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

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2019 Camper Registration Agreement   < Posted 8/10/18
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CAMP APOLLO
P.O. BOX 34 PLAINVIEW, NEW YORK 11803
938-2670 (3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M., Mon-Fri)
 

Dear Parents,


As we successfully conclude our 50th Anniversary Season, we are pleased to offer special 2019 Early Bird Prices on all our camp programs. Register during Early Bird Registration and save up to $250. Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to save during this Early Bird Registration, which ends on September 30th. All prices for all camp programs will increase on October 1st.

The 2019 Camp Season begins on July 8th and ends on August 16th. We introduced several new and exciting programs in 2018, which will continue next summer. Our new Tween program for our campers in grades 5, 6 and 7 attracted many new campers. The 2019 Tween Program** 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. We know these programs provided our Camp Apollo families more choices and flexibility.


2019 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 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 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

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 8, 2019 through FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019.


CAMP TUITION

Program Grades Days Time Rates
2019
2019
Early Bird Price
Savings
Mini Day Pre-K, K M,T,W,Th,F
Select any 3 days*
10-3 $1500 $1350 $150
Mini Day Pre-K, K 5 10-3 $2000 $1850 $150
Full Day
No Trips
Pre-K, K-1
2,
3, 4
5 10-5 $2850 $2600 $250
Full Day
with Trips
1-7 5 10-5 $3650 $3400 $250
* TWEENS 5,6,7 5 10-5 $4100 $3850 $250
Teen Travel 6-10 5 10-5
+late returns
$4900 $4650 $250

** Tween 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 of age.

Discount for 2nd Child $100.00
Discount for 3rd Child $250.00
Discount for 4th Child $350.00


CAMP ACTIVITIES

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, 2019.
 

The Tween Travel Program (grade 5 through grade 7) deposit is $300. The full payment must be made by May 1, 2019.

The Teen Program (grade 6 through grade 10) deposit is $400. The full payment must be made by May 1, 2019.

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 $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.

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 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
Joseph Eisner
Marsha Elowsky
Carol Fine
Rita Grynberg
Ronelle Hershkowitz
Robert Klein
Alan Osterweil
Rita Rubin
CAMP DIRECTOR, George Rosenbaum

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

Updated 8/10/18

 

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