Summer Camp

Summer Camp for 11-13 year olds, Quest Camp, will continue to be sponsored by the Knightdale Parks & Recreation Department.

A summer of fun is in store for children ages 11-13. The Knightdale Summer Camp offers a wide variety of activities including arts and crafts, pool outings,  as well as indoor and outdoor recreation activities. Camp ages are as of 6/01/2020. 

Registration Begins: Wednesday, April 8th

Camp Dates: June 15th-August 14th

Camp Closed: July 3rd

Summer Camp Prices:  Resident Fee - $130/wk      Non-Resident - $140/wk             

Location - Knightdale Community Pool & Clubhouse, 202 Milburnie Rd. Knightdale, NC 27545

You do not have to register your child for all 9 weeks to participate in Summer Camp. 

Inclement Weather:  Check the Parks and Recreation website and local news media for closings or delays.

We can’t wait to see your camper this summer! In the last few months, we’ve been following recommendations from state and local health officials to ensure that our summer campers and our counselors will have a fun, safe experience this summer.

Please read the following information to learn more about what we’re doing to maintain a healthy environment and what you can do before you bring your child to camp. These procedures may change based on CDC guidelines and state and local directives.

BEFORE CAMP

DROP OFF INFORMATION

  • Summer Camp hours are 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Drop off and pick up will be outside the building.
  • Our staff will greet you outside when you arrive and when you come to pick up your camper.
  • We ask parents not to enter the building.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES

  • Children will be placed in groups of 8-10 according to number of campers and Summer Camp Counselors. Children will remain in this small group with their counselor rotating to different activities.
  • All planned activities will be fun and creative! Campers will participate in activities that are engaging and safe while allowing social distancing. No equipment will be passed from person to person and no large group interactions.

WHAT TO BRING

  • Please pack all items in a backpack.
  • Bring a swimsuit.
  • Lunch. (Town of Knightdale will provide lunch every Tuesday)
  • Two snacks.
  • Bottle water or reusable water bottle. If your child brings a reusable bottle, our trained staff will refill it as needed.

WHAT TO WEAR

  • Comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing for outside time.
  • Closed-toe shoes.

NEW SAFETY MEASURES & HEALTH SCREENING

SAFETY MEASURES

  • We will take the temperature of all Summer Camp Counselors each day.
  • We will take the temperature of campers prior to entry each day.
  • Summer Camp Counselors are required to wear masks while inside and while outside if social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • We will not require campers to wear masks; however, a mask will be required if they choose to participate in a group where social distancing cannot be maintained.

HEALTH SCREENING
We will require all staff and campers to meet the health screening criteria below. Please review the information below before sending your camper to camp. If you or your child is considered confirmed, high risk or medium risk, your child cannot attend camp for two weeks.  

CONFIRMED

  • Diagnosed with COVID-19.

HIGH RISK

  • Quarantined in relation to COVID-19.
  • Showing any symptoms related to COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath).
  • Living in the same household as, being an intimate partner of, or providing care in a non-healthcare setting (such as a home) for a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection.

MEDIUM RISK

  • Traveled to/from CDC countries with widespread ongoing transmission without travel restrictions.
  • Traveled on a cruise ship or aircraft in the last 14 days.
  • Close contact with a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19.

LOW RISK
If you or your child are considered low risk, we ask that you remain in self-observation.

  • Travel from any other country or state (not identified above).
  • Travel by bus, train, or any other method of mass transportation in the last 14 days.
  • Being in the same indoor environment (e.g. a classroom, hospital waiting room) as a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 for a prolonged period of time but not meeting the definition of close contact.

NEGLIGIBLE
If you or your child are considered negligible, we invite you to participate in Town of Knightdale programs.

  • No recent travel.
  • Interaction with a person with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection that do not meet any of the high, medium, or low-risk conditions above, such as walking by the person or being briefly in the same room.

BRIEFING
We will continue to update these guidelines based on the CDC recommendations and state and local directives.

AT CAMP

HUDDLES

  • Campers will be placed in groups of 8-10 according to number of campers and Summer Camp Counselors.
  • Campers will remain in their huddles and with their counselor and rotate to activities.

ACTIVITIES
All camp activities will be fun, but modified to respect social distancing guidelines.

  • No equipment will be passed from person to person and there will be no large group play.
  • While campers will remain with huddles and counselors, activities will be more individually focused. These activities include arts and crafts.
  • Campers will be outdoors or in open, well-ventilated areas.
  • Unfortunately, due to state and local directives, we will not offer field trips or transportation.

MAINTAINING A HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT EACH DAY

  • Campers will wash hands upon arriving at camp, before and after lunch, before and after going outside and at other times during the day.
  • Frequent disinfection of high-touch, high-traffic areas and daily, overnight enhanced cleaning.
  • Activity areas will be cleaned in between groups.

REQUIRED Camper Forms: Complete the forms below and return them to Megan.Parker@KnightdaleNC.gov, mail them or drop them in the drop box at Town Hall located at 950 Steeple Square Ct. Knightdale, NC 27545. We must receive ALL camper forms before registration is accepted!

Camper Registration Form
Camper Health Emergency Form
Camper Release Form
Electronics and Discipline Form
Summer Camp Handbook