Camp Mansfield


CAMP MANSFIELD
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General Camp Information 

  • Camp Mansfield is a traditional outdoor summer day camp with a wide variety of activities for campers age 4 1/2  to 15 years old
  • Camp Mansfield is held on the grounds of Mansfield Middle School, Schoolhouse Brook Park and Bicentennial Pond.
  • Activities include archery, arts and crafts, canoeing/kayaking, creative games, hip-hop dance , mountain biking for grades 5-9, nature/environmental activities, sports, science, free swim, camp songs and special events.
  • Weekly themes, wacky Wednesdays and Fun Fridays. During Fun Fridays we may have an inflatable slide, sno-cone machine or a dunk tank. An example of a Wacky Wednesday would be dress up like your favorite pirate or princess during Pirates and Princess's week. 
  • Campers are separated into groups based on the grade they will be entering in the fall. 
  • Camp runs Monday – Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. rain or shine.
  • 4 daily lunch choices are included in the camp fee for full day campers.

Staff

  • Our staff are former campers, high school students, college students and recreational professionals.
  • We have a camp nurse on site daily from 9am - 3pm. 
  • Camp staff are certified in First Aid, CPR and AED through the American Red Cross.
  • Camp staff are certified in Blood Borne Pathogens and epipen and inhaler administration. 
  • Camp staff is also required to attend pre-camp trainings on topics including child development, safety, positive disciplining, leadership and teamwork.

Ratios

  • Our camper to staff ratio varies by age group and specific group needs or dynamics. Ratios begin at 1:5 and do not exceed 1:10.
  • At camp our counselors rotate their groups between the different specialists. The specialists are an additional staff member per group during their activity. While campers are swimming there are lifeguards on duty at Bicentennial Pond.

Session/Themes

Camp Mansfield is 8, one week sessions. Dates for camp are June 24-August 16, 2019.

*Due to school ending on June 14th, we will be offering a 3 day mini camp session from Wednesday, June 19th through Friday, June 21st.*

 

  • Added Session: June 19-June 21 "Fit and Fun" 
  • Session 1: June 24-June 28 "Challenge"
  • Session 2: July 1-July 5 (No Camp on 7/4) "Stars and Stripes"
  • Session 3: July 8-July 12 "Pirates and Princesses"
  • Session 4: July 15-July 19 "Shark"
  • Session 5: July 22-July 26 "Superhero"
  • Session 6: July 29-August 2 "Jurassic Park"
  • Session 7: August 5-August 9 "Olympics"
  • Session 8: August 12-August 16 "Carnival"

Adventurer Trips

Added Session - Flight, Fit and Fun 

Week 1 - Laser Quest & Ocean Beach

Week 2 - Kayaking at Mansfield Hollow & Sonny's Place  - trips cancelled

Week 3 - Brownstone Exploration & Sonny's Place - this trip has been added. 

Week 4 - Hartford Yard Goats Game and Ocean Beach

Week 5 - Berlin Batting Cages & Soarin Indoors

Week 6 - Rocky Neck State Park & Powder Ridge Mountain

Week 7 - Hammonassett State Park & Kayaking/Paddle-boarding in Mystic

Week 8 - Spare Time Bowling & Farmington River Tubing 

*Trips are subject to change* 

Additions to Camp Mansfield

Swim Education Camp Program 

Mountain biking for our 5th - 9th graders. Bring your bike and helmet to camp on Fridays of each session and explore the trails at Bicentennial Pond. . 

Dance with Mia and the Mansfield Academy of Dance for 4 weeks of the summer. Dance will take place every other week at Camp Mansfield.

Description and Fees       

KinderCamp (Grade K)

Outdoor games, sports, crafts, nature, swimming, and more. Children entering Kindergarten have a choice. Choose either 1/2 day KinderCamp or Full day Explorers Camp.

Added 3 day Session

Resident Rate: 63.60    Non-Resident Rate: 73.60

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $106     Non-Resident Rate: $116

Week 2:           $83                                        $93             

Explorers (Grades K-6)

Includes outdoor games, sports, nature, archery, arts & crafts, science, canoeing, kayaking, swimming activities with lifeguards, open swim, and special events. Lunch is provided.

Added 3 day Session

Resident Rate $114    Non-Resident Rate: 119

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $190     Non-Resident Rate: $200

Week 2:           $152                                      $162              

Adventurers (Grades 7-9)

Children entering grades 7–9.  Those entering grade 9, have a choice of the Adventurers OR C.I.T. programs. Campers participate in the same activities listed under “Explorers” plus have two off-site adventure trips per week. Trip fees are included in the fee and a daily lunch is provided. There is also an overnight at Bicentennial Pond on Wednesday nights. Space in this program is limited.

Added 3 day Session 

Resident Rate: $141    Non-Resident Rate: $151

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $235     Non-Resident Rate: $245

Week 2:          $188                                       $198

             

Counselor-In-Training (Grades 9&10)

To develop leadership skills in the area of child development, activity planning, and group games.

Added 3 day Session

Resident Rate: $53.40    Non-Resident Rate: 63.40 

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $89     Non-Resident Rate: $99    

Week 2:          $72                                       $82

Campers with Special Needs—campers who require additional support or adaptations will participate inclusively within their same age/grade.  Special assistance forms must be completed a minimum of 15 working days prior to the start of a new session (forms available online).

Camp Care—Additional camp hours are 7:30-9 a.m. and/or 3-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Kindercampers (am camp care only). Please note there is no camp care on the last day of camp August 18th.

AM Camp Care

Added 3 day Session

Resident Rate: $18    Non-Resident Rate: $23

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $30     Non-Resident Rate: $35

Week 2:           $24                                      $29           

PM Camp Care

Added 3 day Session 

Resident Rate: $24    Non-Resident Rate: $29

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $40     Non-Resident Rate: $45

Week 2:            $33                                     $38

Combo Camp Care

Added 3 day Session 

Resident Rate: $32.40    Non-Resident Rate: $42.40

Weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Resident Rate: $54     Non-Resident Rate: $64

Week 2:           $45                                      $55

Week 8:           $50                                      $60