2018 RIDEAU LAKES DAY CAMP
REGISTRATION OPENS MAY 1ST
DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION IS JUNE 22, 2018
Held at Sand Lake in Elgin (345 DeLong Road off Davis
Lock Road) from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday, beginning Tuesday,
July 3 and running to Friday, August 24 this Day Camp
Program offers a variety of enjoyable activities for children 4 to 12
years of age.
Children must have turned 4 by January 1, 2018.
The camp offers a host of outdoor events.
sports, games, swimming lessons and free swim, canoeing, drama, special
guests and trips make the summer a fun and wonderful time for all the
children involved. It is a nature oriented camp.
No electronic devices are permitted.
Staff is well trained and show exceptional enthusiasm and
commitment toward your child’s summer experience. We are proud of the
young people chosen to work at the Rideau Lakes Day Camp.
Our staff are University, College and Senior High School
students. The ratio is one leader for every 8 children. A maximum of
70 children are accepted per session.
Volunteer Leaders in Training are also on site to
lend a hand. A Leader in Training is usually 14 or 15 years of
age, (must have turned 14 by January 1, 2018) and will volunteer for one
session to learn the responsibilities of a Day Camp Counselor. Students
interested in this type of volunteer position are encouraged to call the
Township for more information.
camp is an inclusive camp welcoming all levels of abilities; however
please understand our staff may not have the specialized training or
resources to provide campers specialized care when required.
We encourage families to contact us prior to registering
to ensure we can develop an appropriate accommodation plan. Please be
advised this may require a parent or guardian to provide an on-site
personal support worker if deemed necessary at the sole discretion of
Support workers will be permitted at the camp and allowed
to travel with the camper in their care at no additional cost.
Registration fees will be charged for your child only, not the child’s
personal support person.
There are no electronics permitted at camp.
We are a “back to nature” oriented program and encourage active
participation throughout the day rain or shine!
Parents are encouraged to register their children for a
complete 2 week session. The last Friday of each session a “Drama
Dazzler” performance is put on for family and friends at 3:00pm
depicting the theme of that particular session.
Each session will follow a specific theme:
July 4 - July 14 (9 days)
Bugs and Animals
July 17 - July 28
July 31 - August 11 (9 days)
August 14 - August 25
You may register your child for one week if space
permits. Waiting lists will be prepared once a session is filled. It is
very important that you register your child by June 22nd. Parents will
receive an e-mail or telephone call to confirm your child’s registration
at the Day Camp, their swimming level for lessons and their bus
opens May 1, 2018 on a
Registration Fees are $156.00 per child per week.
Fees Schedule pdf
Swimming lessons are included in the registration fees.
Bus fees are an additional $6 per child per day.
Registration Deadline: June 22
Fees are reduced if your child attends more than 2 weeks of camp or for
the 3rd and more children in the same family. Please
contact Sue Dunfield for fee inquiries:
or 1-800-928-2250 Ext 238.
When registering you may pay for your child’s camp shirt ($10.00); and
tuck items (freezies $.75/day and $2.50 for a hot dog - one day/week)
your child for this program please fill out a
Registration Form and
return it to the Township Municipal Offices in Chantry (1439 County Road
8) by June 22 along
with full payment by cheque, cash or debit only.
are accepted so long as the cheque is dated two weeks prior
to the commencement of your child’s attendance at camp.
Parents/Guardians registering children 5 years of
age and younger must provide documentation identifying proof of age as
of July 1st. A photocopy is acceptable.
SPECIAL REGISTRATION DAY
will be held at Kin Park, Portland on Harlem Road across from the Legion on
May 26th during the “Touch a Truck” event. Starting at 10am and
running to 2pm. Please note only cash or cheques can be accepted at this
location. Receipts will be issued at a later date.
Deadline for Registration is June 22, 2018
Please register prior to the deadline date - this
allows Staff appropriate time to prepare camp groups, special events
and swimming schedules.
We may have some subsidies available.
For confidential information, please contact
Sue Dunfield, Manager of Community and Leisure Services
1-800-928-2250 ext 238 or firstname.lastname@example.org
$6.00 per child per day to ride the bus. We do not offer
any subsidy for busing.
There is no supervision on the bus. Children will
be expected to behave. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.
Unsuitable conduct will mean removal from the bus and participation in
the Day Camp. No refund will be issued.
DAY CAMP BUS SCHEDULE
Lombardy Public School - 596 Hwy 15
Portland (Rideau Centennial School - 2761 Hwy 15)
Newboro Community Hall - 15
Westport (Rideau Vista School - 9921 County Rd 42)
Philipsville (Masonic Lodge -
1596 County Rd 42)
Elgin (Bethel Tabernacle - 31 Water St)
NOTE: Should registration warrant a second bus, this schedule may be
345 Delong Rd, Elgin, ON
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