CAMP GRADY SPRUCE Departure: November 14 , 9:00 a.m. Arrival: November 16, 3:00 p.m. ***Please make arrangements to drop off and pick up your child on these days. Students cannot bring their camp items on the regular school bus.***
Chaperones There’s room for you!!! • Cost is $125 • Heat & AC in cabins • 5 students per group Mandatory Chaperone Meeting Nov. 9 @ 6:00 P.M.
Discipline and Dress *We consider camp an outdoor classroom, therefore student code of conduct and dress code apply. *Behavior and dress are safety issues.
4 Long-Sleeve Shirts 2 Sweatshirts or Sweaters Lightweight Raincoat or Poncho 3 Sweats, Jeans, or Long Pants 3 Pairs of Socks 3 Underwear 2 Pairs of Shoes for walking and comfort (one pair that can get wet) 1 Towel, 1 Washcloth Personal Toiletries Soap, shampoo, deodorant, foot spray, etc. Sleeping Bag or 1 set of Sheets and Blanket Pillow / Pillowcase Flip Flops for Shower Use Book for Reading ***LABEL EVERYTHING!*** Things to Bring
Things Not to Bring • Jewelry • Electronics • Radios, MP3s, iPods, electronic games, etc. • Hair dryer, curling iron • Food or snacks • Knives or other sharp items • Other expensive items • Cell phones are not permitted at camp (just like at school).
More Things to Bring For their backpack: • Pencils • Journals • Full water bottle • Sunscreen/bug spray • Disposable camera • Flashlight with fresh batteries • Sunglasses • Cap or hat *Sack lunch and drink for the noon meal the day we leave.*
A Typical Day: • 7:00 am wake up, clean cabins, get ready for the day • 7:45 hoppers to the dining hall • 7:50 flag raising—all but hoppers must attend • 8:00 breakfast • 9:00 activity and trail time • 11:40 hoppers to dining hall • 12:00 pm lunch • 1:00 rest • 1:45 activity and trail time • 5:40 hoppers to the dining hall • 5:50 flag lowering • 6:00 supper • 7:00 evening activities • 9:00 to cabins • 10:00 lights out
Star Lab Hayride Canoeing Night Sensory Trail Archery Orienteering Hiking Campfire Devil’s Island Skits Activities:
Contact Information • In case of emergency call… YMCA Camp Grady Spruce: (940)779-3411
Hug from Home Campers love to get mail! Camper’s Name Carl E. Schluter Elementary YMCA Camp Grady Spruce 3000 Park Road 36 Graford, TX 76449 Send 1 week prior to camp (Nov. 7).
What’s Next? • Before you leave tonight • Turn in all forms (pink form must be notarized) • $50 deposit due • Due dates Nov. 9 • All medication due to Nurse Capps • Mail a hug to your camper • Due datesNov. 9 • All money and forms due • Mandatory chaperone meeting, 6 p.m.