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Junior Camp Florida
Located on the picturesque waterfront campus of Eckerd College, our premium-level youth camp in St. Petersburg, Florida, has been providing an exceptional experience for participants aged 10 to 16 for over 40 years. Our fully all-inclusive program ensures a worry-free and seamless experience for both parents and students. At our camp, young minds have the opportunity to learn English, forge new connections with individuals from diverse backgrounds, and immerse themselves in the wonders of the Florida Gulf Coast. The idyllic setting of our camp, combined with our unparalleled service, creates a truly magical experience for our campers. We take pride in our long-standing tradition of welcoming 2nd and 3rd generation campers, a testament to the quality and satisfaction our camp consistently delivers. Join us at our St. Petersburg camp and discover why we are renowned for our excellence in youth camping.
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St. Petersburg, Florida
Sample Excursion Activities
Sample Excursion Activities
What is the daily schedule like at the Junior Summer Camp?
The daily schedule at our Junior Summer Camp varies depending on the chosen destination. To obtain specific information about the daily schedules and activities, we encourage you to select your desired destination. By doing so, you will have access to a sample day schedule for each camp, providing you with a comprehensive understanding of the activities and structure of the program.
Are there any specific safety protocols in place to ensure the well-being of campers?At our Junior Summer Camp, we prioritize the safety and well-being of our campers. To ensure this, we have implemented a comprehensive set of safety protocols and guidelines. These include strict schedules and curfews, regular communication between students, leaders, and parents, and the presence of trained activity leaders and coordinators who are readily available to provide assistance and support. These measures are designed to create a secure and supervised environment for our campers throughout the duration of the program.
What is the process for registering and enrolling a child in the Junior Summer Camp?To register and enrol your child in our Junior Summer Camp, please contact us via email or phone. Our dedicated agents will guide you through the entire registration process. Upon enrolment, an application fee and deposit will be required. It is important to ensure that your child has a valid passport for travel purposes. We strive to make the registration process as smooth and efficient as possible, providing you with all the necessary information and assistance to secure your child’s place in our Summer Camp program.
Are there any opportunities for parents to visit or communicate with their child during the camp?At our Junior Summer Camp, we prioritize maintaining open lines of communication between parents and their children. Throughout the camp, students are allowed to be in contact with their parents, ensuring regular updates and peace of mind. However, we enforce a no-phone policy during lessons and activities to ensure the safety and immersion of the students. While we do not have a specific policy regarding parental visits during the camp, we encourage parents to consider the impact on their child’s lesson schedule and overall experience. Our aim is to provide a structured and uninterrupted environment for students to fully engage and benefit from the Summer Camp program.
What is the accommodation like for campers during the Junior Summer Camp?
The accommodation options for campers during our Junior Summer Camp vary based on the chosen destination. Parents have the choice between homestay and on-campus accommodations. For younger participants, typically aged 10 to 14, we provide on-campus accommodations. For older students, we generally arrange homestay accommodations. The specific details and availability of accommodation options can be discussed during the registration process, ensuring that the chosen accommodation aligns with the needs and preferences of the camper and their family.
Are there any additional costs or fees beyond the program fee for the Junior Summer Camp?
In addition to the program fee, there may be additional costs or fees associated with our Junior Summer Camp. It is important to note that airfare and custodianship letters are not included in the program fees. For detailed information regarding airfare and custodianship letters, we recommend visiting the Our Services page on our website or speaking directly with us. This will provide you with comprehensive information about these specific aspects and any associated costs or requirements.
What is the refund policy in case of cancellation or unforeseen circumstances?Our refund policy for cancellations or unforeseen circumstances varies depending on the specific situation and timing of the cancellation. Generally, once an application has been processed and approved, the initial application fee and deposit are non-refundable. However, we encourage you to refer to our FAQ page for more detailed information on our refund policies and cancellation procedures. This will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the specific terms and conditions related to refunds in different scenarios.
Are there any specific requirements or recommendations for packing and preparing for the Junior Summer Camp?To ensure that campers are well-prepared for our Junior Summer Camp, we provide detailed information and recommendations via email prior to departure. These emails will include specific guidelines on packing and preparing for the chosen destinations. It is important to regularly check your email for these updates and instructions. Additionally, we also arrange a meeting with parents and students, either in person or through a video call, to discuss rules, policies, and address any remaining questions before departure. This ensures that both parents and campers have a clear understanding of expectations and can adequately prepare for the Summer Camp experience.
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