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Elk Grove Kids Camp - Sunshine Swim & Fitness Center
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Elk Grove Kids Camp

A New Adventure Every Day!

Enrollment open

Welcome to Elk Grove Kids Camp

Your Childcare Solution for School Break, Off-Track, and Summer camp.

Camp for kids 5-12 years old –

* We accept children under 5 that are currently enrolled in TK

The Elk Grove Kids Camp Difference:

Book only the days you need

Available all year

Swim time included every day (all year round)

Elk Grove Kids Camp Art Time
Elk Grove Kids Camp Swimming

Elk Grove Kids Camp Program Details

Explore more of the programs that Elk Grove Kids Camp has to offer.

Facility# 344500712

Camp hours 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday-Friday
For kids ages 5-12 years old –
*We do accept children who are not yet 5 but are currently enrolled in a transitional kindergarten program.

Daily Activity Schedule

8:30 – Student drop off

9:00-9:45 – Indoor group activities

10:00-11:15 – Outdoor activities (hikes, trips to the park, play yard)

11:15 – Snack time (from home)

11:30-12:15 – On-site Enrichment Activities

12:30-1:00 – Lunch (from home)

1:00-3:00 – Open Swim Time (year round)

3:20 – Snack time (from home)

3:30-4:20 – Indoor/Outdoor Activities

4:30 – Latest to pick up your child

2023-2024 Elk Grove Unified School District Elementary School Calendar

2024-2025 Elk Grove Unified School District Calendar

    Facility# 344500712

    Annual Registration Fee – $25.00 per camper; charged Annually.

    Camp Pricing – FULL DAY (8:30am-4:30pm)

    General Pricing – Day Rate: $65.00

    Early Bird Pricing – Day Rate: $55.00 – if booked  before the first of the month

    Camp Private Swim Lessons – Add-On Option

    Elk Grove Kids Camp will be offering discounted private or semi-private swim lessons through the Sunshine Swim Center. Times for lessons will be organized by the Elk Grove Kids Camp. Lessons must be requested and paid for in advance. 

    Add-on private swim lessons for $199.00 per week (Monday-Thursday)

    Add-on Semi-Private swim lessons for $99.50 per week (Monday- Thursday)

    * To be eligible for camp swim lessons, camper must be enrolled in full week of camp. ( Full day option.)

    Camp Pricing – HALF DAY 

    General Pricing – Half Day Rate: $40.00

    Morning Hours:  8:30am-12:30pm

    Afternoon Hours: 12:30-4:30pm

    It’s a New Adventure Every Day

    Elk Grove Kids Camp

    School-Break and Summer Camp

    At Elk Grove Kids Camp we take pride in bringing new and exciting experiences to our campers. Whether they join us for a day, a week, or a month there is always a new adventure.
    Take a moment to learn more about our daily activities and routines.

    -How to Prepare for Camp –

    How to Dress

    • Campers are  to wear regular clothing to camp with closed toed shoes- Not swim cover-ups or flip flops
    • Campers should wear their swim attire under their camp clothes – choose a swimsuit your child can remove easily themselves so they can independently use the bathroom. 

    What to Pack – Use a reusable grocery bag, backpack or duffle bag with all items labeled with your campers name.  Cubbies are 12”x12” please do not over pack for your child.

    • Lunch and a few extra snacks (prepared. Ready to eat)
    • Reusable water bottle ( we will be going on outings every morning.  We can refill water at camp)
    • 1 Towel
    • Sunscreen
    • Hat and/or sunglasses
    • Slip on shoes for the pool deck and using the restroom
    • Undergarments for after swimming
    • Life Jacket (can be kept throughout the week at the pool)

    Toys, games, sports equipment, electronics must stay at home.  No exceptions.  If it is necessary for you to contact your child during camp,  you must call the office at 916-513-7015.  Campers will not have their phones available to them.

    Activities at Camp  

    All Activities have been designed with all age groups and interests in mind. 

    Indoor Activities

    When your camper arrives, there will be free choice time while everyone gets adjusted for the day. Some of these activities include; movement and play such as balloon volleyball, other activities like floor tic, tac, toe or puzzles, and for our art enthusiasts an area to be creative. We also have a more quiet area; our library,  for the camper who would love to start their day in our reading library. Once everyone has arrived for the day; around 9:00am we’ll begin our social group activities to learn more about other campers.  The could be activities that involve moving and running around or something a bit slower paced.

    Outings

    Monday through Friday from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM the campers will be going on an outing.  Off camp grounds,  we have several beautiful nature walks within blocks of Sunshine Swim Center as well as parks such as Mendoza Park.  During our walks and trips to the park there will be games and activities planned that relate to our theme for the day.

    Also throughout the day, campers will be given time outside; on-site in the play yard where they can choose for a variety of activities like basketball, hopscotch, four square, drawing with chalk, or jump rope.

    Snack Times – 11:15 and 3:15

    Creative Art and Science

    When we get back from our outing and finish our snack, it’s time for creative arts.  This is a time where everyone works independently or in small groups to complete an art project, or maybe conduct a science experiment, or learn to play music or write and perform a play, or build a skyscraper with toothpicks and marshmallows. Every day is truly different.

    Lunch Time 12:15

     Swim Time – Every day from 1:00-3:00pm 

    • Ratio of campers to leaders is 6:1 while on the pool deck
    • Campers will be encouraged to play in the water during free swim. (a portion of the time will be structured games and activities while other time will be free choice.)
    • Campers who are not proficient swimmers must wear a life jacket at all times of free swim. Families may choose to bring in a life jacket or the Sunshine Swim Center does have a limited supply of loaner vests.
    • We can keep the jacket at the pool all week. We will hang to dry.
    • You may choose to add on private swim lessons for your campers if you have booked for the full-day/full week option.  These lessons will be at 12:30 for a 25-minute lesson Monday-Thursday for the week,

    Additional Information about swim time

    • On your campers 1st day, they will be asked  to complete their swim test.
    • Swim test…
      • Without goggles camper will jump into deep end
      • Swim away from wall 7 yards
      • Roll over and float on back for 10 seconds
      • Roll to stomach and then swim to side of pool
      • Pull themselves out of the water without the use of the ladder or stairs
    • If they are not able to complete these skills efficiently, they will need to wear a life vest during free swim time.  A swimmer can request to be tested again on subsequent days if they so desire.
    • Life vests are not used during swim lessons

    We end our day similarly to the way we  start it with free choice time, low music and quiet conversations.

    Please consider taking a tour if you have additional questions.  We would love the opportunity to meet with you and show you our campus.

    Schedule a Tour


    Elk Grove Kids Camp Ages 5-12 yrs. old

    Elk Grove Kids Camp offers care for Elk Grove families during school break.

    A new level of child care for your next school break.  Providing a safe and fun environment for your children; K-6th graders.

    Elk Grove Kids Camp at Sunshine Swim Center caters to Year-Round, Traditional and Modified Traditional school schedules.   Full-Day or Full-Week options for Holidays, Off-Track, and Summer camps.

    We offer a dynamic variety of activities every day that touch on development in the following areas:

    Educational – Word games, story time, puzzles…

    Physical – Swimming, hiking, playing on the play ground…

    Play-Based Learning – Board games, playing cards, legos, art projects…

    Social – Group games, meal times, free choice time…

    Emotional Regulation – Morning check-in, chill out spaces, tune in time…   

    We know you may have alternate options for care during school breaks but being a part of a program that meets your kids where they’re at and helps them learn and grow while having fun and creating memories is truly the place to be. 

     

    Questions?  Request a Call.
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    KIDS CAMP CALENDAR AND HOLIDAYS 

    We operate a year-round center and observe limited holidays. We also schedule professional development, clean-up/training days and allow for staff to transition during certain times of the year. Those dates will not be listed as available on the registration page.

    Eligibility and Enrollment

    Enrollment is open to community members. Children and parents are welcome to all services regardless of sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental disability or physical disability. We are also open to full participation to families with limited English proficiency. A limit of 24 school-aged campers is allowed each week. Elk Grove Kids Camp is committed to operating open and fair admissions procedures.

    Admission Process

    • Each child must be at least 5 years of age when starting at the Elk Grove Kids Camp and younger than 12 years and 11 months old
    • Elk Grove Kids Camp does accept children who are 4 years old who are currently enrolled in a transitional kindergarten program through the school district.  Valid documentation is required.
    • Parents seeking to secure a place for their child must complete an online enrollment form.  
    • A completed enrollment form must be logged with the service prior to the child attending Elk Grove Kids Camp  
    • After review of the enrollment request for the Admissions Department, the payment will be processed and the child’s spot will be secured.  
    • Children will be admitted on a ‘first come first served’ basis, following submission of the enrollment form.  
    • If there are no remaining places a waiting list will be drawn up. 

    Parents Requesting Withdrawal 

    If a request for a campers withdrawal from the Elk Grove Kids Camp program is made prior to the end of their enrollment agreement, parents must provide a minimum of 10-days advance written notice to the center director. Email notification is highly recommended to ensure date and time notation. If request for withdrawal is due to a medical reason (in such a case a written note from a licensed medical provider stating that withdrawal from center-based childcare is recommended due to a child’s serious illness or injury) a credit will be awarded.

    Credit for Withdrawal

    Elk Grove Kids Camp does not provide refunds.  Rather, if a family chooses to withdraw from the program, a minimum of 10-day prior to the start of the agreement of care, a credit in the amount appropriate for the days withdrawn from will be placed on the families Elk Grove Kids Camp account to be utilized for another time.  Only in the case of a medical reason; (see Parent Requesting Withdrawal) will a credit be provided if client is not able to continue the program before the end date of enrollment. Credit can be used for any programs organized by Elk Grove Kids Camp.

    Absences

    When you know your child will be absent for any reason during their time at camp.  It is important you contact the director and let us know of the situation so we are able to plan for staffing and activities. Proration or credit will not be given for missed days.

    Sick Child

    •  Parents will be contacted if a camper is exhibiting illness such as; fever over 101 degrees, vomitting, diaherea, being lethargic, headache with dizziness or nausea, to be picked up.
    • Camper exhibiting any of the above symptons will be moved away from other campers per health and safety required by California Childcare Department.
    • Camper will not be allowed to participate in any additional activities for the remainder of that day.
    • Camper can return to camp when they no longer are showing any of the above symptoms.
    • In the case of Diaherea, camper will not be able to particpate in any pool activities until 14 days after diaherea has stopped.  Certain intestinal infections can be transmitted in the water environment.

    Medication

    • Elk Grove Kids Camp can not distribute medication to campers unless in the case of medical emergeny such as; a diabetic episode, or situation where an epi-pen would be needed for an allergic reaction.
    • If camper is needing to take medication it must be done by the parent before camp.  Or parent can come to facility to administer during the day when needed.
    • New medications should be administered at home at least a day or two before attending camp; to make sure there are no negative reactions or side effects.

    Late Pick Up

    • Elk Grove Kids Camp is not able to accomodate late pick up $3.00 per minute will be charged to your account for the overage time.

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