Camp Policies and FAQ
Where is Adventure Camp?
Adventure Camp for Preschool 3K to Rising 4th Graders is on our MPCS Lower School Campus (white brick). Please enter through the front doors which will be clearly marked.
Adventure Camp for Rising 5th to 8th Graders is on our MPCS Middle School Campus (red brick). Please enter through the front doors which will be clearly marked.
Where are Sports Camps?
What portion of the day is spent outside at Adventure Camp?
Only 45 minutes is spent outside daily.
What should my child bring to camp?
Campers should wear runnings shoes or sneakers and comfortable summer clothing and a water bottle labeled with his or her name.
What are the camp hours?
All camps are half day: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Drop-off is from 8:30 - 9:10 a.m. and pick-up is from 12:30 – 12:50 p.m.. We also offer full day and extended care for Adventure Camps only (Grades Rising 1st to Rising 8th only).
What is full day and extended care?
We offer Full day and Extended care for Adventure Camps only (Grades Rising 1st to Rising 8th only). Full day is 9:00 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. (Cost = $254). Extended care morning: Opens at 7 a.m. ($50). Extended care evening: Closes at 5:30 p.m. ($50). Both for the week= One cost ($75).
Can I drop my child off after 9:00 a.m.?
We accept late drop-offs all day, You do not need to schedule a late drop-off ahead of time.
Can I pick my camper up before 4:00 p.m.?
We do accommodate scheduled early pick-ups. They must be checked out through the Camp Manager at the Front Door of the School for Adventure Camps and through the instructor for Sports Camps.
Can my camper attend a partial week of camp?
You are welcome to register your camper for a week of camp even if he/she will only be able to attend part of that week. However, we do not pro-rate for partially attended weeks of camp. Camp is only offered at a weekly rate.
Can I cancel my registration?
Registration fees are non-refundable. When there is availability, we will transfer the registration to another week of camp for a $10 transfer fee. A no refund policy will apply to this transferred week.
Can I cancel my full payment?
Camp fees made in-full can not be refunded unless you bring a certified doctor’s note to the Camp Office explaining a child’s sickness.
What are my payment options and deadlines?
Registration changes and cancellations must be submitted by Monday noon prior to your camper’s week of attendance. Please email MPAA@MountPisgahSchool.org to request all changes and cancellations.
What is your policy on behavior problems?
Parents will be contacted if there is a continuous problem of non-participation, bullying, or behavior that is disrespectful to fellow campers or camp staff. Parents will be notified after the camper has been through the following disciplinary process: warning, timeout (5-10 minutes), sit out of an activity, sent to leadership. If issues continue after parents have been contacted, the camper will be sent home for the remainder of the week. If your child is sent home for a disciplinary issue you will not be eligible for a refund for that week.
Do you accommodate children with special needs or other specific accommodations?
Although we desire to accommodate all children, we unfortunately are not able to accommodate children who are unable to function within our camp structure. This would include but is not limited to children who have physical disabilities, do not speak English, or need constant medical assistance throughout the day.
Does my child need health insurance to attend MPCS Summer Camps?
Yes, in your registration please fill out the insurance and primary care physician information for your child. If you currently do not have insurance for your child, go to https://www.healthcare.gov/medicaid-chip/childrens-health-insurance-program/ or https://www.peachcare.org/ for affordable options.
Does my child need to bring his/her own lunch and snacks?
Please provide a nut-free snack Monday- Thursday and a water bottle with water only. A Gluten Free, nut-free snack will be provided by the camp on Fridays.
Do you offer a meal plan for full day students?
We are working on one and will send out information if a plan is reached with an outside vendor.
Do you allow food containing peanuts or other nuts?
MPCS Summer Camps has a no-nut policy for any food items brought to camp. Any lunch item containing nuts or nut products of any kind discovered by your child’s counselor will be sent back home with camper.
Summer Camp 2020: Provided Lunch Option
Lunch is available FULL DAY campers at the price of $32 for the week. The weekly lunch menu is below and is appropriate for children with standard dietary needs and students that have Gluten or Dairy sensitivity.
All meals are nut-free, but products should be explored further if you child has a severe nut allergy. Children with celiac disease or severe gluten allergy should plan to bring their own lunch. Please bring your water-bottle each day.
Lunch will be available to order in advance in May 2020.
Cost = $32 for lunch Monday- Thursday with Friday Free lunch Pizza Day for all kids!
Monday: Costco deli hotdog in bun, Smart Pop popcorn, Annie’s Fruit Gummies (2).
GF option: Naked Dog (no bun)
Tuesday: Costco Chicken & Swiss Roller Sandwiches (3), Lays Potato Chips (Classic Mix), Betty Crocker Fruit by the Foot Fruit Roll.
GF option: Sliced Ham and/ or Salami instead of Roller Sandwich
Wednesday: Chick-fil-a Nuggets (6), Waffle Fries or Hash Browns, Go-go Squeeze AppleSauce.
GF option: Meal is gluten free.
Thursday: Hamburger or Cheeseburger (plain), Fries, Haagen- Das or Dove Brand Chocolate Covered Vanilla Ice Cream Bar also icy popsicles are available as dairy free option.
GF option: Burger with GF bun.
FREE LUNCH DAY: Full day kids only
Friday: 2 Slices of Pizza and Apples (free pizza day!)
GF option: We will order GF pizza.
Google Lunch Sign Up Form: Coming May 2020
Paypal Lunch Payment Button: Coming May 2020