Summer Camp Frequently Asked Questions

Can I sign up the day of summer camp?

No, pre-registration is required. Click here to get started!

What are the age groups for summer camp?

4*-5 years, 6-8 years, 9-11 years and 12+. For staffing purposes, if we do not reach our required number of children per
age group, we will combine age groups during that week of camp. *MUST BE POTTY TRAINED.

What should my child wear to camp?

Campers should wear bathing suit under clothes, sunscreen*, shorts, t-shirts, socks & sneakers; Sunglasses are optional. All items need to be labeled with your child’s name. RWJ Rahway Fitness & Wellness Center at Carteret is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

*Please apply any needed sunscreen at home so your child is protected before the camp day starts.

What should my child bring to camp?

Campers should bring a water bottle, towel, flip flops, bagged lunch and a healthy snack.

Should I pack a lunch & snack?

Please provide your child with a brown bag lunch & a small snack. Lunches or snacks will not be refrigerated so pack your child’s lunch & snack appropriately. PLEASE NOTE: ALL LUNCHES/SNACKS MUST BE NUT FREE.

What if I cannot pick my child up by 3:00pm or need to drop off before 9:00am?

Please indicate on your registration form if you will not be able to pick your child up by 3:00 pm or need to drop off before 9:00 am. We offer before and after care programs for an additional fee. We also offer FitKids programs + swim lessons for any parents interested in signing their children up to participate after summer camp. Please see the reception desk for more details and registration forms.

Will my child be swimming during summer camp?

Yes, Monday to Thursday. We have set aside time each day, except for Fridays, for your child to swim. Fridays are planned for special events that may require a bathing suit. Please send your children to Summer Camp with the appropriate swimming gear (ie. Towel, US Coast Guard certified Life Vest, bathing suit, goggles, swimming cap-if needed, etc.) The spray park at Carteret Park will be available every other Friday.

Can my child swim in the deep end of the pool?

All campers will have a swim test to determine their swim level and if they will be permitted to swim in the deep water.

What if my child needs medication during summer camp?

We have a Nurse on staff at all times and will be available in the event a child gets sick, hurt or needs medication. Any
medication for your child needs to be in the original bottle with the prescription label attached.

Is there a lost & found if my child loses any of their personal items?

We have a lost & found located at the reception desk of the facility. We are not responsible for lost or stolen items.

What is your refund policy?

NO refunds once Camp has started.

How can I get started tdoay?

Click here!

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