Camp Director -  Ed Broad
Adm. Director - George Rosenbaum
Asst. Director - Michael Gootzeit
Building Director - Carl Smith
Teen Director - Nicole Binder

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2020 REGISTRATION

Only residents of the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District can be registered. The program is designed for children in Kindergarten through 10th grade as of September 2019 and children in Pre-K who will be in kindergarten in September 2020. CHILDREN WILL BE GROUPED ACCORDING TO THE GRADE THEY FINISHED AS OF JUNE 2020. Children must be registered by their parents or legal guardians. The following information MUST be provided:

    a. Your child’s present grade, room number and teacher’s name.
    b. The child’s doctor’s name and telephone number.
    c. Medical insurance company and policy or group number.
    d. Phone numbers of two relatives, friends or neighbors who can be contacted in the event
         of illness or emergency.

CAMP APOLLO BACKGROUND:

CAMP APOLLO
CAMP APOLLO was founded in 1969 by a group of parents who felt that there was a need for a private non-profit
day camp for the children of the school district.

CAMP APOLLO operates as a private non-profit community service program and uses the schools in the Plainview-Old Bethpage School District. The camp's Board of Directors are members of the community and serve voluntarily. They select the Camp Director who is responsible for the day to day operation of the camp.

LOCATION:
Youngsters currently in:
Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 7 – To Be Announced
Grades 5 through Grade 7 - Tweens – To Be Announced
Grades 6 through Grade 10 – Teen Travel – To Be Announced

DATES OF OPERATION:
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2020 through FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 2020.

INSURANCE:
Each camper is provided with an accident insurance policy through Camp Apollo. Please note that New York No-Fault Law requires that you make medical claims against your own insurance company if any family member is injured in a vehicle.

Program Grades Days Time Rates
2020
2020
Fall Price
Savings
Mini Day Pre-K, K M,T,W,Th,F
Select any 3 days*
10-3 $1750 $1550 $200
Mini Day Pre-K, K 5 10-3 $2250 $2050 $200
Full Day
No Trips
Pre-K, K-1
2,
3, 4
5 10-5 $3000 $2800 $200
Full Day
with Trips
1-7 5 10-5 $3800 $3600 $200
* TWEENS 5,6,7 5 10-5 $4250 $4050 $200
Teen Travel 6-10 5 10-5
+late returns
$5050 $4850 $200


CAMP TUITION:
If there are not enough campers to form a group, these campers may be grouped with another grade level group

*There are some early arrivals and some late returns

**Tween Program requires a minimum enrollment of 25 campers


PRE-KINDERGARTEN children who will be 5 years of age by December 31, 2019, will be accepted in the camp program, but must show proof of age.

Discount for Second Child $100.00
Discount for Third Child $250.00
Discount for Third Child $350.00

SERVICES PROVIDED:
Fees include medical insurance coverage, camp tee shirt, an afternoon snack (except teens) and all trip admissions. There are NO additional charges of any kind.

CAMP ACTIVITIES:
Trips, arts and crafts, dance, music, game rooms, indoor gym, outdoor fields, gaga, basketball, volleyball, tennis (grades 3 to 7), kickball, option period (grades 1 to 7), Carnival, special events and programs, swimming instruction.

LUNCH AND SNACK:

Parents must supply lunch and a drink. The camp will provide a snack during the day for campers in the regular camp program. On trips where food or a food voucher is provided by the camp, the camp will not assume the responsibility of providing for the dietary needs or preferences of campers. If a child is unable or unwilling for whatever reason or reasons to select from the menu items offered, it will be the responsibility of the parent or camper to make other provisions. In advance of the trip, a prospective menu will be provided. The camp will assume no financial obligation to provide reimbursement for alternate food items purchased. If there are children in your child’s group with a peanut allergy, you will be asked not to send any peanut products to camp.

TRANSPORTATION:

Transportation will not be provided.

PAYMENT:
CHECK OR MONEY ORDER ONLY.
NO CASH OR CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Checks or money order should be made payable to CAMP APOLLO

For all regular camp campers through 7th grade, a deposit of $300.00 is payable at registration. The balance is due by May 1, 2020.

The Tween Program (grade 5 through grade 7), a deposit of $300 is payable at registration. The balance is due by May 1, 2020.

The Teen Travel Program (grade 6 through grade 10), a deposit of $400 is payable at registration. The balance is due by May 1, 2020.

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS:
CAMP APOLLO is a private non-profit organization and must budget all items closely. No refund will be given after May 1st. In the event of cancellation by WRITTEN NOTICE ONLY prior to May 1st, a charge of $150.00 will be deducted from the deposit of each camper. There is no pro-ration, reduction or refund based on missed days due to illness, absence or early withdrawal, suspension or dismissal.

GROUPING, TEEN BUS ASSIGNMENTS AND ROOM ASSIGNMENTS:
The Camp shall have the right to make final determinations as to teen bus assignments and grouping arrangements for all campers. The Camp shall also have the right to make final determinations of room assignments on overnights for all campers.


MEDICAL FORMS:

The camper medical form MUST BE ON FILE IN THE CAMP OFFICE BEFORE CAMP STARTS, OR BY STATE LAW YOUR CHILD IS PROHIBITED FROM ATTENDING CAMP. MEDICALS MUST BE AN UPDATED YEARLY PHYSICAL.

PARENT ORIENTATION:

Orientation will be held in May. Parents will be notified by mail of the date, time & place.

OFFICE HOURS AND INFORMATION:


From September through June, you can contact the camp office at 516-938-2670 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

During the camp season, the camp office may be contacted from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR MAIL CHECKS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.

      BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
      Joseph Eisner
      Marsha Elowsky
      Carol Fine
      Rita Grynberg
      Ronelle Hershkowitz
      Robert Klein
      Alan Osterweil
      Rita Rubin
     
     CAMP DIRECTOR, Edward Broad

The Public Health Law in relation to children’s camps has been amended to require that operators of children’s camps within the State include on the camper’s enrollment application form and/or contract form a written statement which declares:

   a. That such camp is required to be permitted to operate by the Nassau County Department of Health;
   b. That such camp is required to be inspected twice yearly; and
   c. The inspection reports concerning such camps are filed at, 200 County Seat Drive; Mineola, NY    
       11501



Revised: 7/29/19

 

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