Camp Policies and FAQ
Where is Adventure Camp?
Adventure Camp for 2-year-olds to Rising 4th Graders is on our MPCS Lower School Campus (white 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 running shoes or sneakers and comfortable summer clothing and a water bottle and snack labeled with his or her name. Additionally, please bring your own lunch that does not require refrigeration if you are full day. We will not offer prepaid lunch options.
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 4th only).
What is full day and extended care?
We offer Full day and Extended care for Adventure Camps only (Grades Rising 1st to Rising 4th 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.
What if my child requires daily medication?
How will I drop off and pick up my child?
Students will be dropped off at a carpool line outside and picked up via a carpool lane outside.
Does my child need to bring his/her own lunch and snacks?
There will be no pre-ordered lunch. All students need to prepare to bring their own nut-free lunch and snack.
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.