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Reminder: We must have registration, payment, all forms and any meds turned in to our office at town hall BY NOON THE FRIDAY BEFORE YOUR CHILD IS ATTENDING CAMP!



Thompson Recreation's Summer Adventure Camp is open to residents and non-residents ages 5 to 14. This day camp offers a variety of activities including sports, games, arts and crafts, nature, swimming, weekly themes, special events and field trips.

Please note: The camp price now includes the field trip cost and camp shirt.   

Location Quaddick State Park; however, all Wednesdays, except for July 4th (no camp) will be held at Thompson Middle School as well as Thursday, August 8th for Campardy.  Rain location is also Thompson Middle School.

Special Event: Carnival themed Activities planned for Wednesday, August 14, 2019, Camp cookout & celebration at the school.  Hotdogs, hamburgers, chips & drinks will be provided.  There is an extra cost of $15.00

Camp Days/Time Camp will be open for eight weeks June through August  (no camp July 4).  Camp hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Parent pick-up is at 3:55 p.m. 

Field Trips
Field trips take place every Wednesday and depart from and return to Thompson Middle School.   


Optional: Before/After Camp Care
 is available from 7:00 - 9:00 and from 4:00 - 5:30 for an additional fee. (Held at the Louis P. Faucher Community Center in the Library.) Campers are then transported by bus to Camp.


Optional: T-Shirts Campers may wear these specially designed t-shirts in order to clearly identify them as part of our group, particularly on field trips. T-shirts may be used from year to year. Cost of T-shirts included with cost of camp.

Transportation School bus transportation is available in Thompson. For routes and times, see Form 7 below.  

Parent Handbook contains additional camp information, please see Form 8 below.

PRICING
Pricing Options for Camp Days

Price for camp with payment in full received by June 3
Entire Summer: Eight Weeks Residents $1320; Non-residents $1400.00
Seven Weeks Residents: $1155; Non-residents: $1225
Six Weeks: Residents: $990; Non-residents: $1050
Five Weeks: Residents: $825; Non-Residents: $875
Four Weeks: Residents: $660; Non-residents: $700
Three Weeks: Residents: $495; Non-residents: $525
Two Weeks: Residents: $330; Non-residents: $350
Weekly: Residents: $165; Non-residents: $175

Prices for camp days with payment received June 4 through August 16
Entire Summer: Residents: $1400; Non-residents $1440
Seven Weeks Residents: $1225; Non-residents: $1260
Six Weeks: Residents: $1050; Non-residents: $1080
Five Weeks: Residents: $875; Non-residents: $900
Four Weeks: Residents: $700; Non-residents: $720
Three Weeks: Residents: $525; Non-residents: $540
Two Weeks: Residents: $350; Non-residents: $360
Full Week, 5 Days: Residents: $175; Non-residents: $180

Daily: Residents: $33; Non-residents: $35 On or before June 3, 2019
Daily: Residents: $35; Non-residents: $37 After June 4, 2019


• There are no refunds for missed days.

• If your child is attending Thompson summer school, please contact the Recreation office for a fee adjustment.

• 10% discount for each child in a family after the 2nd child registered (3rd child gets discount). Please contact the Recreation office for a fee adjustment.

• Scholarships/support for camp may be available from TEEG - 2019 applications will be available at TEEG, 4 weeks of income from household members over the age of 18 are needed. Applications available May 1st and due back with income by May 16th. Financial assistance may also be obtained from CT Care4Kids. See links below.

FORMS THAT MUST BE COMPLETED FOR A CHILD TO ATTEND CAMP - PRINT FROM FORMS/LINKS AREA BELOW
Please submit all forms - we do not retain records from past years.

MANDATORY FORMS
Form 1 Hospital/Medical Information Form - Mandatory for all
Form 2 Release Form: includes Authorization of Release of a Child, Sunscreen/Bug Spray Permission, and Hold Harmless Agreement - Mandatory for all
Form 3 A copy of your child's physical, with immunization record, from a physical within the past 36 months - Mandatory for all

MEDICATION- RELATED FORMS
Form 4 If your child has a prescribed or over-the-counter medication that will be used during the program, you and your child's physician must complete and submit a Medication Authorization Form.
Form 5 If your child has asthma or a prescribed inhaler, you and your child's physician must complete and submit an Asthma Care Plan Form.
Form 6 If your child has a prescribed Epi-pen, you and your child's physician must complete and submit an Epi-Pen Authorization and Care Plan Form.
Note: All medication must be given to Thompson Recreation prior to the first day of camp. Medication must be in its original container with child's name and dosage information on it.

OTHER PARENT INFORMATION
Form 7 Thompson Camp Bus Routes
Form 8 Camp Parent Handbook
form 9 Camp Calendar (Coming Soon)

You may print all forms from the Files/Forms area below this section or stop by the Recreation office, Town Hall to pick them up.

Scholarships available through TEEG. Call 860-923-3458 or see Link 1 below.
Financial aid available through Care4Kids. Call 888-214-5437 or see Link 2 below.


CAMP DAY SELECTION
  • Use this option to purchase camp days. (No camp on July 4)
  • Pricing options are explained in general information section above.
  • Do not select the full summer option if you plan to pay week to week, or, after the June Early Bird Deadline.
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Age 5-6 (Red Group) 
5 - 6  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
9:00 AM - 3:55 PM

Quaddick State Park
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Age 7-8 (Blue Group) 
7 - 8  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
9:00 AM - 3:55 PM

Quaddick State Park
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Age 9-10 (Green Group) 
9 - 10  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
9:00 AM - 3:55 PM

Quaddick State Park
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Age 11-13 (Yellow Group) 
11 - 13  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
9:00 AM - 3:55 PM

Quaddick State Park
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Age 13-14 (Counselor in Training) 
13 - 14  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
9:00 AM - 5:05 PM

Quaddick State Park
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FIELD TRIP SELECTION
  • All trip days begin and end at Thompson Middle School.
  • T-Shirts included in pricing.
  • Water bottles may be purchased for at an extra cost.
  • Please note, the price of camp now reflects field trips included. When your child is registered for camp he/she will be included for the field trip. No refunds or discounts given for missing field trips. If you choose to not send your child on the field trip, Thompson Recreation does not have staff remain at Quaddick; therefore you will have to make other accomadations for your son/daughter. Due to safety risks, parents cannot register their son/daughter strictly for Wednesday's field trips.
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Camp Carnival 
5 - 14  N/A  08/14/2019
9:00 AM - 3:55 PM

Thompson Middle School
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Cost $15.00

EXTENDED CARE SELECTION
Use this option to purchase extended care before or after regular camp hours. Program time listed includes bus transportation time to and from camp.
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Before Camp Care 
5 - 14  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
7:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Louis P. Faucher Community Room
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$3 per day
 
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After Camp Care 
5 - 14  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019
4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Louis P. Faucher Community Room
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$3 per day

T-SHIRT PURCHASE
  • Use this option to purchase a camp t-shirt for your child to wear on all field trips.
  • Campers wear these specially designed t-shirts in order to clearly identify them as part of our group., particularly on field trip days.
  • T-shirts may be used from year to year.
  • We ask, if possible, that you pick up your childs Shirt and/or Water Bottle in the Recreation Office prior to the start of Camp. Please label these items before sending them to camp with your child.
Register Activity Ages Grades Days Date/Time Fees
 
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Camp T-Shirt 2019 
5 - 14  N/A  MTuWThF  06/24/2019 - 08/23/2019
7:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Thompson Recreation Office
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* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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