Thompson Adventure Camp will be running for Summer 2021! Please read carefully as there are many changes for Summer 2021 in order to comply with the Office or Early Childhood COVID - 19 guidelines.
Thompson Adventure Camp is for children in grades 1 - 6. Camp is held at the Thompson Public School.
The deadline to register is June 7th!
Teen Camp (Yellow Group) is for children going into grades 7 & 8. Teen camp will participate in two traditional camp activity periods each day and the other two activity periods will be focused on leadership development, team building, and community service. Not offered Week One
We offer a 5 days/week option and a 3 days/week option. The camp activity day is from 9am - 3pm each day. We do offer early drop off starting at 8am and late pick up until 4pm, free of charge.
About our Staff: Camp staff are trained each summer in activity leading, behavior management, child abuse prevention, rainy day games, and blood borne pathogens. Each group has a head counselor over the age of 18 and an assistant counselor age 16+. A staff trained in CPR, First Aid, AED, Medication Administration, and Epi Pen is on site at all times. All staff over the age of 18 complete a background check.
About the Activities: Camper will participate in four activity periods a day ranging from court games, field games, gym games, playground, water activities, arts & crafts, nature, science, drama, dance, and more!
COVID - 19 Guidelines: Campers must wear masks when inside. Staff must wear masks at all times. Campers must remain in their groups and no group shall exceed 18 campers. Groups must maintain a distance of 6 feet or more at all times.
Location: Thompson Public School. For Summer 2021, Adventure Camp will be located at the Thompson Public School. We will be outside for most of the day and utilize inside the school building on rainy days and during extremely hot days.
Groups by Grades: Groups will be based on the grade your child is entering in Fall 2021. Adventure camp is for children entering grades 1 - 8.
Red Group: entering grades 1 & 2 - maximum 16 campers
Blue Group: entering grades 3 & 4 - maximum 18 campers
Green Group: entering grades 5 & 6 - maximum 18 campers
Yellow Group (Teen Camp): entering grades 7 & 8 - maximum 12 campers
Group size limited: Based on state guidelines for Summer 2021, group size is limited to 12 -18 participants, depending on group. This means that you need to register your child for their specific group based on their grade and those groups may fill.
Weekly options: Due to the limited group size. We are only offering weekly options of 5 days/week or 3 days/week. If you choose 3 days/week you may select your days and they may vary week or week. Week 2, the only option is 4 days/week due to the 4th of July holiday.
Payments and Deposits: A $25 deposit per week is due at the time of registration. This deposit is non refundable and non transferable. Your final remaining balance for all weeks is due by June 21st. . Any registration received after June 21st must pay in full at the time of registration.
Cost for Thompson Residents:
5 days/week: $155
3 days/week: $125
Week two (7/6 -7/9) there is only a 4 day/week option due to the Holiday - Cost: $135
Cost for Non Residents:
5 days/week: $180
3 days/week: $145
*Week two (7/6 -7/9) there is only a 4 day/week option due to the Holiday - Cost: $155
Transportation: No transportation is provided. Parents must pick up and drop off at the school. Children in the Yellow Group (7th grade and up) may walk home with written permission from their parent/guardian. They may not serve as a chaperon for younger children.
Field Trips: At this time we are not planning field trips. We will have special in house events and guests weekly. Should guidelines change, we will consider adding field trip towards the end of the summer. These field trips will only be open to children registered to attend that week. There will be an additional cost for any field trips added.
Refunds: Refunds minus the weekly deposit ($25) will be refunded up until the first day of the weekly session being cancelled. Cancellation notice must be received in writing (email). There are no refunds for missed days, except in the case of sickness/injury with a doctors note.
Payment Plan Option: If you would like to set up a payment plan for the summer, please contact our office. 860-923-9440. Payment plans are only available to families registering for four weeks of camp or more. Deposits are still due at the time of registration even if you are participating in a payment plan.
Care 4 Kids: If applying for Care 4 Kids, applications must be submitted by May 14th as review and approval can take 4 - 6 weeks. Families waiting for approval should still register and pay the weekly deposit. This deposit will be refunded if Care 4 Kids payment covers the full amount. Any families not approved by June 21st are responsible for full payment at that time.
Week 1 - 6/28/21 - 7/2/21
Week 3 - 7/12/21 - 7/16/21
Week 4 - 7/19/21 - 7/23/21
Week 5 - 7/26/21 - 7/30/21