Eight Acres Camp 2019 Information 

Our Program

 Eight Acres is an outdoor-based Summer Day Camp/Out of School Time program for elementary age children. We accept children who have completed kindergarten - 11 years old for summer camp and children enrolled in kindergarten - 11 years old for school year camps. We are not staffed or equipped to provide for children with severe emotional or behavioral issues.

Attendance/Billing Policy

Billing is based on the days your child is scheduled to attend camp. 

It is the parents’ responsibility to cancel scheduled days changing to vacation days on the Sandbox Parent Portal.

***Cancellations must be placed on the Sandbox Parent Portal by 7pm to avoid being charged for the following day.***

Camp Tuition and Fees

Daily Tuition - $32 per day

Annual Registration Fee - $25 per child

Summer Camp Deposit - $50 per child

Lunch - $6

Field Trips - $5 - $20 with the weekly average of $15 - $25 for all trips.  (Most field trips are optional.)

T-Shirts - $15

Loaner T-Shirts - $5

Late Pick-up - $5 every 5 minutes after 6:00pm

Invoices will be emailed each Friday. Full payment is due upon receipt of invoice. A $25 annual registration fee per child is due with registration. A nonrefundable $50 per child deposit is due to complete Summer Camp Registration. The Deposit is a credit on your camp account, which expires July 24, 2020 and is forfeited if your child does not attend camp. Registration fee and deposit will be invoiced when online registration is received.

Camp Hours and Dates

Monday- Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Drop-off and pick-up at any time

Fall Break 2019 - October 17th - 18th

Christmas Break 2019 - Monday, December 23rd - Thursday, December 26th, - Friday, December 27th

                                          Monday, January 30th - Thursday, January 2nd - Friday, January 3rd

Spring Break 2020– March 16th - 20th 

Summer Camp 2020 - June 1st - August 7th   We will be closed Friday, July 3rd.

Lunch & Snack

Campers will bring a sack lunch each day. Lunches may be refrigerated, but not microwaved. 

Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

No gum, caffeinated drinks, energy drinks or soda allowed at camp. 

A $6 fee will be charged when Eight Acres provides for a forgotten lunch.

Handy Parent Info:
*Cancel your child's scheduled camp days on the Sandbox Parent Portal.
*Dress your child in old play clothes. They will get very dirty!
*Need your child ready for pick-up? You can call or text ahead 15–20 minutes and we will have your child ready.
* Less is best…the more your child brings to camp the more we have to keep up with.
* Put your child’s name on EVERYTHING.
*We prefer lunch sacks. Walmart type sacks are perfect. Lunch boxes will not be refrigerated.
*We can refrigerate lunches, but lunches will not be microwaved. 
*A $6 fee will be charged when Eight Acres provides for a forgotten lunch.
*No gum, caffeinated drinks, energy drinks or soda allowed at camp.
*Unless we are going skating or bowling, your child should probably not wear socks to camp. They don’t last long.
*We provide towels when we go swimming.
*Don’t send extra spending money with your child on field trips.
*Sunscreen your child before dropping off at camp.
*We provide sunscreen and reapply at lunchtime and afternoon snack.
*We have plenty of fishing poles and bait. Don’t bring your own fishing poles, tackle or bait.
*Children are required to wear an unaltered Eight Acres Camp T-Shirt on all Field Trips except swimming. T-Shirts are $15.
* A $5 fee will be charged when Eight Acres provides for a forgotten T-shirt.
*Tax Statements can be printed from the Sandbox Parent Portal.
*Our DHS compliance file is available at the check-in desk for parent review.