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Longmont 2014 Summer Day Camp, Recreation Services

The mission of the City of Longmont, Recreation Services' Summer Day Camp: to provide a safe and secure environment for kids to explore and achieve success through various recreational activities.

The Longmont Summer Day Camp accepts registrations on an ongoing basis. Fully completed enrollment packet required prior to camper attending camp - it is recommended that campers are registered at least a week prior to attending camp to ensure all information is complete.

 

2014 Hours of Operation

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Monday through Friday,

June 2 - August 8

Ten Week program: June 2-August 8 with flexible attendance options for up to 120 youth

Pre-Camp Camp option: May 27-30, a limited capacity option for up to 30 youth

Campers enroll for the days they plan on attending; campers must be registered and the registration fee paid in order to enroll for days.

The flat rate per day, regardless of number of hours attended, is $35 for residents/ $43.75 for non-residents

• 2014Special Needs Teen Camp, 9 am-4 pm, June 2- July 25

2014 Weekly Themes

Pre-camp, May 27-30: Author, Author – the worlds of fiction
Week 1, June 2-6: Hawaiian Luau
Week 2, June 9-13: Hero Week
Week 3, June 16-20: Amazing Animals
Week 4, June 23-27: Wacky Water Week
Week 5, June 30-July 3: Patriotic Party
Week 6, July 7-11: Around the World
Week 7, July 14-18: Talent Week
Week 8, July 21-25: Time Travelers
Week 9, July 28-Aug 1: Color Week
Week 10, Aug 4-8: A Week at the Carnival

Download the 2014 overall schedule of themes, activities, and additional add-on programming. Check back as the schedule will be update through early May as additional activities are added.

Kickball enjoyed at the Longmont Summer Day Camp

Licensed Summer Day Camp

for youth ages 5* to 12 years (*must have completed Kindergarten)

Main Camp Location:

Longmont Summer Day Camp

St Vrain Memorial Building,

700 Longs Peak Ave

Longmont, CO 80504

(303) 651-8404

Day camp office (May-Aug): 303-774-4364

Day camp cell phone (May 28-Aug 9): 303-564-6810

 

We believe in providing quality programs for all participants.

It is our goal to assist each child in reaching their goals, and making this program as enjoyable and productive as possible.

 

Day Camp Office Phone:

In matters of urgency,

please call (303) 651-8404.

 

Camp is limited to 90 youth/day. Do not wait until the last minute to enroll in the days you need!

Cancellation Policy

Two weeks notice is required for any cancellations: cancellations made within two weeks are not eligible for a refund. For cancellations made more than two weeks in advance, a $5 cancellation fee per day is assessed.

Transfers from one day to another are not available. Each day is considered a separate transaction subject to the cancellation policy listed above.

Registration for individual days are accepted online, in person, and over the phone until 4pm the day prior, on a space available basis.

 

On-line registration is available!

Please note that the completed Enrollment packet is required at registration for all registrations taken May 1 or later to avoid the $15 incomplete/missing enrollment packet fee.

Campers at the Longmont Summer Day Camp enjoy blowing bubbles

A late fee of $15 will be assessed for incomplete/missing Enrollment paperwork turned in after May 1 if not submitted at the same time as registration.

 

Please note:

A completed Enrollment packet is required at time of registration for registrations taken May 1 and later.

2014

Enrollment Materials

Registrations will be accepted beginning February 25 at the St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave.

Every camper must complete a separate registration, however there is a single family registration fee regardless of number of children: $45 per resident family/ $56.25 per non-resident family.

The family registration fee is non-refundable and is subject to a $15 late fee if the Enrollment Packet, including immunization form, photograph and height and weight, is not turned in prior to the May 1 deadline.

2014 registration materials

Download 2014 Registration Form

Auto Pay Form (opt)

Payment will be required at time of registration

2014 Summer Parent Manual

2014 Enrollment Packet - did you remember your child's picture? Height? Weight? Immunization form?

Download Immunization Form - completed form required with enrollment packet

 

A doctor's physical is NOT required.

 

More activity information

Thursday

2014 Field Trips:

Field trips will travel to local parks and areas of interest such as:

Hover Park

Sandstone Ranch

Willow Farm Barn Park

Union Reservoir

Longmont Recreation Center

Longmont Museum

Thompson Park

 

Returning Parents' Meeting: Wed, May 28, 6:15pm

New Parents' Meeting: Wed, May 28, 7:15pm

Both at the Senior Center, 910 Longs Peak which shares the parking lot with the Memorial Building

 

2014 Fee Schedule

Daily Fee includes on-going daily activities such as local large group field trips on Thursdays, two afternoons of swimming per week (Tuesdays and Fridays), & lots of fun-filled days!

Daily Enrollment

Enroll and pay only for the days you need. Daily enrollments are accepted until spaces fill or until 4pm the day prior. The more days needed, the earlier it is recommended that you register to ensure a space.

Daily Options

(up to 11 hrs per day)

Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm,

$35 resident/day or

$43.75 non-resident/day

Please note: Registering your camper(s) and turning in the required Enrollment paperwork by May 1 is strongly recommended. Campers will NOT be eligible to attend camp if Enrollment paperwork is not received fully completed.

 

Scholarships are available for Longmont residents. Up to $100 per calendar year is awarded Longmont residents under the age of 18 towards recreation activities. While scholarship funds may not be applied to the one-time family registration fee, they can be applied to daily fees - roughly paying for the majority of 3 full days of camp. Download the scholarship form.


Payment options: paid in full at time of enrollment; 1/2 payment at enrollment and the other half due May 23 (available with in person registration only); or auto pay credit card/checking account/savings account deductions made at the 15th (for enrollment dates 16-30) and the 30th of the month (for enrollment dates 1-15) beginning May 15 paying for the enrollment dates.

If electing to use the auto pay option, a $5 fee is assessed at the time of enrollment. The balance due will be billed approximately two weeks prior to attendance on the 15th and 30th of the month.

For example: if enrolling in eight days in early March between June 2 & June 13, $40 will be collect at time of enrollment (8 days x $5/day). The $240 balance due (8 days x $30/day) will be automatically deducted on May 30.

 

 

Installment Billing Bill Dates:

Visual representation of billing dates for auto-bill option for Longmont Summer Day Camp

Camper's Corner

What should my camper bring to camp?

  • Backpack/tote with two healthy snacks and a healthy lunch
  • Wearing sunscreen and closed toe shoes (tennis shoes)
  • Label possessions (sunscreen, towel, swim suit) with child's name & store in backpack
  • Clothing for the day (bring swim suit on Tues/Fri with towel).
  • Wear green field trip shirt every Thursday!

Tax Information:
Longmont Summer Day Camp

License ID #81468

 

Questions?

General questions can be answered by calling the St Vrain Memorial Building at (303) 651-8404.

Day Camp questions can be directed to Suellen via e-mail or (303) 774-4827.

Eligibility for Participation
Longmont Recreation Services' Summer Day Camp is designed for children ages 5*-12 years. *A child must have completed Kindergarten. Children will do a variety of activities including arts & crafts, gym and outdoor sports and games, swimming, field trips, and nature exploration. There will be at least one leader for every 15 children in attendance.


Children with Special Needs
Longmont Recreation Services' Summer Day Camp implements a philosophy that celebrates diversity and maintains a continuum of options to meet the needs of all the individuals in the camp. The Day Camp program does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability. The day camp program is dedicated to supporting the Americans with Disabilities Act. If your child may require special accommodations for participation, please call us at (303) 651-8404 or e-mail. Additional forms may be required for children with special needs to ensure quality care.

 

2014 Activities and Schedules

Planning is underway for the summer! Each week has a defined theme that guides that week's activities.

Mon: weekly themed mini camp rotation – arts, games, science, guest speakers, lego challenge
Tue: weekly themed all camp activities am - pm swimming at Sunset Pool
Wed: weekly themed mini camp rotation – move it (health & fitness), games, soccer clinics, guest speakers
Thurs: all day field trip to local parks w/ sports mini camps
Fri: weekly themed all camp activities am - pm swimming at Sunset Pool

Sunset Pool is suitable for all ages, with water slides, diving boards, sand, etc. Campers walk the mile to and from Sunset Pool (and do a phenomenal job, we might add!) Local area field trips are planned for many Thursdays during the course of the summer - field trip shirts are required to be work on all Thursdays. Weeks without field trips may have special guests brought to the camp.

The Additional Add On Activities calendar is now available! Download and register today! Download Sun Pony Waiver.

The July and Aug calendar for the Longmont Summer Day Camp

Download a pdf version of the 2014 Summer Day Camp Overall Schedule

updated 7/17/2014 by web page author S. Dabney, (303) 774-4827

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