The cost of 5th grade camp for the 2016-17 school year is $165.00, which can be paid in weekly/monthly installments or all at once. Checks should be made payable to Amosland Outdoor Education Fund.
PLEASE PARK IN THE UPPER LOT IF YOU PLAN TO
WAIT WITH YOUR CHILD BEFORE DEPARTURE. We will be departing from the back parking
lot at 9:15 a.m. on Ridley School District buses. The bus ride is approximately one hour.
emergency arises, ONLY contact Amosland School at 610-534-1900, x1401. Please do not make an attempt to call
the camp. If there is a problem at
camp, the nurse will contact you.
- All students who will be taking medication, both prescription and over-the-counter,
with the exception of Tylenol and Tums, MUST
have a doctor’s order to be taken and administered at camp. This order must state the name of the
medication, dosage, and time(s) to be administered. A doctor must sign
all orders. Order forms are available at the nurse’s office.
- A separate order is needed for each
prescription and over-the-counter medication. Please DO NOT wait until the last minute
to obtain medication orders from your doctor.
medication, neither prescription nor over-the-counter, will be administered
without a signed doctor’s order.
- All 5th grade inhalers and
medications that are currently kept in the nurse’s office along with their corresponding
orders will be taken to camp. No
additional medication or order is needed.
and doctor’s orders must be given to the nurse one week prior to camp.
- If your child has seasonal allergies, or would
require Benadryl for a bee sting etc., please consider getting a doctor’s order
so that these medications can be administered at camp.
- Children may not pack medications in their
luggage or keep them in their cabins.
- Chaperones do not need an order for their own
mediation(s), however they must be kept in a brown bag in the camp health
- If your child has any special
health needs, food, or allergies, please be sure that the school staff is
informed well before camp.
- Do not send a child to camp if
they are clearly not well.
- You will need to pick up your
child at camp if they show signs of illness just as they would if they were at
school (fever, vomiting, etc.).
- All students must have had a
tetanus immunization within the last ten years. If your child’s immunization is out of date, they must
receive another one before going to camp.
Please record your child’s most recent immunization on the pink emergency
NO VISITATION at camp by parents that are not
- It is vitally important for the
safety and welfare of everyone that all children conduct themselves in an
orderly fashion. If your child’s
behavior, after several warnings, is unsatisfactory, it will be our unfortunate
obligation to contact the parent to pick up his/her child at camp. The child would then return to school.
- Each student is in a learning
group consisting of about 10–11 students. They will rotate through seven
outdoor education classes, which may include pond study, canoeing, archery,
arts and crafts, go carts (weather permitting), and various sports.
- Each class is supervised with at
least one parent chaperone and/or a camp counselor.
- There is swim time for all
campers Wednesday and Thursday.
CABIN LIFE AND DINING
- The students will be rooming with
about 6–10 buddies and a parent chaperone(s). The students will learn of
their cabin groups the day before they leave for camp. Changes will not be made.
- Cabins are climate controlled and
have a fully equipped bathroom in each.
- Students sleep in single beds
with raised sides and a mattress. A sleeping bag or sheet and blanket,
along with a pillow, are required.
- ELECTRONIC DEVICES ARE NOT
- Disposable cameras are
recommended since phone cameras are not permitted.
- STUDENTS SHOULD NOT BRING
SPENDING MONEY TO CAMP.
- The dining hall provides 3 meals
each day and a snack before bed. Each meal offers a variety of things to
eat and drink. Each meal ends with a dessert.
- Please inform the school prior to
camp if a special diet is required (e.g. vegetarian).
OUR RETURN TO AMOSLAND ON FRIDAY WILL BE
APPROXIMATELY 12:00 NOON.
PLEASE HAVE A RIDE WAITING FOR YOUR