Dates & Rates
Registration is closed for Summer 2021. Stay tuned for info about Summer 2022 this fall!
Invest In Your Child's Future
As a parent who cares a lot about your child, it’s likely you’ve looked at many summer options. Roughing It does cost more than other camps because we are dedicated to giving your child an amazing camp experience by investing in the best staff, programs and facilities.
Camp is more than just fun for kids. Imagine a summer where your child has the time of their life and grows as a person in ways that will impact who he or she is for the rest of their life. Invest in your child’s future with a summer at Roughing It!
Camp Directors & Family – Amy, Ann, Hobie & Gus (Camp Dog)
Day Camp Sessions - Summer 2021
PreK-10th Grade • All-Outdoor Activities • Transportation Available
Longer Sessions Provide the Most Opportunity for Growth
Longer Sessions Provide the Most Opportunity for Growth!
Our sessions are designed to give campers a consistent experience in small, stable groups. For Summer 2021, we are offering our Day Camp program in 2, 4, 6, and 8-week sessions to give camp families more flexibility this year. We always plan a full summer of unique experiences and new challenges each session. Many campers enjoy coming all summer as our longer sessions provide more opportunities for growth, friendship and fun.
For Summer 2021, we are not offering Outdoor Explorers or Horse Day Camp due to COVID limitations We invite all campers to join our day camp program this summer!
We offer multi-session and sibling discounts. Multi-session discounts are available when campers enroll in two or more consecutive 2-week sessions. Sibling discounts are applied for each additional sibling enrolled in camp. See Multi-Sibling Discounts »
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Tuition Payments: Deposits & Fees
A $500 deposit and Camper Application for each child is required to reserve your camper’s session(s). There is a $75 registration fee (non-refundable) per camper charged at the time of application submission. The deposit goes towards the total tuition amount and is refundable prior to June 1st. Tuition is to be paid in full by June 1st or at the time of registration if registration occurs after June 1st. Roughing It Day Camp accepts Visa, Mastercard, and Checks for payment of Camp Tuition. There are no refunds after June 1st.
Tuition Payment Plans
Full tuition is due by June 1st, unless an agreement is prearranged with Roughing It, such as a Roughing It Payment Plan. Payment Plans are subject to the approval of the camp Directors. See more about payment plans »
Roughing It can qualify as a child-care tax credit for children twelve and under (residential camp does not). Roughing It’s Tax ID Number (EIN) is 91-0896216.
Prior to June 1st, we will honor a full refund of all deposits and all tuition payments made beyond the deposit, minus a non-refundable $75 registration fee per camper. There will be no refunds after June 1st. There are no make-up days, credits, or refunds for missed days of camp, illness, vacations, or dismissals. Roughing It reserves the right to make changes to the camp program without notice by adding, modifying, or canceling activities as deemed necessary by the Directors, and no refunds or tuition adjustments will be made.
Absences & Missed Days of Camp
If your child will be absent from camp, please call or email the camp office as soon as possible and no later than 7:30am on that day. There are no make-up days, credits or refunds for missed days of camp, vacations, or dismissals.
For Summer 2021, we are not able to accommodate special pick-up/drop-off of campers between the camp hours of 9:00am to 3:00pm.
The Roughing It Experience for 1st Time Campers
We are dedicated to making camp safe, fun, and fulfilling for every child. There is sometimes a transition period for a camper starting a brand new experience like camp. If your camper is not enjoying camp, we ask that you work with us proactively and your camper attend at least the first five days of camp. Please call our office to talk with our staff so we can work together to make camp a successful experience for your child. For additional information for preparing for camp – See Tips for New Campers and Parent Info.
To ensure camp is safe and enjoyable for everyone, parents/guardians must provide Roughing It complete and accurate information about their child on all forms and in all communications. False or misleading information can negatively affect the camp experience and is grounds for dismissal from camp.
Essential Eligibility Criteria
In order to ensure the health and safety of all campers, all campers must meet and follow our Essential Eligibility Criteria. Campers who need special assistance should register and complete a Health History Form by April 1st in order for us to adequately assess their needs and put in place any necessary program adaptations. Please contact us if you have questions.
Future Camp Dates
Here are tentative summer dates for future years. Dates are based on university and school district academic calendars and may change. Our summer season is 8 weeks long.
- Summer 2022: June 13 – Aug 5