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Frequently Asked Questions about Camp

 

How do I contact camp?

Call the camp office at 225-647-8035 or email to summerwarriors@sjp-sta.org.

What time does camp start and end?

Camp begins at 8:30AM and ends at 3:00PM. Campers should arrive no earlier than 8:15 AM. If a camper arrives early or leaves late, he/she will be enrolled in Before/After Care and a drop-in charge will be applied.

What is extended care?

Before Care runs from 7:00AM until the opening of camp, and costs $10 per week.  After Care runs from the close of camp until 5:30PM (snacks provided daily), and costs $32 per week.  Before and After Care can be grouped together for a discounted cost of $37 per week. Drop-in rates are available for Before Care at $5 per day and After Care at $8 per day.

How much does summer camp cost and when is it due?

Summer camp tuition ranges from $120-$140 per week, per camper, depending on the date of application. Tuition must be paid before the start of camp. All tuition/fees are non-refundable.

How much does lunch cost?

Lunch costs $25 per week and is NOT required. Campers are allowed to bring their own lunch.  The $25 per week includes the choice of a different hot meal daily (chicken nuggets, hamburger, hot dog, or corn dog), a ham & cheese sandwich, or a jelly sandwich, along with a choice of drink, and chips.  Purchasing lunch on a daily basis is not an option.

What is a concession account?

The concession stand has a variety of snacks and soft drinks ranging from $.25 to $1.50.  Campers in age groups PK-1st grades may spend up to $1.50 per day.  Campers in groups 2nd-8th grades will be allowed to purchase concessions numerous times throughout the day.  Campers should know and understand their concession budget, and they  will not be allowed to have a negative balance in their concession account.   All concession deposits are handled using the Camp Brain website.

Where do I drop off/pick up my camper?

All campers are dropped off in the mornings and picked up in the afternoons by the St. Theresa School gym on Burnside Ave.

What should my camper bring to camp daily?

The most important thing to bring daily is a positive attitude; everyone should be ready to have an awesome time!  All campers should wear the 2019 camp shirt, any shorts, and tennis shoes.   Campers should bring a bag with towel, sunscreen, and swim wear.  All clothes and items should be labeled with camper's name.   Campers may not bring cell phones/electronics/toys to camp.  Cell phones/electronics/toys brought to camp will be taken away for one week.

How often will campers go on field trips and how much do they cost?

For most weeks, campers will have at least one, if not two, field trips.  The last week of camp, there are no field trips.  The price of field trips is included in camp tuition with the exception of the 7th/8th grade special trip.  Field trips are subject to change due to attendance, weather, transportation issues, and facility policies.  

Where is camp/camp office located?

St. Theresa Summer Warrior Camp is located on the campus of St. Theresa Middle School at 212 East New River Street in Gonzales, LA 70737.  The camp office is located in Room 20 (room to the left side of library).

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