With summer camp season approaching, student-athletes anxiously await their
opportunity to jump-start the college recruiting process. Camps can give athletes the
opportunity to compete against other athletes from around the country. They are
especially attractive to athletes who are trying to get discovered by college
But it is important for you as parent to help manage your athlete's expectations about what attending a sports camp can and can't do.
A college camp offers a student-athlete a chance to make an all-important first impression in front of college scouts, so it is important that impression be a good one because it is hard to change.