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Day Camp Info


Day Camps
The two day camps are Rec. Camp and Teen Camp.
     Rec. Camp is made up of two groups; Explorers- entering grades K-2 and Adventurers- entering grades 3-4.
     Teen Camp is for those youngsters entering grades 5-8.

 
Day Camp Sessions
8-one week sessions are offered.  A session is Monday-Friday.  Campers can attend any number of sessions.  Sessions cannot be broken down by days per week.  A session has to be paid in full, but a family can choose to send their child for as many days per week as they would like.  

Day Camp Hours-  The day camps operate Monday-Friday
Rec. Camp-  is 7:30am-5:30pm, with morning drop off from 7:30-8:30am, the camp program from 8:30am-4:30pm and pick up from 4:30-5:30pm.  There is no camp July 4th.
Teen Camp- is 8:00am-5:00pm, with morning drop off from 8:00-8:30am, the camp program from 8:30am-4:30pm and pick up is from 4:30-5:00pm.  There is no camp July 4.

Dates to Remember
            June 14-          Final Balance due
            June 24-          First Day of Camps
            July 4-             No Camps
            August 16-      Camps End

Day Camp Structure
All campers enjoy age appropriate games, sports, art & crafts, nature exploration, and more. Rec. Camp is designed around weekly themes. Camp themes and activities vary each year and counselors work on these during staff training week.  Teen Camp campers have the opportunity to help plan activities for the week they are at camp.  

Day Camp Counselors
Camps are staffed through the Recreation & Parks Department.  All Camp Counselors are 18 years of age or older and undergo background checks.  Some Assistant Counselors  are hired at ages 16 and older.  Camp Counselors attend mandatory training prior to the start of camp, which includes First Aid/CPR Certification.

Day Camp Information Packet
For more information on the day camps; what to pack, what to wear, what not to bring, lunch and snacks, sunscreen policy, camp mission, camp guidelines and procedures, etc.  Be sure to read through the Day Camp Information Packet- Click Here

Registration
Summer Day Camp information is posted in mid-February when the Spring/Summer Program Guide comes out.  Registration is done online and you have the option to pay online in full or pay offline and pay the $25 non-refundable deposit per camp, per session, per child.  For more information on camp registration, policies, refunds and payment options- Click Here

Camper Information/Health Form
This year the Camper Information/Health Form will be part of registration.  During registering your child for a day camp you will be required to answer a series of questions.  You only have to do this once and it will remain on your household account.  Your child's safety is important to us. Each summer a camper info/health form must be filled out and on file at the day camp your child is attending.  It is important that you share all medical, behavioral, and emotional conditions that you feel we should be aware of to help your child have a positive experience while at camp.  Changes can be made to the form prior to camp on your household account.  After the day camps begin changes can be made to the form when you drop off or pick up your child from camp.  

Medication Authorization Form
It is best if your child takes needed medication prior to coming to camp each day.  If they have to take medication while at camp a Medication Authorization Form has to be filled out and given to the camp director.  Camp directors cannot administer any medication until this form is completed and returned to them.  Fill out the form completely and bring with your child and the medications on their first day of camp.  Do not mail or drop off. Click Here for Form.

Check In/Out
Adults authorized to pick up your child from camp must be indicated on your child's Camper Info/Health Form.  Additions or deletions of names can be made on the form during the summer.  Campers who are allowed to walk or bike to and from camp must have a note from a parent allowing them to do this.  An arrival and departure time must be listed on the note.  No child will be allowed to arrive after 8:30am or leave prior to 4:30pm.

Special Accommodations
If your child needs special assistance during camp hours, please speak with the Camp Director when you arrive on the first day, so that we may work together to determine feasible accommodations and to ensure a positive experience for your child.