Summer Day Camp

 

Summer Day Camp Parent Packet

This 7-week, full-day camp is packed full with fun weekly themed games and crafts; sports and other challenges; and walking field trips in downtown Carlisle including adventuring at local parks.  Campers will make amazing friendships, great memories, and have positive role models.  Playground Leaders undergo strict clearances.  

 WHO:       Ages *5-14 years
*Must have completed Kindergarten.

WHERE:    Weeks 1 and 2 (July 6 – July 17) held @ Shaffer Cabin, 1649 Spring Rd
                        Weeks 3 - 7 (July 20 - August 21) held @ the Stuart Community Center, 415 Franklin St

WHEN:      Monday—Friday, July 6—August 21

TIME:         8:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m. (Bring snacks and lunch)

COST (per week):

  • $75/resident (live in Carlisle Borough or Carlisle Barracks)
  • $82/non-resident (live outside the  Carlisle Borough - other municipality)

 

REGISTRATION: Registration opens Wednesday, June 17th.  

The Emergency Information Form (Appendix 2) must be returned 2 weeks prior to your child attending the program. Forms are required in advance in order for your child to attend camp.

  • Space is limited each week
  • Sign up for one week, multiple weeks, or all 7 weeks
  • Registration is required at least one week in advance (Monday of the week prior)
  • Registration closes Friday @ 12:00pm of the week prior

CANCELLATIONS:

  • NO transfers/refunds less than one week prior to the start of camp
  • Space is limited

LATE REGISTRATION:

  • A $10 late fee will apply if registering after Monday of the week prior
  • Registration closes Friday @ 12 PM of week prior

HOW TO REGISTER:

DROP OFF/PICK UP:

  • Drop-off children from 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
  • Pick-up children from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

WHAT TO BRING:          

  • Backpack
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Packed lunch/snacks
  • Wear sneakers
  • Sunscreen / sun protection

REASONS TO ATTEND SUMMER DAY CAMP:

  • Playground Leaders and Staff undergo strict clearances
  • The Stuart Community Center is a great central location that is close to the pool, parks, etc.
  • Campers will make amazing friendships, great memories, and have positive role models

 IS OUR CAMP THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOUR CHILD:

Camp Type: Traditional — wide variety of activities, chance for campers to try new activities, exposure to more campers and staff at varying activities

  • Staff might not be as trained with the skills for your child’s challenges as a special needs or specialty camp. 

 Camp Structure:

  • Themed activities/crafts, games, walking field trips, swimming, free play
  • In order for your child to succeed in our camp, he/she must be able to:
    - follow directions
    - use bathroom independently 
    - ability to keep pace with group on walking field trips (up to 2 miles round trip)

*If your child does require 1v1 assistance, we ask that an aide attends camp with your child (see below). 

 SUPPORT STAFF:

  • If your child requires an aide (TSS/BSC) during the school year, please contact Knajdek@carlislepa.org to discuss an aide attending camp with your child.

 QUESTIONS regarding Summer Day Camp? Contact Kelsey @ 717-240-6953 or email knajdek@carlislepa.org  

 

 

 

 

 

Carlisle Community Walkable, Welcoming,
Vibrant, Bikeable, Active, Fun
CARLISLE PARKS & RECREATION 415 Franklin Street
Carlisle. PA 17013
+ 717 243 3318 MON - FRI 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM