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Casa Campo Girls Camp
Casa Campo Girls Camp

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

Welcome to Casa Campo Girls Summer Camp. Below are questions and answers that we feel will help you when making a choice to enroll your daughter in our summer camp program.  If you have further questions, please contact us at Christy@casacampogc.com or (305)776-4677.

What is the Counselor to Child Ratio?

There is one qualified adult counselor for every 10 children.

If my daughter attends more than one session will she be doing the same activities?

Each session is designed and planned with a variety of new dances and activities to enable our repeat campers to continue to learn and enjoy our seven week program.

My daughter is very shy and does not have any dance and musical experience. Will she be left out?

Our program is carefully planned to welcome all girls with or without any experience. The goal of our program is to introduce and expose our girls to a variety of age appropriate activities.

What are camps hours of operation?

Supervised camp activities from 9am-3pm

What are the dates of you summer camp program?

7 Weekly Sessions

1.    June 19-June 23

2.    June 26 –June 30

3.    July 3-July 7 (closed July 4)

4.    July 10-July 14

5.    July 17-July21

6.    July 24-July 28

7.    August 3-August 4

Do you offer Before Care?

Casa Campo Girls camp does not directly provide before care however; “Early bird Care” is offered by Somerset Bay from 7:00-8:30am. 

Payment is made directly to Somerset Academy Bay. Contact Ms. Stephanie Alvarez at (305) 274-0682 or salvarez@somersetacademybay.com

At 8:55, our counselors will escort the children to our Casa Campo building.

Do you offer After Care?

Casa Campo Girls Camp does not directly provide after care however; ”Extended After Care” is offered by Somerset Academy Bay from 3:00 to 6:00pm. At 3:20 the girls registered for after care or any remaining children will be escorted to the Somerset Bay After Care program and parents will pick up there.  Fees for after care are handled directly with Somerset.

What are ages/grades of camp?

Casa Campo Girls Camp accepts girl’s ages 4-12.

Are the groups divided by age?

Yes groups will be formed according to age/grade.

What is the Camp Attire/Dress Code?

Camp T-shirts, camp shorts, socks and tennis shoes are appropriate attire. It is recommended that sunscreen lotion and bug spray be worn daily. For safety and identification purposes it is mandatory to wear the camp t-shirt everyday. No cutting or altering of the camp t-shirt is permitted. The uniforms are included with the $100 registration fee.  Additional t-shirts may be purchased at $8 each

What happens on water day?

A swimsuit must be worn under the uniform on the designated pool or water days.  A towel, sandals, and sunscreen should also be brought. We recommend the campers carry a backpack or athletic bag labeled with their name, which can hold the aforementioned items.  

Does everyone in the camp go in the pool at the same time?

We never have more than 15 girls in the pool at one time. 

Do you have to go in the pool on water day?

The camper DOES NOT have to go to the pool on water day.  They have the option of going on a commercial an age appropriate waterslide.  For your peace of mind and general information the pool is located on the extreme opposite side of our camp.

Is there are lifeguard on Water day?

Casa Campo’s lifeguard is a firefighter and will also have 2 other staff teacher/counselor to help assist.

Will friends be together if they both sign up for camp?

You may request for your child to be placed with another specific child. Please indicate this on the registration form. We will try our best fulfill the request.

How can I register my child/children for Casa Campo Girls Camp?

You can register on line by clicking the registration button on website.

If you want to pay by check or cash you can download the application and mail it to : 10107 SW 93 place Miami, Florida 33176.

Can I register for camp on a weekly basis?

Yes. The weekly camp fee is $200.00 per week.

What are my payment options?

Payment options include credit cards, cash, money orders and checks.

Does the camp fee need to be made in one payment or can we make partial payments?

The camp fee cannot be paid in partial payments & nust be paid in full along with registration.

When is my payment due by?

Payment is due at the moment you are registering the camper.

What is the cancellation policy?

The registration fee and tuition payment are non-refundable and non-transferable.  If cancellation is made two weeks prior to the start day of the first session registered for, 100% of the tuition will be refunded but not the registration fee.  No credits will be issued for missed days or absences from summer camp. 

My child has a medical condition that requires medication. How do I inform Casa Camp Girls Camp?

Please indicate allergies or medical conditions on the registration form. Medications must be labeled with campers name instructions for use and submitted to us on the first day of camp.

What are drop off procedures?

We have two drop off areas depending on your daughter/youngest sibling’s grade level.

The drop off entrance for Pre-K and K is at the main Casa Campo building.

The drop off entrance for 1ST – 6TH GRADE is located on the west side corner of SW 97 Avenue and 96 St. Parents will enter by the Somerset Academy Bay Main Office building entrance (second entrance traveling south on 97th Avenue), cross 96 Street and drop-off child under Porte cohere.  Counselors will be waiting at these points for your convenience and will walk the child to the Casa Campo building.  Arrivals after 9:15 will need to park at our main camp building/house and walk their child in.  Convenient car pick-up will also take place in the same location from 2:55-3:15.

What are the pickup procedures?

We have two pickup areas depending on your daughter/youngest siblings’ grade level.

A.  The pickup is for Pre-K and K is at the main Casa Campo building.

Two dashboard signs will be provided to each family.  Please give them to the two people who will be most likely pick up your child.  Only individuals with the signs will be allowed to pick up your child.  If someone arrives to pick-up without a sign, they MUST pull over to the side and provide an I.D.  We will then verify if that person is on the list authorized to pick-up. If not, we will contact the parent before releasing the child.  At 3:20, any remaining children will be escorted to the Somerset Bay After Care program and parents will pick up there and pay their additional fees directly to them.  If parking at any time, please be sure to park in the designated park lots only.

B.  The pickup entrance for 1ST – 6TH GRADE is located on the west side corner of SW 97 Avenue and 96 St. Parents will enter by the Somerset Academy main office building entrance (second entrance traveling south on 97th Ave.) cross 96 Street and drop-off child under porte cochere.  Counselors will be waiting at these points for your convenience and will assist the child into the car. In the event you need to get out of your vehicle, you are welcome to park in the parking spaces provided near the facilities so the line can keep moving at a good pace. Two dashboard signs will be provided to each family.  Please give them to the two people who will be most likely pick up your child.  Only individuals with the signs will be allowed to pick up your child.  If someone arrives to pick-up without a sign, they MUST pull over to the side and provide an I.D.  We will then verify if that person is on the list authorized to pick-up. If not, we will contact the parent before releasing the child.  At 3:20, any remaining children will be escorted to the Somerset Bay After Care program and parents will pick up there and pay their additional fees directly to them.  If parking at any time, please be sure to park in the designated park lots only.

What are my child’s options for lunch?

Tuesday – Thursday campers must bring their own lunch to camp.

 Mondays Lunch will be prepared by the campers in our in house field trip with the REAL FOOD ACADEMY along with preparing a snack and is included in the registration fee.  ON Fridays campers have the option of having POWER PIZZA. The price would be $3 for one slice of pizza or $5 for 2 slices of pizza and needs to be paid separately before that Friday. It will not include a drink or snack.

Tuesday – Thursday campers must bring their own lunch to camp.

Is snack offered?

Snack time is scheduled in the afternoons. Parents may send a snack with their child or snacks, flavored drinks and water bottles are available for purchase (at $1- each).

Are field trips offered?

We will have in house field trips .Our weekly news letter will have the weeks camp schedule. A camp director, assistant director or supervisor will always accompany the groups on the field trips.

Why doesn’t the summer camp run longer?

Casa Campo is operated at Somerset Bay Academy School and they need time in order to prepare the facilities for the academic school year. The school must be ready after summer in order for the staff and teachers to prepare the school during teacher workweek.

What should I do if I need to pick up my child during regular camp hours?

Please inform us if you need to dismiss your camper early for a particular day. An early dismissal card will be completed and given to the camper’s homeroom teacher identifying the campers scheduled day and time of early dismissal.  At the time of the early dismissal please come to the camps front door and provide the staff with your campers name so they may be called for early dismissal. You will need to provide photo identification and sign the camper out for the day.

What kind of credentials is required for the staff?

Our Casa Campo Camp staff consists of a team of exceptional certified teachers and staff that are experienced in working with children.  They are trained on how to administer the epi-pen and CPR certified.  All the staff undergoes background checks and are required to attend a staff training session where policies on supervision, allergies, weather conditions, safety, first aid, epi-pen, and daily procedures are discussed.