Tall Pines Day Camp Overview
Ages 3, 4, 5, & 6 (For campers
finished grades PS, PK, & K)
Ages 7, 8, & 9 (For campers
finished 1st, 2nd or 3rd grade.)
Ages 10, 11, & 12 (For campers
finished 4th, 5th or 6th grade.)
Where Will My Child Be Placed?
1. Campers age three to six who have finished Nursery, Pre-K and Kindergarten.
2. Three staff members supervise and remain with a group of twelve campers throughout the day.
3. Campers participate in 50 fun-filled activities including weekly themed events.
4. Junior Camp has their own Program Director.
1. Middle Camp is for children ages seven to nine that have completed 1st through 3rd grades.
2. Senior Camp is for children ages ten to twelve that have completed 4th through 6th grades.
3. Middle and Senior Campers are placed in groups of eighteen campers with three staff members.
4. Campers participate in over 50 activities over the course of two weeks.
5. The Club Program allows campers to choose their own activities eight times per week.
6. Horseback Riding lessons are an optional activity once per week.
7. Campers who love to perform are able to participate in the Theater Club. In 2016, the Tall Pines Theater Club will perform Into the Woods.
8. Campers who have completed 6th grade have two free swim periods per day and participate in two of campus trips to go bowling and roller skating.
1. The CIT and LIT Program transitions young teens from camper to staff member. It seamlessly moves a young adult into their first job at a place where they have grown up and come to love.
2. The Counselor-in-Training (CIT) Program is for teens that have finished 7th grade.
3. The Leadership-in-Training (LIT) Program is for teens that have finished 8th grade.
4. The CIT & LIT Programs are under the direction of John Deitelbaum.
5. The CIT & LIT Program combines the roles of camper and Junior Counselor.
6. CITs & LITs continue to have fun and participate in all the camp activities as well as take weekly trips to exciting places.
7. CITs and LITs are still able to participate in optional programs such as the Horseback Riding program and Theater Club.
8. As part of their training, CITs & LITs assist camp staff in providing a variety of activities and supervising campers as a practical learning experience.
9. The program places campers in a position of responsibility with various bunks and specialty activities.
10. Weekly workshops and training are provided to discuss issues and problems that arise.
11. Each CIT or LIT rotates between assignments every two weeks.
12. At the end of each two-week period, each supervisor completes an evaluation. Evaluations and observations are used for training and future hiring decisions.
13. Ninety-five percent of our current Junior Counselors and eighty percent of our Senior Counselors are former CIT & LIT graduates.
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