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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 
 

MRV Summer Camps provide a time filled with moments of pride, fun, friendship and self-confidence.  Parents tell us their kids gain independence; campers tell us they have a blast! At MRV Summer Camps we know that both of these are true—and along the way, we create amazing memories that will last your child a lifetime! 

These frequently asked questions are designed to answer the questions we most commonly receive from parents. We also encourage you to check out our updated Parent Handbook (available February 2019) for additional information and we are always available via email or phone to answer any questions you might have. Please do not hesitate to give us a call. If you would like to talk with one of our camp professionals or would like to arrange for a tour.

Can we visit camp before signing up?

Yes, we have 3 Parent Open Houses scheduled during the school year.   All tours are led by our professional summer and leadership staff.   If these days are not convenient for you, please feel free to call our office and set up a private tour with one of our camp staff any day of the week. 

How do I contact camp in the summer?

You can reach us by phone at 631-403-7962 or by email at info@mrvsummercamps.com

How do I know that my child will be safe at camp?

Safety is always our top priority at camp.  We meet and exceed our standards in the areas of :

  • Safety & Security

  • Personnel Screenings

  • Physical & Mental Health

  • Diversity & Inclusion

  • Drug & Alcohol Prevention

  • Internet & Technology Safety

Our staff goes through a minimum of 2 weeks of staff training and are certified in First Aid and CPR prior to the start of the camp season.

What is the staff-to-camper ratio?  

Our staff to camper ratio is 1:9, we focus our offerings for campers between Grade 3 - 10.

Do the staff members have background checks?

All staff members complete a rigorous application process that includes reference checks, background checks, and a personal interviews.   Then they participate in extensive training that covers the camp mission, youth development, safety/emergency procedures, activity leadership, behavior management and child abuse prevention.

What does my child need to bring with them?

Camp is all about having fun both indoors and outdoors. As such, we strongly recommend that you do not pack clothing items that you would mind if they got dirty or stained.