Day Camp (Vail Field)

We strive to provide an array of activities and programs that your child will enjoy and learn from.
Our camp staff will take part in the Vermont Parks & recreation statewide summer staff training program in May. They will be energized with ideas and armed with valuable knowledge.
We will be including swimming lessons at no extra charge, for every child that would like to take them.





What to Bring to Camp
  • Swimsuit: Very important as the camp does a lot of activities with and in the water
  • Sturdy Footwear: (Athletic shoes/Hiking boots) Please DO NOT send your child to camp in sandals. It is very important to send your child with good footwear. The camp plays a lot of games and goes on many hikes and nature walks.
  • Rainwear & Warm Clothing: Please dress your child appropriately or send extra clothing with your child in case of climate change.
  • Morning Snack & Lunch: Camp DOES NOT provide snack or lunch for campers.
  • Water Bottle: Send water with your child.
  • Sunscreen: For those hot, sunny days.
  • Hat: To keep the hot sun off your child’s face.
General Information
  • Camp will be divided by age group. The groups will be 5&6yr. olds, 7&8 yr. olds, and 9 to 11 yr. olds.
  • Many more new and exciting adventures are planned for this summer as well as crafts, camp songs, games, swimming lessons and much more.
  • Important Notice: Every child attending camp is entitled to a safe environment. Our programs can not serve children who display chronically disruptive behavior. If a child has difficulty following the program guidelines the parent will be contacted to discuss a plan of action and consequences for the behavior. If a child has continuous disciplinary problems they will not be able to attend camp the following week. If your child has an individual aide during the school year, or if they have any type of developmental or physical issue that requires special attention they will need to have an aide with them at camp. (there would be no charge for that person to attend camp) If your child has a disability or any other physical, mental or emotional challenge, you are required to let the WRC Recreation Director know and a meeting will be set up. Information will be kept confidential. Your Camp Director will be available to talk over any additional concerns.
  • You may drop off your child any time between 8:30 & 9:00 AM and pick up any time between 3:30 and 4:00 PM. The WRC is not responsible for any child dropped off before 8:30 AM or picked up after 4:00 PM
  • Please remember that the staff is not responsible for your child unless your child is registered at the Woodstock Recreation Center, Inc.
  • Partial scholarships are available but early applications are imperative!
  • All parents will need to fill out a medical release form to be handed in the first day of camp. See form listed under Additional Files
  • REGISTRATION FOR CAMP MUST BE PRE-PAID BY THE THURSDAY OF THE WEEK PRIOR TO YOUR CHILD ATTENDING CAMP
  • Special Needs; If your child has an individual aide during the school year, or if they have any type of developmental or physical issue that requires special attention they will need to have an aide with them at camp. (there will be no charge for the aide to attend camp) If your child has a disability or any other physical, mental or emotional challenge, you are required to let the WRC Recreation Director know. Your Camp Director will be available to talk over any additional concerns.
  • Daily Rate Available -$30Residents, $40 NonResidents. Please contact the office to purchase days.
Parents
  • Every child attending camp is entitled to a safe environment. Our programs can not serve children who display chronically disruptive behavior. If a child has difficulty following the program guidelines the parent will be contacted to discuss a plan of action and consequences for the behavior.
  • If a child has continuous disciplinary problem they will not be able to attend camp the following week.
  • All information will be kept confidential.
  • Your camp Director will be available to talk over any additional concerns.
  • For parents convenience Camp will begin earlier and run 8 weeks instead of 7.
  • We ask that you sign up the week prior to your child attending camp.
About the Day Camp Director, Codie Palmer
Codie Palmer is very excited to be returning as Camp Director. She has lived in the area her whole life and graduated from Woodstock Union High School in 2007. She continued on to college and graduated from Lyndon State College in 2011, with a degree in Elementary Education. Since graduation, she has been working in local school districts, coaching middle school basketball and softball, and working at the Woodstock Elementary After School Program. Codie has always been active and involved in sports and loves to do crafts and teach children new and fun activities. She is looking forward to continuing to provide fun experiences for children as well as bring new ideas to the program. She wants to incorporate some fun science experiments into the weekly schedule and also provide a lot of hands on activities. She feels it is very important to do a lot of interest based activities as well and will be open to suggestions from the children. Codie's goal is to make children's summer fun and full of memorable events.


Additional Forms and Files: