The Ultimate Summer Camps Essentials Checklist

School’s Out! That means it is Summer Camp season, but don’t worry we have got you covered! With our Summer Camp Essentials Checklist your kids will be prepared for everything. Whether it’s their first time attending or their last, having your children equipped for every eventuality is key. From the latest kits down to their very socks, here is all that you need for this summer! 

In the Changing Room  

The most important part of the Summer Camp Essentials Checklist is the outfit! Our exclusive Kids’ Electro County Training Tops and Shorts are an absolute must have for this incoming summer, available in a range of counties and colours. These tops and shorts are designed to withstand rough play, training sessions and muddy adventures due to the high-performance fabric used. Both items are super quick to dry, allowing for a quick turn around during peak summer season! Ignite county pride this holiday period and pick your own uniform with the matching Electro County Training Tops and Shorts! 

Take on summer camps in style with the Volt Range! Available again in a range of colours, from an exciting electric blue to a striking black and yellow, you won’t be stuck for colour choice! The matching set paired together is excellent for this year’s summer camp. Designed with a fun, vibrant pattern and bold colours, the Volt range is a perfect look for the summer months! With its fantastic fit and quality, the Volt matching set will soon become your kids go-to outfit! 

Hopefully we will have plenty of sunny opportunities for shorts this summer, our Kids Shorts are a classic staple for your children’s wardrobe. For training sessions, summer camp or a trip away, our soccer style shorts, Viper and Phantom are super versatile. Our shorts are crafted from our light-weight, quick drying fabric, reducing the wash-to-wear time dramatically, ideal for your busy schedule. For a lovely pop of colour and pattern, our new Tokyo Shorts will soon become your kids’ favourite shorts. From perfect purples and sky blues and everything in between, these GAA style shorts will set your kids up for a fun filled summer!  

Unfortunately, in Ireland we must prepare for cool days, wind and rain during the summer months! A wonderful way to be ready for four seasons in one day is layering! For those days when it is too cold to brave the outdoors in shorts, try our range of leggings and tracksuit bottoms to shield your children from the fierce winds! Choose from a wide selection of skinny tracksuit bottoms, full length leggings in so many colours or fleece bottoms to stay snug! Our Aero range will soon become an everyday, all weather essential as well as our super popular Riley leggings. 

Having the right footwear is also important! Football boots are essential Summer Camp necessities, and we have got you covered! Our brand new Zenith range offered in a variety of bright and brilliant colours as well as available in both a Velcro strap and laced. Ideal for either grass pitches or synthetic ground, these next level boots enhance control and touch, allowing your kids to perform their best whilst wearing their favourite colours!  

In the Kit Bag 

To carry all the Summer Camp Essentials, it is imperative to have the right bag! Whether they’d prefer the Drawstring Gym Bag, or a Backpack is completely up to your kids! There is a large variety of colours and styles to choose from! O’Neills also offer personalised Boot Bags as well as our signature Holdall so they can take as many changes of clothes and snacks as they need!  

Other little essentials that are always handy to have: 

GAA Gloves: Good grip gloves make all the difference to your performance on the pitch. Our Gloves allow for continued excellence even on wet days with the latex foam palm feature.  

Helmets: A complete necessity for playing Hurling or Camogie, if you do not have a helmet, you are not permitted to play, so choose from our wide selection of colours and sizes to take part as safely as possible!  

Mouth Guard: Another compulsory item for your kit bag is the mouth guard. You are required to wear a mouth guard both during a training session and matches. Our mouth guards serve a range of purposes, not just protecting your teeth but they are also intended to protect your jaw.  

Socks: Make sure to check out our sports socks, whether it is a midi length sock or knee-high premium socks, start the game off right! Its always a great idea to have a few spare pairs in the bag, especially for Summer Camp! 

Hurling Sticks: Choosing the correct size of Hurl is essential for your best performance! Use our Hurl Size Guide for perfect control of the sliotar on the pitch! 

Water bottles: Always stay hydrated especially when exercising during the summer! Match with your outfit or your home county, O’Neills have every possible shape and style of bottle to choose from!  

Be well ahead of the curve this summer and get ready for Summer Camp Season with our Essential Summer Camp Checklist! Its fast approaching so now is the time to get well prepared!  

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