Cascades Academy Independent School PK-12

FAQs for Camp

What does a typical day at Camp CREATE look like?

While this is the basic structure of our day, it can often look different based on field trips or adventures!

9:00-9:10 Drop Off, Check In

9:10-9:30 Welcome and Announcements

9:30-10:30 Theme Based Activity/Project 1

10:30-11:00 Morning Recess and Snack

11:00-12:00 Theme Based Activity/Project 2

12:00-12:30 Lunchtime (students bring sack lunches)

12:30-1:00 Recess

1:00-1:30 Half Day Pick Up and Tinker Time

1:30-3:30 Choice Activities: Arts and Crafts or Visits to the Gym, Canyon or Pond

3:45-4:00 End of Day Circle Game/Sharing

Do you have camps for children going into Pre-K?

PreK camps are offered this year for the first three week of camp. Each week follows the camp wide theme, although will be adjusted accordingly for the developmental needs of the group.

What should my child bring to camp?

Backpack, water bottle, appropriate layers for the day, sack lunch (no microwave available), morning and afternoon snack, swimsuit and towel on field trip days.

COVID Update: Families will need to supply their own mask for their child. If this mask is reusable, it will need to be washed and cleaned before wearing it to camp again.

What is the cancelation policy?

A full reimbursement will be given for any cancellations made 30 days prior to the start of your registered camp week. A 50% refund will be given up to two weeks prior to the start of a session. A 25% refund will be given up to one week prior to the start of a session. No refund will be made for cancellations that are made six days or less prior to the start of a session.

COVID Update: Any camp that Cascades Academy cancels due to a heightened risk of health and safety concerns for our participants and staff, will be fully reimbursed.

What is the current plan in regard to COVID-19?

As of July 1st, 2021 our camp will follow a self-monitoring system. Each camp participant much be screened every morning to confirm there is no new loss of taste or smell, fever does not exceed 100.4°F, and no new cough, or shortness of breath exists in the last 10 days. Each family must also confirm there are no members of the household currently exhibiting COVID symptoms, or currently awaiting a COVID test. If any of the above protocol are found to be present, the camp director must be alerted immediately at campcreate@cascadesacademy.org or by calling 541.382.0699. If a camper experiences any of the above symptoms they will need to reframe from attending camp for at least 24 hours without any medication, or once a negative test has been received.

During camp hours, all campers and camp staff will wear masks indoors, and all rooms and materials will be cleaned and thoroughly sanitized at least once a day. All eating will be done outside, and once outside all campers and camp staff will have the option to remove their mask. If and when individuals are not wearing a mask, physical distancing of at least 3 feet will be observed. Hand washing will take place before and after each meal. 

Will my children of different ages be in the same camp?

We will cap our camps at 60 students each week. Students attending the camp range from Kindergarten through Fifth Grade and this year we will be break into six cohort groups. Each group will be comprised of similar age groups in order to best facilitate our theme based curriculum per the camper's development.

COVID Update: Camp groups will be limited to a small group of children organized by age, a stable cohort will include up to two groups, or thirty children. Each stable cohort will have limited exposure to other cohorts and will only interact, if at all, in a physically distant way.

How much does Camp CREATE cost?

Sign up between March 1st and March 15th and receive a 15% early bird discount. A week of full day camp, Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm, with the early bird discount is $276, and a week of half day camp, 9:00am to 1:00pm will be $191. After March 15th, the cost for a week of full day camp is $325, and a half day camp is $225. If cost is prohibitive, scholarships are available

How do I contact you to receive more information?

Please reach out to us by email at campcreate@cascadesacademy.org, with any questions, comments or concerns you may have. At this time we do not have a direct phone line available but if you would like to speak over the phone, we can certainly give you a call once we connect through email. Thank you!