Lyssa Fisackerly Written by  Apr 22, 2020

Changes to the First 2 Weeks of Summer Camp

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is forcing us to make changes to our summer programming. While we hate to cancel camps, we believe the health and safety of our community take precedence. We will continue to keep parents informed as we make decisions and we will announce any other cancellations at least two weeks before the start of a camp.

We will be cancelling or rescheduling the first two weeks of camps. This will include the following:

  • Crusader Care Session 1 (May 26-29): Canceled
  • Humble Heroes Camp (May 26-29): Rescheduled to June 29-July 2
  • Golf Camp (May 26-29): Rescheduled to June 29-July 2
  • 2020 Summer Olympics (May 26-29): Rescheduled to June 29-July 2
  • Crusader Care Session 2 (June 1-5): Canceled
  • Vacation Bible School at Second Presbyterian Church (June 1-4): Canceled

We know this is an uncertain time, so we have updated our Fine Print to reflect new policies regarding COVID-19. Notably, if a camper is unable to attend camp for any reason relating to COVID-19, we will be issuing a full refund, as well as placing the registrant on our Summer 2021 Priority Registration List.

Our Academic and Jumpstart camps are great options for your boys to connect with teachers and get help on summer work and/or prepare for the upcoming year!


New for 2020: Convenient Hours for Working Families

PDS Summer Programs are available for 9 weeks this summer from June 8th-August 7th. We are excited to debut our expanded Camp PDS option, as well as a new program: Crusader Care.

Camp PDS and Crusader Care hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm with the exception of Friday, July 3rd. In addition to these all-day offerings, we offer a variety of half-day enrichment camps that can be paired with half a day of Camp PDS or Crusader Care for a reduced rate.

Extended Care is also provided beginning at 7:30am and ending at 5:30pm. For campers attending enrichment offerings in both the morning and afternoon, we offer a supervised lunch period at no additional cost.

New for 2020: Planning Tool!

Planning for multiple weeks of camp? Use our new tool to quickly see just the camps available for your child only on the weeks you need!

Plan Your Summer!


See all of the offerings available for summer 2020:

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Meet the Directors!

Ross Spain

Summer Programs Director
901.842.4630
rspain@pdsmemphis.org

Lyssa Fisackerly

Summer Programs Assistant Director
901.842.4609
lfisackerly@pdsmemphis.org

Before/After Camp Care and Lunch Care

Care Type Cost Time
Before Care $30 per week 7:30–9:00am
After Care $60 per week 3:00–5:30pm
Lunch Care Free, see below 12:00–1:00pm

Lunch Care is included in a full-day camp.

Note: Parents are responsible for providing lunch.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

Campers who are students enrolled at PDS will have the option to bill to their student’s account or choose to pay with a credit card. If billed to your student’s account, payment in full will be due June 1st. All registrations after May 15th will be via credit card, and payment in full will be due at the time of registration.

Campers who are not enrolled at PDS must select the pay by credit card option to enroll in camp. Payment in full will be due at the time of registration.

If you need to cancel your camp reservation, a $50 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund. The $50 cancellation fee will be refunded if a camp is cancelled for any reason related to COVID-19 including, but not limited to, the school is unable to open, restrictions are placed on group sizes, or a registrant or a staff member has tested positive or been exposed and must quarantine. In addition to receiving a complete refund, the registrant’s name will be put on a list for Summer 2021 Priority Registration.

If, one week prior to the first day of camp, registration enrollment is deemed to be insufficient, PDS reserves the right to cancel that camp. If this were to occur, your payment would be refunded in full. Except in the cases of illness or emergency that are disclosed to PDS prior to the start of a camp, refunds will not be given after a camp begins. Unfortunately, PDS is unable to prorate a camp fee for any day(s) your child may miss.

Family Package Discount

Hurry! Ends May 15!

Families registering for four or more complete weeks of camp are eligible for our Family Package discount.

When you register the last (or only) child, tally the number of complete weeks your family has registered for. Two half-week options are considered one complete week, even if they are not the same calendar week.

The Family Package Discount reflects the total number of complete weeks your family has registered for, excluding Vacation Bible School. The discount is available for those who register before May 15, 2020.

Discounts:

  • 10% off for 4–7 complete weeks of camp
  • 15% off for 8 or more complete weeks of camp

 

Confused?

Use our handy camp planning calculator to add up and see which discount you qualify for: Camp Planning Tool

Sibling Discount

Families enrolling in fewer than 4 complete weeks of camp or who register after the May 15 Family Package cut-off date are eligible for the Sibling Discount. If two or more siblings are registered for camps the same calendar week, the Sibling Discount is $10 off per family per week for up to 3 weeks. Please select the box below to indicate how many weeks you have two or more children attending camp.


Daily Schedule

What Time Cost
Before-Camp Care 7:30am $30 per week
Morning Camps / All-Day Camps 9:00am Varies
Lunch Care Noon Included for All-Day
Afternoon Camps 1:00pm Varies
After Camp Care 3:00 - 5:30pm $60 per week

 

 

For More Information

Contact the Assistant Director of Summer Programs: Lyssa Fisackerly at 901.842.4609 or lfisackerly@pdsmemphis.org.

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