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Summer Camp Series

The Summer Camp Series offers something for every interest and ability, with 12 camp options for ages 5-15 years ranging from arts to science to nature. A fun, safe summer is our top priority. Find the perfect camp for you + your kiddos today!

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Camp Dates: June 1 – July 30
Days: Monday-Friday
Locations: Monon Community Center, Jill Perelman Pavilion, Wilfong Pavilion, Carmel Middle School, Clay Middle School, or College Wood Elementary School (vary by camp)
Times: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. or 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (vary by camp)

Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack. Our expectation is that campers are able to take care of their respective restroom needs. All field trips are weather and pandemic permitting.

Please note locations for Under the Sun and The Summer Experience were updated 2/23.

 

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Summer Camps

Adventures in Art

The creative mind does what the creative mind wants, so come join us and get a little messy!

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Camp Wayback

Step into our time machine for the ultimate exploration experience.

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Chillville

Each week presents an opportunity to try new things and participate in a variety of activities!

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En Route

Pack your bags and get your passport ready because we are traveling the world this summer!

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I.M.P.A.C.T.

The I.M.P.A.C.T. (Initiative, Motivation, Professionalism, Achievement, Compassion, Teamwork) program teaches essential life skills in a job-like setting.

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Move to Improve

This camp is not for the advanced player, but is for those who are just starting out in a particular sport or who want to develop skills that are essential to succeed in athletics.

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Outdoor Explorers

Get out your sunscreen, walking shoes and sun visors, and enjoy the outdoors as we explore nature.

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Recreational Half-Day Camps

Providing your child with the opportunity to explore and experience nature hands-on. Learn how to spot wildlife habitats and participate in other fun, themed activities.

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Science of Summer

Join us for hands-on, scientific method learning with an emphasis on fun.

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STEAM Team

STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) is the new thing.

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Success on Stage

Join us as we explore aspects of the stage.

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The Summer Experience

Each week we’ll dive into a new theme, exploring sports, nature, animals, art and so much more.

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Under the Sun

Don’t want to choose sports or art? Enjoy being energetic and laid back? Try a little bit of everything Under the Sun!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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I was happy to have a safe place for my child to get out of the house and socialize with friends.

2020 Summer Camp Parent

Summer Camp Series Policies

WAITLIST POLICY

There is no fee to be placed on the waitlist. If a spot becomes available in the desired camp, the camper’s parent/guardian that is prioritized at the top of the waitlist will be notified via e-mail. The parent/guardian will have 24 hours from the time of the notification e-mail to make payment in full for the desired camp. If payment has not been received in full, the next camper’s parent/guardian will be notified.

TRANSFER POLICY

A transfer from one day camp to another day camp is contingent upon the availability of spots within the desired camp. If the camp is at maximum capacity, a transfer will be not allowed. Transfers will not be permitted once the camp week has concluded.

AGE POLICY

The cutoff date for a camper’s age is September 1, 2021, or a camper’s age on the first day of the camp week.

CANCELLATION & REFUND POLICY

The department will issue a full refund if the department cancels a camp.

Cancellations for a camp week must be requested a minimum of 2 weeks from the respective camp week start date to receive a 100% refund, less a $10 service charge for cancellation per camp week, per camper.

All refunds are subject to the State Board of Accounts claim procedure and may take three to five weeks.

FIELD TRIPS POLICY

All field trips are weather permitted.