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Summer Camp 2024

Join us for Strong, Smart and Bold Summer Camp 2024!

Girls Incorporated is pleased to present its Strong, Smart and Bold Summer Camp 2024, filled with weekly themes, tons of activities and lots of fun. Girls are placed based on the school grade they will be entering in the fall. 

Weekly Themes 

Week 1 Myth Busters 

Week 2 Global Explorers  

Week 3 Girl Power & Mindfulness Moments  

Week 4 Through the Looking Glass 

Week 5 Just Beachy! 

Week 6 Superhero Training Academy  

Week 7 Girls Inc. Got Talent  

Week 8 Adventure Land 

Week 9 Sensational Science 

Week 10 G.O.A.T. Week  


All campers must provide a completed Youth Health Exam Form and any medication forms required by health assessment to participate in camp. These documents must be received to our office by June 1st, 2024. If registering after June 1st forms must be provided at the time of registration. 

If at time of registration the full payment is not made a deposit of $25 per each week registering will be required. Balance can be setup into a payment plan that must be paid by the 15th of the last month camper is registered. Please contact the office to set up scheduled payments. 

Financial Assistance:

We aim to provide high quality, affordable programming for all girls. We offer a sliding scale financial assistance program based on the following tiers. Please complete the financial support application in full and return it to Sadrac Ramos, Finance and Operations Manager.



WHAT CAMPERS SHOULD BRING TO CAMP DAILY:
  • Campers must wear sneakers or shoes that are closed back EVERYDAY! No sandals please. Flip flops are only allowed when going to the pool area for swim time.
  • A brown bag lunch. Please don't send in large containers or glass items.
  • A water bottle.
  • A bathing suit (1 piece preferred) and towel.
  • Sunscreen labeled with campers name. We recommend that all campers wear sunscreen throughout the day and re-apply it often.
  • Backpack to hold all items.
  • Change of clothes.
  • Please remember to label everything as we are not responsible for any lost or stolen items.
WHAT CAMPERS SHOULD LEAVE AT HOME:
  • Cell phones
  • Ipods, Mp3 players, game systems, etc.
  • Toys
  • Jewelry

*Please be advised that Girls Inc. is not responsible for any lost or stolen items that are brought to camp. We encourage girls to leave their valuables at home.

Girls Inc. of Meriden
Strong, Smart, Bold Girls Summer Camp
2023 IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

*ALL PAYMENTS ON BALANCES MUST BE PAID DIRECTLY TO:
Girls Inc.
130 Lincoln Street
Meriden, CT 06451-3453
(203) 235-7146

*ALL CAMPERS MUST HAVE:
  • Current $40.00 non-refundable membership.
  • Medical form - Medical form is valid for three years from the date of last exam.
  • Completed Liability Waiver.
  • Completed Sun Screen Waiver.
*PAYMENTS:
  • All payments are non-refundable due to the popularity of our Summer Program. Be sure to reserve only the weeks you are sure your child can attend.
  • Payment Plans are available:
    • Monthly payments
    • Bi-weekly payments
    • Weekly payments
  • Financial Assistance is available on a case by case basis.
    • Must submit Girls Inc. financial assistance form and proof of financial need (i.e. latest tax return and four most recent pay stubs, social security benefits or unemployment).
    • All outstanding balances MUST be paid in full.
      Payments MUST be current week to week for a campers slot to be held.
*MEDICATIONS:
  • All prescription medications must be in their original container and marked with the camper's name and brought to the office.
  • All over the counter remedies must be marked with the camper's name and brought to the office.
*ARRIVAL TO CAMP:

Camp Begins at 9:00 a.m.

  • All cars will be met by a Staff Greeter.
    • Child will be checked in as present.
    • Child will be given Unit assignment.
    • Each car will receive a name sign to be placed in the car windshield for easy and efficient pick up at 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 p.m.
  • All campers will be escorted by a staff member to the Flag pole for opening ceremonies.
  • If you would rather accompany your camper to the flag pole and your child is not registered for extended hours, we suggest parking on Lincoln Street so as not to disrupt the traffic flow within the Girls Inc. driveway.
  • Please stay to the right of the parking lot following the loop.
  • Any camper dropped off after 9:00 a.m. must report to the office and sign-in with a parent.
*DISMISSAL FROM CAMP:

Camp Ends at 3:00 p.m.

  • Please have Child's Name Sign prominently displayed in windshield prior to pick up.
  • Please stay to the right of the parking lot following the loop.
  • Your child will be waiting for you at the designated pick up point and will be released upon recognition of the Child's Name Sign.
  • Staff will assist each child into their designated cars.
  • Stay to the right for a safe and efficient departure of Girls Inc. property.
  • Pick up is NO LATER than 3 p.m., anything after that will constitute a one-time warning and then late fees will be given thereafter.
*EXTENDED CAMP HOURS:

AM/PM Extended Hours is defined as ANY time before 9:00 a.m. arrival or ANY time after 3:00 p.m. dismissal with the absence of parent or guardian.

  • AM Extended (7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.)
    • All cars will be met by a Staff Greeter as early as 7:30 a.m.
    • All campers will be escorted by a staff member to the living room.
    • At 9 a.m., all campers will then be escorted to the front lawn to meet with their unit for opening ceremonies.
  • PM Extended (3:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.)
    • All PM Extended will be met by our Staff Greeter, once the normal camp day has ended at 3 p.m.
    • Please have Child's Name Sign prominently displayed in windshield prior to pick up.
    • Please stay to the right of the parking lot following the loop.
    • Your child will be waiting for you at the designated pick up point.
    • Stay to the right for a safe and efficient departure of Girls Inc. property.
    • Pick up is NO LATER than 5:30 p.m., anything after that will constitute a one-time warning and then late fees will be given thereafter.

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