at the end of the week. Allother valuables are brought at your own risk. Please have the money to be paid into the bank ready in a named envelope when registering.
At registration all campers will receive a NBC E-card and lanyard to gain access around the school and their own accommodation building. A £5 deposit is retained until the card is returned at the end of the week.
Optional Extras – Campers may want some spending money for the following:
- Framed Team Photographs – £6
- Late Night Pizza – £9 (based on a shared Dominos pizza) – as treat on last In addition to eveningmeal
- Items from our store
Technology – To encourage campers to fully immerse themselves in the camp experience, without distractions, westrongly discourage them from bringing mobile phones, tablets etc. We thank you for your co- operation in thismatter. For those who are travelling from a distance and prefer they have their phones, there will be a permitted time in the early evening for the students to access their phones. We can provide a safe place for the storage of mobile phones during the day.
COVID-19 Arrangements – You should not attend camp if you have any COVID-19 symptoms or are in a household where one person is self-isolating. Check NHS website for full details on symptoms. There will be additional measures in place at camp to safeguard all participants and staff. These include social-distancing, frequent hand-washing or sanitizing, frequent and additional cleaning of communal areas. NBC will follow national guidelines and update you prior to camp of any significant requirements.
Contact Information – In an emergency only parents can contact us by calling +44 7713 256854 (Jeremy) during camp session.
We look forward to making your son/daughter’s week at camp one to remember! Please don’t hesitate if you have any questions!