Amberjax Summer Training Trip 2012 (Updated)

 Amberjax Summer Training Trip 2012 (Updated)

  • This trip is targeted for the senior and gold groups but we will allow swimmers from the silver group on a case by case basis
  • This training trip is a fun way to get a lot of work done while building team chemistry and having some fun along the way
  • The trip will start at 5 AM with practice at EHS on the 8th of June
  •  We will be taking a school bus and two other vehicles on the trip
  • 4 or 5 coaches and other chaperones will be going on the trip and chaperoning all swimmers.  There will be both male and female chaperones.
  • Depending on the hotel and location there will be 3 or 4 swimmers per room.
  • Special needs such as: Meds, foods, etc will be addressed on a case by case basis.
  • On our way home from Chattanooga we will be training with various swim teams.
  • We will be swimming 2 practices a day when not swimming in the meet.  The meet is Friday, Saturday, Sunday June 8-10 @ Baylor Swim Club.
  • Some of the events planned are: Activities at Stone Mountain (Hiking the mountain), 6 flags theme park, Whitewater rafting in the Ocoee River, Tennessee
  • Swimmers need to bring the full swim bag, team suits and caps, summer swimming clothes, and one set of nice clothes
  • The cost of the trip is $600.  This cost includes: lodging, meet entries, fuel, and the cost of stone mountain, 6 flags, whitewater rafting, and all meals
  • The money is due by June 1
  •  It is recommended that each swimmer bring an additional $100 spending money for souvenirs and shopping
  • We will visit 2 college campuses along the way (University of Tennessee and Berry University.  We will meet with college coaches and tour facilities.
  • Swimmers will call for pickup when we are an hour outside of jacksonville some time late on the 14th
  • We think this trip is extremely important and are encouraging as many swimmers to participate as possible.  We understand that this is a lot of money, so we will continue to help the kids fund-raise for this trip in the ensuing weeks. 

********* If there are any questions or concerns please contact Coach Doug @ 868-1490