SPRINGSIDE FARM DAY CAMP, est. 2019
Mission: At Springside Farm Day Camp, we believe in connecting recreation with activities rooted in agriculture and nature in an outdoor, "unplugged" setting for campers ages 5-10.
Topics/activities at camp include: farm animals, nature exploration and outdoor skills, natural arts and crafts, farming and gardening, environmental stewardship, music, storytelling, and movement/sports.
Email Camp Director Allie Drexler at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions. See FAQs below.
Please mail registration forms, vaccination records, and $50 deposit to reserve a spot (paperwork below). Full tuition payment is due by June 1st. Payment plans available upon request.
2021 Camp Tuition Rates:
FP campers $150/week
We offer payment plans and/or assistance as needed
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 9am to 4pm
Sorry, no AM or PM care available
2021 Camp Dates:
Session 1, week 1: July 5-9 CLOSED
Session 1, week 2: July 12-16 CLOSED
Session 2, week 1: July 26-30 CLOSED
Session 2, week 2: August 2-6 CLOSED
Session 3, week 1: August 16-21 CLOSED
Session 3, week 2: August 23-27 CLOSED
Campers may sign up for one or two weeks. If signing up for weeks from different sessions, please be sure to select a week 1 and week 2.
Example: Camper signs up for session 1, week 1 and session 3, week 2.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are camp hours? 9am-4pm.
What is the counselor-to-camper ratio? At least one counselor will be assigned to supervise 12 campers at all times (1:12 ratio).
Will campers swim at camp? No, there will be no aquatic activities at camp. There WILL be sprinkler activities, so campers should bring a swimsuit/trunks and a towel each day.
Will campers stay at the camp overnight? No, Springside Farm Day Camp is not an overnight, residential camp.
Is lunch provided for campers? No, campers are required to bring a bagged lunch and labeled water bottle each day. An afternoon snack is provided.
How will I contact my child while he/she is at camp? You may call Springside Farm Day Camp during hours of operation. Please note that cell phones are not preferred at camp. If your child MUST have a cell phone, it will be locked in a secure location for the duration of the camp day.
What is security like at camp? Keeping our campers and staff safe during hours of operation is extremely important to us. Our staff is in constant contact with one another via phone. Visitors must sign-in, wear a visitor badge, and be accompanied by a camp staff member at all times. Any person not cleared to be at camp will be identified and required to leave the premises immediately.
What is healthcare like at camp? We have one registered health professional at Springside Farm Day Camp. Our health director, Mrs. Renee Fuller (RN), cares for illnesses and responds to all emergency situations. Mrs. Fuller is an elementary school nurse and well-qualified to handle any and all emergencies at camp. Additionally, our camp director and at least 2 counselors are First Aid and CPR certified.
What does my child need to bring to camp? All campers are asked to bring a bagged lunch, water bottle labeled with his/her name, sunscreen (also labeled), a change of clothing, and swimsuit & towel (for sprinklers) each day. Bug spray and hand sanitizer are OPTIONAL. We provide both at camp with parental permission. If your child does not have sunscreen, we will seek your permission to use ours. The campers will be outside almost the entire day and will NEED protection from the sun.