Summer Fun Camp FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Questions:

Does my child need to be enrolled at St. Michael’s in order to attend camp? Our camps are open to families across the globe. You do not need to be a student here at St. Michael’s.

What are the dates of the camp: We are thrilled to offer 7 weeks of camp this summer beginning on Monday, June 27th. We encourage families to register early as space will be limited due to restricted pod sizes.

Where can I view a Calendar of all camps this summer?: Click HERE for a printable Summer Fun Camp Calendar 2022

Do I need to sign up for all 7 weeks? Families may sign up for one week or all  seven weeks camps.

What is the cost of camp? The typical weekly rate for our Morning Adventure, Junior Adventure and Sports camps is $350 for a half day until 1pm or $410 for a full day until 2:45pm.  Please note that the early bird discount of $25 per week of camp will automatically be applied at check out and must be paid in full by May 1st. Weekly rates for our specialty enrichment camps vary.

What is the cancellation policy? Camps cancelled with 21 days notice or more will receive a full refund minus a $50 Cancellation Fee per week of camp, per camper. Camps cancelled with 14 – 20 days notice will receive a 50% refund. Thereafter, no reimbursement will be issued. If a child misses a day of camp due to illness or for any other reason, we are unable to offer a make-up day.

What if my child is already registered for a camp but wait listed for another camp the same week and a spot becomes available? Beginning June 1st, 2022, families will incur a $25 administration fee for switching out of a previously registered camp to enroll in a camp they are wait listed for.

How long is camp?

Half Day Options:

A half day of camp runs from 9am – 1pm (ages 3+). A half day of Tiny Tots camp runs from 8:30am – 11:30am.

Extended Day Options (4+):

Full Day: Available to children entering 1st -4th (including our Junior Adventures, Sports Adventure, & Enrichment Camps) until 2:45pm. There is a flat fee of $60 to add this option for the entire week- no pro-rating. Full day must be added at time of registration.

Childcare After Camp option: Available to children enrolled in our Morning Adventures program that are age 4 and 5. Families may choose to add-on a 1:45pm dismissal or a 2:45pm dismissal in our childcare after camp program (CAC).  Space is limited. The first dismissal at 1:45pm will be billed at $12/day and the second dismissal at 2:45pm will be billed at $27/day.

What ages can attend camp?: We will offer camp to students as young as 3 years old (by June 1st). Please note that all 3 – 5 years old campers MUST BE FULLY POTTY TRAINED. In addition, all of our Junior Adventure and Sports Adventure camps are offered to campers entering 1st – 4th grade in the Fall We also offer a variety of Enrichment Camps typically starting for campers entering 1st Grade in the Fall. This year, we are also offering Chess camp for campers entering 1st – 8th grade. See the Enrichment Tab for these camps.

How are age groups broken down?  Morning adventures- 3 year old group, 4/5 year old group, Junior Adventures and Sports Adventures- entering 1st – 4th Grade in the Fall. Enrichment Camp groups vary from 1st – 8th grade.

What is the ratio of counselor  to camper/how many campers in each group? For the 3 year old groups, there is limit of 10 campers with two counselors. For the older groups, typically there is a maximum of 15 campers with two counselors (government guidelines will dictate ratios for this summer which we will adhere to).

My child is 2.5 but fully potty trained, can they attend the 3 year old camp? We strictly adhere to our policy in order to maintain ratios and meet regulations for each age group. Campers must be 3 years old by June 1st in order to attend the Morning Adventure Camp.

What do I need to pack for my child? Each day, campers should bring a nut-free lunch and snack, bathing suit/towel, sunblock, and filled reusable water bottle (we kindly ask that you LABEL everything as adults will not be permitted entry into the building). Younger children should pack a change of clothes including undergarments and socks. Rash guard/sun shirt, hat are also suggested. Campers age 4 & 5 must bring their own flotation device for the pool. This can be stored in their cubby for the week. Click HERE for a printable checklist of “What to Pack.”

Sun Protection: St. Michael’s Summer Camp is no longer allowed to re-apply sunblock but will give frequent reminders. We will offer shaded areas for campers and require all students to have sunblock fully applied BEFORE arriving at camp. In addition, we strongly encourage campers to bring sunglasses, hats, rash guards/sun shirts every day. They should also bring their own labeled sunblock if they can reapply on their own.

Where can I find the general Summer Camp Policies and Procedures document?  Click HERE for the Summer Fun Camp Policies and Procedures

What is St. Michael’s doing to keep our children safe at camp during this pandemic?  We have been working with the entire administrative team, maintenance department and school nurse to create a plan to keep our staff and camp families as safe as possible. We have provided details on our new medical procedures and enhanced safety protocols. You may view the the most up to date info by clicking on this link: COVID Guidelines.