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General Info

Sample Daily Schedule

Sample Daily Schedule

7:30am Wake up
7:45am - 8:30am Breakfast
9:00am - 11:30am Coaching/Fitness
11:30am - 12pm Pool/Stretching/Cool-down
12pm - 2:00pm Lunch
2:30pm - 5:00pm Squash/Drills/Conditioning Games
5:00pm - 5:30pm Cool-down and flexibility training
6:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
7pm - 8/8.30pm Evening activities*
9:30pm Sign-in
10:30pm Lights off

Our evening activities will include movies, doubles tennis, Frisbee, game night,dodgeball, squash videos, etc. Full practice days will be Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday for the single week session and Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for intensive weeks. For all sessions Wednesday will be half day with morning squash practice and trip to the Storrs Pond in the afternoon.Sundays of the intensive weeks sessions will be a campers' day off with a 1 hour yoga session late in the morning and an evening activity after dinner.

Directions

FROM BOSTON: Take I-93 North to I-89 North in Concord, NH. Take NH exit 18. Bear right off the next onto Rt. 120 North into Hanover. Stay to the right at the 5th traffic light. (There is a Mobil Gas Station on the right.) Turn left onto East Wheelock Street/NH-10. Turn right onto Observatory Road (across from the tennis courts). Turn 1st left and the Richardson Dorm will be the three-story brick building on the right.

FROM NEW YORK: Take I-91 North. Take VT exit 13. Bear right off the exit onto Rt. 10A East crossing into NH. After seeing the Dartmouth Green on your left, turn left onto Observatory Road (across from the tennis courts). Turn 1st left and the Richardson Dorm will be the three-story brick building on the right. .Campus maps available online at http://www.dartmouth.edu/~maps/campus

Camp Dates

Session 1 (Intermediate) 6/24-6/29
Session 2 (2 Intensive weeks) 7/1-7/13
Session 3 (2 Intensive weeks) 7/15-7/27

Departure

On the final day of each camp session (Friday), pick up is between noon and 2 pm at the Richardson Dormitory.

Non-Boarding Campers

Lunch is included in the non-boarding camper tuition beginning with lunch on Monday and concluding with lunch on Friday. Hopefully, this will be more convenient for parents.

The non-boarding camper's Sunday schedule begins with camper registration as mentioned on the first sheet and ends at the dorm around 8:00pm. The Monday- Thursday daily schedule begins either at the Richardson dorm 7.30am – 8.45 am or at 9am at the courts (Berry Sports Center) with pick-up at the Richardson Dorm at 5pm after the second session of the day or after the evening activity around 8:30pm depending on the evening activity schedule.

Camp Registration

Both BOARDING CAMPERS and NON-BOARDING CAMPERS should plan to arrive at camp between noon – 2.30 pm on the opening day of each session. Registration will be at the Richardson Dormitory. Please check the directions below. Our on-court camper evaluation will begin approximately at 3:30 pm. Please plan to arrive at camp in plenty of time to relax and move into the dorm.

Linens

The college dormitories have extra-long twin beds, desks, chairs, and dressers, but no pillows, linens, blankets or towels. Please bring these items for your son/daughter.

Camper Mail

If you would like to send your camper cards, letters, or care packages, please use the following address:

(Your child's name)
c/o Hansi Wiens Squash Camps
6083 Alumni Gym
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755-3512

Conduct

Hansi Wiens Squash Camps reserves the right to dismiss any camper if their conduct is deemed unacceptable. No refunds will be given in the case of inappropriate conduct.

Cancellation/Reimbursement Policy

Hansi Wiens Squash Camps at Dartmouth will reimburse the payment for the session minus $250 processing fee if cancelled before May 1st. If cancelled after May 1st but before June 1st the payment will get reimbursed minus $600 late withdrawal fee. If cancelled after June 1st, Hansi Wiens Camps will only reimburse the payment minus $600 fee if a camper's spot can be filled from the wait list/late registration.

Fans

Upper Valley summers can get very hot and since the dormitories are not equipped with Air Conditioning systems we strongly encourage every camper to bring a fan for personal use in the dorm room that will help keep the room cool and ventilated. There will be several fans in the common room area but no personal fans will be provided by the camp.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Squash shoes are a must! No running, soccer, or cross training shoes will be allowed on court!
  • Running shoes that the campers will be able to wear on the outside track
  • Squash rackets (preferably two or three)
  • Bathing trunks/suit
  • Lots of t-shirts, shorts, and socks
  • Alarm clock
  • Linens (extra long twin)
  • Towels
  • Pillow
  • Blankets
  • Sanitary/hygiene products

Protection of Minors Policy

Hansi Wiens Squash Camps at Dartmouth acknowledges that because of 2015 New Hampshire legislation, program attendees under 18 may not be left alone in the presence of a single staff member/adult supervisor (“Supervisor”) in the regular course of their program, unless they have undergone a recent background check with results acceptable to Hansi Wiens Squash Camps at Dartmouth. If a background check has not been completed, then an additional Supervisor must be in the space if a minor is present.

Valeria Wiens, Camp Director agrees to make all members of the Hansi Wiens Squash Camps at Dartmouth staff aware of this requirement. Valeria Wiens also acknowledges that hours chosen for all camp activities involving minors will be scheduled for times when the camp is appropriately staffed.

If it is not possible to structure the camp so that the Supervisor is never left alone with a minor, then the Supervisor must have a background check before the program begins.

Each staff member who might be left alone with a minor is required to request and complete a background check with results acceptable to Hansi Wiens Squash Camps at Dartmouth prior to the start of camp. Valeria Wiens is responsible for submitting a Certification of Background Check Form to the State of NH as well as to the office of General Counsel at Dartmouth College.

All camp employees are required to review and Sign a Code of Conduct that governs working with minors.