How old do you have to be to attend Metropolis of Boston Camp?
MBC Summer Camp is for all campers who will be in grades 3 -12 in the Fall of 2019.
Where is the Metropolis of Boston Summer Camp?
At the St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center. The address is 329 Camp Merrimac Road, Contoocook, NH 03229.
How much does a session of camp cost?
The cost for a session of camp depends on registration. Early Bird Registration: January 17th - February 25th costs $545 per camper. Regular Registration: February 26th - June 15th costs $595 per camper. There is a $200 down payment to reserve a spot.
When is MBC Soccer Camp?
Soccer Camp runs this summer during Session 3 of MBC Summer Camp, July 22nd - July 28th. Click here for more information!
Is financial assistance available for Summer Camp?
If the week of camp you desire to attend is sold out you can contact us to be on the wait list at firstname.lastname@example.org. The wait list is first come first serve. Once a participant cancels, you will be contacted. The wait list is not a guarantee, so we do strongly suggest you consider signing up for a different week.
When should campers arrive and depart Summer Camp?
Summer Camp check-in are from 1-3pm on the Monday of the session. Camper check-out is after Liturgy & Brunch at 11:30am on the Sunday of the session. Parents are invited to attend both Liturgy & Brunch on Sunday. Liturgy begins at 9am.
Will my camper need extra spending money?
Campers can bring extra money to use at our camp store throughout the week. Camp store money is collected at check in and we will keep an account balance throughout the session. Any unused money will be returned to the camper at the end of the session Camp store sells MBC apparel and snacks that can be purchased at various times throughout the week.
Are campers permitted to have cell phones or other electronic devices at camp?
No. Campers are not permitted to have electronic devices while they are our guests at camp. Any electronic devices brought to camp will be collected by staff members. Campers are encouraged to leave devices at home.
How do parents communicate with campers while they are at camp?
All campers love to receive mail from family and friends, so feel free to write your camper a letter! Address mail to 329 Camp Merrimac Road, Contoocook, NH 03229. You can also email campers directly to email@example.com and we will print and deliver!
Is there a dress code?
Yes. The dress code is in place to ensure modesty, as we are first and foremost, an Orthodox summer camp. At camp, we follow a "fingertip length" rule for shorts, skirts, and dresses. Modest one-piece bathing suits (no cutouts) for girls, and fingertip length swim trunks for boys are required.
Does my child have to speak Greek to come to camp?
No, your child does not have to speak Greek to come to MBC. All of our programs and activities are done in English. We do have a program called Greek Music & Culture where we teach our campers about the traditions of our Hellenic heritage.