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Summer Camp 2018


In our second year of summer camp at Yawgoo Valley, our goal is to provide an amazing and fun summer camp experience in an outdoor setting while developing social skills and fostering independence! Daily activities may vary from arts and crafts, sports and physical activities, games, educational fun, and more! Be sure to pack your swimsuit as the day will always include a trip (or two) to the water park!

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Questions: summer@yawgoo.com or 401-294-3802 ext 112

2018 Dates

Camp will run Monday through Friday 9am - 3:30pm. Choose from one or more of the following weeks:

Week 1: July 9, 2018 - July 13, 2018
Week 2: July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018
Week 3: July 23, 2018 - July 27, 2018
Week 4: July 30, 2018 - August 3, 2018 - Sold Out

About

Camp is open to children between the ages of 7 and 12! Our camp staff have years of experience including their own time at camp, they know their stuff! All camp staff over the age of 18 are screened with criminal background checks. Our camp offers low counselor to camper ratios of approximately 1:6 (may vary depending on activity/enrollment).

Registration

Registration is available online starting April 9 or can be mailed by submitting the parent packet with payment. Parent packet must be submitted for every camper (one per child).

Cost

$295 for first sibling or first week of camp, $275 per each additional sibling.

If your child would like to participate in more than one week; first week $295 and each additional week $275.

A Typical Day at Camp

Please note this schedule varies depending on weather and specially scheduled activities. On warmer days physical and outdoor activities may be reserved for the 'cooler' part of the day. We have a private camp room inside that stands as a home base for camp.

8:45 am - 9:00 am Drop-Off
9:00 am - 9:30 am Morning Huddle - Campers gather for morning greeting to discuss the day.
9:30 am - 10:30 am Activity Time:Activities vary from games, sports, arts and crafts, music time, educational fun, and more
10:30 am - 10:45 am Change for Water Park
10:45 am - 11:45 am Water Park Time! -Campers may choose to slide and or swim. Alternate activities will be held on inclement weather day.
Noon - 12:45 pm Lunch!
12:45 pm - 2:30 pm Activity Time: Activities vary from games, sports, arts and crafts, music time, educational fun, and more. May be broken up into multiple shorter activities.
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Water Park Time! - An alternate independent activity is available for campers that do not wish to swim/slide.
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Get changed/ Ready for home / Closing Huddle Pick-Up -Campers gather for a review of the day to discuss and share their experiences of the day. A simple project/activity/game may take place.

Refund Policy

Written notification must be received no later than 10 days in advance of the first day of camp. A full refund will be issued minus a $15.00 administrative fee. Otherwise, you will be responsible to pay that week’s tuition in-full, regardless of attendance.

Inclement weather

Indoor spaces are available at our camp. In the case of extreme heat or rain/thunder/lightning activities are modified. The water park may be closed, but camp will still be held. Camp schedule will vary depending on weather and pre-scheduled activities. On warmer days physical and outdoor activities may be reserved for the 'cooler' part of the day. We have a private camp room inside that stands as a home base for camp.

Behavior & Conduct

All campers are expected to abide by our code of conduct. The code of conduct must be reviewed and signed by each camper. Team members will always notify parents of emerging difficulties and ask for assistance in behavior management. In some cases, additional disciplinary measures may be pursued if: a child inflicts physical/emotional harm on other children; is a danger to themselves or others; or is physically or verbally abusive to counselors and/or others. Those cases apply to the following: Endangering the health and/or safety of another camper, staff member, any other person, stealing or damaging property, leaving the program area without permission, use of profanity, vulgar or obscene actions or words or touching of themselves or another; bullying, mocking, or any other actions that make another camper uncomfortable.

What to bring / Not to bring

We aim to create a traditional unplugged Our programs do not permit campers to bring toys, Electronic equipment, radios, iPods/mp3 players, cards/games, personal sports equipment, weapons, pets, or alcohol/drugs.  Yawgoo Valley is not responsible for items that are lost, broken or stolen. Articles that are left behind at the end of the day and are not labeled will be placed in the lost and found and held for 1-week then donated. If a child wishes to speak to their parent/guardian, contact will be made through the supervisor. In the same regards, please do not call the camp to speak to your child unless it is an emergency.

What to Bring/Wear - All items should be labeled with child’s name

·        Clothes (clothes that can be worn for hikes, arts and crafts, etc.)

·        Sneakers and Socks

·        Flip-flops/Sandals (For water time only)

·        Sunscreen

·        Lunch and snacks (optional)

·       Refillable water bottle

·   Swim-suit & Towel

Illness

We urge you to keep children home if they are ill, both for their sake and the sake of other children. If a child is feeling ill during the program for a duration of 20 minutes or longer, or is vomiting, has diarrhea, a consistent cough, watery or inflamed eyes, acute skin rash, a sore throat, or a temperature over 100°, the Supervisor will contact the parent for immediate pickup. There are no refunds for days missed due to illness.

Lunch

Yawgoo Summer Camp does not provide lunch; bringing a lunch is recommended. For an additional fee and with notice, a hamburger, hot dog, or chicken tenders & chips will be available. Campers may have access to a refrigerator and limited access to a microwave to heat their lunch if necessary. Children are encouraged to bring healthy snacks from home. We understand that some children may have dietary restrictions or allergies. Please inform us of all allergies upon registration, food and otherwise.

 Child Drop-Off Policy/Pick-Up Policy

When you enroll your child in any Yawgoo Valley Summer Camp, it is to be understood our policy is for you to bring your child into the program area each morning, sign the attendance sheet, and let one of the staff members know your child has arrived. Please note, we are not legally responsible for your child when he / she is dropped off outside of the building. Children shall only be released to a parent/guardian or individual authorized by the parent to pick up the child at time of registration with proper identification card bearing his/her photograph. Children must be checked out by one of the listed individuals provided. If there are custody issues involved with your child, you must provide the camp with full court papers indicating who has permission to pick up the child. In cases of emergency pick-up by someone not listed below, please call us as soon as possible 401-294-3802 ext 112; proper photo identification will be required. Camp ends at 3:30; failure to pick-up by 4:15pm will result in additional fees.

Ski Area

401.294.3802
160 Yawgoo Valley Road Exeter, RI 02822

Water Park & Summer Camp

401.294.3802
160 Yawgoo Valley Road Exeter, RI 02822

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Snow Tubing Park

401.295.2276
220 Yawgoo Valley Road Exeter, RI 02822

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