Parent guide

THE PARENT GUIDE FOR ASTROCAMP’S

ONE-WEEK CAMPERs SESSIONS

The Parent Guide for AstroCamp’s One-Week Sessions is designed to help you prepare your child campers for summer camp and to answer all your questions. AstroCamp strives to provide the very best experience for campers and parents. Below, we have prepared a list of topics that will guide you along the way and make for an easier preparation. Go through each topic and read the information carefully. Each topic should address your questions and give you essential information. If you do not find what you are looking for, and you feel you need additional information, please email our registrar at registrar@gdi.org or call 888-836-1212 and ask for Jodi Zalanka. We look forward to serving you and your child at AstroCamp’s science and adventure summer camp.

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Medical information

DOES MY CAMPER NEED A PHYSICAL?

YES. The physician’s examination form is available through the “Forms & Documents” link on your online account. Have this form completed by your physician prior to the start of camp. The physical must have taken place within one year of the start of their enrolled session.

If there are any activities that you DO NOT wish your camper to participate in, please contact the Summer Camp Director.

transportation

CAMPERS TRANSPORTATION TO AND FROM ASTROCAMP

Transportation to and from AstroCamp is the responsibility of the camper’s parent or guardian unless arrangements have been made with AstroCamp through the transportation form.

AstroCamp provides transportation from and to the RDU airport only. Please log in to your camper account and complete the transportation form with the arrangements you have made to drop off and/or pick up your camper at camp. If someone other than the primary guardian listed in your camper account is picking up your camper, the name and contact number of that person must be provided to allow us to release your camper to them.

testimonials

My son just attended the 2 week session and absolutely loved it! He can not stop talking about everything he learned and the things he did. This is a great camp! I was really impressed at how engaged the leaders were. They seem to really love what they do and it showed! Thank you Camp Motorsport! He had a great time and requested that we send him back every year!

– Teresa Fowler

faqs

Please see our list of frequently asked questions. If you do not find the the answer to your question, please email our summer camp registrar at registrar@gdi.org or call us at 888-836-1212.

Meet our team

OUR COUNSELORS

All cabin counselors are current university students with a background working with children. Applicants go through a rigorous hiring process including multiple interviews, a background check, and drug testing. Many cabin counselors were even campers themselves!

Counselors go through a rigorous 8-day training program prior to any campers arriving at camp. They are trained in team-building, group-leading, child development, safety, and being sensitive to individual campers’ needs and life experiences. Counselors complete training with the tools and knowledge to support campers through common camp challenges such as homesickness, trying new things, and friendship building.

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