Frequently Asked Questions

Check in for resident campers is between 3:30 and 5:00 on Sundays. Registration should move quickly as all you have to do is get your cabin number and see the nurse. Day campers and parents will review their health forms during Sunday registration starting at 3:30 and choose their activities for the week.
Yes, all campers must have a health form the day of registration. Health forms need to be completed including emergency numbers and immunizations. Campers must have had a physical within the last 24 months a school or sports physical meets the criteria. No camper can remain at camp with out a current health form. After registering you can complete the necessary health information right online.
Health forms must be completed online by June 17. Medications are given to the nurse on Sunday
It is very common for children to miss home while they are away, especially first-time campers.Our counseling staff is very experienced and well trained to help campers through times of homesickness. Also, our assistant director and program director can provide additional support to the camper. We ask that you do not promise your child that they can call home if they miss you, as this can lead to increased homesickness. If your child misses home continuously, the assistant director or program director will be in contact with you to discuss the situation.
NO. For the safety of all campers and staff visitors are not allowed on camp property.
On Sunday evening during our Round-Robin activity resident campers will have the opportunity to sign up for their activities for the week. Day campers choose activities on Sundays.
Yes. If you request one friend as a bunk mate and the friend requests you and there isn’t a difference of more than two years in your ages, you’ll be together.
Yes. All campers and staff eat together plus there is free time during the day to play and talk with your friends and you’ll see them during activities and at evening activity.
Money for the canteen (camp store) is included in the registration fee. Each resident camper has $15.00 to spend for the week. Money not used is placed in our Campership Fund.
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During week 1, 3, 5 and 7 pick up is on Friday night between 3:30 and 5:00 p.m.. If your camper attends week 2, 4, or 6 pick up is Saturday between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.. Regardless of what week you attend camp you must bring your KID CLAIM card in order for us to release the camper to you.
Yes, as long as whoever is picking them up has the “Kid Claim Card” to show the cabin counselor OR you inform the staff at the registration table on Sunday.
Yes you can send one way e-mails to your camper at mycamper@lourdescamp.com. Please include your campers first and last name along with the cabin number on the subject line. Campers are not allowed to e-mail or use the telephone but we encourage them to write letters and postcards.
Yes, we will accept packages during Sunday registration and put them in the camp Post Office for delivery. Make sure they have the campers name and day of delivery clearly mark on each package. PLEASE DO NOT drop off any packages during the week.
There are anywhere from 10-16 campers per cabin and two counselors assigned to each cabin. The counselors sleep in the cabin at night.
You can e-mail you camper at mycamper@lourdescamp.com and we’ll make sure they get it or you could send them a letter or “care package”. We do not allow cell phones (it’s camp!) or campers to use the phone either for incoming or out going calls. If there is a problem of any type we will call home and talk to you first to discuss any situation.