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General Information

General Information

Thank you for your interest in TECH REVOLUTION!  Below is a list of general information that will help guide you through the process of planning your summer.   We highly recommend that you read the course descriptions on our website, and reach out to us with any questions or comments you may have ([email protected], 610-664-8800, or the website chat in the bottom right).  We enjoy helping families plan for an incredible summer experience!

***You can register for one or multiple weeks, which do not have to be consecutive***

ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE:

Day Camp:

Regular Camp Day for Day Campers:  The Regular Camp Day is from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Early Arrival & Extended Day Options for Day Campers: An Early Arrival option is available from 8:00am to 9:00am ($10/day) and an Extended Day option is available from 5:00pm to 6:00pm ($10/day).

Overnight Camp (West Chester University only):

Residential Camper Arrival:  Residential campers arrive on Sundays between 3:00pm and 5:00pm.  Times may vary for campers arriving by plane, train, or bus.

Residential Camper Departure:  Residential Campers depart on Fridays between 5:00pm and 7:00pm.  If a Saturday departure time is needed, a camper may stay overnight and depart on Saturday by 3:00pm for an additional $75. For campers staying for consecutive weeks of residential camp, the weekend stay is included.

Transportation for Residential Campers is provided to and from the Philadelphia International Airport and 30th Street Station.  The cost of one-way transportation to and from either location is $60.

CAMP REGISTRATION:

Camp registration is completed online by clicking the “REGISTER NOW!” button on the top our homepage.

To begin registration, create a login ID (your email address) and password so you can check your account and camp schedule with us at any time.  If you already have a Lavner Camps account, you can login using this information.  Once logged in, complete your household information, schedule your camp weeks and sessions, select any applicable discounts, complete your registration form, and submit payment.

If paying by credit card or by E-Check, please do so online.  Any payments by cash must be made in person at our year-round office, located at 229 Haverford Avenue, Narberth, PA 19072, and you will receive a receipt for payment.  Now that we accept E-Check, we do not accept payment by check in the mail.

There is a one-time $20 registration fee per child for the 2018 camp year.  

If you have any questions or issues regarding registration, please call our year-round office (610) 664-8800 or email us at [email protected] for assistance.  If you choose to email us, please provide your phone number and the location/camp weeks you wish to register for (we will hold these spots for you for three business days).

CONSENT FORM:

Registration for camp is completed online (by clicking the “Register Now!” button at the top of the website).  When registering, you must complete the entire Camper Registration Form for each child, which contains a consent form that must be signed by the parent and/or legal guardian of the camper.  If you registered over the phone, our office will start your registration, but you still need to complete your registration online which includes completing/submitting the Camper Registration Form.  If you do not complete our consent form but send your child to camp, this is considered implied consent to the terms and conditions listed in our consent form.  If you are having trouble accessing online registration, you must print the consent form and scan/email it to [email protected] prior to your child attending camp.  The consent form constitutes the entire agreement and no section of the consent form may be waived by any other writings or methods of communication.

CAMP MEDICAL FORM:

You may complete one of the medical forms provided below or you can provide us with the health form that was submitted to your child’s school for their current school year.  Please scan/email your form to [email protected]

Camper-Health-History-Form
or
Camper-HealthCare-Recommendations

MINIMUM GRADE REQUIREMENT:

The minimum grade requirement for TECH REVOLUTION is the completion of 1st grade by June, 2018.

CAMP TUITION:

Tuition for 2019 To Be Determined!

CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation on or before March 3, 2018: If you need to cancel your child’s enrollment, you must notify us in writing via email by March 3, 2018 to [email protected] in order to receive a partial refund of your camp payment.  Cancellations on or before March 3, 2018 will result in a partial refund of 90% of camp tuition paid.  Cancellations by March 3, 2018 are only accepted by request via email to [email protected]s.com

Cancellation after March 3, 2018:  All tuition payments for camp are non-refundable after March 3, 2018 regardless of any reason for cancellation.  Camp payments include all payments toward camp including but not limited to regular camp hours, early arrival, extended day, private lessons, and lunch.

We do not provide make up days for missed days of camp, “no-shows”, or missed lessons regardless of reason.

Registration Fee:  The $20 registration fee for each camper is non-refundable once the registration fee is paid.

CHANGE OF CAMP WEEKS:

Changing Camp Schedule on or before May 1, 2018: If you wish to change your child’s camp week(s) on or before May 1st, 2018, Lavner Camps will accommodate this request for no charge, however the new camp dates requested are subject to availability.  We do our best to accommodate all requests.

Changing Camp Schedule after May 1, 2018: If you wish to change your child’s camp week after May 1st, 2018 there is a $25.00 change fee (per camp week) per child, and placement into a new camp week(s) is subject to availability.

A change of camp week pertains to either a change of dates, change of camp, or change of location.

A Change of Week must be made by the Tuesday (5:00pm) prior to the upcoming camp week to be granted.

Change of Camp Week requests must be made directly to our year-round office by emailing [email protected]

Change of weeks can only be made within the same summer (a camp week in Summer 2018 can only be changed to another camp week in 2018).

CAMP PACKETS:

Camp Packets, which include additional information specific to each location, can be obtained by clicking on the “Camp Packet” link located on the right-side navigation bar.  Packets will include detailed information for your location, week and courses (Majors/Minors).  Additional information included in camp packets are: Arrival/Departure information, housing (if applicable), what to bring to camp, campus maps, meals, and more…  Camp Packets will be available by May 1, 2018!

SNACK PERIOD:  

A snack period is offered each day for 15 minutes to give a chance for campers to take a break, eat a tasty snack, and to socialize!  Campers should bring their own, nut-free snack to camp.

RECESS PERIOD:

A recess period is offered each day following lunch.  Recess can consist of games providing options for exercise, team play, and lots of fun!  Recess is typically 45-50 minutes and and takes place outside, weather permitting.  

AUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS TO PICK UP A CAMPER:

In order for an individual to pick up and sign out your child from camp, he/she must (1) be listed on your online Camper Registration Form as an authorized individual to pick up your child and (2) present a valid driver’s license or government issued photo ID.  The Camper Registration Form is the form you completed during online registration, and the question pertaining to Authorized Individuals to drop off/pick up is on the first page of this form.  All Authorized Individuals must be listed on your Camper Registration Form by the Friday prior to your child’s  upcoming camp week.  All amendments of authorized individuals (additions or deletions) must be made by the primary account holder on the Camper Registration Form.  To login to your account, visit www.lavnercampsandprograms.com and click on the “Register Now!” button at the top of the website.

AUTHORIZATION FOR STAFF TO APPLY SUNSCREEN:

If you would like to authorize our staff to apply sunscreen on your child, you can do so on your online Camper Registration Form. Authorization must be made by the Friday prior to your child’s upcoming camp week and campers must bring their own sunscreen to camp.  Your child’s sunscreen must have his or her name and application instructions attached.

EXTENDED HOURS:

Early arrival and extended day are provided at all camp locations.

Early Arrival is from 8:00am to 9:00am.  If you drop off your child prior to 8:45am it is considered Early Arrival and your account will be billed for early arrival (if not previously registered for early arrival).

Extended Day is from 5:00pm to 6:00pm. If you pick up your child after 5:15pm it is consider Extended Day and your account will be billed for extended day (if not previously registered for extended day).  

Early Arrival/Extended Day:

If you would like to book Early Arrival, and/or Extended Day please do so by the Friday prior to your child’s upcoming camp week.  If you need to add any of these options during the camp week, please send your request  directly to [email protected] and we will do our best to accommodate you (and will charge your credit card on file).

If your child attends Early Arrival or Extended Day and it was not previously scheduled and paid for, our office reserves the right to bill your account and charge your credit card on file.

While we do ask that you book in advance, we are flexible and will work to accommodate your requests for early arrival/extended day even if made during the camp week!

HOUSING:

Residential campers attending TECH R3VOLUTION™ at West Chester University stay in newly renovated apartment-style dorms on campus!

MEALS FOR RESIDENTIAL CAMPERS:

All meals are included in tuition for Residential Campers.  Meals on campus take place in the West Chester University dining hall, which offers a variety of healthy and delicious options.  

*The dining halls are not nut-free, but we will designate a nut-free table in the cafeteria.  If your child has a food allergy, you must note this on your child’s online registration form.

OPTIONAL LUNCH PROGRAM FOR DAY CAMPERS:

Families have the option of purchasing lunch or packing lunch for their child.

If a child has a food allergy, the child’s family is required to pack lunch each day for this child, and lunch may not be purchased through camp.  Our third party food service vendors are not able to guarantee that the lunches are free from food allergens and/or free from any cross contamination.

If you decide to purchase lunch you can do so online during registration or can log back into your account and purchase lunch until the Friday prior to the start of the camp week.  Depending upon the location, lunches are ordered from area restaurants, caterers, and/or the university or school cafeteria.

If you are packing a lunch, please make sure all food items are nut-free.  Lunches can be refrigerated upon request (just ask one of your child’s camp instructors or the camp director).

NUT-AWARE CAMP: 

For the safety of our campers, we are a Nut-Aware camp.  Please do not send any nut products to camp with your child.  While we are a “Nut-Aware” camp, we cannot guarantee a nut-free environment.

MEDICATION STORAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

For the safety of our campers, all drugs (medications) are stored under lock and key except when in the controlled possession of the person responsible for administering them.  For prescription drugs (medication), they are given only under the specific instruction/directions of a licensed physician.  For nonprescription drugs (medication), they are given under the signed instructions of the parents or legal guardian or signed instructions from the camper’s physician.

ONLINE HOUSEHOLD INFORMATION:

When you create your online account with Lavner Camps, please make sure to include your address and any important contact phone numbers (home, cell, work) and additional/emergency contacts.

TECH R3VOLUTION™ APPAREL:

Free t-shirt:  Every camper receives one white “TECH R3VOLUTION™” t-shirt.

Additional Lavner Camps apparel t-shirts (red, white, and light blue) and hats (white) are available for purchase when you register for camp or on lavnercamps.com at any time.

Any apparel purchased during registration will be received during your child(ren)’s first day of camp.

SUNDAYS AT RESIDENTIAL CAMP (West Chester University Only):

Formal instruction is not provided on Sundays, but campers do have the option to participate in many fun outdoor and indoor supervised games and activities.

BEHAVIORAL POLICY:

Lavner Camps reserves the absolute right to dismiss a camper without refund for any behavior (1) that threatens or endangers the welfare and/or the safety of any camper, instructor, or any other person involved with the camp, (2) is disruptive to the overall camp environment, which interferes with the beneficial use and enjoyment by campers and staff, or (3) for any form of bullying of other campers or disrespectful behavior to camp authority.  Lavner Camps emphasizes a safe, fun, and healthy camp environment that fosters learning and friendship, and appropriate camp behavior is essential to a great overall experience for everyone involved.  It is imperative that every camper feels included, safe, and part of our camp community.

CAMPER ELECTRONIC DEVICE POLICY:

Day Campers are not permitted to use cell phones, personal computers, or any other electronic devices that connect to the internet while at camp except for camp owned computers used for camp purposes.  “While at camp” pertains to all times that a camper is on location at camp.  If you would like to get in touch with your child during the camp day, please contact our onsite camp director.  The onsite camp director’s contact information (name, phone, and email) will be placed on the chalkboard at the sign in location.  During the camp week, you may also contact our central office ([email protected] or 610 664-8800) to obtain the contact information for the onsite director.  Additionally, if your child would like to contact you during the camp day, he/she may contact you through the camp director or camp instructor.

Residential Campers are not permitted to use cell phones, personal computers, or any other electronic devices that connect to the internet except for camp owned computers for camp purposes from the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm.  If you would like to get in touch with your child during this time, please contact our onsite camp director.  The onsite camp director’s contact information (name, phone, and email) will be placed on the chalkboard at the sign in location.  During the camp week, you may also contact our central office ([email protected] or 610 664-8800) to obtain the contact information for the onsite director.  Additionally, if your child would like to contact you between the hours of 8:00am to 6:00pm, he/she may contact you through the camp director or camp instructor. After 6:00pm until lights out, campers may only use their cell phone to communicate with their family via text or phone.  In addition, after 6:00pm until lights out, campers may use electronic devices to play games that have a rating of “Early Childhood” or “Everyone” as determine by ERSB via their website:  ERSB Ratings.

NEW AND AMENDED CAMP POLICIES:

To ensure a safe and productive camp environment, Lavner Camps reserves the right to add or amend camp policies at any time.  All current policies can be found at www.lavnercampsandprograms.com in real time.

PROJECT COMPLETION:

We strive to have every camper complete the project minimums for each camp per the camp descriptions, however, we do maintain that this also requires the active participation and attendance of the camper.

PERSONAL PROPERTY POLICY:

Campers may bring personal items/equipment to camp, but Lavner Camps is not responsible or liable for any personal equipment that is lost, stolen, or broken.

“LOST AND FOUND” POLICY:

Lavner Camps is not responsible or liable for any personal items/equipment that is left behind at camp.  Lost and Found items/equipment may be held at camp until the last day of camp.  Any remaining Lost and Found items/equipment will be discarded/recycled at the end of the camp season.

ACCOUNT BALANCES:

If your child arrives at camp and you have an account balance, Lavner Camps reserves the right to process your credit card on file for the camp week.  After attending camp, if still have an account balance, Lavner Camps reserves the right to process your payment method on file during scheduled billing cycles.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please feel free to contact us with any questions or comments you may have!

Office: (610) 664-8800

Email: [email protected]

Website: lavnercampsandprograms.com

Mailing:

Lavner Camps

229 Haverford Avenue (1st Floor)

Narberth, PA 19072

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