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Camp spaces are limited; some weeks fill quickly.
Wait lists are established for each week after a camp fills. CRPR will contact registrants on the wait list in the order they registered if/when an opening becomes available.

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2016 Summer Day Camps

Camp registrations opened on 1 Feb 2016.
A discount of $5 per week was offered on fees shown below for all
Wee KIDventure and KIDVenture Camp registrations processed through 29 Feb 2016.

• Wee KIDVenture Camp  - Age 3-5 & toilet-trained

At Corl St. Elementary: Wee KIDVenture offers boys and girls summer fun in one-week or multiple-week sessions during our 8-week program. Our themed weeks involve activities that engage campers in a variety of awesome activities including arts and crafts, special events, music, reading stories, water fun and of course, lots of play time. Register today for this high-quality summer experience designed to give your child a fun and safe experience with dedicated, trained staff. See themes below.

• KIDVenture Camp - Entering Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-6

At Park Forest Middle School: CRPR KidVenture Camps understand what it means to be a KID! Join our qualified and enthusiastic KIDVenture staff for an exciting summer of discovery, adventure, and fantastic memories! Each week boasts an exciting theme with a variety of enticing programmed activities, as well as time for swimming, field trips, and our weekly Counselor Surprise. Both KIDVenture Camps are full-day programs (7:30AM - 5:30 PM). 7:30-9:00 AM and 4:00-5:30 PM each day is time for check-in & check-out. 9:00 AM-4:00 PM is KIDVenture program time! Camp fees for Week #2 and #7 are higher due to field trip costs. See themes below.

Click HERE for the KidVenture Camp "Leader In Training Program" (for youth entering Grades 8-12)

Camp Name

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3
4 DAYS ONLY
due to July 4

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

Week 8

Wee KIDVenture
Age 3-5
Corl St. Elem.
9:00 AM-Noon

Jun 20-24
$77R/$116N
Program # 43501

Jun 27-Jul 1
$77R/$116N
Program # 43502

July 5-8
$62R/$93N
Program # 43503

July 11-15
(Closed Jul 13)
$62R/$93N
Program # 43504

July 18-22
$77R/$116N
Program # 43505

July 25-29
$77R/$116N
Program # 43506

Aug. 1-5
$77R/$116N
Program #
43507

Aug. 8-12
$77R/$116N
Program # 43508

KIDVenture Camp (Gr. 1-3)
Park Forest Middle
7:30 AM-5:30 PM

June 20-24
$173R/$260N
Program # 43601

Jun 27-Jul 1
$188R/$275N
Program # 43602

July 5-8
$138R/$208N
Program # 43603

July 11-15
$173R/$260N
Program # 43604

July 18-22
$173R/$260N
Program #43605

July 25-29
$173R/$260N
Program #
43606

Aug. 1-5
$180R/$267N
Program # 43607

Aug. 8-12
$173R/$260N
Program # 43608

KIDVenture Camp (Gr. 4-6)
Park Forest Middle
7:30 AM-5:30 PM

June 20-24
$173R/$260N
Program #43701

Jun 27-Jul 1
$188R/$275N
Program #43702

July 5-8
$138R/$225N
Program #43703

July 11-15
$173R/$260N
Program #43704

July 18-22
$173R/$260N
Program #43705

July 25-29
$173R/$260N
Program #43706

Aug. 1-5
$180R/$267N
Program #43707

Aug. 8-12
$173R/$260N
Program #43708

FEE CODE "R" - Resident of the Borough of State College or the Twp. of College, Harris, Ferguson or Patton. Proof of residency may be required.
FEE CODE "N" - Nonresident (a resident of any other municipality)

REGISTRATION OPTIONS (Camp registrations opened on 1 Feb 2016).

The 2016 Central PA Festival of the Arts is scheduled for July 13-17 including Children & Youth Day is Wed., July 13.
WEE KIDventure will not meet on Monday, July 4 and Wed. July 13; KIDVenture Camp will not meet on Monday, July 4.

2016 Wee KidVenture Camp Themes

  1. WEEK #1 Up, Up & Away! Exploring all things UP in the sky - rockets, stars, and other things that fly! Wind up the week with paper airplane, “Best in Flight” Show!
  2. WEEK #2 Down on the Farm! What makes a farm so much fun? This week, we learn about cows that “moo”, pigs that “oink” & roosters that “cock-a-doodle-do”! We may even have some visitors from the farm!
  3. WEEK #3 Patriotic Party! We celebrate Indepence Day with banners, flags, patriotic games, a parade, and red,white& blue art projects! Camp is closed Monday, July 4 for Independence Day
  4. WEEK #4 Surf’s Up! We will travel to the Wee KidVenture Beach to build sand castles, look for seashells, and of course, enjoy some wet, wild, and wacky water games as we try to beat the summer heat! Camp is closed Wednesday, July 13 for Kids Day @ the Festival of the Arts. Visit us at Friedman Parklet.
  5. WEEK #5 Treasure Island Adventure! Argh matey, hoist ye flag and prepare to set sail as adventure awaits at every port, where X marks the spot and buried treasure is within our reach! Be ye’ pirate or princess, show your spirit by wearing your favorite costume. Shiver me timbers, don’t forget your eye patch!
  6. WEEK #6 Camp Carnival This week hosts our annual KIDVenture Camp Carnival! Join us to create amazing carnival booths, play games, sing songs, and make messy art projects! Bring your family out to the Carnival on Thursday, July 28 at Park Forest Middle School!
  7. WEEK #7 Wild, Wild West Strap on your boots & dust off your hat! We are heading out west for what is sure to be a wild adventure. Round your partners for some square dancing and cowboy sing-a-longs as well as plenty of other western activities!
  8. WEEK #8 Camp-Out Tent, check! Sleeping bag, check! Camp out with us and sing silly camp songs, play camp games, and create an “indoor camp fire”. No bug spray needed!

2016 KidVenture Camp Themes

Week #1   Show Your Summer Spirit! Trip:Bowling & Fun at Talleyrand Park

Week #2    H2Wow!     Trip: DelGrosso’s

Week #3     Party in the USA           Trip: Cookout & Games at the Park

Week #4   Dy-No-Mite Decades!       Trip: Central PA Arts Fest Kids Day

Week #5    Imaginaium   Trip: Movie @ State Theatre & Park Fun

Week #6    Carnival Craziness    Trip: Carnival Creating

Week #7    Anything Can Happen...   Trip: Lake Tobias

Week #8    50 Years of FUN!       Trip: Black Moshannon State Park

DAY CAMP REFUND & TRANSFER POLICY

  • Program fees are not prorated, refunded or credited based upon actual attendance.
  • A $5 processing fee will be charged for each week that is cancelled.
  • If a refund request is made 7 calendar days or more before the first day of the camp session, a full refund (less a $5 admin. processing fee) is provided for the camp.
  • If a refund request is made 7 calendar days or less before the first day of camp, a full refund (less a $5 admin. processing fee) is provided for the camp ONLY IF a participant from the wait list can be placed in the reserved slot. If no replacement is found, no refund is provided.
  • Transfers are made if an opening exists and a transfer request is received at the CRPR Office at least 7 calendar prior to the start of the earliest week. A $5 fee is charged per child for each session transfer.
  • Camp registrations are not transferable to another individual.
  • Youth Scholarship Info (limited to residents only)

CAMP INFORMATION FOR PARENTS

  • The parents of each camper must complete a 2016 Health & Safety Form (PDF)
  • Campers are placed by CRPR staff into groups according to grade or age.
  • Campers must provide their own lunch and drink (no glass bottles).
  • KIDVenture & Wetlands campers should bring a snack each day. Refrigeration is not available.
  • Since most activities occur out-of-doors, campers are encouraged to wear play clothes and sneakers. KIDVenture camps swim Monday, Wednesday & Friday afternoons (including the first day of camp each week), weather-permitting.
  • Program content may change due to enrollment and available resources.

2016 DAY CAMP PAYMENT PLAN (available for Wee KidVenture and KidVenture Camps)

Payment in full for at least the first two weeks per child is due at the time of registration.Payment deadlines for subsequent weeks are listed below and payments must be madeaccording to the schedule below. The agency may cancel registrations if payments are not made as scheduled.  NOTE: the payment plan cannot be provided as part of the on-line Active.Net registration process, so it's necessary for camp registrations involving a Payment Plan to be made via phone to the CRPR Office at (814) 231-3071.

  • Weeks 1 & 2         Full Payment due by at the time of registration
  • Weeks 3 & 4         Full Payment due by Friday, May 6
  • Weeks 5 & 6         Full Payment due by Friday, June 3
  • Weeks 7 & 8         Full Payment due by Friday, July 8

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