Welcome to Camp Wing Day Camp
Camp Wing Day Camp Summer 2020 Plans
We are very sorry to share the news that we will not be able to offer in-person camp this summer. This has been an incredibly difficult decision and is based on two considerations. The first is the health and safety of your children. Day camps were recently classified by the state as being cleared to open during Phase 2, but the MA Department of Public Health (DPH) has not yet published regulations. However, the emerging guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Camp Association (ACA) pertaining to social distancing, use of common space, hygiene and sanitation, and required PPE/safety equipment, presents prohibitive obstacles to the implementation of our programs.
The second consideration is whether we could actually provide the summer camp experience that your children deserve and upon which Crossroads prides itself. Quite simply, the activities and adventures that your children love—dragon canoes, swimming, arts & crafts, team sports—cannot be meaningfully experienced wearing masks from a distance of six feet.
Ultimately, out of deep respect and concern for all members of our community, we cannot compromise the safety of our campers or staff—nor take chances on others’ health in the homes and neighborhoods where they return each evening. The reality is that the known risks loom large, and the unknown risks even larger.
Thank you for understanding the difficult decision to cancel in-person camp this year. We know that you count on us to play an important role in your children’s lives, and we will work diligently to provide them with joyful, fun, friend-filled experiences in Summer 2021. We know that we can keep the magic alive until better days arrive.
Camp Wing Day Camp Summer 2020 FAQ’s
Will there be Camp Wing Day Camp this summer?
There will be no in-person programs at Crossroads this summer.
Why are you cancelling?
The health and safety of your children and our staff are our top priority. Based on the guidance we have received from the CDC and American Camp Association, we have determined that it is simply not possible to meet all of the directives required for safe operation during the pandemic.
What are the health and safety concerns?
In order to reduce the likelihood of infection and spread of COVID-19 within and beyond camps, the CDC has issued strict regulations pertaining to social distancing, use of common space, hygiene and sanitation, and required PPE/safety equipment. There are also significant concerns about attending to specific, pre-existing health issues that some children may present.
Will I be refunded for summer camp fees paid to date?
Crossroads will fully refund all 2020 payments to date. Crossroads will process all refunds between June 5 and June 30.
Can families visit the Camp Wing site over the summer?
Unfortunately, the Camp Wing site is not open for campers, their families or the general public to visit or use this summer. Please encourage campers to utilize public spaces this summer, and we look forward to welcoming everyone back in 2021.
Contact Amy Duggan (Outreach Coordinator) at email@example.com
General Information for the Day Camp
Camp Wing Day Camp provides engaging activities in a variety of program areas for youth aged 5 to 16. With the guidance of our trained and supportive staff, campers explore their interests and build skills through instructional swim lessons, sports and games, team building with peers, archery, creative arts, and adventure activities including climbing, kayaking, canoeing, and ropes courses. Through their experiences at Camp Wing, campers build confidence and self-esteem, while developing their interpersonal and collaboration skills.
Camp Wing Day Camp Program Options
Serving campers who are entering kindergarten at the end of summer, and who are currently in Kindergarten.
Younger campers participate in smaller group activities throughout the day to offer them the additional support and supervision that they might need. Grove campers enjoy specialized activities geared toward kindergarten and first grade age groups.
Serving campers completing 1-7 grade.
We offer an exciting variety of activities throughout the day. Our co-ed groups are coordinated by age, so activities can be tailored to meet the needs of all campers. The camp has three divisions: Forest, Ocean, and Jungle. Within the divisions, small groups of campers follow a pre-established, well-rounded daily schedule which offers the opportunity to try a variety of activities during the camp session. There’s also a chance each day for campers to select, with guidance from their counselor, a group choice activity period.
Leaders in Training
A leadership program for campers completing 8-10 grade.
The Leaders in Training (LIT) program offers opportunities for teens to mentor younger campers through helping counselors and learning to run activities. The LIT program also includes programming designed to engage teens.
For participants completing 10th or 11th grade and who are interested in working at camp (age restrictions apply).
ServiceCorps members are teens who have demonstrated strong leadership skills as well as a strong desire to work at camp. Campers complete a Crossroads Staff Application and traditional interview process and serve as ‘Junior Counselors’ throughout the summer. ServiceCorps are paired with full counselors and work on various activities.
Email : amyd@crossroadsMA.org
Phone : 617-766-5179