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DROP OFF AND PICK UP Think of how your child’s school runs this time of day! That’s how we will run it too. If you need to talk to the staff, please park your car and walk with your child to the check in area.
CAMP DAY STARTS AT 8:30 am. To ensure your child gets the full camp experience, please drop off between 7:00 am
and 8:15 am
LUNCH AND SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED. Our food service staff prepares a hot lunch each day with salad and
sandwich options. Morning snack is served as we prepare to start the day and afternoon snack at the end of the day.
Afternoon snack is usually fruit.
CHILDREN GOING TO SWIM LESSONS MUST BE SIGNED IN WITH CAMP STAFF AND TAKEN TO THE POOL.
Hargis aquatics staff will schedule a time for your lesson. Please sign in with day camp staff and then report to the pool. Day camp staff will pick up swimmers as they move to morning group up.
CAMP T-SHIRT WILL BE HANDED OUT ON THURSDAY FOR NEW CAMPERS. Additional shirts may be purchased for
$5. If your camper is participating in a Navigator camp that has an offsite activity, they will be required to wear their camp
BE PREPARED FOR YOUR CHILD’S CLOTHES TO GET DIRTY AT CAMP. Campers play hard each day and they will
KEEP NORMAL BEDTIMES. Campers will go home tired each day and need adequate sleep for the next day of fun
WE RECOMMEND WATER AND/OR SPORTS DRINKS ONLY. Soda will dehydrate your child quickly. Campers will
not be allowed to use the vending machines while at the YMCA. We will serve water or gatorade at lunch.
LABEL EVERYTHING YOU WANT BACK! Throughout the summer, our lost and found grows larger each week. Items
that are labeled are easily returned to their owner. Any items without names will be donated each Friday.
TOYS ARE NOT ALLOWED! Do not send: Cell phones, video games, cards, toys, make-up, expensive clothing, iPods,
etc. to camp with your child. If a camper has a cell phone at camp, the phone will be taken and returned to the parent at
the end of the day. We are not responsible for lost or broken items!
CLOSED TOE AND HEAL SHOES ONLY ARE ALLOWED. Campers will be doing a lot of running in the summer and
to help prevent unnecessary injuries, sandals, crocs, flip flops, etc. will not be allowed. Your child will not be allowed to
check in wearing inappropriate shoes.
FOR SAFETY REASONS, YOU MAY NOT CHECK YOUR CHILD OUT BETWEEN 3:45 PM-4:45 PM During this time
campers are participating in closing activities on the other side of the property and buses are being loaded. Please contact
us as soon as possible if there is an unexpected situation that requires you to pick up your child during this time. We will
make arrangements to have your camper in the office.
PICK UP ENDS AT 6:00 P.M. A fee of $1 per minute will be charged after 6:05 pm. Every attempt will be made to contact
you! DHR and Pelham Police Department will be contacted if you are unable to be reached after 7:30 pm. The Riverchase
Pick-Up location will be open from from 4:45 to 6:00 pm each day.
WHAT TO BRING DAILY? Campers need to bring a swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, hat and bug spray all in a backpack.
FOR BILLING, CANCELLATION AND TRANSFERS, please contact the YMCA Business Office at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 445-2850.
CAMP LEADERSHIPS TEAM: Camp Director Christine Shores| email@example.com
While individual camp agendas vary, here’s generally what a typical day at camp looks like:
Traditional (Full Day) Camps
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM: Drop-off
8:15 AM - 8:45 AM: Morning assembly
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Field games/Camper choice/Arts and crafts
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM: Field games/Camper choice/STEM
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM: Lunch
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM: Swimming/Chapel
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM: Swimming/Chapel
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Lakefront/Archery/Indoor enrichment
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM: Field games/Hike/
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM: Afternoon Assembly/Snack
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM: Bus Stop assignments
4:45 PM - 6:00 PM: Pick-up *offsite bus stop times may vary
MISSION: To put Judeo-Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.
VISION: We will lead our community to become the healthiest in America.
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