Park & Recreation Department
This page was updated on March 21, 2017
|Travelin’ Teens||Residents - April 24||Non-residents - May 1|
|Day Camp||Residents - May 1||Non-residents - May 8|
Registration information, forms, and fees will be available April 17.
2017 Day Camp
Day Camp is scheduled to begin June 19 and continue for 4 two-week sessions, ending August 11.
2016 Travelin’ Teens Dates
Camp runs for 8 one-week sessions starting June 19. Most trips are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Early and late stay is available at an additional charge.
Terms of acceptance at the Orange Park and Recreation Summer Camps
•A $100.00 non-refundable, non-transferable, deposit is required for each session of Day Camp and week of Travelin’ Teens. It will be applied to the total session cost. Cancellations will result in a forfeit of deposit.
•REFUNDS will only be given for documented medical reasons. A processing fee of $10.00, per registration, will be deducted from the deposits.
•Full payment is due prior to the beginning of a session. The Park and Recreation Department retains the right to cancel any enrollment, without payment in full, prior to the start of camp session.
•The camp will not assume liability for damage to the property of campers. Please be sure to mark all belongings with your child's name. Name tags will not be used on any trips; names on shirts, bags or other items your child may bring should not be visible to strangers.
•The following items are not allowed to be brought to camp: ipods, handheld games, makeup, weapons of any sort(real or play), radios, valuables, cell phones or toys that may be deemed a danger to the staff or campers.
•Each day your camper should bring: a bathing suit, towel, cap, (if your child’s hair is longer than the nape of the neck), goggles (if appropriate) and a lunch.
•Camper placement will be at the discretion of the Camp Director. Special requests should be noted at the time of registration, but are not guaranteed.
•The Park and Recreation Department retains the right to suspend, or expel without refund, for violation of camp rules.
•Smoking, use of alcohol or other drugs is prohibited and will be cause for immediate dismissal without refund.
•Pictures taken while in camp may be used in camp brochures, videos and/or newspaper publicity unless advised otherwise.
•Campers will be grouped, by age, in a well supervised environment and participate in a variety of activities that challenge the mind and body as new friendships are built.
•Our camp program will offer special activities such as pizza parties, cookouts, entertainers, field trips and many other surprises.
•The Day camp program is open to boys and girls who are entering Kindergarten, through completed fifth grade.
•Camp will be held at the High Plains Community Center from 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m. For an additional charge of $7.00 per slot, early drop off (7:30 - 9:00a.m.) and/or late stay (4:00 - 5:30p.m.) services are available. Pre-registration is required and pick up must be no later than 5:30p.m. A $1.00 per minute late fee will be charged in order to cover staff overtime.
•The camp fee includes swimming lessons for 5 and 6 year-old campers.
•An open swim period will be offered to all campers every afternoon.
•Campers must bring a clearly marked bagged lunch every day (will be refrigerated).
You may only register one other child from one household other than your own.
•This program for the older camper is designed to take each participant to fun and exciting places in a structured, safe and well-supervised environment.
•The Travelin’ Teens program is open to boys and girls who have completed sixth through ninth grade.
•Camp is held from 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m. If a planned trip is scheduled to return later than 4:00p.m., parents will receive notice in advance.
•The cost of the program includes daily transportation (provided by a school bus) and admission to all events. Campers should bring spending money and a bagged lunch unless otherwise notified.
•For an additional charge of $7.00 per slot, early drop off (7:30 - 9:00a.m.) and/or late stay (4:00 - 5:30p.m.) services are available. Pre-registration is required and pick up must be no later than 5:30p.m. A $1.00 per minute late fee will be charged in order to cover our staff overtime.
•The Park and Recreation Department must be notified 7 working days in advance of cancellation from a Travelin’ Teens session. Please remember, deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.