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Big News!

We are excited to announce that we are offering a 5th week of day camp in 2019!

We are excited to invite you to another great summer of day camp in Plattsville.

Register Your Kids Now!

Registration includes transportation and activity registration fees. Each week is independent and you can sign up for 1-5 weeks. Early Drop off and pick up is available for $5 per day per child.

Week 1: July 15-19

  • Theme: Christmas in July
  • Field Trip: Bingemans Funworx
  • Cost: $150

Week 2: July 22-26

  • Theme: Superhero Week
  • Field Trip: Storybook Gardens
  • Cost: $150

Week 3: July 29-August 2

  • Theme: Through the Decades
  • Field Trip: Doon Heritage Village
  • Cost: $150

Week 4: August 6-9 *Please note there is no day camp on the Civic Day Monday

  • Theme: Under the Sea
  • Field Trip: African Lion Safari
  • Cost: $125

Week 5: August 12-16

  • Theme: Mystery Mayhem
  • Field Trip: TheMuseum
  • Cost: $150

Information for every week:

  • Drop off at 8:30 am and pick up by 4:30 pm each day
  • Day Camp will be available for children between 5-12 (Born between 2007-2014)
  • Detailed information and lists will be sent after registration with all the details.
  • Kids are to come to day camp with packed lunch
  • Snacks will be provided based on the different themes each day.
  • Tuck will be available for purchase.

Early drop off and late pick up will be available for $5 per day per child. It will be available from 7:30am – 5:30pm.

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you interested in helping out with day camp? Click here for our volunteer application. We take creating a safe environment very seriously. All volunteers are screened including interviews and vulnerable sector police checks.

FAQ

Where is the Camp located?

Camp takes place at Plattsville Church. 19 Albert St E Plattsville ON.

What time does the camp start and End?

Each day of camp begins at 9am with drop off starting at 8:30 am and ends at 4:30pm. There will be a charge incurred if your child is picked up late. This is to ensure that our counsellors are well rested and ready to go each day!

Do you provide extended care?

Early drop off and late pick up will be available for $5 per day per child. It will be available from 7:30am – 5:30pm.

What should my camper bring to Camp?

Your camper’s backpack should contain the following items:

  • Water bottle
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen/insect repellent (Self-applied)
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Sweater/sweatshirt
  • Lunch

All belongings should be clearly labelled!

Please refrain from bringing personal items such as: Electronic items (tablets, games, mp3 players), sports equipment or other valuables. Lockers are not available and the Church cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods.

Please do not send money with the campers, with the exception of field trip days. There will be the opportunity to pre-pay for Tuck purchases.

We will be providing snack and other cooking activities. If your camper has special dietary needs, please let us know in your registration form. We will work with you to try and accommodate all special dietary needs.

What will a typical week of camp involve?

Each week we will have a different theme to explore with the campers. On the Friday of every week we will offer an off-site excursion.

A typical day is designed to keep your campers busy and having fun! Our schedule looks similar to this:

8:30-9am Check In
9:00-9:30 Group Warm Up
9:35-10:35 Activity 1
10:35-10:45 Snack Break
10:50-11:50 Activity 2
11:50-12:45 Lunch
12:45-1:10 Team Talks
1:15-2:30 Activity 3
2:35-3:00 Tuck/ Snack Break
3:00- 4:15 Group Game
4:15-4:30 Pick up

What are Camp sign-in and sign-out procedure?

You must sign in your camper(s) in the morning and sign them out again in the afternoon with their counsellor. Each camper will be given a nametag with a unique code. You must be able to produce the code for a camper to be released from our care. Please make sure that the “Person(s) Authorized to Pick up” section of your registration is updated on your first morning.

What should I do if my camper is going to be absent?

Phone: 519-684-7416

Email: daycamp@pemchurch.ca

What are the different offsite field trips?

Week 1: July 19 Clovermead Farms

Week 2: July 26 Storybook Gardens

Week 3: August 2 Doon Heritage Village

Week 4: August 9 African Lion Safari

Week 5: August 16 TheMuseum

Can parents come on the Friday Field Trips?

Yes! Please email daycamp@pemchurch.ca as soon as possible. We will try to ensure there are tickets available. The bus has limited seating, meaning transportation will not be provided.

What if my child requires medication?

There are no nurses on staff. You should speak with camp staff if medication is required.

If your child has an epi-pen or asthma please ensure proper medication is in their backpack with clear instructions on how and when to use it.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

No refunds will be given for cancellations after June 30th. Cancellations prior to June 30th are subject to the $50 non- refundable deposit.

No refunds will be given for Camp days that the camper is absent and missed days cannot be made up.

Please note that Plattsville Church reserves the right to terminate the registration of any camper if, in the opinion of the manager, it is in the best interest of the camper and/or Camp. If the church terminates a camper’s registration a pro-rated refund will be considered.

What should my camper wear to Camp?

Campers must be dressed comfortably and appropriately, based on the weather. For health and safety reasons, open-toe shoes, roller shoes and Crocs are not recommended at Camp.

We encourage your camper to dress in order to participate in each week’s different themes!

What happens to lost items?

Any lost items will be placed in the lost and found, located at the check-in/check-out station. Just a reminder that the Church cannot be held responsible for lost or damaged goods, so please make sure everything is properly labelled to reduce the likelihood of lost items.

What is recommended for Tuck?

The tuck shop will be open every day for campers to purchase a snack. Tuck will have items such as chocolate bars, chips, candy, pop and some creative healthy options! We have a limit of $2.00 per day ($10 per week). Please bring money on Monday for registration. Any extra money will be returned at the end of the week.