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Daycation is $210 weekly with a one time admissions fee of $50. This also includes a non-refundable $25 weekly deposit.Registration opens in February 2023.Registration Help VideoRegistration Help DocumentationCANCELLATIONBy logging into your Parent Portal, you can click “Cancel Registration” for any of the weeks you are needing to cancel. You much cancel 2 weeks before the registered week. If you “paid in full” at the time of registration please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in order to have your registration cancelled and any refunds applied.PAYMENTIf you choose to pay the minimum at registration, you will be automatically charged the weekly fee 2 weeks before that scheduled week of camp.SWITCHING SPECIALTIESWhen you log into your parent portal, click “Current Registrations”, and then “Request Specialty Change” and fill out the form. You will be notified once the request has been approved or denied (due to the requested Specialty being full). Requests must come 1 week before the registered date in question.WAITLISTIf the Specialty you want is full, but you would still like to secure a spot for that week, we suggest you register for another Specialty. Then when you have completed registration, you can register again, but for the specialty that is full to be included on the waitlist. You will not be charged for being on the waitlist. Being on the waitlist gives you the best possibility to be moved into the Specialty if space becomes available.
Campers can bring their own lunch or you can pre-order, or order the day of (before 9:30am) a lunch from our on-site cafe. The on-site cafe offers a choice of chicken tenders with french fries or a Daily Special that can be viewed on the Parent Portal. Campers who bring a lunch bag will have plenty of shelf space to store their lunch for the day in our cafeteria.To order lunch click the "Lunch" section on the Parent Portal and follow the steps to pre order lunch for your child(ren), payment will be required at the time of placing the order. The pre-order option will not be available until May 22nd.Daycation provides an afternoon snack, however you can pack one for your child if you wish.
CAMPER PHONESWe ask that campers do not bring a cellphone to camp, and if they are seen using their phone without permission it will be kept in the office until they leave for the day. We understand there are always circumstances that arise where a camper might need a phone, so please contact us and let us know of any situation. If you would like to reach your child while at Daycation, you can call the Daycation front desk 713-957-6711. They also can contact you, if a need arises, by asking to use the front desk phone or the camp office phone.TOYSWe have loads of fun activities and games for campers to play with while at Daycation that we can sanitize after they are used. We ask that campers not bring toys from home.BACKPACKSWe ask that campers not bring backpacks to camp, however Dunamai campers are allowed to bring a small bag (such as a drawstring backpack). Campers will have access to cups and filtered water throughout the day, however they can bring their own water bottle that will be kept on the shelves in the lunch room, or for Diakonia and Dunamai can be kept in the camp lobby.
DROP OFFYou can drop off anytime between camp hours (7:30am-6pm). The main programming hours of camp are between 9am-3:30 depending on the camp they are in.We will be doing a “Curbside Style” check-in/out this summer! Please pull into the circle driveway in front of the Fitness and Recreation Center, wait in your car, and roll your windows down, and a Front Desk assistant will come and conduct check in procedures. Once your child is checked into camp, they may exit the car, and we will escort them inside the building to start their day of camp!PICK UPYou can pick up anytime between camp hours (7:30am-6pm). The main programming hours of camp are between 9am-3:30 depending on the camp they are in.Please pull into the circle driveway in front of the Fitness and Recreation Center, wait in your car, and roll your windows down and we will assist you with calling for your child and getting their belongings. Please wait in line when the circle driveway is full.If you are picking up outside of peak hours there will be a sign with a number to text for pick-up. You can text that number "here" and it will inform us that you are here and we will collect your children and bring them out to your car.LATE FEECampers picked up after 6pm will be charged a late fee, $1 every minute after 6pm per family.Please make sure to have your ID ready for our staff’s reference.
COVID PROCEDURESDaycation is working to stay updated with the latest standards and procedures to ensure the safety of all who enter our facility. We will continue to implement increased sanitization procedures to ensure the thorough disinfecting of high-use and high-touch areas.STOPPING IT BEFORE IT STARTSWe want to partner with families to prevent the virus from entering Daycation and your homes. We ask that parents contact us before bringing your child to camp if they have had a fever within the last two weeks, traveled outside of the country or have come in contact with anyone COVID-19 positive or potentially exposed to COVID-19. Though we do have a low-tolerance policy for allowing campers in who may have a contagious illness, we will work with parents to find another time for campers to come enjoy camp!WHAT HAPPENS IF MY CHILD GETS SICK AT CAMP? - While attending Daycation, if campers become ill (meaning, they have a temperature of 100.4 or above, vomit or show signs of other communicable diseases) the parent/guardian must pick up their child within 1 hour of getting notified. - Child will be supervised in an isolated room to rest and prevent the spread of any illnesses. - Illness will be recorded and the camper can return to camp within 24 hours, fever free without the use of fever reducing medications.*if camper contracts COVID-19, they may return after 5 days of quarantiningON-SITE HEALTH OFFICERDaycation will have an on-site Health Officer who is BLS certified (Basic Life Support). They are trained in CPR, AED, first aid, wound care, fractures, burns and seizures for infants, children and adults. To be proactive, we will have daily temperature and wellness checks for campers and counselors. Our Facilities Manager and Health Officer will work together to ensure our campus is taking every precaution needed for the health and wellness of our camp.TRAININGTraining our staff and campers to be cautious is of high importance. We train our staff on how to sanitize high-touch surfaces and how to think proactively to keep our campers safe through programming of activities and safe transitions throughout the day.