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Summer Camp Childcare is all about fun, creating opportunities for children to play, create, learn, explore, and spend time with friends, both new and old. Each week includes up to 57 hours of camp activities led by fun and energetic camp counselors. Activities include crafts, sports, games, special visitors, fieldtrips, and theme-focused special events. WHEN DOES CAMP TAKE PLACE? June 23 through Aug. 26* 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday *Note: Camp will not take place on Monday, July 4 WHERE DOES CAMP TAKE PLACE? Ages 3 to 6*, Pre-K, Kindergarten, and children entering first grade meet at Chehalem Community Center 501 West 2nd St. in Newberg Note: Children must be able to use the restroom without assistance. Ages 6* to 12 who are entering elementary school, through fifth grade meet at Mabel Rush Elementary School 1441 Deborah Road in Newberg *Note: Children age six are automatically enrolled with the younger age set, in the community center program, but parents may request child placement with older age set, in the Mabel Rush program, instead. Contacts Deanne Rice, Preschool & Childcare Specialist 503.538.4602 Pre-K/Community Center Site Phone 503-538-1079 Erin Harrington, Childcare Specialist & Markets Manager 503.550.5927 Mabel Rush Site Phone 503-209-0368 Lunch & Snacks We participate in the USDA food program coordinated by Newberg School District. Lunches are served daily. Snacks are offered twice daily. We are unable to make changes to school district menu items. You are allowed to send a sack lunch with your student if you suspect they might not eat lunches provided by the school district. Weekly Activity Theme Calendars Campers participate in a variety of activities, games and crafts that focus on a weekly theme. Activity calendars will be available on the first day of each month at the camp locations and also for download on this webpage. Fieldtrips All fieldtrips are included for full-time participants, and we hope to go on fieldtrips often. Typical locations have included local CPRD playground parks and nature trails, Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center (for supervised swim), Newberg Public Library, local business tours, even trips to the beach and other fun destinations. The cost of fieldtrips is included in the fee structure. Staff Summer Camp CARE is operated by Chehalem Park and Recreation District, which is responsible for the hiring, training and education of qualified staff. The support of the recreation department enables this program to offer children a safe and fun camp experience, through access to our facilities, which may include gymnasiums, playing fields, pools, classrooms and equipment. Fees & Registration Note: Fees are based on daily attendance and not the number of hours attended each day. Summer Registration Fee: A one-time fee of $35 per child covers the entire summer season. This fee is not refundable. Full-time Rate Plan = 4 to 5 days per week $190 per week for Newberg and Dundee residents $210 per week for residents living outside the Newberg/Dundee area Part-time Rate Plan = 2 to 3 days per week $145 a week for Newberg and Dundee residents $165 a week for residents living outside the Newberg/Dundee area Daily Rate Plan* $60 per day, per child *Registration must be completed 10 days in advance of attending. Families contract for a specific weekly schedule as indicated on the Enrollment Agreement Form. Payment for this contracted schedule is required every month whether or not your child attends; this enables us to pay our staff a stable wage every week all year. No credits are given for sick or vacation days, holidays, staff training closure or closure due to inclement weather. Adding extra days - This only applies to part-time families. Any added days are contingent on prior agreement of days of care needed. When your family surpasses three days a week, you will be charged the full-time weekly rate Payment Payment is always due in advance with no deduction for any absences, holidays, or closures due to inclement weather, power outages, or other situations beyond our control. Payment are due monthly as outlined in the Enrollment Agreement. Discounts Multiple Child Discount - 20% discount for each additional sibling Registration Options* In person at Chehalem Aquatic and Fitness Center, at 1802 Haworth Avenue Over the phone at 503 537-2909 Online *Note: Registration and changes to registration cannot be handled at the camp locations.