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Here's some amazing news for MRUSD families!  If your child attends SATEC, SACS,  Fairfield Elementary School or BFA St. Albans you are entitled to a discount from 50% to 100% off registration to camp. 
This applies to Summer Day Camp, CIT Program & Teen Adventure Camp.  
If your child attends SATEC, BFA or SACS the discount is automatically applied when you register.  If your child attends Fairfield Elementary, please call the office and we'll apply the discount to your registration.
The funds have been made available by MRUSD for kids in the supervisory union. 
If your child attends an MRUSD school and you have already registered, please call the office at 802-752-2165 or 802-524-1971 and we will adjust your account.
All registrations are on a first come, first serve basis and are final.
All registration and conduct regulations apply.  



All Registrations are final.  If you a family needs to switch a week, we will do our best to accommodate your needs, but wholesale changes and cancellation cannot be accommodated.

Day Camp



St. Albans Recreation Department Day Camp is a fun and safe option for families this summer.  Each day is filled with games, outdoor exploring, crafts, pool time, friendship, and FUN! 
Camp takes place at Hard'ack Recreation Area which includes 95 acres of land and is home to a disc golf course, miles of multi-use trails, the Greg Brown Lodge, New Hard'ack Playground and Hard'ack Pool making it the PERFECT place to spend the summer.
Our energetic summer staff will keep campers engaged in activities ALL DAY, creating a fun, inclusive and active camp environment.
Most of our camp day takes place outdoors so campers should come prepared for any and ALL weather situations.  We will remain outside even in a drizzle, so having the proper clothing is important.  In the event of more serious weather we will utilize the indoor facilities available to us including-The Lodge, Collins Perley Sports and Fitness Center, and City Hall Auditorium.
Please note: registration is by the week. When you register for a week of camp you can choose to attend for one day or all five days-the price is the same.

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2024 Information:
Regular Camp Hours – 7:30am-4:30pm  (Early drop off and late pick up are available with separate registration)
Location-  Hard'ack Recreation Area 

Outside –
It’s always been a goal of our camp to be outside as much as possible We plan to eat and play outdoors whenever we can.

At Drop Off –  Sick kids need to stay home.  If your camper is sick, do not send them to camp.  We trust that families will be aware of their child's health and not send a sick child to camp.  

Healthy children and staff with the following symptoms/conditions may attend programming
Allergy symptoms (with no fever) that cause coughing and clear runny nose may stay if they have medically diagnosed allergies and provide confirmation from their doctor.
Well-controlled, mild asthma

Hygiene – Campers will wash hands upon arrival at camp, before and after using the bathroom, before and after eating, before and after activities and throughout the day as deemed necessary.   
Food – Camp will continue to participate in the Federal Summer Lunch Program supplying a morning snack and lunch. The start date will be announced soon and we'll pass that info on to families.  Each child should bring a water bottle and bottles should be cleaned every night.  Camper lunch bags will not be able to be stored in a refrigerator so be sure to include ice packs if necessary.   Camp is PEANUT AND TREE NUT FREE.  Please keep this in mind when packing your child’s lunch.
Backpacks & Stuff – Each camper should bring swim suit, towel, sunscreen & water bottle. Please do not send more “stuff” than fits in your camper’s back pack.  Please consider a swim shirt & swim hat for campers that are especially sensitive to the sun.  Be sure to supply your child with sunscreen (check the expiration date) and put their name on it. We will supervise sunscreen application showing kids how to apply to their face, arms and neck etc.  
We reserve the right to make changes at any time –  Our primary goal is health and safety.  

CONTACT CAMP
Summer Camp Director: 
Chloe Lumbra (c.lumbra@stalbansvt.com)
Day Camp Phone: 802-393-0331

CONTACT REC

Recreation Director: Kelly Viens 802-524-1971 (k.viens@stalbansvt.com)
or
Program Manager: Lee Barrett 802-524-1559 (l.barrett@stalbansvt.com)

CONTACT POOL
Aquatics Director: Isaac Bashaw 802-752-2178 (i.bashaw@stalbansvt.com)

NO CAMP Thursday July 4th, 2024
This shortened week of camp will be our 'Patriotic Pool Palooza' week which will include TONS of extra time at the Hard'ack Pool playing and participating in some EXTRA fun and exciting activities!!

Payment Information:
There are two payment options for Day Camp.  Pay now or Payment Plan.
Pay now - Register and pay the entire invoice.
Payment Plan - Register and set up a payment plan to have registration fees deducted from your bank account each week.  This option requires that you pay for the first week's registration fee at the time you make the registration.  The following weeks are then processed through the payment plan.  You will receive a receipt with dates the payments will be deducted.
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DAY CAMP DAY
  • 7:30am-9:00am Drop Off at Hard'ack Playground (unless inclement weather - at the lodge)
  • 9:00am-9:30am Morning Meeting & Snack
  • 9:30am-12:00noon - Group Activities
  • 12:00noon-12:30pm - Lunch
  • 12:30pm-1pm - Clean Up and Prepare for pool
  • 1:00pm-3:30pm Splash the afternoon away at the Hard'ack Pool
  • 3:30pm-4:30pm at Hard'ack Playground (unless inclement weather - at the lodge)
  • If your camper will be registering for Swim Lessons this summer, please choose the latest lesson option available and be sure to tell the Director at drop off each day.
  • Camp staff can pick up swim team members or walk them over to the pool for their practice time as well as bring kids to the pool for swim lessons. Just let us know in advance. Remind the staff each morning at drop off so their class is added to the schedule.
  • NO CAMP Thursday July 4th, 2024

Yays and Nays of Day Camp
YAYS (What to Bring):
- Water Bottle
- Towel
- Swimsuit
- Socks
- Sunscreen
- Comfortable Play Clothes
- Clothes for all weather
- Closed toe athletic shoes or sports sandals
- Good Attitude :)

All personal items should be clearly labeled with the campers name.


NAYS (What NOT to Bring):
- Cell Phones
- Electronic Devices
- Toys/Stuffed Animals
- Trading Cards
- Jewelry

The Recreation Department is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Early Drop off & Late Pick Up Options and Charges
  • There is an early drop off option. If you need to drop your child off before 7:30am, you can register for early drop off at the same time you register for day camp. You can drop your child off at 7:00am (no earlier) with the early drop off option. There is a separate registration and additional charge.
  • There is a late pick up option. If you cannot pick up your child before 4:30pm, you can register for late pick up at the same time you register for day camp. You MUST pick up your child at 5:00pm with late pick up registrations. There is a separate registration and an additional charge.
  • If you are late picking up your child and your child is not previously registered for late pick ups please call us to let us know that you'll be late. There is a $20 charge for each 30 minute and/or portion thereof after 4:30pm. The charges will be added to your recreation account.

Day Camp Info:
  • Day Camp is TREE NUT FREE - Please be sure your campers snacks & lunches are PEANUT & TREE NUT FREE.
  • Please send your camper with good walking shoes ~ sometimes sandals are not the best choice. Strapped sandals (Keen, Chaco, etc.)
  • We're very active and outdoors most of the time. Scrapes and bumps are bound to happen. We do not call parents during the day for a routine bump or scrape. We apply ice, bandage, and some affection :) (as indicated) and inform parents at the time of pick up. If there is an injury beyond that or the camper becomes ill during the day, we immediately contact parents/guardian at the phone number the family has given us. Please be sure your day time number is up to date.
  • Need to reach camp? During camp hours call 802-393-0331. Otherwise contact the Rec office at 524-1559 or 524-1971

REGISTRATION INFO
Questions?
Contact Camp Director - Chloe Lumbra at c.lumbra@stalbansvt.com 802-752-2165
Fee: St. Albans Residents $230 per week, Non-residents $299 per week

2024 Weekly Schedule:
Week 1 - June 17 to June 21
Week 2 - June 24to June 28
Week 3 - July 1 to July 5 (No camp on July 4)
Week 4 - July 8 to July 12
Week 5 - July 15 to July 19
Week 6 - July 22 to July 26
Week 7 - July 29 to August 2
Week 8 - August 5 to August 9
Week 9 - August 12 to August 16
Week 10 - August 19 to August 23 - limited availability

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Day Camp 
N/A K - 6 MTuWThF  06/17/2024 - 08/16/2024
07:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Hard'ack
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