Summer STEAM Institute® FAQs

  1. How much does the Summer STEAM Institute cost?
    • 2019 pricing for 1 or 2 weeks = $275 per week*
    • 2019 pricing for 3 or more weeks = $260 per week*
  2. Do you offer early drop-off or late pick-up?
    • Yes!  Early drop-off begins at 7:30 am and late pick-up ends at 5:00 pm.  There is a nominal fee.
  3. How do I register for camp?
    • Registration for 2020 Summer STEAM Institute® will open this winter. To stay up to date, please sign up for our newsletter.
  4. Can my child come for partial weeks?
    • Due to costs involved, we are only able to register campers for full week sessions.
  5. I have multiple children who will be attending camp this summer. Is there a sibling discount?
    • Yes.  A 25% discount is available for sibling registration (same site, same week).*
  6. We originally registered for two weeks of camp, but we have since registered for more. Is there a way to get the 3+ week discount applied?
    • Yes. Please let us know and we will adjust the price of additional weeks of camp to reflect the discount.
  7. What will my child need to bring to camp?
    • Campers should come each day with a water bottle, snack and wear closed-toe shoes. We are up and active during most of the day, so everyone will need to stay well-hydrated. The Summer STEAM Institute® provides breakfast and lunch each day to keep campers energized!
  8. My child is allergic to peanuts. Is your camp peanut-free?
    • No, our camp is NOT a peanut-free program. Our lunches are provided by CCSD and sometimes contain peanuts. The lunch menu will be sent out in your information packet, so you can check ahead of time to see what days you may need to pack a lunch for your child.
  9. What happens if my child has a medical emergency at camp?
    • All staff is CPR/First Aid certified. If our staff is unable to handle the emergency, we will get them to the hospital that you specify on your safety waiver. We will contact you about any medical issues or emergencies that occur during the camp day.
  10. What is the counselor to camper ratio in your groups?
    • We have a 1:8 counselor to camper ratio in each group.
  11. Who leads classes and groups during the day?
    • Certified teachers are the counselors for each group. Our counselors have been CPR/First Aid certified and have completed Darkness to Light training. Your child will be placed with a counselor for the entirety of the week. Each class is taught by a member of our STEAM Team who has been trained in our curriculum and is a part of our in-school program. All staff and administration have passed a SLED background check.

*All pricing information above is based on 2019 summer camp prices and subject to change.

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