Grant School’s Acclaimed Summer Camp

We keep kids active while they learn.

Dear Parents:

Thank you for your interest in our Summer Day Camp Program. The first week of camp will be June 7, 2021 and will continue through August 6, 2021. The camp is open to children Kindergarten through 8th grade. Children must have completed Kindergarten to attend.

 

REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 PER CHILD

$4.00 PER HOUR 8 HOUR MIN.

$16O.00 PREPAY PER WEEK

THESE RATES INCLUDE ALL ENTRY FEES FOR FIELD TRIPS.

YOUR CHILD MAY BRING SPENDING MONEY.

With current guidelines there will be no fieldtrips.  If guidelines change and fieldtrips our allowed we will be only attending the Tuesday and Thursday fieldtrip to the Aquatic center.

Entry fees for field trips will be included in the tuition. Do not bring a lunch on Fridays; Friday is party day and lunch will be provided.  To receive the prepay credit; payment must be received by Monday of that week.  For additional information please contact Andrew Boesiger or another staff member at 243-0561 ext. 149 or 129.

 

STAFF

Please make it a point to meet and talk to our staff….These individuals have been trained to organize and manage children in group situations and strive to support your child’s needs both physically and emotionally through listening and encouraging each child. Many problems can be eliminated through good staff/parent communication. Feel free to discuss any problems or concerns with our personnel. It is our sincere desire to meet the needs of your child.

PLEASE BRING DAILY

Backpack should include: Lunch (unless advised not to do so), swim suit and towel, change of clothes, extra socks, sun screen, water bottle, water shoes (flip-flops). Please label all of your belongings.

LUNCHES

Children are required to bring a healthy lunch Monday through Thursday unless otherwise advised.  We will provide a nutritious morning and afternoon snack.  Friday is party day and lunch will be provided.

SUMMER DAY CAMP HOURS

Grant School Summer Day Camp will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.  No child should arrive before 7:00 a.m. or be picked up later than 6:00 p.m. (See late pick-up policy).

FIELD TRIPS

A signed permission slip must be submitted for each field trip. Grant School Bus Drivers will provide transportation. Children who exhibit inappropriate behavior, or disobey safety rules will be excluded from field trips.  Permission slips for field trips must be turned in on Monday prior to the outing.   Due to weather and scheduling of buses, field trip days and times may change if necessary.

 DISCIPLINE POLICY

A child causing discipline problems, bullying, causing injury to themselves or others, who cannot be redirected or cannot follow Day Camp rules and regulations will be considered in violation of the discipline policy. This type of inappropriate behavior will merit expulsion from the program.  All discipline problems of a serious nature are documented for future reference. Parents are always advised, when a child has been written up for discipline problem.  Under no circumstances is corporal punishment implemented, nor is a child ever treated in a humiliating, frightening or physically harmful manner.

LATE PICK-UP POLICY

This notice is to serve as a reminder of our policy regarding late pick-ups. Without exception, parents picking children up in Daycare after 6:05 p.m. will be charged a $15.00 automatic penalty plus $1.00 per minute thereafter.  In a situation where a child has not been picked up before 8:00 p.m. and no contact has been made to our staff, in accordance with established policy, Child Protective Services will be called. We understand that emergencies can arise; however, it is the responsibility of each parent to have back-up support for these instances and not abuse our staff. Thank You.

RESTRAINING ORDERS

A copy of court orders must be in the child’s file on the school premises in order to be followed by school personnel. State law mandates that a child must be released to either parent regardless of custody arrangements.  The only exception is when a current restraining order is on file.

CHILD ABUSE POLICY

Child abuse is defined as any recent act or failure to act on the part of a parent or caretaker, which results in death, serious physical or emotional harm, sexual abuse, or exploitation, or an act or failure to act which presents an imminent risk of serious harm.  In keeping with the California Penal Code SI 1166, all child care providers are mandated by law to report suspected child abuse, neglect or endangerment to the Children’s Protective Services or other specified agency. Grant School Summer Camp staff and volunteers receive instruction in identifying and reporting suspected child abuse.

ILLNESS

Any child exhibiting signs of illness, (fever, nausea, etc.) will be isolated from the group and parents will be notified to pick up their child. A sick child must be picked up within one hour after contact. A child must be symptom free for at least 24 hours before returning to Summer Day Camp. We are not equipped to take care of a sick or recuperating child.

ACCIDENT

Trained staff members will immediately evaluate any accident that appears serious (broken bones, head, neck or internal injuries or any other trauma). If there are potential injuries such as above, the staff will call 911 and immediately notify- parents. All staff members are current on CPR and first aid.

MEDICATION POLICY

All medications must be registered upon arrival with a staff member. Medications must be in the original prescription container with a label stating: Child’s name, medication name, dosage, dosage intervals, physician’s name and date prescription was filled.  A request for Medication to be taken during school hour’s form must be completed and signed by both doctor and parent. The form will be kept on file in the Day Care Office. DO NOT send any medication unless it is absolutely necessary.

We look forward to meeting each family and sharing in our combined efforts to make this an outstanding summer camp experience for your child.

 

Andrew Boesiger, Lead Preschool

Grant School Summer Day Camp Staff

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