Frequently Asked Questions

Are there opportunities to play a round of golf or is it just practice?
There are four opportunities (Junior Camp) and three opportunities (Team Camp) to play at local courses. We play rounds at Le Sueur Country Club, Shoreland Country Club, and Terrace View Golf Club.

When is the registration deadline?
Campers need to be registered and have their deposit paid by June 30, 2019.

What will be different during the Team Camp?
Team Camp will be geared to golfers that are competing at the junior high/high school level. Campers will compete as part of a team in a 3-day tournament.  In addition to daily instruction, guest speakers will discuss practice strategies, fitness, nutrition, and course management.  Coach Moe will also have a session that focuses on how to prepare for the recruitment process when looking at colleges.

Will we compete in a tournament?
For Junior Camp, there is a tournament on the last day. Awards for tournament play are handed out at end-of-camp party.  For Team Camp, we will be playing 18 holes of golf each day, in a high school tournament format.  Teams will be made up of 4 to 6 players, and 4 scores will count towards the team score each day.

When do I get dropped off and picked up?
For resident campers, drop off time is 6 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 for Junior Camp and 6 p.m. Sunday, August 4 for Team Camp, and pick-up time (Pizza Party) is 12 p.m. Thursday, July 25 for Junior Camp and 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug 7 for Team Camp. Daycampers are dropped off every weekday morning at 8:20 a.m. and pick up times vary.  Daycampers are encouraged to attend Sunday evening's orientation.

Can I pick my roommate?
There is a spot on the registration page for you to list another person you would like to room with. If you do not have one listed, we will pair you up according to gender/age. Rooms to accommodate 2, 3, or 4 campers are possibly available upon request.

Is the camp coed?
Yes, the camp is offered to both boys and girls and there will be counselors from each of the varsity programs helping throughout the week.  Team Camp is open to co-ed groups.

How do I know if my child will be at the correct ability level for camp?
Gustavus Golf Camp Junior Camp caters to all ability levels. Each instructor is able to teach beginners as well as advanced players.  Team Camp is geared towards players who compete at the Junior High & High School levels.

How many kids will be at camp?
Gustavus Golf Camp aims to provide an individualized learning experience in a camp environment. Camper/staff ratio will not exceed 9:1.  Typically Junior Camp averages around 40 campers; Team Camp will have a 72 player (12 team) limit.

What do I need to bring?
Resident campers bring golf clubs, golf balls, rain gear (jacket, pants, umbrella), swimsuit, extra clothes, toiletries, and some extra spending money (approx. $20). Bedding is provided. All campers need collared shirts when playing the golf courses.

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