Eight Acres Camp 2022 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 and are going into first grade  - 11 years old for summer camp and children enrolled in kindergarten going into first grade  - 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 Calendar in the Sandbox Parent Portal.

*****Cancellations must be submitted by 12 noon to avoid being charged for the following day.*****

 Invoices will be emailed at the end of each week. 

Payments will be processed through Sandbox after invoices are emailed.



Camp Tuition and Fees

Daily Tuition - $36 per day

Annual Registration Fee - $50 per child

Summer Camp Deposit - $50 per child - The Deposit is a credit on your camp account. This credit expires July 22, 2021 and is forfeited if your child does not attend camp.

When Eight Acres provides for a forgotten lunch - $6

Optional Pizza Lunch on Fridays - $6

Field Trips - $6 - $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. All accounts are set to autopay. Payments will be processed through Sandbox after invoices are emailed.

Camp Hours and Dates

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

Spring Break 2022 – March 14th - 18th

Summer Camp 2022 - Wednesday, June 1st - Friday, August 6th.    We will be closed Monday and Tuesday, July 4th and 5th.

Fall Break 2022 - October 13th & 14th

Christmas Break 2022  TBD


Lunch & Snack

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

Snacks and water bottles are 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 Calendar in 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 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 in after January 1st.
*Our DHS compliance file is available at the check-in desk for parent review.