Day Camp 2021 Registration
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Day Camp 2021
Date
Last Day To Register
8/9/2021
Age Requirement
Birthdate must be between 8/14/2006 and 9/10/2017
Location
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701, US
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Summer Day Camp actively engages children with the outdoors, captivating their interest and inspiring them to connect the the natural world. ACNC achieves this by providing campers with time for free play, outdoor adventures, interactive nature-based lessons, and discovery-based activities. 

Members may register starting January 1. Others may register starting February 1.

Click here to view the 2021 Day Camp brochure for camp descriptions.

There are four types of camps offered this summer:

Free Exploration Camps - Free Exploration Camps are nature-play based and driven by the campers’ interests. Adults are present to supervise and teach when questions arise. Research shows that unstructured play, especially outdoors, is a key developmental component missing from the lives of many children. Time is divided between 80% nature play and 20% structured time.

Deep and Sticky Learning Camps - Children have a deep curiosity about the world, and providing opportunities for them to wonder, deduce, and conclude through personal experience is the ideal learning environment. These camps are more structured, using themed topics and lessons to engage campers. Time is divided between 70% learning and 30% nature play.

Offsite Destination Camps - Campers venture offsite to visit natural destinations in the region. Exact itinerary is weather-dependent and finalized on camp week.

Overnight Camp - The camp "Into the Woods " involves teamwork, listening, trust, identification, and other confidence-building skills. In this four-day/two-night overnight campers build those skills.

 

Requirements at Time of Registration:
There is a $25 deposit per child, per session. The balance is due a week before camp. Non-refundable. Camp t-shirts are optional with registrations before June 1. Non-refundable. Register by midnight, the Monday prior to the camp you would like your child(ren) to attend.

Discounts:
Family Members and higher receive 25% off each session and may register starting January 1. You may purchase or renew a Family Membership at registration.

Refund Policy:
If you cancel more than two weeks before camp, ACNC will refund everything except the membership, deposit, and t-shirt fees. There are no refunds for cancellations made less than two weeks before camp starts.

Camperships and Scholarships:
Camperships are available for families in financial need. A deposit is required. They may not be used toward a membership. Scholarships are available for campers who meet merit-based criteria. Deadlines apply. Apply online at auduboncnc.org/scholarships/ or contact ACNC.

Pre and post camps:
ACNC offers extended hours to assist with drop-off and pick up.
Pre-Camp drop-off is 8:00 a.m. and costs $15 for the week or $5 per diem.
Post-Camp runs until 4:30 p.m. and costs $30 for the week or $8 per diem.
You may add weekly Pre- and Post-Camps at checkout when you register online.
Per diem fees are paid at the reception desk the day of camp.
Members receive 25% off weekly fees. 
No discount per diem.
No Post-Camp on morning half-day camps. No Pre-Camp on afternoon half-day camps.

 

Special Notes:
Campers must be able to take care of their own toilet needs.
ACNC accommodates some special needs. Call the Camp Director to discuss.

Before you register, please have emergency contacts and medical information on hand. 

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel more than two weeks before camp, ACNC will refund everything except the membership, deposit, and t-shirt fees. There are no refunds for cancellations made less than two weeks before camp starts.