What are the camp hours?
7:00am - 8:45am - Morning extended day care
8:30am - 4:30pm - Nurse's hours
8:45am - 9:00am - Drop Off time for campers not in morning extended day care
9:00am - 3:35pm - Regular Camp Hours
3:35pm - 3:45pm - Pick Up time for campers not in afternoon extended day care
3:45pm - 6:30pm - Afternoon extended day care
3:45pm - 5:45pm - Private Tennis and Swim Lessons
What are your health care policies?
Do you provide lunch and snacks? What is the menu?
We provide a morning and afternoon snack along with lunch each day at no extra charge. Morning snack is milk with Ritz crackers. Afternoon snack is popsicles, except on Friday when it is an ice cream sandwich.
The lunch menu for the week is:
MONDAY - pasta with marinara sauce or butter; served with salad
TUESDAY - chicken nuggets with tater tots and veggies
WEDNESDAY - macaroni and cheese served with veggies
THURSDAY - turkey sandwiches with chips and a pickle
FRIDAY - individual deep dish pizza
If your child is unable to eat the snack or lunch provided for allergy or preference reasons, please send a snack or lunch with them.
Is there any way for me to see what my child is doing during the day?
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What group will my child be in?
Gazelles (girls): Campers entering Kindergarten and Grade 1 in September 2017
Badgers (boys): Campers entering Kindergarten and Grade 1 September 2017
Bears (boys): Campers entering Grades 2 or 3 in September 2017
Geese (girls): Campers entering Grade 2 or 3 in September 2017
Bison (boys): Campers entering Grades 3 or 4 in September 2017
Bobcats (boys) Campers entering grades 4 or 5 in September 2017
Giraffes (girls): Campers entering Grades 4 or 5 in September 2017
Bucks (boys): Campers entering Grade 6-8 in September 2017
Greyhounds (girls): Campers entering Grade 6-8 in September 2017
What activities will my child be doing at camp?
Archery/Tennis: Campers learn and improve basic skills through games and instruction.
Ball Games: Age appropriate ball and strategy oriented team games.
Arts and Crafts: Campers make arts and craft projects. Necklace beads, fuse beads and gimp are favorites here.
Creatives: Scavenger hunts, drama, music, nature study, kid’s books, and/or storytelling three days each week. Themes (such as Honesty, Fairness, Leadership) are two days each week during this activity period.
Elective: The counselor decides and leads the activity with input from the kids. Examples include group project, field games, group games and quiet play, whatever the kids will enjoy.
Free Time: Pool/Gym/Rock Wall and selected electives. Kids choose an activity. This is a time to play, where kids can do things they like in a well supervised but less structured environment.
GaGa: A game played inside and outside a wooden hexagon frame using a tennis ball. Players keep active.
Rock Wall: Climbing wall in gym with a variety of routes to the top. Beginner through advanced.
Sports Skills: Campers learn sport skills and strategy through clinic style games and drills.
Swimming: Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards teach American Red Cross skills - 30 minutes in the water daily.
Snacks: Camp provides a morning and afternoon snack for all campers. Any campers signed up for extended day should bring additional snacks if needed.
Lunch: Lunch and cold beverages are provided by the camp in the dining hall. Please check our website for information regarding the menu.
What should my child bring to camp?
Clothes suitable for physical activity and close toed shoes. Campers should bring a towel, sunscreen, and a swimsuit. We provide lunch, but bring your lunch if you wish. Cell Phones, tablets and card games should not be brought to camp.
What is the cost for a session of camp?
$425 per session except for session #2 which is $340
Is there a deposit required up front to secure my child's spot at camp?
A $50 deposit for each week is required at the time of enrollment and a child is not considered registered and the spot not secured until the deposit is received. Payment options include: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Electronic Check or regular check mailed to camp. All checks should be made payable to Meadow Breeze Day Camp.
When is the full payment due for each session?
Session 1 & 2 - June 5, 2017
Session 3 & 4 - June 19, 2017
Session 5 & 6 - July 3, 2017
Session 7& 8 - July 17, 2017
What happens if I need to cancel a session?
Cancelations must be received 10 days prior to start date for a refund. There is no refund if a camper attends any part of a week. Payment is the responsibility of the person registering the applicant. The confirmation is intended to be the only payment reminder sent by the camp. No discounts are made for campers who do not attend all the days in the session they have reserved.