Camp Policies

Be sure to check this listing for policies and procedures that are specific to Steward's Summer Experience.

Registration

Sign Me Up!

To participate in a Summer Experience camp or class, we must have a completed registration and medical form for each camper. To register, each camper must complete his or her registration information online. Paper registrations are available upon request.

Camp Policies

Registration, Payment, Refund, and Confirmation Information

Registration for the Summer Experience begins on February 1, 2017. Camps and class sizes are limited, so be sure to register early to reserve your space.

To register, each camper must complete his or her registration information online (or complete and mail a registration form) and pay a non-refundable deposit of $50 per program to ensure enrollment. Payments may be made by credit card online or by submitting a check (made payable to “The Steward School”) with registration form.

Tuition balance must be paid in full by June 1. If tuition balance is not paid in full by the deadline, the space will be given to the next person on the waiting list. Campers will not be permitted to attend a Summer Experience program if there is an outstanding balance.

The $50 deposit is non-refundable; however, if a participant changes his or her registration, the remainder of the tuition (less the $50 non-refundable deposit per camp) can be used as a credit towards another Summer Experience 2017 program. The credit cannot be transferred to future summer programs. All camps are subject to maximum and minimum enrollments. Under-enrolled programs may be cancelled.

Campers are enrolled in the order in which their registrations are received. You will be notified if the program you have registered for is full.

If your camper can only attend one week of a two-week camp, contact camps@stewardschool.org for pro-rated options.

A confirmation email will be sent to all campers’ parents/guardians upon receipt of registration. An informational letter including drop-off and pick-up locations, supply lists (if necessary), and other pertinent information will be sent to campers one week before camp begins. For additional or specific information, please contact Summer Experience staff members at the email addresses listed in the “Our Resident Experts” section.

Cancellation of Classes

There are minimum class sizes for all camps and programs. The Steward School reserves the right to cancel any course, program, or activity as necessary. In such cases, a full refund will be made. Tuition is refundable only if The Steward School cancels a course or program. No refunds will be made for individuals who are asked to leave a camp or program because of behavior. No refunds are given for academic camps for any reason other than cancellation by The Steward School.

Insurance Information

Parents must agree to provide health and accident insurance for the student and to indemnify the school and its personnel against any liability for student accident or health problems.

Allergies and Medications

Important notice to parents of campers with allergies: The Steward School camps are NOT peanut, wheat, dairy, or allergen free. We make every reasonable accommodation for campers with allergies. If your child is allergic to certain foods, we ask that you provide a snack each day.

If your child is in a camp where cooking or food preparation is part of the curriculum, please discuss your child’s dietary needs with the teacher. Children who require the use of an Epi-pen or similar device for life-threatening emergencies will be asked to keep their devices with them at all times (a small backpack or fanny pack works well). Our license from the Department of Social Services does not permit us to distribute medication of any kind. However, most camp counselors and coaches are trained in CPR and first aid.

Field Trip

By registering, parents give consent for campers to participate in off-campus field trips when applicable.

Photographs

Unless we have a written letter to the contrary, The Steward School exercises the right to use any photographs taken of individuals participating in the Summer Experience in its promotional publications.

Questions

If you have any questions about our camps, please email them to camps@stewardschool.org. One of our friendly camp administrators will get back to you as quickly as possible.

 

Steward Voices

Steward is an atmosphere that fosters confidence—something we have seen in all three of our kids. Whether it is playing a new sport, running for a seat on the Honor Council, or singing a solo on Talent Night, they have been encouraged to try, to experience, and to grow.
- Dan and Kathi Campbell, Parents of Abbie ’19, Emma ’17, and Ben ’14

Steward Voices

Steward is the right place for Micah and Kiri because they are able to develop strong connections with their teachers, which in turn facilitates confidence and resilience in their learning. Everyone at Steward knows your name and makes you feel so welcome.
- Paul and Janet Yoon, Parents of Kiri ’27 and Micah ’26

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Steward helped me develop the skills I needed to succeed in college and the courage and confidence to set competitive career goals for myself. But, these skills weren’t lessons I learned just in Steward’s classrooms; they came from the athletic fields, in the hallways, and during Honor Council meetings, too.
- Grace Henderson ’10

Steward Voices

Steward provides Andrew with a nurturing environment which fosters his individualism, develops exemplary character traits, and continuously provides him with creative learning experiences. Consequently, Andrew ‘loves’ school and anticipates each day with joy, enthusiasm, and excitement.
- Betsy Jollay, Grandmother of Andrew O’Leary ’25

Steward Voices

I love all that The Steward School has done for Trace. Steward has uncovered Trace’s talents, celebrated his individuality, and strengthened his belief in himself. The faculty and staff offer an amazing balance of challenge and comfort, encouraging the best from all students. I can’t imagine Trace being anywhere else. Thank you, Steward School.
- Ron Coles, Father of Trace Coles ’19 and Grade 5 Teacher

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Being a member of The Steward School international program has been an awesome experience. The community has helped me tremendously along the way.
- Bowen Chen ’15

 

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