Summer Camp 2017 :: Information

The DEADLINE for Camp Package registrations/hotel reservations has now passed. ALL PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED FULL AND HALF WEEK CAMP PACKAGES ARE NOW NON-REFUNDABLE. PARTIAL REFUNDS DUE TO AN EMERGENCY WILL BE CONSIDERED BY CONTACTING LAURA at laura@usaikifed.com or KAREN at karendepaola@usaikifed.com

DAY PASSES (Aikido only - NO MEALS) are available for purchase online and onsite at camp. If you want to come for a day or a series of days, you must purchase day passes. The Day Participant Rates do NOT include any meals. If you wish to stay at the hotel, you must make your reservation directly with the hotel (you will not receive the USAF Discounted Hotel Room Rate).

Click here to proceed to Summer Camp Online Registration for Day Passes

Camp Dates:  Sunday, July 30th – Saturday, August 5th
Location: Stockton Seaview Hotel and Golf Club, 401 South New York Road, Galloway, New Jersey
Instructors: Yamada Sensei, Osawa Sensei, USAF Technical Committee and USAF Instructors
How you can register: Option #1: Camp Package/Hotel for full or half week
Option #2: Day Passes

2017 REGISTRATION UPDATE:  There is a new process to provide roommate information at the time of your online registration for a camp package. On the first page you will need to indicate the number of expected roommates (0-3).

After you submit this page, a second page will appear asking for the following:
(1) the name of each of your roommates (if unknown, please type in “unknown” or “TBD”);
(2) if your roommate is 12 years of age and older;
(3) if you will be paying for your roommate with your credit card; and
(4) If known at time of registration (optional fields), your roommate’s phone # and/or email address.

After your payment is made through PayPal, a confirmation page will pop up with a link directing you to the hotel reservation portal. Please be ready to make your hotel reservation at that time.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  IF YOU ARE SHARING A ROOM, ONLY ONE (1) PERSON NEEDS TO MAKE A HOTEL RESERVATION FOR THE GROUP.  FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE “click here” OR SEE “Room Shares (double, triple or quad)” BELOW. Also new this year – you can indicate different arrival and departure dates in your hotel reservation for each of your roommates.

REGISTRATION OPTION #1:  Camp Package/Hotel
REGISTRATION DEADLINE - Friday, June 23rd
To qualify for the USAF discounted hotel room rate, you must first purchase a Camp Package. Rooms at the USAF discounted rates are available on a first-come first-served basis. IF YOU ARE SHARING A ROOM, PLEASE DESIGNATE ONE PERSON TO MAKE THE HOTEL RESERVATION FOR THE GROUP.

Camp Package and Hotel Rates:
2017 USAF CAMP PACKAGE RATES (includes dinner; does not include hotel room rate with breakfast)
Camp Package...............................................................................................................................................Cost
Full Week Practicing Participant (Sun-Sat; 7 days of aikido/6 dinner including Fri night banquet)..................$600
Full Week Non-Practicing Participant (Sun-Sat; dinners for 6 nightsincluding Fri night banquet)...................$285

1st Half-Week Practicing Participant (Sun-Wed; 4 days of aikido/3 dinners)...................................................$430
1st Half-Week Non-Practicing Participant (Sun-Wed; dinners for 3 nights).....................................................$210

2nd Half-Week Practicing Participant (Wed-Sat; 4 days aikido/3 dinners including Fri night banquet)...........$430
2nd Half-Week Non-Practicing Participant (Wed-Sat; dinners for 3 nights including Fri night banquet).........$210

2017 USAF DISCOUNTED HOTEL ROOM RATES (breakfast included):
Rooming Options....................................................................... Cost per night (plus taxes & fees*)
Single (1 person per room)......................................................... $93
Double (2 people per room)........................................................ $118 ($59 per person)
Triple (3 people per room)........................................................... $139 ($46 per person)
Quad (4 people per room)........................................................... $160 ($40 per person)
*ADD TO COST PER NIGHT THE FOLLOWING - SALES TAX (6.875%); OCCUPANCY TAX (8%); HOTEL SERVICE FEE ($3 PER PERSON PER NIGHT)

PLEASE NOTE: FOR THE SATURDAY PRIOR TO CAMP, JULY 29th, THERE ARE A VERY LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS BLOCKED OFF AT THE USAF DISCOUNTED RATE. ONCE THE USAF ROOMS ARE TAKEN, YOU MAY STILL RESERVE A ROOM AT AN INCREASED RATE OF $209 (plus taxes & fees) FOR SATURDAY, JULY 29th THROUGH THE USAF HOTEL PORTAL. THIS INCREASED RATE DOES NOT INCLUDE BREAKFAST ON SUNDAY MORNING (JULY 30th).

How to Register and Pay for Option#1:

1st StepCompleting Online Form.  You will be prompted to fill in information on the Registration Form, including your roommate status at the Stockton Seaview Hotel. On the first page of the online form you will need to indicate the number of expected roommates (0-3). On the second page (Roommate Information Page) you will need to indicate (1) the name of each of your roommates (if unknown, please type in “unknown” or “TBD”); (2) if your roommate is 12 years of age and older; (3) if you will be paying for your roommate with your credit card; and (4) If known at time of registration (optional fields), your roommate’s phone # and/or email address.Each roommate must register for camp through this process. The rooming information you provide will be shared with the hotel. After you complete your registration and have paid through PayPal, a window will pop up with your PayPal transaction number. PLEASE BE READY TO MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATION BY FOLLOWING THE LINK IN THE POP-UP WINDOW AT THAT TIME.

IMPORTANT: IF YOU WILL BE SHARING A ROOM, YOU SHOULD NOT MAKE A HOTEL RESERVATION IF YOU KNOW YOUR ROOMMATE HAS ALREADY MADE (or will be making) A RESERVATION ON BEHALF OF THE ROOM.

2nd StepHotel Reservation. Minimum age to rent a room and stay at the hotel without any adult supervision is 21. Following the hotel link, reserve your room with a credit card.  Your credit card will not be charged for your hotel room until your arrival. Your hotel reservation is successful ONLY IF you receive an email confirmation from the hotel. Your confirmation email will NOT display the actual USAF discounted rate you will be paying at time of check-out from the hotel.

Room Shares (double, triple or quad):
Known Roommates: 
Designate one person in the group to make the hotel reservation.  The person making the hotel reservation must:

UNKNOWN/TBD ROOMMATES - If roommates are “UNKNOWN” when you make your hotel reservation, please indicate there will be ONLY 1 person in the room. DO NOT PUT THE NUMBER OF ROOMMATES YOU LISTED WHEN YOU REGISTERED FOR CAMP.

Roommates (once known) will need to register for camp and list you as their roommate on the 2nd page of registration (Roommate Information Page)
but they should not make a hotel reservation if you are the person making the hotel reservation for your group. The hotel will contact them to obtain their credit card information once they register for camp.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS “click here”.

Option #1 - Children and non-practicing friends and family:

Option #1- Changes and Cancellation Policy:  Contact Laura Pavlick @ laura@usaikifed.com or Karen De Paola @ karendepaola@usaikifed.com for changes or cancellations to your camp registration and/or your hotel reservation.
o   All Camp Packages include a $50 non-refundable deposit.
o   Camp Packages cancelled after the DEADLINE date, Friday, June 23rd are non-refundable.
o   Partial refunds due to an emergency will be considered (contact Laura or Karen).
o   Hotel requires 48-hour cancellation notice or else the first night will be charged to your credit card.

REGISTRATION OPTION #2: Day Participant Rates – AIKIDO ONLY - NO FOOD/HOTEL:
Sunday – Friday - $90 for each day; Saturday - $50.

If you do not purchase Option #1 and you want to do Aikido but stay off-site, or you want to come for a day or a series of days, you must purchase day passes. The Day Participant Rates do NOT include any meals. If you wish to stay at the hotel, you must make your reservation directly with the hotel (you will not receive the USAF Discounted Hotel Room Rate UNLESS you purchase a Camp Package) and breakfast is not guaranteed.