FAQ

Q?

Am I eligible to attend the Amethyst Curling Camp?

A.

Red-Blue Campers:

  • 13-15 years old
  • 2 to 5 years of curling with coaching
  • Some competitive experience
  • All 14 year olds must be in this group

Green-Purple Campers:

  • 15-16 years old
  • 4-8 years of curling with coaching
  • Experience at Regional or Provincial levels
  • All 'new' 15 year olds must start here or in in the Red-Blue group

Black-Gold Campers:

  • 16-19 years old
  • At least 5 years of competitive curling experience, with background in Regional, Provincial, or National play
  • Solid skill development through quality coaching

Q?

How do I register for the 2018 Amethyst Curling Camp?

A.

Registration is available to last year's campers until February 9th.  On February 9th click on the registration tab and download the Registration Form.  Fill in the Registration Form online and then complete it (it is fillable), print and sign it, and mail it with a cheque as instructed on the form.

Q?

What is the Amethyst Curling Camp’s Cancellation Policy?

A.

  • Before May 1st, 2016 ($100)
  • May 1st - June 1st ($300)
  • After June 1st if a replacement is available ($400)
  • After June 1st if no replacement is available ($500)

Q?

Is there a bus service to the Amethyst Curling Camp?

A.

YES!!!  The bus will run from Thunder Bay down to Nipigon, across Highway 11 to Cochrane, down through New Liskeard to North Bay.  The bus will leave Thunder Bay around 9 pm July 1st and arrive in North Bay around noon July 2nd.  Campers will be allowed early check in.  Then on July 6th at 1 pm the bus will begin its return trip.  Information is on the registration page .

Q?

If I was at camp last year, do I get first chance at a spot this year?

A.

Yes.  An email invitation will be sent to last year's campers (and anyone on the wait list last year).  These campers have until February 9th to register.  After that date registration will be on a first-come basis.

Q?

What is included in the Amethyst Curling Camp cost?

A.

The registration fee this year is $881 + HST for a total of $995.  This cost includes all meals, transportation while at the camp, accommodations, instruction, special events, prizes, awards, camp picture and camp t-shirt.

Q?

What is the Amethyst Curling Camp’s Payment Policy?

A.

  • A cheque for $500 must accompany the Registration Form (made out to the Northern Ontario Curling Association);
  • A post-dated cheque for $495 dated April 30th must accompany the registration.
  • A cheque for the bus must also be included (if you are taking the bus).
  • Cheques will be deposited only when the applicant is accepted into the camp;
  • If a curler is not accepted into the camp, the cheque will be destroyed;
  • If a curler is placed on our 'wait list,' the cheque will be held until a spot opens up;
  • If the camp is cancelled due to receiving less than 48 registrations, $500 will be fully refunded and the $495 cheque will be returned.
  • We cannot accept faxed forms- please send your Registration Form by mail or priority post.