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Medical forms have to be renewed and updated every year, as per NYS law. Baltimore Woods does not keep medical forms from year to year. When you register for camp, your confirmation email will contain a link to download a medical form in PDF format. Fill this out on your computer and upload it into your camp account. You can access your camp account by clicking here. Please fill out the form completely, including vaccination records, no later than two weeks prior to your camp start date.
Summer Nature Day Camp at Baltimore Woods is run and managed by Baltimore Woods for more than three decades. The camp director and all counselors are certified in First-Aid and CPR. Local emergency response teams have maps of the complete camp grounds. The Camp Director remains in or near the main office throughout the day and is able to contact each counselor via walkie-talkie or cell phone. During Summer Camp, the main office is open from 8am to 5pm.
Summer Nature Adventure Day Camp is for children in grades K-8; children must be 5 years old before July 1st. Nature’s Little Explorers ½ day camp is for 4 or 5 year olds; children must be 4 by July 1st. Voyager Camp is for children entering 5th through 8th grades; children must be 10 by July 1st. Teen camp is for teenagers in grades 9-11, teens must be 13 by July 1st.
$167 per session for Traditional, Teen, and Voyager Camps. $77 per session for Nature’s Little Explorers Camps.
Early Registration – Register by April 31, 2017 and deduct $10 from the total camp registration fee.
Multiple week and multiple child discounts ($5) are automatically applied when you register. Discounts apply beginning with the second child and/or the second week.
You must have a BWNC Family Membership ($40) to attend camp which can be obtained at the time of registration.
• Their own food (including snack) and drink for the day
• At least one or two bottles (no glass) of water each day
• A sturdy backpack. They cannot use hand-held packs or lunch boxes. Campers’ hands and arms will get too tired and they need their arms for balance when walking through woods and along streams.
• A hat
• Long pants for walking though heavy brush
• Sneakers or hiking boots (no open-toed sandals)
• A book to read or journal to write in during quiet rest times.
Each counselor is equipped with a walkie-talkie so they can stay in touch with all the other counselors and the main office at all times. Each counselor is supplied with a small first-aid kit.
Each counselor works with a group of no more than 11 children similar in age and physical abilities. When possible, one or more Teen Volunteers are assigned to a group. TVs are former campers running in age from 14-17 who volunteer to help counselors