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2017 Summer Camp

A Pawsitively Great Time!

General Camp Information

Our Summer Camp will be held at our Orlando facility on Conroy Road.  The registration fee includes five full days of camp, a field trip, activities, materials, daily snacks, and a camp t-shirt.  Campers are required to bring a lunch each day.

Camp is held Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration fee is $220. Discounts for multiple campers and/or sessions available online.
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Camp Activities | What to Bring | FAQ’s | Policies

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2017 Dates – Registration Will Open in Mid-March

Elementary School (3rd-5th grade; age 7-11)

  • June 5 – 9
  • June 12 – 16
  • June 19 – 23
  • June 26 – 30
  • July 10 – 14

Middle School (6th-8th grade; ages 11-14)

  • July 17 – 21
  • July 24 – 28
  • July 31 – August 4

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Camp Activities

CampersWithK9The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando’s Summer Camp is designed for kids who love animals. Campers will experience hands on activities with shelter pets, gain knowledge from educational speakers, and enjoy animal-related arts & crafts, enrichment projects, games, and much more.

Each week’s session also includes a field trip, providing campers with an additional fun and educational experience outside of the shelter environment.

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What to Wear, What to Bring

LinkedSoulsRegisterd2013Campers will be provided with a camp T-shirt to be worn every day. For safety reasons, all campers must wear sneakers. Campers should otherwise dress in clothes appropriate for active, messy, and animal-related activities.

Some areas of the shelter are located outdoors, Campers will be provided a water bottle but are responsible for bringing and applying their own sunscreen or bug spray.

Campers are also required to bring a lunch from home each day. Refrigeration will be available for lunches, however, a microwave will not. We will provide two snacks each day. There will be no access to vending machines during camp; any additional snacks will need to be provided with lunch.

We will be photographing camp throughout the week providing a link to view the pictures at the end, allowing campers to fully enjoy our camp experience. Because of this, campers are discouraged from bringing anything valuable to camp including money, toys, iPods, cellphones, etc. The Pet Alliance of Greater Orlando is not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen equipment.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know my registration is complete?
You will receive an automatic email thanking you for registering for the camp. An additional email will be sent out prior to the start of camp with additional details.

What grade level should I register my child for?
Elementary camp is geared towards 3rd to 5th graders (7-11 year olds). Middle School camp is designed for 6th to 8th graders (11-14 year olds). Please register for the grade level your child will be entering for the 2017-2018 school year.

Can I register my child for more than one week of camp?
Of course! We would love to have you child in attendance for more than one week. Most of our activities will be similar each week with the exception of some crafts, enrichment activities, and speakers.

The week I’d like to register my child for is full. Will you be adding additional spaces?
Unfortunately, we do not have the available to space to accommodate any additional students. However, you can be placed on a waiting list and will be contacted if any space opens. Please email Cathy at choude@petallianceorlando.org.

What is included in the registration fee?
Your camp registration fee includes a camp T-shirt, two snacks, materials for activities, and a field-trip at the end of the week. Campers are required to bring lunch each day.

What is your cancellation policy?
If your registration is cancelled more than 14 days prior to the start of the camp session, your registration fee will be refunded minus a $50 administrative fee. If you cancel your registration less than 14 days prior, no refund will be available. If space is available, we may transfer the registration to another session within the same summer at no charge.

What time does camp start in the morning?
Camp begin promptly at 9:00a.m. Staff will be available for greeting campers for the day beginning at 8:30a.m. Campers will need to be picked up at 4:00p.m. in the afternoon.

Can I drop my child off early, or pick them up late after camp?
Unfortunately, we are unable to provide before- or after-care for campers. Campers will need to be signed in by a parent or guardian shortly before 9:00a.m. and are expected to be picked up promptly at 4:00p.m.

Where do I bring my child for the first day of camp?
Campers should arrive at the Education Center room where a staff member will greet them for sign-in.

What does my child need to bring with them each day?
Campers are required to bring a bagged lunch, wear their camp T-shirt (to be provided the first day), and wear sneakers. We will provide all additional materials and snacks.

What kind of activities do campers participate in?
Campers will participate in animal-related hands-on activities in the shelter including grooming, dog interaction, training, cat-room play, and enrichment. We will also have educational speakers, arts & crafts, games, and more.

Will my child be working directly with shelter animals?
Yes! While not all of our activities include our shelter residents, campers will participate in rotations throughout the shelter twice a day.

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Summer Camp Policies

Cancellation Policy
If your registration is cancelled more than 14 days prior to the start of the camp session, your registration fee will be refunded minus a $50 administrative fee. If you cancel your registration less than 14 days prior, no refund will be available. If space is available, we may transfer the registration to another session within the same summer at no charge.

Participant Behavior
Campers are expected to treat other campers, staff, and animals with respect, kindness, and compassion. The first day of each session will include a review of behavior guidelines for all campers. If a camper is consistently unable to follow these guidelines, they may be asked to leave camp for the day or the remainder of the week. No refunds will be available to campers who are dismissed for behavioral reasons.

Camper Cell Phone Use
Campers who bring cell phones with them to camp should not expect to use their phone for any reason except to contact parents in case of an emergency. Calling, texting, or playing on the phone during camp activities will not be permitted.

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