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Please call us at 212-870-3098 if you have any issues with signup.Before you complete the online registration, you will be asked if you have read the Camp Olmsted Handbook. Click on this link to download the Camp Olmsted Handbook. Camp Olmsted Parent Handbook
Session Dates and Details
Summer 2016 Overnight Session Dates
Summer Day Camp runs at the same time as our overnight camp. Each session is on a weekly basis with weeks 2, 4 and 6 lasting until Thursday instead of Friday. Click this link to download Day Camp Information.Camp Fees Overnight
$470.00 ($400.00 per additional child or additional session) plus a $35.00 non refundable registration fee per child.Scholarships
Camp Olmsted offers need-based scholarships to eligible participants. Families requesting scholarships must present proof for income of all adults in the household before any type of scholarship award can be approved. See the USDA Eligibility forms and the Scholarship Application in the Registration package. Scholarships are provided on a first come, first serve and eligibility basis. This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer
Things you need to know
Health & Medical Requirements All campers must have age appropriate immunizations before they will be allowed to attend camp. We accept health examination forms within the three month period prior to departure to camp. Health care forms are included in the camp registration package. Children without the required immunizations and medical forms will NOT be permitted to attend camp. Your child's health and safety are important to us. Our staff includes a nurse who is available 24 hours a day. The closest hospital, St. Lukes Cornwall Hospital, is approximately 3 miles away from Camp Olmsted.
What to bring Campers need to bring enough clothing to last for 12 days. Campers staying for extended session need to bring enough clothes for 19 days. Clothing: Bathing suits, shorts, long pants, pajamas, raincoat, shirts, shoes, sneakers (comfortable for hiking), sweatshirts, jacket, underwear, socks; Personal Hygiene: Toothpaste, towel, washcloth, deodorant, soap, shampoo, brush and comb; Bedding: Sleeping bag or two sheets, pillow (optional); blanket; Miscellaneous: Paper, pencils, pens, envelopes, postcards, stamps, insect repellents containing deet (not spray), flashlight and batteries.
What NOT to Bring Campers should NOT bring Ipods, MP3 players, video games, radios, tape decks, boom boxes, jewelry (ie watches, rings, brackelets, earrings, etc.), expensive cameras or money, weapons, fireworks or inappropiate reading materials to camp. Camp Olmsted is not responsible for the loss and/or theft of any of these items.
Scope Camperships SCOPE is a not-for-profit organization that provides camperships for children from low-income communities. Eligiblity guidelines require that children are enrolled in public school and qualify for the Federal free or reduced lunch program. Completion of the registration package will allow Camp Olmsted to determine if your child is eligible.
If you have problems with our online registration, please print the application here: Overnight Camp Registration Package and mail in the registration package for your child and send in a money order as indicated below.
Camp Olmsted takes money orders made out to Five Points Mission. We do not accept personal or business checks.