Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need a passport and how do I get one?

 Yes! A passport is the one of the most important items that must be considered ahead of time. Depending on your country of origin it can take up to a couple months to get your passport application processed. We recommend visiting your countries government website for more information on how to do this. 

Is it safe in Aruba? 

Yes, Aruba is ranked as one of the safest tourist destinations. Tourists from all over the world come to visit The One Happy Island every year. Arubans are welcoming people who have a passion for their island and the game of baseball. Players will be put together in groups.

What if someone gets hurt or sick?

Aruba has a modern hospital located minutes from all the major hotels. There are multiple pharmacies and clinics located around the island which are accessible by anyone. We will provide a certified trainer at all of our events.

What kind of supervision will my son/daughter have?

We maintain a 5:1 player to staff ratio. Players will be in groups of 4 or 5 with a coach.

What is the hotel like?

There are several facilities in which we use. All have clean double bedrooms, with a pool, and within walking distance to the beach or store. We sleep 2-3 players per bedroom. 

What is the food and drinking water like? 

Aruba has world class chefs from all over the world. You will have the ability to eat a wide variety of cuisine. The drinking water is world wide known to be the best. Whether from a bottle or faucet you are able to drink it.

How many games will be played?

Plan to play games or have a baseball activity everyday with one day being off for sightseeing and activities

Can parents come and watch?

Family members who are interested in coming are welcome to do so. We offer a variety of family packages based on accommodations and needs.

Students and School?

Students are able to receive service hours from us for this trip. We will also be happy to assist in the college recruiting process as references.

Do I need to speak the local languages?

No, most Arubans speak English, Dutch, Papiamento, and Spanish. Our staff is equipped with skills in these languages. 

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