HELLO CAMP PARENTS!
Welcome to Camp Puh'tok! Please find information regarding Camp Puh'tok's Day Camp program below:
PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CAMPERS, GROUP REQUESTS OR GROUP CHANGES CANNOT BE MADE ON MONDAY OR THEREAFTER. ALL GROUP REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN YOUR ePACT ONLINE ACCOUNT BY THURSDAY EVENING OF THE WEEK PRIOR TO THE SESSION. ALL CAMPER GROUPS ARE MADE ON FRIDAY MORNING AND CANNOT BE CHANGED FROM THAT POINT ON
Camp Puh'tok provides lunch daily for all campers. If your child would prefer to pack their own lunch, please provide your camper with a non-perishable lunch. Lunches cannot be microwaved or refrigerated
If you indicated during registration that your camper has an emergency allergy or medical need, you will need to ensure the following forms have been Uploaded in your ePACT account where you completed your online health forms and waivers.
1. Medication Administration Authorization Form - This form must be signed by your camper's prescribing physician. We cannot accept any medication, prescription or over-the-counter, without this form completely and accurately filled out.
Allergy & Medical Emergency Care Plan - This form is completed in ePACT and is required for any camper with an allergy or medical condition. This is completed online by the parent and does not need to be signed by a physician.
WHAT TO BRING
Remember daily items required for your camp experience including: backpack, bathing suit, towel, sunscreen, plastic bag for wet clothing and change of clothes
Please pack a reusable water bottle each day with your camper. Be sure to label all items including the water bottle with your campers full name
BE PREPARED/WHAT TO WEAR:
Please apply sunscreen to your child prior to the start of their camp day.
Please dress your child with their bathing suit under their clothing in order to expedite the free swim process. Two piece bathing suits are recommended for female campers for bathroom visits. Campers will change out of their wet bathing suits after they swim. Please have children wear closed toes shoes or sandals with a backstrap that can get dirty and wet.
DAILY DROP OFF AND PICK UP Please allow additional time for Monday drop-off as first day procedures and directions take longer than normal.
Car-side drop off: 8:30 AM-9:00 AM
Pick-Up 4:45-5:30 PM
Our drop off and pick up process have changed to meet restrictions and guidelines from the State of Maryland to support health and safety of all. Thank you for your patience as we all navigate new procedures.
All occupants of the vehicle should remain in the vehicle until health checks are complete. Parents should not leave the vehicle.
Please have your ePACT QR code ready for camper check-in
When you pull up your epact account on your phone there is a Family App icon. Click on that icon and log in and it will immediately bring up a QR code that you can use for pick up and drop off.
Place your camper's name(s) on a large piece of paper on the driver side dash to assist our associates with accessing your account quickly
Please adhere to the scheduled drop off and pick times
Follow our signage and associates to use the drive through drop off and pick up line
Allow time for our daily required health checks.
ePACT ONLINE HEALTH FORMS AND WAIVERS
All registered campers should have received an email requesting that you complete your online health forms and waivers.
The email will have been sent from: Y Camp at Puhtok in the Pines: Overnight via ePACT Network with the subject of Subject: Emergency information request for your camper's name.
*If you have not completed your online health forms and waivers, please do so immediately. Your child will not be able to attend camp without these forms completed.
Please note that a doctor's signature will only be required if your child is taking a prescribed medicine.
TOWSON Y TRANSPORTATION (UPDATED)
If your child is registered for transportation from the Towson Y please arrive at the Y parking lot in order for the bus to load for Puh'tok at approximately 8:15 AM. Please note the later departure of 8:15 is due to the addition of an early bus stop in Baltimore City.
Please meet for the bus in front of the main gym entrance. You will need to park in a parking space and walk your child up to sign them in. The bus will be pulling inside the circle, so please make sure that you do not idle in that space. It is required that parents wait with their child until they have been signed in and enter the bus.
The bus will be dropping off the children in the same location. Please make sure that you park in a parking space and walk over to sign out your child.
The bus will leave from Puh'tok between 4:45 and 5:00 PM and will arrive at the Towson Y between 5:15 and 5:30 daily
NEW TRADING POST PROCEDURES
You can set up your child(ren) with a snack shop account which the campers will visit daily. NEW! Trading Post Deposits can now be made online at https://www.camppuhtok.com/shop . Your child will visit the Trading Post daily to purchase a snack and a drink and $15 is the recommended amount for one week of daily drinks and snacks. If you would like your child to purchase a Puh'tok hat, water bottle, or t-shirt, please select the $30 Trading Post deposit. Please enter your camper's first and last name in the billing address in order to tie the deposit to their account as shown below:
Please note that Trading Post funds are not refundable, so please encourage your child to spend any remaining funds on Friday. Please contact email@example.com with any questions. Otherwise, please bring $15 dollars cash or check (made payable to Camp Puh'tok) in an envelope with your child's name on it with you during drop off and your Village Director will collect it.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Alexi Grote
CAMP DIRECTOR: Chris Burkhardt