Blast Day Camp FAQs

Blast Summer Day Camp in Lancaster County

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FAQs

Can I sign my child up for more than one week?
Yes! You may sign your camper up for as many weeks as you would like. Campers signed up for 2 or more weeks will receive a second t-shirt, water bottle and drawstring bag.

Can I sign my child up for part of a week?
Our goal is to foster an environment where friendships and trust can form within the group and therefore have limited our offerings to full weeks sessions.

Where is drop-off/pick-up?
Dropoff and pickup will both take place in the Nature Center at Black Rock Retreat, 1345 Kirkwood Pike, Quarryville, PA (#26 on the map you can find here). Get directions »

Do you offer sponsorships?
For families looking for financial assistance, please check out our overnight Summer Camp program or check with your local church to see if they offer any sponsorship assistance.

What if I need a refund?
Any amount paid above the $100 non-refundable deposit is refundable up to 14 days prior to the registered week of Day Camp. No refunds will be given for cancellations within 14 days of the registered week of Blast Day Camp.

Does Blast Day Camp qualify as a Day Care Center for tax purposes?
Blast Day Camp is a camp program does not qualify to be claimed as tax-deductible child care.

What if my child is sick?
If your child is sick we require them to be kept home for the day. If your child becomes sick during the day an authorized person will need to pick them up.

How do you train the counselors?
Counselors participate in training sessions prior to the first week of Day Camp. All counselors are certified in Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED for adults and children. All staff working directly with campers have background checks as required by Pennsylvania law.

What is the staff ratio?
Our ideal staff ratio is 1 staff for 7 campers. This number is adjusted as needed by the needs of a particular activity or group.

Will there be lifeguards?
Yes! All swimming activities take place under the supervision of Red Cross certified lifeguards. Did you know we also offer summer swimming lessons for kids?

What do you do in the case of inclement weather?
When the weather does not permit us to be outdoors, the fun just moves to either a pavilion or an indoor space such as our Nature Center or Gym.

Where will the meals will be served?
Most meals will be served in one of our dining halls with an emphasis on providing balanced options. If your camper has any dietary allergies or restrictions please contact our Food Service Director at rlockhart@blackrockretreat.com.

Do you have more questions?

Check out the Parent Packet or e-mail daycamp@blackrockretreat.com.

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