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At the end of the day... did you play?                                       SUMMER CAMP





          Pleasant Dale Park District Summer Camps Info

          Camp Registration
          Enrollment for Adventureland, Sports Camp & Pint Size Pioneers begins March 12th.
          FIRST REGISTRATION MUST BE DONE AT THE WALKER PARK REC CENTER.                 Summer Camp
          REGISTRATION AND LATE FEE POLICY                                                 Philosophy
          Pleasant Dale Summer Camps are a prepay program, which means that payment must be made before the child   To provide every camper with
          may attend the program. Registration must be completed in person at the Walker Park Rec Center by NOON or   a safe, fun and memorable
          online by midnight the Saturday before the week of camp, Failure to do so will result in a $10 late registration
          fee (per family).  Summer Camp registration will not be accepted in the registration drop box.  camp experience that
          Age Requirements                                                            helps develop a sense of
          Children attending camp must be age or grade appropriate as specified in the camp description.  self-respect, respect for
                                                                                       others, cooperation, a
          Parent Information                                                         sense of accomplishment,
          Parent information packets will be available at time of registration. They will also be available on our website at
          www.pleasantdaleparks.org                                                    sportsmanship, and an
          Clothing                                                                     appreciation of nature.
          Please send campers in comfortable, weather appropriate, light clothing and gym shoes. Open toe sandals and
          crocs are not allowed. Each camper MUST bring sunscreen labeled with camper’s name.
          It is encouraged that each child brings a change of clothes to camp each day. Each camper receives one camp T-shirt that MUST be worn on field trip days. A friendly
          reminder will be sent home with the camper prior to the trip.
          Camp Forms
          For the safety of all children enrolled in Pleasant Dale Park District summer camps, a completed child information sheet, emergency form, field trip/swimming form and
          any applicable medical forms must be submitted in advance. Forms must be completed and on file in order for children to participate in camp programs.
          Camp Staff
          Each camp is led by counselors that are typically college age students that are interested in education, recreation, or a related field. All staff attend a comprehensive
          training program with includes first aid, CPR, activity development, conflict resolution, customer service, safety and security.
          Ratios/Enrollment
          The average staff-to-camper ratio is 1:8-1:10 for Adventureland and Sports Camp. The staff-to-camper ratio for the Pint Size Camp average is 1:6.
          Reminder-Send your Camper with a sack lunch, drink, snack and sunscreen.
          Adventureland, Sports Camp, Pint Size Pioneers and Summer Camp Extended Care families receive a discount for each additional child in the same household.
          Only the campers that are enrolled in morning care will be admitted into the building before 8:50AM. Campers must be picked up at the appropriate
          time—Regular Camp ends at 3:15pm and Extended Camp ends at 6:00pm.  A late pick up fee will be charged if your camper is not picked up at camp
          ending time.
          The fee structure is as follows: a late pick up fee of $5.00 will be charged if your camper is not picked up before 3:30pm / 6:10pm.  The fee must be paid
          by the following business day. Your camper will not be admitted to the program until the fee has been paid.


          Summer Camp Philosophy
          To provide every camper with a safe, fun and memorable camp experience that helps develop a sense of self-respect, respect for others, cooperation, a sense of
          accomplishment, sportsmanship, and an appreciation of nature.

                                                                           Summer Camp Extended Care

          Designed for participants in Adventureland and Sports Camp, the Extended Care program offers parents and guardians who need
             an option for full-day care during the summer. A supervised, low-key setting is provided Monday-Friday from 7:30-9:00AM and
             3:30-6:00PM at the Rec Center. Activities range from organized gym games, board games, outside time, and crafts. Participants
            interact in mixed-age groups during this time. The children registered for after care will be given a snack and a drink. There is no
                                                                                     camp or extended care on July 3rd.
          Registration must be completed by the prior day of service by 6:00PM. There will be no refunds issued for services not used.
                                                         Fees:    7:30-9 AM – $10 res/$13 nr            3:30-6 PM – $17 res/$22 nr
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