CAMP FORMS & OTHER VALUABLE INFORMATION
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ACADEMIC TUTORING REGISTRATION FORM- Optional Service - All Campers
"AFTER CAMP" QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PARENTS & CAMPERS - Strongly Recommended
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION ITINERARY FORM - Mandatory If Airport Transportation Is Selected
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION SERVICE REQUEST FORM - Optional Service - All Campers
AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION INSTRUCTIONS - Required Reading If Airport Transportation Is Selected
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE INFORMATION - For Campers Traveling By Car
ATV QUAD RIDING REGISTRATION & RELEASE FORM - Optional Program - All Campers
BUNK REQUEST FORM - Optional - All Campers
BUS & BAGGAGE SERVICE REQUEST FORM - Optional Service - All Campers
CAMPER PROFILE FORM - Optional But Strongly Recommended - All Campers
CAMP MEDICATION FORM - Mandatory Form For All Campers
CAMP PRODUCTS - RELATED LINKS - Clothing Labels - Luggage - Linens & Care-Packages - All Campers
CLOTHING LIST GUIDE - Also Included In The Parent Handbook - Required Reading
DRIVING DIRECTIONS - A Custom Travel Map To Cayuga Is Available Below
ENROLLMENT APPLICATION - Print Version
ENROLLMENT APPLICATION - Online Version
HOTEL LIST - Also Included In The Parent Handbook
LINEN RENTAL SERVICE REQUEST FORM - Optional Service - All Campers
PAINTBALL REGISTRATION & RELEASE FORM - Optional Program - Entering Grade 5 and Higher
PARENT "VISITING DAY" SURVEY - Strongly Recommended - All Parents
PEN PAL REQUEST FORM - Optional - All Campers
SCUBA DIVING REGISTRATION & RELEASE FORM - Optional Program - Entering Grade 5 and Higher
TENNIS PRIVATE LESSON REGISTRATION FORM - Optional Program - All Campers
TRAVEL MAP - Driving Directions Are Available Above
VISITING DAY PARENT & CAMPER SURVEY
VISITING DAY PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR JULY
VISITING DAY PROGRAM SCHEDULE FOR AUGUST
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2018 DATES & FEES
FULL SEASON (56 days): Sunday, June 24 to Saturday, August 18, 2018.
FIRST 6 WEEKS (41 days): Sunday, June 24 to Friday, August 3, 2018.
LAST 6 WEEKS (42 days): Sunday, July 8 to Saturday, August 18, 2018.
FIRST-HALF (28 days): Sunday, June 24 to Saturday, July 21, 2018.
MIDDLE-HALF (27 days): Sunday, July 8 to Friday, August 3, 2018.
SECOND-HALF (28 days): Sunday, July 22 to Saturday, August 18, 2018.
FIRST 2-WEEKS (13 days): Sunday, June 24 to Friday, July 6, 2018.
SECOND 2-WEEKS (14 days): Sunday, July 8 to Saturday, July 21, 2018.
THIRD 2-WEEKS (13 days): Sunday, July 22 to Friday, August 3, 2018.
LAST 2-WEEKS (14 days): Sunday, August 5 to Saturday, August 18, 2018.
2018 TUITION FEES & DISCOUNTS:
Enroll today and take advantage of our "Early Bird" tuition discounts. See the Camper Enrollment Application for tuition discounts currently being offered. Some families can save over $1,000.
IMPORTANT 2018 DATES:
* February 1: $500 tuition payment per child is due (applicable to families who enroll prior to January 1st.)
* April 15: Deadline for Bunk Request Form.
* April 29, Sunday: Open House for all new campers.
* May 1: Tuition balance is due.
* June 1: Camper Profile Form is due (or 3 weeks prior to arrival).
* June 1: Camper Health Form is due (or 3 weeks prior to arrival).
* June 5, Tuesday: New Jersey Business Office closes. Reopens on September 10.
* June 6, Wednesday: Both NJ Business Office and PA Camp Office are closed. (During this time we are moving our operation from NJ Office to camp.)
* June 7, Thursday: Pennsylvania Camp Office opens for summer season.
* June 10: Airport Transportation Itinerary Form is due (or 2 weeks prior to arrival).
* June 24, Sunday: First day of the summer camp season.
* July 7, Saturday: Parent's Visiting Day.
* August 4, Saturday: Parent's Visiting Day.
* August 18, Saturday: Last day of camp.
* August 31, Friday: Pennsylvania Camp Office closes. Reopens next year.
* September 1 to September 9: Pennsylvania Camp Office and New Jersey Business Office are closed. (During this time we are moving our operation from camp back to the NJ Office.)
* September 10, Monday: New Jersey Business Office reopens.
Cayuga extends a discount to families who enroll 2 or more children. The tuition is credited $400 for each additional sibling enrolled for the full-season and $300, $200, and $100 for the 6-week session, half-session, and 2-week mini-session respectively. The shorter session is used to determine the credit. There is no sibling credit for a stay less than 2 weeks.
The Canteen Fund is the only mandatory charge in addition to the camp tuition. The Canteen Fund charge is $315 (full-season), $215 (6-week session), $175 (first & last half-session), $135 (first & last 2-week mini session), $95 (middle half-session), and $65 (second & third 2-week mini-session). The Canteen Fund covers: one official Camp Cayuga T-shirt; Laundry Service; Snack Allowance (2 items - about $2.00) for 5 days per week; off-season newsletters and other mailings. In addition, the Canteen charge includes admission fee & bus transportation to Amusement Parks as follows: Campers enrolled for the full-season attend two Amusement Park trips. Campers enrolled for 6-weeks; first & last half-session, first 2-weeks, and last 2-weeks attend one Amusement Park trip. There is no Amusement Park trip during the middle half-session, second 2-week & third 2-week mini-sessions. Since the total cost of the canteen items exceeds the amount charged, there is never a prorated refund of the Canteen Fund. Do not confuse Canteen Fund with your camper's Camp Bank, which holds your child's "spending money" for personal expenditures and nominal da-trip fees.
SESSION EXTENSIONS: It’s common for campers to request an extension. We’ll accept session extensions, as long as there’s space available. If your child expresses an interest in staying longer, we’ll contact you to discuss the matter. If prior to camp you anticipate your child extending his session, let us know now. A “possible" session extension is a factor in determining your camper’s cabin assignment.
TUITION RATES & DISCOUNTS ARE RETROACTIVE: In the event of a session extension, the actual session attended will be charged. For example, if the first-half session is extended 2 more weeks, the 6-week session fee is charged (not the first-half fee plus the third 2-week fee). This will result in savings to you! In addition, the 6-week early registration discount that was offered at the time you originally enrolled will be retroactively applied. This will result in savings too! In the case of siblings, the sibling credit will increase depending upon the length of the extension.
CLOTHING LIST: Our campers and staff members dress comfortably in shorts and a t-shirt. The camp's style is down-to-earth, and high-fashion is de-emphasized. Our clothing list is a general guide for articles the average child will need at camp based on a 10-day rotation. That is, the camp laundry is picked-up about once a week and returned in 2 days. For the most part, it makes no difference how long the camper is enrolled in camp. Clothing can be brought to camp in soft or hard trunks, duffel bags, and/or suitcases. Click here for a printable version of our Recommended Clothing List.
LAUNDRY SERVICE: The canteen fee includes a weekly laundering of your camper's clothing and linens. It takes two days for the laundry to be washed and returned. All clothing and gear needs to be marked for identification purposes. In addition, Cayuga offers an optional Linen Rental Service which includes blankets, sheets, and pillowcases. Click here for more information about the Linen Rental Service.
OPTIONAL LINEN RENTAL SERVICE: This service includes sheets, pillowcases, and blankets. Pillows, towels, and washcloths are not included and need to be provided by the camper. The charge for this optional service is $110 (full-season), $80 (6-week session), $55 (half-session), and $30 (2-week mini-session). There is no prorated refund for this service. To register for this optional service, click here. Note: The laundering of all linens (and clothing) is included in the Canteen Fund.
OPTIONAL BUS TRANSPORTATION AND BAGGAGE SERVICE: Camp Cayuga provides bus transportation and baggage service 4 times during the camp season: 1) On opening day; 2) From camp at the end of the first-half session and second 2-week mini-session; 3) To camp at the beginning of the second-half and third 2-week mini-session; and 4) From camp at the end of the full season. This service caters to the areas of
OPTIONAL AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION SERVICE:
AAA BASEBALL GAMES:
RAFTING TRIPS: Rafting Trips take place on the
CRICKET HILL GOLF COURSE TRIPS: Golf Trips take place at Cricket Hill Golf Course which is located about 30 minutes from camp. The charge is $40, which includes green fees for 9 holes and roundtrip transportation. All campers are eligible to participate. No registration form or advance sign-up is required. Campers simply sign-up at camp on the day of the outing. For trip dates, go to the "Calendar of Events" or click here.
THEATRE TRIPS: Trips to local playhouses are scheduled when the play’s subject matter is deemed appropriate for children. We usually schedule trips to 2 different playhouses, both about 30-45 minutes from camp. The charge is $40 which includes admission and transportation. No registration form or advance sign-up is required. Campers simply sign-up at camp. Theatre trip dates are not posted on our “Calendar of Events”.
PRIVATE TENNIS LESSON FEE: The Private Tennis Lesson Program is optional and not included in the camp tuition. The charge is $50 for a 50-minute lesson led by our USTA “Tennis Pro” or one of his qualified Tennis Instructors. Any number of lessons can be requested. Advance registration is required. To register for private lessons, click here. To learn more about Cayuga's Tennis Program, click here.
SCUBA DIVING CLINIC FEE: The Scuba Diving Clinic is optional and not included in the camp tuition. The charge is $40 for the one-hour clinic, which takes place at the main swimming pool. PADI certified divers from Inland Water Sports teach the fundamentals of scuba diving. Campers who are entering 5th grade or higher and have basic swimming skills are eligible to participate. Scuba Diving Clinics are available during each camp session. Advance registration is required. To register for this clinic, click here. To learn more about Cayuga's Water Sports Program, click here for the pool activities and click here for the lake activities.
PAINTBALL ACTIVITY FEE: Paintball is an optional activity and not included in the camp tuition. The charge is $40 per session. Each paintball session is approximately 2 hours, which typically includes about 3 or 4 games. Campers are given a minimum of 300 paintball pellets per session. Campers who are entering the 5th grade or higher are eligible to participate. Advance registration is required. To register for this optional activity, click here. To learn more about Cayuga's Paintball Program, click here.
ATV QUAD RIDING ACTIVITY FEE: ATV Quad Riding (4-wheelers) is an optional activity and not included in the camp tuition. The charge is $50 per period (50-minutes). Campers who enroll in the ATV Quad Riding Activity will be given a Safety Control Test at camp to determine their ability to manage the quad and understand its operation. If the instructors determine the camper can safely operate the quad, he will be granted permission to participate in this activity. If the camper is evaluated as being unable to control the quad, the extra program fee will be fully refunded. Cayuga uses child-size ATVs and provides the safety equipment. While there are no strict "age" restrictions (eligibility is based on ability), we recommend campers to be 12 years of age or older. Advance registration is required. To register for this optional activity, click here.
ACADEMIC TUTORING FEE: Academic Tutoring is an optional program and not included in the camp tuition. The charge is $40 per session (50-minutes). Tutoring is provided at camp by certified teachers and/or qualified graduate/college students. Available tutoring subjects include reading, math, and conversational English for international campers. Parents are required to provide Cayuga with the necessary study materials. We do NOT recommend registering in this program unless it’s deemed necessary. Our summer camp program is not conducive to studying! Advance registration is required. To register for this optional program, click here.
ENROLLMENT CANCELLATION FEE: Enrollments cancelled on or April 30th incur a $250 fee. Enrollments cancelled after April 30th incur a $500 fee. All remaining payments are fully refunded.
TOURS & OPEN HOUSE
SUNDAY — APRIL 29, 2018
RAIN OR SHINE!
OPEN HOUSE FOR NEW CAMPERS
Each Spring we schedule an Open House for our new campers and their families. It's an ideal time for touring camp! You'll have an opportunity to see the cabins, pools, dining halls, gyms, creative arts pavilions, dance studio, tennis center, athletic fields, and a lot more. You'll also meet several Cayuga staff members who will gladly answer all of your questions. Open House is a great way to learn more about Cayuga and familiarize yourself with the camp's facilities. We hope you'll be joining us!
Please plan your arrival after 12:30pm. Our first tour is scheduled at 1:00pm. Tours of Junior Campus & Teen Campus will be conducted about every 20 minutes. Each tour takes about 45 to 60 minutes. Our last tour of the day is scheduled at 3:15pm. Open House is scheduled to end at 4:00pm. Snacks and refreshments will be served throughout the day. (Sorry, no pets are permitted on the camp premises.)
Families, who are unable to attend Open House, are welcome to tour Cayuga at any time. Our "Open Door" policy encourages first-time campers to visit camp and provides you with the flexibility to tour Cayuga at your convenience. Our Directors are available for personal tours seven days a week! We're proud of our facility and enjoy giving tours. If you'd like to schedule a tour, click here or give us a call. We'll be happy to set-up a tour for you and your family. (Sorry, no pets are permitted on the camp premises.)