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FRCC 2022 Summer Camp

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SUMMER CAMP HAS REACHED MAX CAPACITY. ANY REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED AFTER 4/7/2022 WILL BE ADDED TO THE WAITLIST. 

SUMMER DAY CAMP GENERAL INFORMATION

SUMMER DAY CAMP FEES

  • FRCC members:  $125 per week per camper      
  • Non-members:   $150 per week per camper
    • Price covers all camp activities.         
    • Campers qualify for the member rate if they or their parents/legal guardians are FRCC members.

PAYMENT TERMS

Payment for your child’s first week of camp must be made in full at the time of registration. A $25.00 non-refundable deposit is required to hold each week of Summer Camp that is chosen. Payment in full for subsequent weeks is due no later than two weeks prior to start of the week attending.  There will be no exceptions to payment terms and no refunds are offered.

FINANCIAL AID

Thanks to the support of the community, financial assistance may be available based on family need. The amount of funding is limited. Please inquire at the Courtesy Desk for more information and an application. 

AGE GROUPS

Camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-13. FRCC camp programs are age appropriate and campers will be divided into groups for most activities. (Minimum age: 6 years of age before September 1, 2022 and must have completed kindergarten. Maximum age is 13. Camper may not turn 14 before September 1, 2022.)

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

The FRCC Summer Day Camp program operates Monday through Friday, June 13 through August 5, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day. Regular drop off is no earlier than 8:00 a.m. and regular pick up is no later than 5:00 p.m.  Parents may register their child for any or all of the weekly sessions (as space is available). Contact us at 301-241-5085 or stop by the FRCC Courtesy Desk if you have any questions about camp. An orientation for parents/guardians will be held in June prior to the first day of camp (date and time to be announced). Additional materials and information, such as Camp Rules and a "What to bring to camp" list will be provided to parents prior to the start of camp. FRCC Summer Camp is licensed to operate by the State of Maryland and abides by all applicable state laws and regulations.


TYPICAL CAMP DAY

  • 8:00-Campers arrive and social recreation
  • 9:00-Opening activity/game
  • 9:30-Specialized activities
  • 11:30-Lunch (brought from home)
  • 12:30-Specialized activities/guest presenter
  • 3:00-Snack (brought from home)
  • 3:30-Closing activity/game
  • 4:00-5:00 Parent pick up and social recreation

Early drop off is available at 7:00 am and costs $5 per day or $20 per week. 

Late pick up is available until 6:00 pm and costs $5 per day or $20 per week.


FRCC Summer Camp 2022 Weekly Themes

A traditional Summer Camp experience that features specialized activities based on weekly themes. Specialists, educators, historians, artisans, crafters, fitness instructors, athletes, and camp counselors lead the specialized activities each week.

Week 1: June 13 – 17:  Jump Into Summer!

  • Canoeing & kayak instruction on Lake Royer, wildlife & microbial studies on and around the lake, raptor and reptile encounters, fishing and lots of outdoor fun!

Week 2: June 20 – 24:  Ultimate Survivor

  • Come on in, Campers! Survivor week will test your natural instincts through challenges and outdoor activities!

Week 3: June 27 – July 1:  World of Sports 

  • Do you love sports? Well then this is the week for you! Join us in international sports while we learn fundamentals and sportsmanship!

Week 4: July 5 – July 8:  Shark Week

  • Keep your feet out of the water, because it’s SHARK WEEK! Let’s chomp into this week with awesome sharkfacts and funfilled ocean activities.

Week 5: July 11 – 15:  The Color Games

  • It’s all about teamwork and color challenges for our FRCC Color Games! Represent your team color with pride in week long challenges and activities!

Week 6: July 18 – 22:  H2 Oh Yeah!

  • Let’s beat the heat!! Grab your swimsuit, towels, and sunscreen for a wild, wet, and water filled week of extreme water activities and games.

Week 7: July 25 – 29:  Warrior Week

  • Enjoy Laser Tag and other active games, meet veterans, learn flag respect, intro to military-style physical fitness training.

Week 8: August 1 – 5:  Outdoor Adventure

  • Canoeing & kayak instruction on Lake Royer, wildlife & microbial studies on and around the lake, raptor and reptile encounters, fishing and lots of outdoor fun!                                                                                                                                               

This is a sampling of the activities we plan for each week.  The final camp activity schedule is subject to change.

Questions? Contact Hannah Spinks, Camp Director, at hspinks@thefrcc.org.


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