FAQ

Q?

Am I eligible to attend the Amethyst Curling Camp?

A.

Green Group:

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

Gold Group:

  • 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 Group:

  • 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 2020 Amethyst Curling Camp?

A.

Registration is available to last year’s campers until February 14th.  On February 15th 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.

Or complete the form, pay for your registration via e-transfer, and email your registration  form to Leslie Kerr, leslie.kerr@curlnoca.ca.  Contact leslie.kerr@curlnoca.ca for e-transfer instructions.

Q?

What is the Amethyst Curling Camp’s Cancellation Policy?

A.

    • Before May 1st,  ($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.

Unfortunately not.  But Ontario Northlands will offer bus service from Thunder Bay to North Bay starting April 1, 2020.

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 14th 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 $1010.00 (893.81 + HST) .  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.

Payment by Cheque:

  • A cheque for $1010 must accompany the Registration Form (made out to NOCA);
  • 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, the full registration fee will be fully refunded.
  • We cannot accept faxed forms  – please send your Registration Form by mail or priority post.

Payment by E-transfer:

  • Registration may be paid by e-transfer.  Contact leslie.kerr@curlnoca.ca for instructions (or call 807-598-0051).
  • One the e-transfer payment has been made, the registration form  may be emailed  to:
    leslie.kerr@curlnoca.ca
  • If the camp is cancelled due to receiving less than 48 registrations, the full registration fee will be fully refunded.