OVERNIGHT CAMP INFORMATION including HORSE CAMP and TIPIS
Thank you for choosing Puh'tok for your child's summer experience!
Please find a link below to several helpful pieces of information including our overnight packing list, and medication forms.
PACKING LIST and OTHER FORMS
ROLLING CAMP DROP-OFF and PICK-UP
Drop-off will take place on Sundays between 2:00-4:00 PM. Please remain in your vehicles, your child and their luggage will be escorted by our team to their cabin.
SUNDAY CAR-SIDE DROP-OFF SCHEDULE
Pioneer Boys (Grades 2-5)
Top Bar Girls (Grades 6-7)
Stockade Boys (Grades 8-11)
Silver City Girls (Grades 2-5)
Tipis Boys and Girls (Ages 13-16)
Woodlands Boys (Grades 6-7)
Bontkirchen Girls (Grades 8-11)
FRIDAY PICK UP SCHEDULE PLEASE, PLEASE PLEASE DO NOT ARRIVE BEFORE 5:30 or you will get caught in Day Camp Pick-up Traffic. Campers will not be ready for pick-up until 5:30 at the earliest, unless you have requested an early pick-up.
5:30-5:45 - Pick-Up for Pioneers (Boys Grades 2-5), Horse Camp, and Tipis
5:45-6:00 - Pick-up for Silver City (Girls Grades 2-5), Stockade (Boys Grades 8-11), and Bontkirchen (Girls Grades 8-11)
6:00-6:15 - Pick up for Woodlands (Boys Grades 6-7) and Top Bar (Girls Grades 6-7)
Please strictly adhere to drop-off and pick-up times to ensure a smoother process & reduce congestion
*If you have multiple children you may drop off after your first scheduled drop off
Please note that ALL overnight campers, including fully vaccinated campers, must provide proof of a Negative COVID PCR test at drop-off. PCR tests must be completed within 72 hours of arrival at Camp Puh'tok. Please plan accordingly.
NEW! Two-week Campers
We recommend that any campers that will be returning the following week, home rapid test on Friday evening. We REQUIRE that all overnight campers returning on Sunday provide photographic proof of a negative home rapid test taken on Sunday before arrival. Please take a photo of your child holding the negative test result.
If your child has tested Positive for Covid within the last 90 days prior to coming to camp, they do not need to get a PCR done BUT the Camper needs to test Negative with a Rapid Home Covid test done on Sunday morning before arriving at Camp and bring a photo of your child holding the negative test result.
If your child takes a prescribed medicine please have your doctor complete and sign the medication form found at the following link. https://ymaryland.org/programs/generalinfoforms
All medications must be submitted to the nurse upon arrival and must be in their original bottles and clearly labeled, including over-the-counter medication or self-administered medications.
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.
All bunk requests should be submitted through the ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS section of your camper's online forms.
The remaining balances will be auto-drafted from the credit card you used to register your child 4 weeks prior to the start of their session.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
You are welcome to drop off mail labeled with your child's name and the day you would like then to receive the letter/care package. You can also send mail through snail mail with your child's name to:
17433 Big Falls Rd
Monkton, MD 21111
But with the mail service, we recommend dropping off letters/packages on the day of. You will be directed where to drop it off. Due to the spacing of the office, we have limited room for all of the care packages/letters. Please be mindful of that and keep packages to the size of a shoe box so smaller.
Please let us know if you have any additional questions or concerns.
All the best,