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Parents Page

Welcome Parents

 

We hope this can help answer any questions you may have! Navigate the links below to get you and your child ready for camp.

Welcome Parents     Health/Wellness     Packing for Camp     Transportation/Directions     Arrival at Camp     Communication      FAQ’s

 

Access Your Registration Account

To view your registration or access your account, visit our third-party registration system, UltraCamp.

Online Account

Document Center

This is where you will find all the Downloadable forms needed for camp.

Emergency Plan *Only if child has severe allergies resulting in anaphylaxis, or moderate to severe asthma

Horseback Riding Form *Only if your child has signed up for horseback riding

River Rafting Form *Only if your child has signed up for River Rafting

Permission to Administer and Photo Release *Required

Recommendations for Licensed Medical Personnel *Required

Vaccination Record *Required

 

To view all of the online forms for camp, click the link below.

Document Center

Click the links below to find all the online forms needed for camp.

Camper Health History Form *Required

Camper Information Form *Required

Financial Aid Form *Only if Applicable 

Permission To Administer and photo Permission Form *Required

Special Needs / Dietary Needs Form *Required

Donations

Friends of Zanika – Helps camp with big projects: Tree Removal, Fixing the windows in the lodge, Ect.

Camp Programs – Keeping Program equipment up to date

Camperships – Camp Zanika is committed to making camp accessible to as many youth as possible, this fund helps send children to camp who otherwise could not afford it.

Our Amazon Wishlist– Help Camp Zanika by getting some of the things on our amazon Wish list.

Cabinmate Requests

Friends who attend camp together can request to be in the same cabin. We strive to grant all cabinmate request but cannot make any promises, as age difference, camper ratios, and session availability limit our options. *MAXIMUM TWO BUDDIES PER CAMPER *CABINMATES MUST BE THE SAME GENDER EXPRESSION, AND NO MORE THAN TWO YEARS APART IN AGE.

 

Camperships

Every year Camp Zanika receives many campership requests. Our ability to give is based on donations we have received from the community we serve, registration numbers, and grants. Camp Zanika is committed to making camp accessible to as many youth as possible. Our giving ability is limited. Youth residing in Grant, Douglas, Chelan, Kittitas, and Adams Counties are given priority. With rare exception, campership awards will not be greater than 50% of session fees. Camperships request over $100 require additional verification of income/need. Add-on activities are not covered by Camperships (store deposit, camp shirts, horseback, archery camp, culinary camp, river rafting).

Campership Form

Campership Donations

Discounts

At Camp Fire NCW we understand that an affordable camp experience is important. We do our best to keep our fees low and provide financial assistance from a limited pool of donations that we receive each year from generous supports in our community.

Early Bird Discount – Register before May 1st with a $75 deposit and receive a $25 discount. Cannot be used with the Winter Bird/Paid in Full  Discount

Winter Bird Discount – Register and pay in full before March 10th and get a $50 discount. Cannot be used with the Early Bird Discount/friend and Family Discount.

Friend/Family Discount – Get a $25 discount for signing a friend or family member up. Only available once. Not valid with the paid in full/winter bird discount.

Camp Fire NCW club Member Discount – Youth who are current members of Camp Fire NCW Council receive a $40 Discount. Not valid with the Winter Bird/Paid in Full Discount.

Military Discount – Our Military Discount is $25 off- and if you register and pay in full before March 10th you receive a $50 discount. totaling in $75 discount

Cancelations

All Deposits are non-refundable, no exceptions. Cancellations can be made by phone, (509)-663-1609, or email.

*Cancelations made by June 1st may receive a full refund minus the $75 deposit.

*Cancellations made less than 4 weeks before a session starts are not eligible for a refund.

*Payments are always transferable to a sibling or another Camp Fire NCW program within the same year if space is available.

*If your child leaves camp early due to illness or injury, the camp tuition may be refunded at a pro-rated rate or the child may be able to attend a later session. If your child leaves camp early or arrives late due to homesickness, behavior issues, or for any other reason, there will be no refund or pro-rated fees.

*There is a $30 charge for checks not honored by your bank

Lost & Found

Camp lost and found is taken to the Camp Fire USA office in Wenatchee at the end of the summer, Items are held until October. Call (509) 663-1609 or (800) 548-8884, to check for a lost item.
Make sure to double check all luggage before you leave to see if any belongings have not been packed.

Activities

Regular Activities Offered

For All Ages

  • Swimming
  • Boats (canoeing, sit upon kayaks, kayaking, pedal boat, and paddleboards)
  • Dance
  • Arts & crafts
  • Outdoor living skills
  • Fishing
  • Nature
  • Games & sports
  • Fishing
  • Teambuilding and low initiatives

Entering Grades 3+

  • Archery
  • Sling shots

Entering Grades 5+

  • Challenge course/ zipline
  • Canoeing and kayaking
  • Hiking and backpacking near camp – short hikes to learn basics.

Entering Grades 6+

  • Paddleboarding (younger kids can learn paddleboarding as long as they are in the boating area)
  • Hiking and backpacking- longer hikes. Campers will have to pass an assessment to make sure everyone in the cabin can physically hike the distance. Sometimes, camp will change the location to a lower impact hike that all the campers can participate in. When the cabin is out of camp on hikes or camping the camp will maintain communication with the cabin.

 

Regular Camp

Campers will be able to help choose and plan what they want to do as a cabin group for the week. In regular camp, campers will get to experience all activities that are open to their age group. During a typical week (not mini or short week) session, kids in regular camp can expect to do each of the offered activities at least once, with options to do activities more than once if time and scheduling allow.

Specialty Camps

Archery camp and culinary camp will be in their specialized activity everyday for 2 hours daily.  They will be able to participate in the other regular activities.

Sample Daily Schedule

8:00 am

Breakfast

8:45 – 9:15 a.m.

Kapers (Camp Chores)

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Morning Activities

12:30 p.m.

Lunch

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Quiet time (rest hour)

3:00 – 5:50 p.m.

Afternoon Activities & Snack

6:00 p.m.

Dinner

7:00 – 8:50 p.m.

Evening Activities Followed by Bedtime (Varies by Age -some older campers will have a later bedtime)

 

 

 

 

 

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within