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Summer Camp Registration Update (May 24)

The Town of Paradise advises that the Summer Camp registration days that were postponed on Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18 are now scheduled for Monday, May 28 and Tuesday, May 29 respectively. Registration for each Camp opens at 9:00 a.m. Please note that the location of these Summer Camps (Camp Caboodle/Wahoo and Camp Excursion) has changed to Paradise Elementary School, located on 60 Karwood Drive.

  • Monday May 28 (9:00 a.m.) – Camp Caboodle/Wahoo Paradise Elementary Location
  • Tuesday, May 29 (9:00 a.m.) – Camp Excursion Paradise Elementary Location

 

Summer Day Camp Notice (May 17 & 18)

The Town of Paradise advises that due to unforeseeable circumstances online Summer Camp Registration scheduled for Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18 is postponed. Rescheduled Summer Camp registration dates for Thursday, May 17 and Friday, May 18 will be announced next week. The Town apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

  

Summer Day Camp

Paradise Summer Day Camp is a fun and enjoyable way for children to spend summer. Town Summer Camps are held at the Rotary Paradise Youth and Community Centre (RPYCC) and Elizabeth Park Elementary School. 

The 2018 program runs from July 2 to August 24, and is offered to families for the entire summer, or on a weekly basis. Swimming, movies, glow bowling, skating, and theme days are just some of the fun activities you can expect to see this summer! The Camps include:

  • Camp Caboodle: children attending Grades 1 or 2 in September
  • Camp Wahoo: children attending Grades 3 or 4 in September
  • Camp Excursion: children attending Grades 5, 6 or 7 in September

Registration

Summer Day Camp online registration takes pace from May 14 - 18 begining at 9 a.m. each day. Online registration is camp and location specific; please ensure that you register for the correct camp location. Registration opens at 9:00 a.m each morning on the following dates:

  • Monday, May 14: Camp Caboodle (RPYCC location)
  • Tuesday, May 15: Camp Wahoo (RPYCC location)
  • Wednesday, May 16: Camp Excursion (RPYCC location)
  • Monday May 28: Camp Caboodle/Wahoo (Paradise Elementary Location) *REVISED*
  • Tuesday, May 29: Camp Excursion (Paradise Elementary Location) *REVISED*

Registration is available online only through the Town's Recreation Portal. If you have any questions, please call 709-782-3516. 

Information

Ages
To be eligible to participate in our Summer Day Camp programs, children must have attended kindergarten (at least 5 turning 6 years of age), and be going to no grade higher than 7 (no older than 12 years of age).
Hours

Day Camp runs from 8:30a.m. to 4:30p.m. Monday to Friday. All children MUST be picked up before 5:30p.m. every day with no exceptions.

  • Week 1 (July 2 – 6)
  • Week 2 (July 9 -13)
  • Week 3 (July 16 – 20)
  • Week 4 (July 23 – 27)
  • Week 5 (July 30 – August 3)
  • Week 6 (August 6 – 10)
  • Week 7 (August 13 – 17)
  • Week 8 (August 20 – 24)
Costs

Weekly: $125 for the first child; and $100 per week for each additional child.

Note: Any additional costs are minimal, and will be noted in your registration package (i.e. movie snacks).

Payment Options
  • Online - full payment: Paradise Recreation Public Access accepts full online payment of fees by Visa and MasterCard.** Interac online is not available.
  • In Person - full payment: Full payment is accepted at the Recreation Reception Desk by cash, debit or cheque. Please pay within 72 hours of registration to secure your space.
  • Post-dated Cheques: Postdated cheques will be accepted in four equal bi weekly payments to cover the full amount owing. Cheques must be received at the Recreation Reception Desk within 72 hours of registration. Cheques must be dated bi-weekly using one of the following options:
    • OPTION 1 - 4 cheques dated June 14, June 28, July 12 and July 26 or
    • OPTION 2 - 4 cheques dated June 21, July 5, July 19 and August 2
Integration
The Town of Paradise strives to provide inclusive services to allow everyone to join in our summer activities. If you require more information, or know of someone who may benefit, please call 709-782-3516.
Special Notices
  • MCP # will be required at the time of registration.
  • Registration will be on a first come basis.
  • Due to limited space, each individual may only register one family's child/children.
  • Inform staff members at the time of registration of any special needs or allergies that your child may have. 
  • Refunds will only be issued up until May 25th, 2018. After this date, a medical note will be required for a full refund.
  • Children are required to bring their own lunch and snacks as well as an extra water bottle and sunscreen.
  • Children should pack a change of clothes and rain gear each day.
  • Children are not permitted to bring in money (unless specified) or any toys/electronics from home. 
  • We are not responsible for any lost, stolen or broken items

 

Please direct any Summer Camp inquries to the Department of Recreation and Leisure Services (709) 782-6290.

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