Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Our signature Summer Camp Program is targeted at serving economically disadvantaged children from the Greater Indianapolis area. For children who qualify for the Free or Reduced Lunch Program at their schools, they will receive our reduced rate for a week of camp. Households with higher incomes will pay a rate based on our sliding scale fee. Children will receive three home cooked meals, 24 hour supervision, 8:2 child/counselor ratio, and round trip transportation to and from camp. This program is offered six different weeks during the summer. These sessions are available for children living Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, and Morgan counties between the ages of 7 and 14. Must qualify for free or reduced lunch at school.

2015 Summer Camp Dates:

Summer Camp Session 1    Sunday, June 14 – Friday, June 19
Summer Camp Session 2    Sunday, July 5 – Friday, July 10
Summer Camp Session 3    Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 17
Summer Camp Session 4    Sunday, July 19 – Friday, July 24
Summer Camp Session 5    Sunday, July 26 – Friday, July 31

Summer Camp Fees:

Qualification for the scholarship rate is based upon the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) form (The School Free or Reduced Lunch Program). In order to qualify for the scholarship rate, the Food Service Program Meal Benefit Income Eligibility Form must be completed.

Scholarship Prices for those who qualify:

  • January 1- May 1, 2015 $45.00 per child
  • May 2- July 26, 2015     $65.00 per child

**For those who do not qualify for the lunch program, please contact our office for further pricing.

YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE REGISTERED FOR CAMP UNTIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM, SUMMER FOOD SERVICE FORM, HEALTH FORMS AND THE CAMP FEE ARE RECEIVED. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO DEPARTURE. 

Summer Camp Application:

You can now register for camp online! The online system does not accept payments. To pay, mail or bring cash, check, or money order to our office. We do accept credit and debit card payments by phone or in our office. There is a $3.00 convenience fee per transaction for all credit/debit card transactions. To pay by credit or debit card, please call our office at (317) 638-3849.

Applications, eligibility forms, physical forms, or payment will NOT be accepted on the day of check in therefor your child will not be able to attend.

Required Forms for all Camp Applications:

*These forms must be printed and signed.

  1. Registration Form (One per child)
  2. Summer Food Service Income Eligibility Form (Meal Form)
  3. Physical Form (To be completed by Licensed Medical Personnel- One per child)
  4. Camper Health History Form (To be completed by Parent or Guardian – One per child)
  5. Bully Prevention Contract (One per child)
  6. Behavior Contract (One per child)

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Application Deadlines:

All children will be enrolled in camp on a first come, first serve basis. Happy Hollow Camp is limited in the number of campers it can serve. When all the camp sessions are full, all other applicants will be placed on a waiting list. YOUR CHILD WILL NOT BE REGISTERED FOR CAMP UNTIL THE COMPLETED APPLICATION FORM, SUMMER FOOD SERVICE FORM, HEALTH FORMS AND THE CAMP FEE ARE RECEIVED. NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ONE WEEK PRIOR TO DEPARTUREOnce ALL Forms are completed, processed for eligibility and FEES PAID you will be notified of your acceptance and confirmation information will be mailed or emailed to you.

Applications, eligibility forms, physical forms, or payment will NOT be accepted on the day of check in therefor your child will not be able to attend.

Payments:

Happy Hollow accepts cash, check, money order, and credit/debit cards. Please make check and money orders payable to Happy Hollow Children’s Camp. The online system does not accept payments. We do accept credit and debit card payments by phone or in our office. There is a $3.00 convenience fee per transaction for all credit/debit card transactions. To pay by credit or debit card, please call our office at (317) 638-3849. Please note that $25.00 of the camper fee is considered an application fee and is non-refundable once your child is accepted to camp.

Physicals:

Due to the actual physical size of the camp and the outdoors emphasis, it is important to realize that a lot of hiking and strenuous activity can take place.  A physical examination by a licensed medical practitioner is required prior to attendance at camp: the green physical form included in this application must be used for the physical. The last page of the physical form must be completed by a health care professional. Be sure to complete the first three pages of the physical form including immunization record.

Questions:

Please contact us at (317)638-3849 or email Chris Chappell, Program and Recruitment Director, at chappell@happyhollowcamp.net

Camp Sponsors:

Camp Nebagamon Scholarship Fund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agricultural policy, this institutional is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

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