LABS, WORKSHOPS, & MORE

All workshops are designed to keep campers alert, enthusiastic, and engaged. Campers enjoy Science, Creative Arts, and Brain Power Workshops, as well as Swimming, Field Trips, Funtastic Fridays, and our popular Sandwich Bar.

2022 SUMMER POLICIES

 

REGISTRATION

 

  • PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

    • Vaccination: Camper must have received all recommended COVID-19 vaccines. Verification will be required for all campers. For more information, please see our Vaccination Policy below.

    • Explorers Program: Entering grade K - 2

    • Trailblazers Program: Entering grade 3 - 7

    • Teen Leader Program: Entering grade 8 -12

  • PAYMENTS

    • Non-refundable $50 deposit per session paid at time of registration.

    • Remaining balance is automatically processed on

      • May 2 (Sessions 1-4)

      • June 1 (Sessions 5-7)

      • July 1  (Sessions 8-10)

    • Tuition Auto Pay (TAP) can be set up with bank account (no fee) or credit card (2% service fee).

    • Insufficient funds or credit card denials are subject to a $50 fee.

  • SCHEDULE CHANGES

    • To add sessions, extended care (AM & PM Camp), or lunch, use the Parent Portal. There is no charge to add.

    • To trade sessions (canceling and adding the same number of sessions), you must first register for the weeks you would like to add using the Parent Portal and then submit a Notice of Change Form for the sessions you would like to cancel. There is no charge to trade sessions. 

    • To cancel sessions, extended care, or lunch, and receive a full refund (less the $50 per week deposit), the Notice of Change Form must be received no later than Sunday, May 1. There are no refunds for cancellations after Sunday, May 1.

    • In the event of cancellation due to force majeure (including but not limited to COVID-19), a refund/credit will be offered for any subsequent weeks that Camp Happy Hall is unable to operate.

    • Absences cannot be made up. There are no credits or refunds for missed days.

    • Please know that our cancelation policy is intended to allow our team of experienced professionals to plan and implement a summer program that meets your family’s needs.

 

ATTENDANCE

 

  • LATENESS & ABSENCE: If your camper is going to be late or absent, please notify Camp Happy Hall (CHH).

  • EARLY DROP OFF/LATE PICK UP

    • There are no drop-offs before 7:00 AM.

    • Drop-Offs during AM Camp (7:00-9:00 AM) are subject to the AM or PM Camp Fee ($38/session).

    • Pick-Ups during PM Camp (4:00-6:00 PM), are subject to the AM or PM Camp Fee ($38/session).

    • There is a $5 per minute Late Fee starting at 6:00 PM. Frequent lateness may result in dismissal.

  • SECURITY

    • State Law Section 101229.1 requires parents to sign their camper in and out daily.

    • Be sure a staff person acknowledges your camper’s arrival and departure. Campers must not be left unsupervised.

    • Your camper will only be released to those authorized in the Parent Portal, unless we have notification from you.

    • If there is a change to your family information (telephone, custody, medical, etc.), you must update the Parent Portal and also inform the Camp Director.

 

HEALTH & WELLNESS (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

 

  • VACCINATION

    • Campers ages 5-11 years must have completed the primary series of COVID-19 vaccines.

    • Campers ages 12 or older must have received all recommended vaccine doses, including boosters (if eligible*) and additional primary shots for some immunocompromised people.

    • At this time, everyone 12 years and older is eligible to receive a booster dose 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series. This policy will change as the FDA updates eligibility criteria is updated.

    • Before your child attends you are required to complete a 2022 Summer Camp Health Screening form, where you will be required to upload proof of vaccination. 

    • We will only accept digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records issued by the State of California. You can easily access your digital COVID-19 Vaccine Records at https://myvaccinerecord.cdph.ca.gov.

  • ILLNESS

    • You must keep your child home if they have a temperature of 100.4 or any other flu-like symptoms (Symptoms include fever, chills, muscle aches, cough, congestion, runny nose, headaches, and fatigue).

    • If your child is in our care and has a temperature of 100.4 or above or any other flu-like symptoms, you will be called and expected to pick up your child within one hour.

    • Children must be symptom and medication-free for 48 hours prior to returning depending on the symptoms and severity of the symptoms.

    • If a child or household member has symptoms that are consistent with COVID-19 or has been in close contact with a person with symptoms or diagnosed with COVID-19, you must notify us immediately.

  • MEDICATION: To administer any medication, including over-the-counter items, to your camper, State Law Section 101226.e requires that you provide us direction from a doctor and your daily written authorization (on the CHH Medication Authorization Sheet). Medication must be turned into a Director. Medication may not be stored in a camper’s backpack.

  • ALLERGIES & SPECIAL DIETS: If your camper has allergies or dietary needs, please discuss them with a Director.

  • DAILY HEALTH SCREENING: Each day, all staff and children will have their temperatures taken prior to entering campus. Each day, all staff and families will complete a digital questionnaire prior to entering campus.

  • FACE COVERINGS: All staff and campers must wear face coverings at all times, with the exception of eating or drinking. All adults dropping off and picking up children must wear a face covering. Campers are required to wear a well-fitting surgical, KN95, or N95 mask (cloth masks are not acceptable)

  • HANDWASHING: All staff and children are required to wash hands with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds for ALL, but not limited to the activities listed below. Additional handwashing stations will be made available.

  • CLEANING: Before, during, and after camp, surfaces will be cleaned with disinfectant. Frequently used surfaces will be cleaned and sanitized after every use.

  • WATER: All staff and children are required to bring a refillable water bottle from home. The use of water fountains will be restricted. 

  • SUNSCREEN: Happy Hall will use Rocky Mountain Sunscreen SPF 50 KIDS Spray Mist to apply sunscreen to children. Please do not bring sunscreen from home unless your child has a doctor’s note verifying an allergy or skin condition that requires an alternative brand.

  • LIMITED ACCESS TO CAMP: Access to our Camp will be limited to staff, children, and business-essential personnel. Parents are not permitted to enter classrooms.

  • CONTACTLESS SIGN-IN/OUT: If you have access to our Parent Portal, you are encouraged to download the 1CORE Family app for contactless sign-in/out. A QR code will be posted outside of your child’s cabin. If you do not have the app, you can request a teacher to sign your child in or out.

 

GENERAL POLICIES

 

  • PHOTOGRAPHS & VIDEOS: We often take photographs or video and use them in various media for educational, promotional, advertising, or other purposes.

  • ITEMS FROM HOME: Children are only permitted to bring a light jacket, hat, and water bottle to camp.

  • CELL PHONE USE: Campers are not permitted to use cell phones. If a camper needs to contact parents, the camp phone is available. 

  • BEHAVIOR

    • Campers and staff alike are entitled to a safe and pleasant environment. If a camper shows disrespect, yells, threatens others, or acts violently, you will be called and expected to pick up your camper immediately.

    • If your camper is unable to safely interact or participate at camp, you will be called and requested to pick up your camper immediately. The Camp Director will work with your family to help address any issues.

  • DISMISSAL POLICY: If it is in the best interest of the camper and/or CHH, we reserve the right to dismiss a camper.

  • COMMUNITY CARE LICENSING: The Community Care Licensing Department has the authority, without parent consent, to conduct interviews with campers or staff and to inspect and audit records per State Law Section 101200.b.

  • OUTSIDE SERVICES: CHH strongly discourages our employees from providing families any services that are not part of our program. CHH does not authorize such services and is not responsible for any acts or omissions of any employee while providing such services.

  • ARBITRATION: In the event a dispute arises out of or relating to services provided by CHH that cannot be resolved in good faith directly with CHH, all parties (parents, guardians, CHH) agree to participate in mediation by a mutually agreed upon third party. In the event that mediation does not resolve the dispute or no third party can be agreed to, then parties agree to participate in binding arbitration governed by the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Any settlement or award by the arbitrator shall be final and enforceable in any court having jurisdiction over this dispute.