2019 Camper Registration Agreement
< Posted 8/10/18
of this form may be filled out online and printed
2019 Camp Brochure
< Posted 12/15/18
P.O. BOX 34 PLAINVIEW, NEW YORK 11803
938-2670 (3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., Mon-Fri)
As we begin our 51st year, we are pleased to
announce special 2019 Winter Holiday Prices on all our camp
programs. Register during Winter Holiday Registration and save up to
The 2019 Camp Season begins on Monday, July 8th and ends on Friday,
August 16th. The regular camp hours are 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.
Parents may drop off as early as 9:15 a.m. for no additional charge.
We will continue to offer our Tween Program** which will include 18
days spent at camp with Tweens participating in swimming, sports
activities, GaGa, option and art. There will be 8 day trips and two
2 -day overnights to Hershey/Lancaster and Broadway/Hurricane Harbor
(overnight in a New Jersey hotel).
The Teen Travel Program will include a new 2-day overnight to the
Jersey Shore and Great Adventure, a new 3-day Pennsylvania Getaway
to Dorney Park, Hershey Park and Whitewater Rafting, and a 4-day
Canada Adventure to Niagara Falls and Toronto.
In 2019, we will continue to offer a Grade 3 and 4 No Trip Program
for those campers who want to remain in camp everyday and enjoy
traditional camping activities including 2 daily swimming periods
(instructional and free), sports activities, GaGa, option periods,
music, art, dance, color war and special theme day events.
Additionally, our Mini Day 3 day Program may select any 3 days of
the week to attend.
2019 Camp Season Begins on Monday, July 8th - Friday, August 16th
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 2018 and
children in Pre-K. who will be in kindergarten in September
2019. CHILDREN WILL BE GROUPED ACCORDING TO THE GRADE THEY
FINISHED AS OF JUNE 2019. 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
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 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.
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
MONDAY, JULY 8, 2019 through FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019.
Select any 3 days*
Program requires a minimum enrollment of 25 campers.
Pre-Kindergarten children who will be be 5 years of age by December
31, 2018, will be accepted in the camp program but must show proof
Discount for 2nd Child $100.00
Discount for 3rd Child $250.00
Discount for 4th Child $350.00
Trips, arts and crafts, dance, music, game rooms, indoor gym,
outdoor fields, gaga, basketball, volleyball, tennis (grades 3 - 7),
kickball, option period (grades 1 - 7), Carnival, special events and
programs, swimming instruction.
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.
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.
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 WILL NOT BE PROVIDED.
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, 2019.
The Tween Travel Program
(grade 5 through grade 7) deposit is $300. The full payment must be made
by May 1, 2019.CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
The Teen Program (grade 6 through grade 10) deposit is $400. The
full payment must be made by May 1, 2019.
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 $125.00 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.
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.
Orientation will be held in June. Parents will be notified by
mail of the date, time, and place.
OFFICE HOURS AND INFORMATION
Parents may call the camp office at 516-938-2670 from 3:30pm to
5:30pm Monday through Friday from September through June or visit
our website at
www.campapollo.com. During the camp season, the camp may be
contacted from 9:00am to 5:30pm.
PLEASE DO NOT CALL OR MAIL CHECKS TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CAMP DIRECTOR, Ed 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