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Campers explore the world around them with field trips and special events. Daily programs give campers the chance to try specialized activities in the areas of nature and the outdoors, sports and games, and arts and media. Our unique weekly themes provide something fun for everyone! We give every child a summer to remember. Staff-to-camper ratio is 1:6 for grade K. Staff-to-camper ratio is 1:8 for grades 1–4.**Denotes maximum staff-to-camper ratio in accordance with the American Camp Association National Standards. For Page: Additional Transportation provided by (Bloomington Transit logo)Register in person to receive a special edition Kid City backpack (limited supply—first-come, first-served).*Session E: No camp July 4. The cost for this session is prorated $136/in city, $140/non-city.*For all camps, a non-refundable, non-transferable deposit of $35 per session per child is due at the time of registration. This deposit is applied to the session fee. Session registrations and payments are due in full by 5 p.m. the Monday prior to the start of a selected session. Registration materials can be downloaded from the Web site (bloomington.in.gov/kidcity). Online registration is not available for any Kid City camp program.*Cancellations must be completed prior to the registration deadline in order to be eligible for refund.*All late registrations require a $35 administration fee in addition to the registration fee.*Camp session reservations not paid in full by the due date will be cancelled, and the $35 deposit forfeited.Registrations are accepted at the Parks and Recreation office or by mail at 401 N. Morton St., Ste. 250, Bloomington, IN 47404. If your child is already registered for camp, credit card payment can be made online, or over the phone at 349-3700.Kid City is ACA Accredited! (ACA logo)All Kid City Original and Quest programs are proud to be accredited by the American Camp Association. This nationally recognized accreditation focuses on program quality, health and safety issues, and requires us to review every facet of our operation. Kid City has voluntarily submitted to this independent appraisal done by camp experts and has earned this mark of distinction.Our camp staff are enthusiastic, well-trained adults. All staff are CPR and First Aid certified and adhere to the highest professional standards set forth by the American Camp Association and the Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department.Parents are responsible for transporting their child/ren to and from camp each day. Once at camp, city buses and passenger vans are used to transport campers to and from field trips that are not within walking distance. Only trained, licensed drivers transport campers.Please bring: a sack lunch and water bottle, a swimsuit and towel, and any special sunscreen, bug spray or medications. We recommend providing your camper with a durable backpack to carry these items. Do not bring money, toys, or cell phones.Camp registration opens March 2!Is my child ready for camp?In order to support the success and safety of all individuals registered and participating in Kid City summer camps, it is important that participants are indeed camp ready. To assist in determining if your child is camp ready, the following criteria have been developed:• Participant is able to participate in the camp program independently or with reasonable accommodations.• Participant is age appropriate (ages 5–14 yrs.) Participants may be aged up or down one grade level with director approval.• Participant is able to use the restroom independently or with minimal verbal prompting.• Participant is comfortable with, and able to interact in, a group environment.• Participant interacts and participates in camp in a manner that is physically and emotionally safe for themselves and others.Our camps are inclusive, serving children with and without disabilities. Inclusion services are available for accommodation needs and support options for your child. Reasonable accommodation requests and registration must be made at least two weeks prior to the registration deadline. For more information, contact the Inclusive Recreation Coordinator, Amy Shake, Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, at 349-3747.

Sessions

Days Start, End Date Start, End Time Deadline Ages In City Fee Non City Fee
06/04/2018 - 06/08/2018 05/29/2018 $170 $175
06/11/2018 - 06/15/2018 06/04/2018 $170 $175
06/18/2018 - 06/22/2018 06/11/2018 $170 $175
06/25/2018 - 06/29/2018 06/18/2018 $170 $175
07/02/2018 - 07/06/2018 06/25/2018 $136 $140
07/09/2018 - 07/13/2018 07/02/2018 $170 $175
07/16/2018 - 07/20/2018 07/09/2018 $170 $175
07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018 07/16/2018 $170 $175
07/30/2018 - 08/03/2018 07/23/2018 $170 $175