SEYMOUR UNIT SUMMER CAMP

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are not able to offer Summer Camp at our Seymour Unit for 2020.

Our Seymour families are invited to attend our Raymond P. Lavietes Unit in Shelton (click here for our Shelton page).

Thank you, and we hope to see you back next summer!

Our Seymour Club offers an eight week summer program. We are certified by the State of Connecticut, and our staff is certified in first aid and CPR. Children are separated by age, and each group has its own activity schedule. Groups rotate through the building and grounds through the day, giving everyone a chance to play in the gymnasium, games room, arts & crafts and computers inside, and in the field and blacktop outside.  Thursdays are field trip days. On Fridays, there is always a special event such as Birthday Day, Twin Day and Camp Idol. 

Summer Camp Schedule 2019
Week 1: June 10th - June 14th
Week 2: June 17th - June 21st 
Week 3: June 24th - June 28th
Week 4: July 1st - July 3rd (Closed July 4th and 5th)
Week 5: July 8th - July 12th
Week 6: July 15th - July 19th
Week 7: July 22nd - July 26th 
Week 8: July 29th - August 2nd

Week 9: August 5th - August 9th
Week 10: August 12th - August 16th 
Closed Week 11: August 19th - August 23

Hours (Monday-Friday)
7:30-9:00 Drop Off
7:30-8:45 Breakfast
9:00-6:00 Program
6:00 Clubhouse Closes


Cost
$150 per week K-2nd grade     *Must have Completed Kindergarten
$125 per week 3rd - 8th grade
$100 per week per child for additional siblings, higher cost prevails
There is a $25 late fee for payments received after 6 pm on Thursday the week before the child attends camp.Weekly rate only, no daily rates.

Required for Registration (for new and returning members)

  • Registration is all online.

  • Registration is not complete until payment and all necessary forms have been received. It is the parent's responsibility to follow up if they are unsure.You will NOT receive confirmation of registration. Registration is not complete and child may not attend camp until we have ALL of the following:Completed online membership application at www.BGC-LNV.org

  • Completed physical form, including immunizations

  • Completed Authorization for the Administration of Medicine form for campers with meds like epi-pens or inhalers. This form must be signed by the doctor and approval for meds to be self administered must be checked off. This form may be obtained from Jesse Patrick, Unit Director, and it must also be returned to Jesse. Children requiring these medications may not attend camp without this properly completed form.

  • Care4Kids Child Care Certificate or FULL tuition payment

  • Scholarship application (for those denied by or ineligible for Care4Kids)

  • Full week's tuition payment

 

Registration Deadline

6 pm on Thursday the week before your child attends camp. Your child is not registered until all the required documents and full tuition payment are received; see registration information above. You will not receive confirmation of registration; parents must follow up if they are unsure. There will be a $25 late fee applied to all payments received after 6 pm on Thursday the week before your child attends camp.


Care4Kids

Care4Kids applications can be found on the Care4Kids website at www.CTcare4kids.com, or you may call them at 888-214-5437. The Boys & Girls Club does not provide Care4Kids applications. Parents/guardians must complete the Parent Provider Agreement before bringing it to us to complete our portion. When it is ready, we will call you to pick your form up so you can send it in. The Boys & Girls Club will not fax or mail any Care4Kids forms in. When registering, if you have not yet received your Child Care Certificate, the full tuition amount must be paid, and the full tuition amount must continue to be paid until the Child Care Certificate is received. When the Child Care Certificate is received, parents must contact Jesse Patrick, Unit Director to discuss the balance they will be responsible for paying. Care4Kids does not cover the entire tuition, and parents will be responsible for the balance. If there are any reimbursements due to you for payments made while waiting for Care4Kids, reimbursement will be made after Care4Kids reimburses our Boys & Girls Club. Please be patient as this reimbursement could take several months.

Late Pickup Policy
Once the summer camp day ends, our staff leave the building. We rely on parents to pick their children up promptly. Should parents be late for any reason, there will be a $10 late fee if you arrive between 6:01-6:15, and an additional $5 will be charged every 15 minutes thereafter. This fee must be paid the next morning or the member will not be allowed to attend camp. No exceptions. Repeated violations could lead to termination of camp enrollment. Please see the Summer Camp Parent Handbook for complete policy.

Meals
Campers may have the free breakfast and lunch are provided by our Boys & Girls Club, or they may bring their own food from home (please label all your child's belongings with first and last names).Please note we are not a peanut free facility.

Medication, Allergies
If your child requires an epi-pen or inhaler, a completed Authorization for the Administration of Medicine form must be submitted with the medication. Children requiring these medicines may not attend without one of these properly completed forms. The Boys & Girls Club does not accept or administer any other medications. We will, however, make reasonable accommodations for a parent or guardian to come administer any medication that may not be self administered by your child. We must know of any medications your child takes, even at home, in case of emergency. This includes sensitivities or allergies.Authorization for the Administration of Medicine form's may be obtained from Jesse Patrick, Unit Director, and it must also be returned to Jesse.
Please note that we are not a peanut-free facility.
 

Trips

We will offer trips throughout our summer camp. All trips are optional and require permission slips. Our Special Event calendar will be available prior to the start of camp with the complete schedule and cost for each trip. Once camp begins, our website will also have the most up-to-date trip information. Check frequently throughout the summer for additions and changes at www.BGC-LNV.org.

 

 

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