Policies

Registration Opens January 16th at 12 a.m.

All payments for camp must be received by June 1, 2017 or your camper will not be considered registered for camp. If you cannot make all payments by that date, you must visit the Camp Registrar to complete and sign a Payment Plan form. All weeks of camp registered for starting June 1, 2017 and on must be paid in full at the time of registration unless you register with the Camp Registrar and complete and sign a Payment Plan form at the time of registration.

REQUIRED REGISTRATION FEES:
(1) Non-refundable $10.00 registration fee per child/per summer 
(2) Non-refundable, non-transferable $50.00 per week/per child minimum deposit

We consider your child fully registered with a guaranteed spot when the following has been met:

  • full payment of tuition & fees 
  • submission of all required Medical Forms 
  • availability in their respective camp group (i.e. Robin Boys, Eagle Girls, Cougar Boys, etc.)

Full payment is due by June 1, 2017. Sessions may be added to a camper's registration after May 1st if there is space available in their group.

REFUND POLICY: Enrollment cancellations requested by June 1, 2017, will result in a refund minus the non-refundable, non-transferable $50.00 per week minimum deposit and one time $10.00 registration fee. Since camp facility use, activities, and staffing are all based on enrollment, REFUNDS FOR CANCELLATIONS REQUESTED AFTER JUNE 1, 2017 WILL NOT BE GRANTED* and the full amount for the cancellation is still due if not yet paid. Requests for exchange of funds from one week to another will be granted, minus the non-refundable, non-transferable $50.00 per week minimum deposit, based on availbility. Exchange requests must be made at least one week prior to the original reservation. Days missed may not be “made up” and will not result in a credit or refund.

*Exceptions: Medical emergency (Doctor's note required)

STORE/SWEET SHOPPE REFUNDS: Please note: All monies remaining in the Sweet Shoppe/Store Account at the end of the summer will be converted to a donation to Day Camp Sunshine.

LATE NIGHT/SLEEPOVER payments are due by Friday noon. If your child is signed up and paid, but can no longer attend, you may transfer the funds to their Store/Sweet Shoppe account or to your account balance, as long as the request is made in writing to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Monday at 5pm. Exceptions will only be granted in the case of an emergency situation such as a death in the family or an illness requiring a doctor’s note.

WAITLISTED CAMPERS: Campers that are waitlisted will be moved to session openings on a first come basis. The weekly amount must be paid within a 48 hour notice of acceptance into desired week. Your child will remain on the waitlist until the Friday before the desired week. If your child is waitlisted but space remains unavailable up until the Friday prior, you will not receive any notification and the $10.00 registration fee will not be refunded.

LATE PICK-UP: Day Camp Sunshine hours for all campers are from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm. If you pick up your child past 6:00 p.m., a fee will ensue of $10.00 per child for every 5 minutes past 6:00.

DISCOUNT POLICIES: 

  • Campers receiving a Scholarship are not eligible for other discounts.
  • Multiple week discounts: $10 is deducted from the price of each week when you register for a minimum of three weeks and $15 is deducted from the price of weeks four and up when you register for a minimum of four weeks. 
  • Pay in Full: Register and pay in full by April 1st and receive another $15 off per week!

See Payment FAQ's for more information.

MEDICATIONS AT CAMP:
It is the stated policy of DCS, in accordance with NJ State Law, that all camper medications must be kept in the First Aid Office. Campers may not carry prescription or over the counter medications with them. This even includes topical sprays and creams. Counselors may not carry medication for campers.

Our staff has been instructed to confiscate any medication that is found with a camper and turn it into the First Aid Director who will then contact the camper’s primary contact person on file.

Exceptions: Asthma pumps and epi-pens. Even for these however, we must have a medication administration form on file.

Counselors will carry asthma pumps and epi-pens for their campers. During elective time they will switch and the camper will carry it until they return to their group.

Medication Administration Forms are available in the Document Center online. A hard copy, signed form must be turned in along with the medication.

HEAD LICE POLICY
We strongly encourage you to check your campers’ head for signs of lice or nits (eggs) before you bring them to camp. Day Camp Sunshine (DCS) has a strict no-nit policy, and in accordance with that policy we will not allow campers to attend camp if our staff finds even one nit in your camper’s hair. This is for the safety and consideration of all campers and staff at DCS. If our staff does find a nit or lice in your camper’s hair, they will be sent home immediately with instructions to treat them and their belongings. Your camper is welcome to return 24 hours after treatment, permitting they are nit free with a doctor’s note. They will be re-checked by the Camp Nurse upon arrival.

We do not prorate for missed days due to lice. No refunds will be issued for cancelled registrations or missed camp days due to lice. If you would like to move your camper to another week, we will be happy to accommodate you based on availability. All funds from that week will be transferred to the new week EXCEPT the $50 non-refundable deposit.

For additional information on head lice and its treatment please visit www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/

OUR LOCATION

3575 Valley Road
Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

MAILING ADDRESS
P.O. Box 204
Liberty Corner, NJ 07938

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908-647-9624

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