2019 STAGES Summer Camp at the NACC

The NACC has been providing summer and after school programming to children in the Niagara Region for over a decade.
Children’s programming was developed to allow children to have cultural experiences, cultivate talent, and foster interest in the arts.
Our 2019 Summer Program is in session 4 days a week, for 6 weeks,
July 8 – August 15

Click the “Online Registration Form” Option at the bottom of the page to begin registration.

CHECK OUT THE 2017 CAMP VIDEO

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1st!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT – REGISTER BEFORE JUNE 1!:

$150.00 for 1st Child

$100.00 for 2nd child

$75 for 3rd Child and every child registered after the 3rd Child

*INCOME DISCOUNTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE*
if you want to send your child to this amazing camp and cannot afford it,
we will work with you! Contact info@thenacc.org

REGULAR FEES

After June 1st, $180.00 for full summer tuition per camper

or $35.00 per week per Camper
(additional discounts may apply for multiple children)

CAMP HOURS:

OUR HOURS HAVE CHANGED! 
Our program is in session 4 days a week*, for 6 weeks

Monday – Thursday

10 AM – 2 PM

Extra-Activity Hours Available!

(Additional tuition charge of $50 per family for extra activity hours in morning or afternoon)

Early Drop Off: 8:30 AM (Breakfast may be provided) 
Late Pick Up: 
3 PM

Online Registration Form












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SECTION 1

PARENT/GUARDIAN INFORMATION:


Have you already registered any children for the 2019 session Stages Summer Camp?
YesNo
If "yes", we already have your information and you can skip to the next section to register your child. If you believe this is incorrect or are unsure, select "no" and proceed to fill out this section.

How did you learn about our program?:

Please specify:

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SECTION 2


ENROLLMENT:

I would like to register my child(ren) for:
1 week2 weeks3 weeks4 weeks5 weeksFull Session

Is your family eligible for the "Free or Reduced" Lunch program?
YesNo

Would you like to enroll in early drop-off or late pick up?
No, Thank YouBreakfast Club (8:30 AM)Late Pick Up (3:00 PM)
PLEASE NOTE: Additional registration fees apply for extra sessions before and after camp.

Please list any dates that your child(ren) may miss camp, include vacations:

CAMPER REGISTRATION:

How many children are you registering?
1234

Child 1

Your Child's Shirt Size (required)
YSYMYLASAMALAXLAXXLAXXL

Does your child have any allergies?
NoneAnimalsFoodInsect StingsMedicine / DrugsPlants / PollenOther
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

PLEASE NOTE: The Free Lunch Program cannot accommodate Dietary Restrictions - if your child has food-related allergies or restrictions, please send a lunch with them daily.

Does your child have any Chronic or Reoccuring Illnesses?
NoneEar InfectionHeart Defect/DiseaseSeizuresBleeding DisordersAsthmaHypertensionDiabetesMusculoskeletal DisordersConstipationMenstrual CrampsMotion SicknessNosebleedsEmotional DisturbancesFaintingHearing ImpairmentSpecial Dietary RegimenWears Glasses or Contact LensesOther (Specify)
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

Please indicate your child’s artistic interests, and we’ll do our best to match them with a class schedule they’ll love! Please only select your children's 3 top choices. Note that scheduling will be based on class availability, class level, and session times. Your child will not be able to attend all of the classes listed, nor all the classes chosen. Please fill out this form for each child you register. In some instances, your child may also be enrolled in a class that was not a top choice - this is an effort to make popular classes accessible to all children and may also be due to scheduling and age level.
DanceVoice / MusicTheatrePaintingSculptureYogaFilm

Is there anything else you would like us to know about your child before they attend camp?

Child 2

Your Child's Shirt Size (required)
YSYMYLASAMALAXLAXXLAXXL

Does your child have any allergies?
NoneAnimalsFoodInsect StingsMedicine / DrugsPlants / PollenOther
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

PLEASE NOTE: The Free Lunch Program cannot accommodate Dietary Restrictions - if your child has food-related allergies or restrictions, please send a lunch with them daily.

Does your child have any Chronic or Reoccuring Illnesses?
NoneEar InfectionHeart Defect/DiseaseSeizuresBleeding DisordersAsthmaHypertensionDiabetesMusculoskeletal DisordersConstipationMenstrual CrampsMotion SicknessNosebleedsEmotional DisturbancesFaintingHearing ImpairmentSpecial Dietary RegimenWears Glasses or Contact LensesOther (Specify)
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

Please indicate your child’s artistic interests, and we’ll do our best to match them with a class schedule they’ll love! Please only select your children's 3 top choices. Note that scheduling will be based on class availability, class level, and session times. Your child will not be able to attend all of the classes listed, nor all the classes chosen. Please fill out this form for each child you register. In some instances, your child may also be enrolled in a class that was not a top choice - this is an effort to make popular classes accessible to all children and may also be due to scheduling and age level.
DanceVoice / MusicTheatrePaintingSculptureYogaFilm

Is there anything else you would like us to know about your child before they attend camp?

Child 3

Your Child's Shirt Size (required)
YSYMYLASAMALAXLAXXLAXXL

Does your child have any allergies?
NoneAnimalsFoodInsect StingsMedicine / DrugsPlants / PollenOther
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

Does your child have any Chronic or Reoccuring Illnesses?
NoneEar InfectionHeart Defect/DiseaseSeizuresBleeding DisordersAsthmaHypertensionDiabetesMusculoskeletal DisordersConstipationMenstrual CrampsMotion SicknessNosebleedsEmotional DisturbancesFaintingHearing ImpairmentSpecial Dietary RegimenWears Glasses or Contact LensesOther (Specify)
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

PLEASE NOTE: The Free Lunch Program cannot accommodate Dietary Restrictions - if your child has food-related allergies or restrictions, please send a lunch with them daily.

Please indicate your child’s artistic interests, and we’ll do our best to match them with a class schedule they’ll love! Please only select your children's 3 top choices. Note that scheduling will be based on class availability, class level, and session times. Your child will not be able to attend all of the classes listed, nor all the classes chosen. Please fill out this form for each child you register. In some instances, your child may also be enrolled in a class that was not a top choice - this is an effort to make popular classes accessible to all children and may also be due to scheduling and age level.
DanceVoice / MusicTheatrePaintingSculptureYogaFilm

Is there anything else you would like us to know about your child before they attend camp?

Child 4

Your Child's Shirt Size (required)
YSYMYLASAMALAXLAXXLAXXL

Does your child have any allergies?
NoneAnimalsFoodInsect StingsMedicine / DrugsPlants / PollenOther
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

PLEASE NOTE: The Free Lunch Program cannot accommodate Dietary Restrictions - if your child has food-related allergies or restrictions, please send a lunch with them daily.

Does your child have any Chronic or Reoccuring Illnesses?
NoneEar InfectionHeart Defect/DiseaseSeizuresBleeding DisordersAsthmaHypertensionDiabetesMusculoskeletal DisordersConstipationMenstrual CrampsMotion SicknessNosebleedsEmotional DisturbancesFaintingHearing ImpairmentSpecial Dietary RegimenWears Glasses or Contact LensesOther (Specify)
If you have selected any of the above, please specify below:

Please indicate your child’s artistic interests, and we’ll do our best to match them with a class schedule they’ll love! Please only select your children's 3 top choices. Note that scheduling will be based on class availability, class level, and session times. Your child will not be able to attend all of the classes listed, nor all the classes chosen. Please fill out this form for each child you register. In some instances, your child may also be enrolled in a class that was not a top choice - this is an effort to make popular classes accessible to all children and may also be due to scheduling and age level.
DanceVoice / MusicTheatrePaintingSculptureYogaFilm

Is there anything else you would like us to know about your child before they attend camp?

IMMUNIZATION RECORDS:


Up to date Immunization Records are required for all campers - please submit them by uploading them to this form, faxing them to (716) 282-7433 or mailing C/O STAGES CAMP RECORDS to:
1201 Pine Ave,
Niagara Falls, NY 14301

How will you be submitting immunization records?
MailFaxUpload

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SECTION 3

EMERGENCY CONTACTS:



Emergency Contact #2 Name

Only an authorized adult (18 years or older) must be on site to sign a child out at the end of camp. Children are not permitted to walk home unattended. Please list the names of those individuals permitted to pick up your child from Summer Camp below:

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SECTION 4

SCHOLARSHIP:


Would you like your child to be considered for a scholarship?
YesNo

PLEASE NOTE:Consideration is based first in financial need and second by the child's interest in the program and the visual/performing arts. To be considered, please explain in 400 words or less why your child should be considered for a Stages Scholarship. Only children who intend to attend camp for the entirety of the program will be award scholarships – because of the many children in need of financial assistance, missing one week or more of camp may result in cancellation of this award. Scholarships are usually only awarded one-per family, however in rare instances a whole family may be considered for full or partial scholarships.

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SECTION 5

TERMS & CONDITIONS:


In order to submit this registration, you must click the box below to accept the Terms & Conditions:
I, hereby give the approval to use my child(ren)'s (named above) likeness or artwork created by my child(ren), in any way deemed appropriate by the NACC and for my child(ren) to participate in any and all program activities, including transportation to and from the activities. I know that participation in these programs may result in serious injuries and that protective equipment does not prevent all injuries to players. I do hereby waive, release, absolve, indemnify and agree to hold harmless the Niagara Arts and Cultural Center, the organizers, supervisors, participants and persons transporting my child(ren). I give permission for authorized NACC representatives to seek and obtain medical aid for the above-named child(ren) if such child(ren) should sustain an injury while participating in a NACC Program and in their judgment such action is warranted. I have read and understand the CAMPERS CODE OF CONDUCT and rules set forth by The NACC Summer Art Program. I understand that failure to comply with these rules will result in disciplinary action, which can include sitting out from participation, suspension from program or expulsion from the program with no refund. I have also reviewed the policies with my child and explained the possible disciplinary actions to them.

By typing your name in the box below you approve of the terms and conditions above.
Signature:
Date:

Terms & Conditions

We are fully certified with the Niagara County Health Department and have strict guidelines that we must follow, for the safety and well being of our campers.

We appreciate your careful attention to and cooperation with the procedures for proper registration.

Children will not be permitted to attend camp until all required forms are completed and all final balances and payments are made.  Completed camp registration forms, permission slips, and medical form must be submitted before the start of camp.  Please submit completed registration forms by June 1st, 2018 for discounts, after that date discount rates may not apply.  Remember, space is limited!

 

Certain children may have limitations and special needs beyond the scope of our camp structure.  Parents are expected and required to inform us in advance about special circumstances and needs so that an evaluation and enrollment determination can be made.  Payment of camp fees is not a guarantee of enrollment.

Registration form, Payment, and Immunization Records must be returned to the NACC Office in order to complete registration for your child in this program.

 

Please note that camp rates are WEEKLY, or for the ENTIRE PROGRAM, refunds will not be issued if a child misses classes for any reason for a week that they have registered.

 

  • Class Selection:
    Children will have many classes and activities to choose from, this year switching classes will not be permitted unless by request of the instructor or if special circumstances arise. Please go over the class selections carefully with your child to ensure they choose the classes they are truly interested in and submit your selections to the Camp Director no later than June 20, 2018.
  • Clothing:
    Each child should wear sneakers. Sandals, flip flops, and street shoes are not recommended.
  • Conduct:
    Each child is expected to adhere to the code of conduct policies enclosed in this registration packet. The number one objective of NACC Kids Camp is to provide a safe nurturing environment for all.
  • Free Lunches:
    Lunch will be provided for all children. However, if you would like to send a lunch with your child you may but there is no refrigeration provided, so make sure your child’s lunch and snacks are in a thermal bag with a cold pack. Also please make sure they are labeled. We cannot accommodate for allergies or special requirements, please send lunches for children who require special food items due to allergies or other needs.
  • Field trips:
    Field Trips may be offered throughout the summer, If you would like your child to attend these events- Please sign and return the permission slip in an envelope with your child’s name on it.
  • Illness:
    Please do not bring your child to camp if they are ill, or running a fever. If your child becomes ill during the day, the camp will call you to make arrangements to pick up your child as soon as possible.
  • *Immunization Records:
    All children registered for camp must have up-to-date immunization records. Please include a copy of this record with your registration form. No child will be admitted without these forms. This is a NYS requirement.
  • Sign-in, Sign-out:
    Parents/Guardians must sign children in and out each day, no child may be released unless signed out by permitted parent or guardian. No accommodations may be for children to leave the facility without a permitted adult escort, 18 years of age or more
  • Summer Camp Showcase:
    Campers work very hard each summer creating works of art and performances based on the classes they attend at the NACC. On Thursday, August 9th, family members are invited to attend our Summer Camp Showcase, during which time children’s artwork will be on display and a performance will be held in the Auditorium. The Showcase starts at 1 PM, but children are asked to arrive at the NACC at 10 A.M. to make final preparations.  Please note that attendance during all sessions in week six is MANDATORY for all students intending to perform in the show case, special considerations may be taken.
  • Attendance:
    Please note that children who participate in performance classes, ie. Theatre, Dance, Voice, are expected to attend every session they signed up for. Your child could be cast in the lead role of a short play, or be a featured dancer, it is therefore very important to staff and fellow campers that everyone selected for a performance is there to learn, rehearse, and perform. If a child does not attend the classes they signed up for, or has missed a substantial amount of sessions, they may not be permitted to perform in the Summer Camp Showcase, but are still invited to participate and learn in performance classes. In special cases, special permission to perform may be granted at the discretion of the instructor and the Camp Director.

Code of Conduct

CAMPERS’ CODE OF CONDUCT

Please go over this Code of Conduct with your child.

The following contract is designed to maintain consistency within our summer camp policies that are in place to ensure the safety of all participants and staff. Please review our policies with your child before signing below. This contract will be referred to in the case of a disciplinary problem. In the event that the contract is broken, a Staff member may call the parent/guardian and the child may be asked to be picked up immediately. The NACC strives to provide quality, consistency, safety, and a fun environment for your child. Policies have been set in place to maintain our program’s credibility.

  1. Physical or verbal threats of violence in our programs will not be tolerated. The NACC has a zero tolerance for violent, physical and/or verbal outbursts. Children displaying threating physical behavior, or verbal threats will be suspended from the program.
  2. Participants must listen to and follow counselors’ directions at all times.
  3. Participants must follow rules of games and activities.
  4. Participants must attend classes they are assigned, switching is not permitted without permission by the Camp Director. Persistent failure to attend assigned classes will result in suspension from the program.
  5. Children are expected to fully participate in each class. Students must participate for a minimum 10 minutes in each game/project before opting to “sit out”. If a student is found to be repeatedly unwilling to participate or is disruptive to the class, that child may be asked to leave the classroom and will be required to sit in the Camp Director’s office for the remainder of the session. If necessary, a guardian may be contacted to pick up the child immediately and the child will be suspended from the program.
  6. Child must stay within designated boundaries set by camp counselors at all times.
  7. Participants must respect all staff.
  8. Participants must respect all equipment.
  9. Participants must respect the NACC building, classrooms, and spaces.
  10. Inappropriate language is prohibited.
  11. Staff is not responsible for lost or stolen items; do not bring valuables to camp.
  12. No electronic gaming devices (ie. Gameboy, PSP, iPad, iPod, etc.) will be permitted at camp, prohibited items will be confiscated and returned to guardians at pick-up time.
  13. Rough-housing and wrestling are not allowed.
  14. No climbing on tables, chairs, trees, buildings.
  15. No touching of artworks, sculptures, or other items owned by NACC Staff or Tenants.
  16. Appropriate clothing and sneakers must be worn.