What information do I need to know before my child arrives at camp? 1. Registration is on Monday from 1:00 PM-3:00 PM at the Donor Park across from the Waterfront. 2) Pick-up is on Sunday no later than 11:45 AM, families are also welcome to join us for Divine Liturgy which begins at 9:30 AM and join us for brunch following Divine Liturgy. 3) All forms must be filled out prior to coming to camp. Please login to your Camp In Touch account and click on Forms & Documents.
Be sure to check out ourParent Handbook for more information (such as dress code, packing list, registration day, etc.)!
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 2020.
Where is the Metropolis of Boston Summer Camp? At the St. Methodios Faith and Heritage Center: 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: February 10th - March 1st, cost is $545 per camper. Regular Registration: On or after March 2nd, costs is $595 per camper. There is a $200 down payment to reserve a spot. On June 15th the payment method on file will be charged for the remaining tuition. After June 15th, full payment is required at registration.
Is financial assistance available for Summer Camp? Yes. Please visit the bottom of ourSummer Camp Page for directions and documents.
What do I do if a week of camp is sold out? If the week of camp you desire to attend is sold out you can contact us to be on the wait list 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. Placing a camper on the waitlist does not require payment. You will be contacted if your camper is going to be removed from the waitlist before you are charged the $200 deposit.
When should campers arrive and depart Summer Camp? Summer Camp check-in is from 1:00-3:00pm on the Monday of the session. Camper check-out is after Liturgy & Brunch at 11:45am 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? Camp does have a dress code. We ask that all campers refrain from wearing any clothing with offensive/inappropriate advertising and content. Additionally, shirts must reach below the waist line, and shorts must be no shorter than camper's finger tips when placed at their side. The straps of the outermost layers of tops must be at least two fingers wide. No pants/shorts may have writing across the rear and leggings must we worn with a long shirt or sweater. 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 aredone in English. We do have a program called Greek Music & Culture where we teach our campers about the traditions of our Hellenic heritage.