Cave Hill Day Camp 2013: Calling All Muggles

When:
July 25, 2013 @ 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Repeats:
Daily until July 27, 2013
Where:
Grand Caverns Park
Grand Caverns
5 Caverns Boulevard,Grottoes,VA 24441
USA
Cost:
see description
Contact:
Beth Raynes540-249-4756E-mail
Categories:

Join us for fun with brooms, wands and owls! Come to Cave Hill, and get a touch of Harry Potter along with learning about owls. We still have all your favorite camp activities yet with a Potter-twist to them! Come make your own wand, learn about some wonderful potions, learn to play quiditch and lots of other fun things that we are still planning. We know our rope runners will be back with the Harry Potter theme. See you at the Cave!

 

Location
Grand Caverns Park, Grottoes, VA

 

Date & Time
July 22 – 26, 2013; 9 AM – 4 PM daily (with older girls overnight on Tuesday and overnight for all girls on Wednesday)

 

Overnight?
Girls entering grades 6–7 may stay overnight on Tuesday at the leader’s discretion. Junior staff will spend Tuesday night at camp. All girls will camp overnight on Wednesday (at no additional fee).

 

Campers’ Ages
Girls entering grades 1–7 in Fall 2013 may attend as campers. Girls in grades 8 and up may apply for Junior Staff positions. Contact the camp director if you plan to serve in one of these positions.

 

Camp Leadership Programs
Camp Program Assistant (CPA) (grades 7 and up)
This program is for girls who want to help younger campers. CPAs assist leaders in carrying out camp programs and activities. Space for this program is very limited. They must register for camp and attend a staff planning session prior to camp. Training will be held in Weyers Cave, VA; please contact the camp director for additional information.

 

Counselor-in-Training (CIT) (grades 8 and up) (formerly known as Counselor Apprentice)
Older girls may apply to become a CIT. They must complete a CIT application and attend GSVSC’s CIT training. Check www.gsvsc.org/calendar or this publication’s training section for more information. They must register for camp and attend a staff planning session prior to camp.

 

Counselor-in-Training II (CIT II) (grades 10 and up, and have served at a GSVSC summer camp as a CIT) (formerly known as Junior Counselor)
Girls can apply to be a CIT II if they have previous camp leadership experience. They must register for camp and attend all camp staff meetings.

 

Adults interested in serving as Adult Staff Volunteers should contact the camp director for an application and background check. Volunteers must attend the full week to get the following discount: daughters attend for half price (first daughter). A volunteer with two daughters attending will receive a $10 discount off the camp fee for the second daughter.

 

Cost
Fee includes theme patch (Cave Hill patch for first-time campers and Wide Game progression patch for returning campers). A camp gift is given every year, but it may not be a t-shirt. Please indicate t-shirt size on the registration form, just in case. Please note: Credit cards are not accepted for this camp.
$70 Camp fee, rising 1st–5th grades
$75 Camp fee, rising 6th–7th grades
$35 Camp fee, Junior Staff (CPAs/CITs/CIT IIs)
$20 Late registration fee, registrations received after July 11, 2013
$12 Membership fee for non-Girl Scouts

 

Min./Max.
50 girls/100 girls

 

Deadlines
Registration Opens April 1, 2013
Registration Closes July 13, 2013
Scholarship Deadline July 13, 2013

 

Transportation
Parents/guardians are responsible for transportation to and from camp. Parents are encouraged to form carpools with other campers in the area or with their troop.

 

Registration
Send Camp Registration and Health History Form (PDF or Fillable MS Word Doc) and fee (payable to Cave Hill Day Camp) to:
Michelle Kramer
2310 Wishing Well Court
Harrisonburg, VA 22801
540-383-7982 or michellek.kramer14@gmail.com

 

Camp Director
Beth Raynes
540-249-4756 or antb210@verizon.net

 

Refund/Cancellation Policy
GSVSC Cancellation Policy applies to this camp.

 

Note
A confirmation will be emailed to participants as registrations are received. A parent letter and leader letter will be sent to girls 1–2 weeks before camp starts. Credit cards are not accepted for this camp.

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