Adventure Zone-Full Day Care
he Adventure Zone Program- Check back in March 2023A full day Summer camp for ages 5-12. Adventure Zone is designed for the working parent(s) who need affordable childcare during the summer. Activities include, but are not limited to: arts and crafts, sports, tournaments, field trips, swimming once a week (Agawam State Pool), and visits to the spray parks, environmental activities, guest speakers and much more. Participants are divided into groups by age. The benefits of a camp experience are endless, but some include a sense of adventure, building self esteem, socialization, interaction with peers, increasing creativity, and personal growth. Participants should bring their own lunch, snacks and drinks. No refrigeration will be available, so lunches should be packed with in coolers or with ice packs if needed. Water will be available for campers. The school managers may provide lunches this summer. (TBA)
LocationWestfield Technical Academy High School 33 Smith Ave.
Adventure Zone Registration Form ages 5-12 -check back in 2023
This form is unique to the one in the Spring and Summer Brochure. Once registration is complete, parent(s) will receive a handbook. Ages 5-12. If you would like a form mailed, please call the office at 572-6263.
Junior Leaders-Ages 13 to 15- Call the office for a junior leader packet 572-626313 yr. Olds Fee $ 45.00 per week plus field trips
14 year Olds $25.00 per week plus field trips
15 Year Olds- Free but need to pay for field trips
To volunteer at Adventure Zone, please call the department at 572-6263 for a volunteer packet. Due to a large volume of requests Deadline is May 27th to return junior leader packet and dates. We only take so many volunteer per session.
Adventure Zone hoursAdventure Zone hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Children may be dropped off any time after 7:30 a.m. and picked up anytime before 5:30 p.m.
Please be aware field trips start in July and activities start promptly. Please be sure to see the newsletters for start times and a schedule of events. Those are available on site on Fridays and Mondays each week. .
Dates -June 21 - August 12. No program due to the Juneteenth Holiday June 20 and Monday July 4.
Pricing and DatesThe cost of the camp fee a week Check back in 2023 plus any additional fees for field trips. Payments are due the Friday before the start of the next week and must be paid at the Parks and Recreation Office- 4 Holcomb St. or pay online.
The Parks and Recreation Office, located at 4 Holcomb Street, Westfield, MA 01085, is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. For your convenience, the office has a drop off box for after hours payments. If payment is not made in full before the start of the new week, your child cannot attend the camp. Or pay online each week.
Payments can be made for Adventure Zone ages 5-6 - Payments On Line for full weeks only. I
We would need the adventure zone registration form mailed or drop off to the office.
Daily Rates -For parents looking for one or two days a week for childcareDaily rates are per day $ 35.00 check due every Friday. Fees of attendance, plus any additional fees for field trips. Any day may be chosen. (or write on reg. form attending one or two days a week) Payments are due the Friday before the start of the next week and must be paid at the Parks and Recreation Office. The Parks and Recreation Office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. For your convenience, the office has a drop off box for after hours payments.
arent/Guardian Orientation Meeting-Adventure Zone (Summer full day camp) 2022Tuesday, May 3 at 6:00 p.m. at the Municipal Playground pavilion, please park on Greylock Street and walk over. The meeting will serve to inform new parents and guardians about the program before sending their children to Adventure Zone. Learn everything you need to know about the program, including activities being offered, field trip and swimming routine, volunteering roles, staff roles, and parent responsibilities. Everyone will receive the parent handbook at orientation. If you would like a handbook but cannot attend the meeting, they will be mailed out after registering a child.
Field TripsExpenses to all field trips are the responsibility of the participants and their parents or guardians. This summer's destinations will include Play Bousquet, Brownstown Park, Look Park, the movies, roller skating and ice skating rinks, and much more. We also will go swimming once a week and visit the spray parks once a week. Weekly newsletters regarding field trips, events, fees, and more will be made available. Field Trips must be paid in Cash in a envelope with permission slip and child's name. Checks, debit card, and credit card transactions are not accepted for field trips. When submitting payments for a field trip, please place money in an envelope with the child's name and permission slip and give it to the two Directors of the Adventure Zone program.
- Camp staff have CPR training, are first aid certified, and have a CORI / SORI criminal background checks.
- The program maintains a 1:10 staff / participant ratio.
- Camp is intended for ages 5-12.
- Medical forms are available along with permission slips. Example - Allergic to foods, inhaler for asthma, medication, etc. These will be printed in the parent/guardian handbook and given to Directors of program.