What is your nut policy?

We are a nut-free camp. Please do not send food with your camper that contains any types of nuts. Thank you!

Does my child need to bring a lunch and/or snack?

Please bring your own nut-free lunch and snacks.

How many counselors supervise each group?

Each group will have a minimum of two counselors. Our average camper to staff ratio at Six Acres is 7:1. Campers aged 5-6 will have a counselor to camper ratio of 5:1.

How often do you remind kids to put on sunscreen?

Please send your child to camp each day already wearing sunscreen. We have built-in sunscreen application times for each age group.

Where do campers change their clothes?

When campers need to change into bathing suits, they will change in the bathrooms. We will have counselors available to assist younger campers as needed.

Can someone help my kindergartener with sunscreen? Changing in and out of a bathing suit?

Absolutely! We do encourage all of our campers to learn independence, however, help is always available upon request.

Who supervises and teaches swimming?

In addition to the core counselors, we have qualified lifeguards and Water Safety Instructors to supervise and instruct the campers.

For Summer 2023, we will offer instructional swim as well as recreational swim if allowed by State and Board of Health regulations and guidance regarding pools. If we can not offer pool time, or if we can not accommodate all campers each day, we will add other water play so campers can stay cool while having fun.

What if my child doesn’t want to swim?

No one is forced to swim.

Do I need to check in and/or out each day?

All campers must be signed in and out each day. Please watch for direction about this year's procedures before camp starts.

What is your discipline policy?

We don’t look at discipline as a punishment. Instead, we focus on logical consequences to de-escalate the situation to prevent harm to themselves and others; work with the camper and his/her family to prevent future situations

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