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Day Camp Info- R.E.C. Camp


Dates to Remember for 2020
            June 12-          Camp Balance Due for Summer
            June 22-          First Day of Camp
            July 3-             No Camp
            August 14-      Camp Ends

Day Camp

     R.E.C. Camp- Recreation Experiences for Children
        R.E.C. Camp is made up of Three Pods:
            Explorers- entering grades 1-2
            Adventurers- entering grades 3-5
            Teens- entering grades 6-8


Day Camp Days & Hours
     Days- Monday-Friday
     Hours:
          Full Day Option-   7:30am-5:30pm
          Half Day Option:
               Mornings-     7:30a-12:30p
               Afternoons-   12:30-5:30p
 

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 or options 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 Structure
     All campers enjoy age appropriate games, sports, art & crafts, and more.  R.E.C. Camp is camper based, where campers get to choose activities during "Choice Activity Time".  Choice activities vary each year and counselors work on these during the staff training week.  Teen campers have the opportunity to help plan activities, with their counselors, during the session they attend.   

Camp Daily Schedule: (Note: days may be different due to weather or field trip)
     7:30-8:30a         Drop Off
     8:30-8:50a         Pod Time
     9:00-10:00a       Choice Activity Time
     10:05-10:20a     Snack
     10:30a-11:30p   Choice Activity Time
     11:35-12:00p     Lunch
     12:00-12:30p     Free Play   
     12:30-12:50p     Pod Time
     1:00-2:00p         Choice Activity Time
     2:05-2:20p         Snack
     2:30-3:30p         Choice Activity Time
     3:35-4:25           Pod Time/Clean Up
     4:30-5:30p         Pick Up


Day Camp Counselors
     Camp is staffed through the Recreation 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/AED Certification.

Day Camp Information Packet
     For more information on the day camp; what to pack, what to wear, daily food, sunscreen policy, camp mission, camp guidelines and procedures, etc.  Be sure to read through the Day Camp Information Packet- Click Here

Day Camp 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 Pod, per session, per child.  For more information on camp registration, policies, refunds and payment options- Click Here

Camper Information/Health Form
     The Camper Information/Health Form is part of registration.  When registering your child for the day camp you will be required to answer a series of questions.  You only have to do this once for the summer season.  Your child's safety is important to us. Each summer a Camper Information Form must be filled out and on file at the day camp.  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 at camp when you drop off or pick up your child.

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 director 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.