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Frequently Asked Questions

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How old must I be to attend?
DAY CAMP: Ages 5-12 or rising 6th (by August 31 of the upcoming fall)
OVERNIGHT CAMP: 2-6 grade campers

What are the camp times?
DAY CAMP Arrive at Providence Methodist 8:00am; Depart by bus from church - 8:15 am
DAY CAMP Arrival by bus or car at Camp - 9:00 am
DAY CAMP Dismiss from camp - 3:00 pm ;  Dismiss from bus - 3:30-3:45 pm

Where is the camp located?
The camp is located at 7123 New Town Road (10 minutes from the Arboretum Shopping Center) approximately thirty minutes from the Providence road area near Queens road.
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How do I register & pay?

Please register online by clicking the "Registration Link."  Payments can be made via Paypal (3% surcharge) or via check.  Registration is not complete until payment is received.  Contact the camp with any questions: (704) 843-9541, or send email to

What if I change my mind after I have registered and paid?
Refunds or changes are made for medical emergencies only.  See Terms below.

What are groups & ages?
Children are grouped as nearly as possible according to grade entering as enrollment allows. Counselors remain with an assigned group for the entire week of children's camp attendance.

Five, six, seven, eight, and nine year olds (entering grades K,1,2,3)
These children are enrolled for the full day program as
described on your application form. They participate in all the activities available at camp and experience excitement and wonder at the outdoor experiences offered.

Nine, ten, eleven and twelve year olds (entering grades 4,5,6)
These children are also enrolled for the full day program as described on your application form. Developing skills in the out of doors and participating in well supervised activities brings structure, purpose, and enrichment to their leisure summer days.

Snow cones are available every day during the week for all ages .

 Parents should  inform by telephone and written note of any dietary concerns.  Please bring lunch, beverage and one snack for the full day. Water is available throughout the camp, as well as bringing your own.

What are overnights like?

Overnights are optional for children entering grades 2-6. To attend overnights a camper must be enrolled in the day camp for the week attending. Campers will ride the bus and bring their gear for overnight on Thursdays and may ride the bus home on Friday as well. Overnights include outdoor cooking, bonfire and marshmallow, sing-alongs, talents shows,  and stories at the campfire along with more outdoor adventure. Learning to set up tents and survive in the out of doors will be led by scout leaders and scouts teaching outdoor skills. Depending upon weather conditions, campers will sleep either in the inside in air conditioned area, or outside in covered pavilion areas. Details will follow for those enrolling in overnights. All meals and snacks are provided.

Do you celebrate birthdays throughout the year and the summer at Camp WPW?
Birthdays are very special and many birthday choices are made available throughout the year for the activities of the birthday child. Inquire for through the year birthday celebrations or summer birthdays at For additional information and a personal conversation and personalized planning for your child's birthday.The goal of birthdays at Camp WPW is to make the birthday child VERY SIGNIFICANT in the midst of small celebrations of friends and close family.



1. Registration: Applications received before Feb 15: $100 registration fee (per week) is due at registration -balance due April 28.  All Registrations received after February 15: Full payment due at time of registration. Camper will not be enrolled until payment is received.  Pay within 5 business days in order to save your space.  (Note: All bus fees must be paid at time of registration.)

2.  Full payment due by April 28. Full payment due for multiple weeks registered unless directors have approved special payment arrangements. NO REFUNDS FOLLOWING REGISTRATION. Entire balance must be paid before a child attends camp. Fees are not refundable.

3. If a child is withdrawn for any purpose after Registering, withdrawal requires full payment. Those registered for multiple weeks who elect not to attend on all weeks reserved will be billed (if special payment plan was approved) for the weeks not attended according to the above withdrawal fees.

4. For illness of child or immediate family or for transfer to another city, the camp will offer an exchange of weeks. NO REFUNDS, as staff and program expenses are determined based on registration. The camp is totally tuition funded.

5. Requested change of dates from your original application will be offered through March 3rd, if available.  If dates are available, exchanges made after March 3rd will incur a $12 fee.  Bus fees are not refundable as buses are booked at time of registration.

6. If you transfer out of the last week of camp, there are no exchanges as no weeks remain. Tuition is not refundable unless there is a medical need. In summary, carefully select your dates of enrollment so that you will not lose your tuition.

Sign up only for weeks you can attend. If a week is held for you, others may be turned away. In Fairness to all; please honor your requested week. Plan to attend all five days without interruption, if possible.