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Where is the Camp Located?

The camp is located at PS69 in Jackson Heights (77-02 37th Avenue). We currently do not offer Summer Camp at any other locations.

What are the dates of Summer Camp?

Our 2020 camp will run from June 29th to August 20th for a total of 8 weeks. There is no camp on July 3rd.

What are the camp hours?

The camp is open daily from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Aftercare from 5:00pm to 6:00pm is available for an extra fee of $15/day.

Pre-K & Kinder have a part-time option (8:00am to 2:30pm), for which there is no aftercare hours.

What are the ages of campers?

Campers are 4 to 12 years old.

Campers aged 4 must be potty trained and starting Pre-k 4 in September 2020.

How are campers grouped?

Campers are placed into the school grade level they will attend in September.

Occasionally, two grades might be combined in the same group.

Groups are no more than 15 children with a 1:5 coach-to-student ratio for Pre-K (Camp Activity Coach, Camp Counselor, and Camp Assistant per group), and a 1:8 coach to student ratio for Kindergarten and up (Camp Activity Coach and Camp Counselor).

Can my child attend part-week?

Yes, you can send your child to camp for Monday+Wednesday+Friday or Tuesday+Thursday. Parents cannot pick and choose the days, they must choose one of the schedule options offered

There are no make-ups for missed days. Please plan accordingly.

What is the payment schedule?

The deposit (one week camp tuition) + registration fee are due within a week of registration.

We encourage parents to pay the remaining balance in monthly installments, following these requirements:

  • By April 1st: 50% of the tuition must be paid.
  • By June 25th: 100% of the tuition must be paid.

Campers will not be allowed to attend camp if there is an outstanding balance in the account.

Pre-dated checks are accepted as a form of payment. Checks must be handed in at our office (34-18 Northern Blvd.)

Are there make-ups for missed days?

No, there are no make-ups or refunds for missed days.

Can I request my child to be in the same group as his/her friend?

For your child to be placed with friends, they must be registered for the same days, time, and grade level.

Although this does not guarantee the placement of all friends together due to the large volume of campers, we will do our best to honor such requests!

Are breakfast and lunch provided at camp?

Yes, breakfast and lunch are provided by the camp through the City's Summer Meals Program. Parents can also pack their children own lunch daily if preferable.

For children with allergies, parents must provide their own meals daily and clearly label their allergies on backpack/lunchbox. Please, speak to the Camp Medical Director.

Are snacks provided at camp?

Snacks are not provided by the camp.

Parents must pack snacks for their camper(s) that are to be eaten during snack time. 

Snacks can be finger foods such as pretzels, fruits, etc.

Food that must be heated or microwaved may not be sent. No glass bottler or bowls please.

Please label any allergies your child has. 

What to wear?

SK T-shirt, shorts, sneakers/crocs and sunscreen. No open toe shoes please.

On water play days, children must come in with their SK rash-guard and bathing suit.

The SK uniform - T-shirt & rash-guard - is mandatory for all campers and must be worn everyday.

What to pack?

Backpack daily checklist:

  • Change of clothes (SK T-shirt)
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Book & notebook

For water play days include:

  • Towel
  • Water shoes
  • Bathing suit (SK rash-guard)
  • Sunscreen
  • Plastic bag (for wet clothes)

Pre-K full day (9am-5pm) include:

  • Nap mat

Please label EVERYTHING with your child’s full name and a phone number.

What kind of transportation is used for the Trips?

We use a Yellow School Bus to transport the children to and from the Trips.

Do I need to pack lunch for my child on the day of the Trip?

If your child will attend the trip, please pack lunch and snacks to take on the Trip.

Do I have to sign any forms if my child needs any special medical treatment?

Yes, medical forms for the administration of EPI Pens and Asthma Medication/Treatment must be filled out by the parent prior to the child’s entrance into the Camp.

They can be found here.

The medications will be administered by the Camp Medical Director which is on site daily from 8am-6pm, or by a staff trained in first aid.

What if my child has allergies?

Parents must inform the Camp Medical Director of any Allergies the child has.

Provide any medical forms needed for the administration of EPI pens or any other medication.

Label your child’s lunchbox/backpack with the list of food allergies.

Send your child’s own lunch from home.

For questions e-mail: [email protected]

What if my child has special needs?

We make an effort to accommodate all children. If a child has special needs he/she is very welcome.

To ensure that the child is enjoying the camp, learning, and engaging in the activities, it is important for the child to be able to follow the daily schedule and stay with the group.

We might request that the parent stay with the child or send someone that can do so.

Please note that the schedule of activities is different every day and that children are not assigned a classroom to stay in, but rather move around the school throughout the day which means a lot of transitions.

If your child needs a regular schedule and less transitions this may not be the best choice for them.

Please contact us directly with any specific questions that you might have at [email protected] or call 833-787-3754.