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News: 2018 PreK-8th Grade Summer Camp Info

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  E. Dube 

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Registration open through June 15th, 2018!


THE DETAILS! Check out our Summer Camp 2018 Handout for great information on our camps, including an overview of field trips, camp dates, pricing and registration options.
Registration instructions and Pricing Options are also listed here - please take a moment to read.
Summer Camp Handout 2018

TO REGISTER: The Participant Contact Form must be TYPED and brought in complete when registering (see full details in flyer above). Current Universal Childcare members still must provide a new one in the updated version, however, after this year, we hope to only have updates provided as needed.
Participant Contact Form UNIVERSAL

Fee Waiver: the Fee Waiver form is available for those Saco residents who would like to request assistance with their fees. The amount of money available is limited and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis and also based on need. Forms can be turned in starting Monday, March 26th, 2018.
Fee Waiver Application and Policy 2018-2019

All Fee Waiver Applications are eligible to be submitted by Saco residents beginning on the first day of registration, Monday, March 26th, 2018. All information must be complete and all required forms attached; please bring copies of required receipts/bills/taxes, etc. Fee Waivers are awarded on a first come, first serve basis and based on financial need - do not wait as funds are limited and go quickly. Fee waiver applications will be accepted until funds are expended. Do not turn in registration forms with fee waiver requests. After you receive waiver approval in the mail you can begin the registration process. The registration process must be started within 7 days of receipt of your fee waiver letter or you risk losing the award. Please refer to the Fee Waiver application packet for complete waiver information. If you were granted a fee waiver for Summer 2017 and/or School’s Out 2017-2018 and either did not use it or did not meet the agreed minimum use, you are not eligible to apply for the following year’s fee waiver program unless otherwise approved by the SPR Director. *Please note: the Teen Trailblazers camp and our Academy Summer Day Camps are not eligible for fee waivers as these are contracted programs.

Parent and Camper Handbook: Please click here to download the 2018 Parent and Camper handbook. Paper copies will be available during registration.

School System Breakfast and Lunch Program: K-5 camps at locations including the Saco Community Center, Fairfield School, and C.K. Burns School will have breakfast and lunch available to campers at no additional cost through the Saco Schools Nutrition Department’s summer program! Parents electing to use the school program must indicate at drop off that their child will be participating. Menus may be available in the summer. If your child is not interested in participating in this program, please send a lunch.
Please click here for the Saco School System Meal Program flyer
Please click here for the menu

Field Trips:
Trips for our K-5 camps are now listed by the week.  Please note trips are subject to change.  Please refer to Parent Schedules throughout the summer for the most up to date info.

Kinder Kickstarters Camp

Kinder Week 1:
  • Tuesday, June 26th- Young School Playground
  • Friday, June 29th- Little Red Wagon Play-on camp
Kinder Week 2:
  • Friday, July 6th- Aquaboggan
Kinder Week 3:
  • Thursday, July 12th- Matt Loosignan Concert-on camp
  • Friday, July 13th- Bayview Beach Day
Kinder Week 4:
  • Monday, July 16th- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Wednesday, July 18th- Sparks Ark at Fairfield
  • Friday, July 20th- Funtown Splashtown
Kinder Week 5:
  • Monday, July 23rd- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Wednesday, July 25th- Portland Seadogs Game
  • Thursday, July 26th- Gaelic Games- on camp
  • Friday, July 27th- Ferry Beach State Park
Kinder Week 6:
  • Monday, July 30th- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Thursday, August 2nd- Children’s Museum
  • Friday, August 3rd- Peppfest at Fairfield
Kinder Week 7:
  • Monday, August 6th- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Wednesday, August 8th- Blueberry Picking
  • Thursday, August 9th- Maine Wildlife Park
  • Friday, August 10th- Penny Carnival-on camp
Kinder Week 8:
  • Monday, August 13th- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Wednesday, August 15th-G-Force Laser Tag at Young School
 
Kinder Week 9:
  • Monday, August 20th- Maine SNAP-Ed “Eat Well Play Hard” Program on camp
  • Tuesday, August 21st- Aquaboggan
  • Friday, August 24th- Funtown Splashtown
 
Pepperell Pathfinders Camp
Pepperell Week 1:
  • Wednesday, June 27th- Wagon Wheel Campground
  • Friday, June 29th- Little Red Wagon Play- at the Community Center
Pepperell Week 2:
  • Monday, July 2nd- Studios 2 Go- on camp
  • Friday, July 6th- Aquaboggan
Pepperell Week 3:
  • Wednesday, July 11th- Strawberry Picking and Ft. Williams
  • Thursday, July 12th- Matt Loosignan Concert at the Community Center
  • Friday, July 13th- Bayview Beach Day
Pepperell Week 4:
  • Monday, July 16th- Acres of Wildlife
  • Wednesday, July 18th- Sparks Ark- on camp
  • Friday, July 20th- Funtown Splashtown
Pepperell Week 5:
  • Tuesday, July 24th- Jokers
  • Wednesday, July 25th- Portland Seadogs Game
  • Thursday, July 26th- Gaelic Games-on camp
  • Friday, Jul 27th- Ferry Beach State Park
Pepperell Week 6:
  • Monday, July 30th- Childrens Museum & Deering Oaks Park
  • Friday, August 3rd- Peppfest-on camp
Pepperell Week 7:
  • Monday, August 6th- Studios 2 Go – on camp
  • Wednesday, August 8th- Blueberry Picking
  • Thursday, August 9th- Maine Wildlife Park
  • Friday, August 10th- Penny Carnival at the Community Center
Pepperell Week 8:
  • Wednesday, August 15th- G-Force Laser Tag at Young School
  • Thursday, August 16th- Happy Wheels
  • Friday, August 17th- Big 20 Bowling
Pepperell Week 9:
  • Tuesday, August 21st- Aquaboggan
  • Friday, August 24th- Funtown Splashtown
 
Memorial Memories Camp
Memorial Week 1:
  • Thursday, June 28th- Wagon Wheel Campground
  • Friday, June 29th- Little Red Wagon Play- on camp
Memorial Week 2:
  • Monday, July 2nd- Studios 2 Go- on camp
  • Friday, July 6th- Aquaboggan
Memorial Week 3:
  • Thursday, July 12th- Fort Williams & Strawberry Picking
  • Friday, July 13th- Pine Point Beach
Memorial Week 4:
  • Wednesday, July 18th- Sparks Ark- on camp
  • Thursday, July 19th- Acres of Wildlife
  • Friday, July 20th- Funtown Splashtown
Memorial Week 5:
  • Tuesday, July 24th- Fun World-Nashua, NH
  • Wednesday, July 25th- Portland Seadogs Game
  • Thursday, July 26th- Gaelic Games-on camp
  • Friday, July 27th- Ferry Beach State Park
Memorial Week 6:
  • Tuesday, July 31st- Amtrak to UNH
  • Thursday, August 2nd - Dundee Park & Beach, Windham, ME
Memorial Week 7:
  • Monday, August 6th- Blueberry Picking (am) Studios 2 Go-on camp (pm)
  • Tuesday, August 7th- Casco Bay Cruise
  • Friday, August 10th- Penny Carnival
Memorial Week 8:
  • Tuesday, August 14th- Maine Wildlife Park
  • Wednesday, August 15th- G-Force Laser Tag at Young School
  • Friday, August 17th- Dew Haven Maine Zoo and Rescue
Memorial Week 9:
  • Tuesday, August 21st- Aquaboggan
  • Wednesday, August 22nd- Big 20 Bowling
  • Thursday, August 23rd- Happy Wheels
  • Friday, August 24th- Funtown Splashtown