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Whether your child is going away for the first time or has been going to camp for years, you probably have some questions. These FAQs answer the questions parents and campers ask most often. If you have questions or concerns that aren’t addressed here, please call us at 818-386-1108 or 323-459-5877 and we will be happy to help!



COVID19 QUESTIONS:
Are parents allowed on campus?
No. This summer, parents are not allowed to park and walk into campus. All drop off and pickup will be done "curbside". If you need to drop off your child late (or pick them up early), please arrange with the camp office and we will bring your child out to the car.
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Are masks required?
Yes. All campers and all staff members MUST wear a mask this summer and will be monitored by our staff. Campers will be able to take off their masks during lunch time, and will them back on after they eat and drink water
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What is your policy on makeup days, refunds, camp closures and missed days etc?
Please take a moment to review our 2021 Art Camp Policies Agreement.
ART CAMP POLICY AGREEMENT 2021

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Where is Art Camp getting it's information and guidance from?
The Art Camp is monitoring and following recommended protocols from The LA County Department of Heath, The State of California, CDC, The American Camp Association and local officials. We will continue to update you via email (and this webpage) with new information as it is released.

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What changes should I expect?
We have worked hard to create an environment this summer that is fun, spirited, creative and safe. We have made a few modifications in order to do so. Rather than an all camp Opening Circle and Snack Time Games, we will offer individual group activities. For lunch and snack time, group tables will be separated around campus with staggered lunch times. During playtime, each group will have a designated area outside. Additional signage will be posted to help remind campers to socially distance. There will be a lot of washing of our hands throughout the day, and we will have planty of hand sanitizer to go around.

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Are you having sleepovers?
At this time, we are not able to offer sleepovers. But we will let you know if anything changes!

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What about the 1st Aid Office?
Each group's counselor will have a "mobile" first aid kit with minor injury relief. If your child requires more care, their Group Leader will be notified and can assist the camper. If your child is sick or has an injury requiring medical attention, we will call you. Please make sure to pick up your child immediately if we determine that is needed.

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How will you handle supplies?
Campers will each use their own individual supplies.For example, for art they will have their own set of crayons, pencils, brushes, paint etc. Another example, in a "LEGO mania" class, each child would get their own LEGO kit to build with. If there is a need for shared supplies, we would portion that out per child. For example, if we have one large jug of glue, each child would get a little plate with their glue on it (passed out by their counselor). If there is something that two kids need to touch, it would be sanitized between each use. For example, a lunch bench will be sprayed down when one child gets up before the other sits down.

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COMMON CAMP QUESTIONS:

Which Group should I pick for my child?
This summer we will offer EIGHT GROUPS for campers.
Each group will be with the SAME group of campers throughout the day and the week, but will rotate activities to get the full camp experience, following COVID protocols.
Art Camp 101/Upper Camp: Groups 1, 2 , 3 & 4
Group 1 (Cheddar): 5-6 years old
Group 2 (Swiss): 5-6 years old
Group 3 (DaVincheese): 6- 7 year olds
Group 4 (Upper Camp): 7-11 years old
*(These 4 groups will rotate activities)

Upper Camp/Teen Camp
Group 5: (Upper Camp): (7-11 years old)
Group 6: (Upper Camp): (7-11 years old)
Group 7: (Upper Camp): (7-11 years old)
Group 8: (Teen Camp): (11-15 years old)
*(These 4 groups will rotate the activities)

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Who are the Directors?
Elizabeth and Matt! Check out our ABOUT US page for more info on our fabulous director team!


If I have friends at the Art Camp, will I be in the same group with them?
When you enroll in camp, simply select the same weeks & group number so you can sign up for the same group. Then you will be together all day! However, due to COVID19 we have smaller group sizes and if the group is full we can't open up extra spots. You can always move to another group that is open with your friends. However, our amazing staff will absolutely help you make new friends and enjoy camp no matter what!
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If I bought a camp t-shirt or hat when will I get it?
If you purchased a t-shirt or hat you will be given that at the beginning of first day you attend the Art Camp. If you have not purchased a shirt or hat you can do so at anytime.
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How will I know where my activities are?
Your group stays together all day long! You simply follow your counselor to each activity! Every group will have the SAME counselor ALL week!
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What happens during snack/lunch times?
We have two snack breaks and one lunch break throughout the day. You will have time to eat your snack or lunch as well as time to play outside with your group. Each group will have their own designated, socially distant, outdoor areas to eat and play at.

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Do we ever go swimming or take any trips?
No, we do not have pools at camp and we do not take field trips. However, we do a lot of water play on warm days! We will email your parents each Sunday and let them know if they need to pack towels or extra clothes for water play days.
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Can I bring electronics to camp?
No, you are NOT allowed to bring any type of electronic items to camp. This includes phones, apple watches and ipads.
Should you bring one of these items to camp, they will be kept in the camp office until camp is over. The Art Camp is not responsible for ANY lost or stolen electronic items of any kind.
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What are the Camp Dates & Rates?
WEEK 1: June 14th- June 18th
WEEK 2: June 21st- June 25th
WEEK 3: June 28th- July 2nd
WEEK 4: July 5th- July 9th
WEEK 5: July 12th- July 16th
WEEK 6: July 19th- July 23rd
WEEK 7: July 26th- July 30th
WEEK 8: August 2nd- August 6th

Our Tutition Fee is $500 per week, per camper.
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When is my payment due?
Full tuition is due by May 31, 2021.
You must have a valid credit or debit card to complete the application process. There will be a 4% credit card fee to pay with a credit card. If you elect to pay by check there is no additional fee. We can hold your spot in camp for 1 week ONLY from the date you submit your application if paying with a check. If your check is not recieved within 1 week from that date your childs spot in camp will be released to another camper.
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Do you offer any discounts?
Since we are operating in a smaller capacity this summer, we are not able to offer any discounts at this time.
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What is your dismissal policy?
In order to provide a positive experience for all students, the Art Camp maintains the right to dismiss any child. Cooperation and mutual respect are mandatory requirements of our program.

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What if my child does not like an activity?
While The Art Camp strives to make Camp enjoyable for all campers, satisfaction with a workshop is subjective on the part of the child and the parent. Therefore, it is understood and agreed that The Art Camp cannot and does not guarantee or warrant any campers' satisfaction with the workshops they have chosen. Campers are not able to change workshops or groups within the current camp week. If they want to make changes to future weeks, and we have room, we can accomodate that.
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What if my child is attending camp alone?
Our camp counselors are AMAZING friendmakers and will help them adjust and enjoy their time at camp!
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Are you open July 4th?
The 4th of July falls on Sunday this year, so we will NOT have camp on the 4th of July.
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What if my child wants to attend additional weeks?
If space is available, no problem. You may add additional weeks, on our website. Or you can simply call our office to add on additional weeks.
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What if my child loses something at camp?
Please do not send anything to camp that is not replaceable and please put your child's name on everything! Our counselors do a very good job at trying to make sure nothing is left behind, but things do sometimes get left. If you return home and realize your child forgot something, please contact us as soon as possible so we can make every effort to get it to you. Items will be kept for one week in the Lost & Found when camp is over then donated to a local charity.
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What if I need to reach my child at camp?
We want to work with you to make this experience a great one for your camper – we will call you if any of the following occur: Your child is very upset, your child is ill or injured and requires anything more than a Band-aid or an ice pack, there is anything we would like to discuss with you (behavior issues, medication doses, etc.). In case of an emergency at home (when you have to talk to your child), please call the camp office (or the Camp Directors). Please use this option only in the case of emergencies.
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What is your tax ID number?
Our tax ID number for your records is 47-4989070.
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“What is art? It is not just nature, it is nurtured nature.
It is intelligence applied to what physical ability you have.”
- Rudolph Nureyev

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