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    'Sun'sational Summer Camps

     

     

     

  • COVID-19 Updates for 'Sun'sational Summer Camp

     For the most up-to-date information from Deer Valley administration, please visit www.dvusd.org/COVID19. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

    4/30/2020:  The billing schedule will be modified based on future developments with Governor Ducey's stay-at-home order.  As of 4/29/2020, this has been extended until 5/15/2020.  

    • If you have a pending registration, or submit one now, it will be processed and only the per-family registration fee will be charged at the time of acceptance
      • ($30 if you registered 3/1/2020 or later; $20 for February)
      • The $100 per-child deposit is being postponed at this time  
    • All registrants will be emailed to advise of the new invoice and payment due date once it has been determined
    • We are proceeding with approving registration contracts
    • The per family registration fee will remain at $30 per family

    4/22/2020:  Notice was sent to pending contract holders that we were continuing with accepting/processing.  At that time we anticipated billing the first 2 weeks of camps on 5/11/2020.

    • Should a parent wish to withdrawal, a written request must be submitted to the sites account representative (click site below to email your contact)
    • Upon receipt of this request, you will be emailed the conditions and be asked to reply to confirm your understanding
    • Contracts that are withdrawn will be deleted and a new registration will be required to re-register; based on sites available at that time

     

    Parent Information Meetings for 'Sun'sational Summer Camp have been postponed.  We are working on an alternative presentation and/or alternate dates since all campuses remain closed at this time. We will post something here as we know more.

    All DVUSD schools and programs are closed through 5/21/2020

    • Our staff is working remotely from home at this time
    • At this time, no decisions have been made beyond the end of the current school year
    • Some information and dates on this page may be subject to change.

    Contact Staff by Email:  Since our staff is working from home, the best means of communication is by email directly to the person you are trying to reach. 

    • Click on the summer camp site above to be directed to your Account Representative for summer camp, or
    • See the list under Contacts for lead instructors
      • TIP:  To reach any staff member at DVUSD, simply use their first name, a period (.), last name @dvusd.org

     

  • New in 2020 is a 6th regional summer camp location!  Our six sites are conveniently located throughout the district to provide school age children in grades K-8 memorable summer experiences through educational, athletic, and social activities in a safe, positive environment.  One of these sites also hosts a Preschool Summer Camp for 3-5 year olds.  Field trips, guest speakers, and arts & crafts are just a sampling of what make these camps fun! 
     

    2020 Locations

     

    • Arrowhead - 75th Avenue & Union Hills Drive
    • Anthem - Anthem Way, east of I-17
    • Legend Springs - 63rd Avenue, north of the 101  FULL
    • Norterra Canyon - north of Jomax Road, east of I-17 - FULL; contract registrations received through 2/17/2020 at 4:00 PM will be processed and accepted per the terms of contract approval
    • Paseo Hills - 31st Avenue, north of Deer Valley Road
      • Preschool at Paseo Hills  FULL
    • Terramar - 71st Avenue & Happy Valley Road - FULL; contracts registrations received through 2/25/2020 at 9:00 AM will be processed and accepted per the terms of contract approval

    Locations subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control

  •  2020 'Sun'sational Summer Camp Information

    • Wednesday, May 27, through Wednesday, July 22, 2020
    • 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays
    • Open to students entering grades K-8, and age 5-14; student must have reached their 5th birthday prior to camp 
    • All locations closed on Thursday and Friday, July 2 & 3, in observance of Independence Day
    • Daily rate includes all activities and field trips
    • 10% Multi-child discount on additional children
    • 3 Day per week minimum for any weeks reserved
    • Annual family registration fee is also required
    • Five convenient payments on an automatic pay plan
    • Daily self-cooled lunch required
    • Registration deadline is April 30th for guaranteed attendance the first two week of camp
    • Field trips will close upon reaching capacity regardless of deadline dates
    • T-shirts will be distributed at Parent meetings*

    *The status of the parent information meetings is pending

     2020 Preschool Summer Camp Information 

     Preschool Summer Camp is for our youngest students set in a nurturing environment while providing fun learning experiences based on the same themes as our 'Sun'sational Summer Camp. Preschool campers follow a different activity schedule than 'Sun'sational campers.  Additional information for Preschool:
    • Open to students age 3-5
    • Students age 5 and entering kindergarten may register for either the Preschool camp or one of the K-8 camps
    • All students must be fully potty trained 
    • Located at Paseo Hills
      Other Important Information 
    • Early registrations will be accepted beginning February 3, 2020, but may not be approved immediately; register early to take advantage of incentive registration fee pricing
    • All registered students will receive one free summer camp t-shirt
      • A second free t-shirt will be provided only when you attend the Family Orientation event
    • The registration fee and deposit are both nonrefundable
    • Once you have registered online, your contract will be reviewed by our staff to be sure that we have complete information and documentation
      • Upon approval of your contract, your debit/credit card which you will supply online, will be charged the registration fee PLUS a $100 deposit per child that will be applied toward the invoice for your first scheduled dates (i.e., if you register for July, pay the deposit, and then add days for June, the system automatically applies the deposit to the July dates)
      • The amount of your registration fee will be determined by the date you applied, not the date of contract approval (see above Register Early/Discounted Pricing)
      • The balance will be invoiced and is due as outlined on the "Important Dates" table below.
    • Your Account Representative will attempt to contact you if there is missing or incorrect information, or if your payment does not go through.  You will have no more than 3 business days to respond and correct the situation or your contract will not be approved and will be deleted from pending status. This time period may be shortened when we are at a deadline.  This will require you to re-submit your contract and it will be subject to the current registration fee and field trip availability.   Your child cannot attend without an approved contract. 
     
    IMPORTANT:  If you are not sure of your schedule but know that you will need summer care, or if you choose your dates based on the activity calendar, it is highly recommended that you submit a registration contract for approval, choosing at least 3 days, and then submit a change to your contract prior to the billing date (SEE IMPORTANT DATES BELOW).  Field trips are subject to closure upon reaching capacity.  The initial contract approval process is more in-depth than a change approval.  Delaying registration may result in a delayed start date at camp.  A delay in choosing your days may result in missing desired field trips due to closure.  Field trip and activity calendars will be made available as soon as possible once all venues and activities have been confirmed.  
     
  • Rates and Plan Options
     
    The Pick Your Days plan provides for 3, 4, or 5 days per week, and is subject to a weekly rate.  The days may vary, and you choose which weeks your child will attend. You may reserve for as few or as many weeks at a time as you wish.  They do not have to be consecutive weeks.  A calendar will open up during registration for you to choose your dates; please choose your dates carefully.  Additional dates must be reserved prior to the invoicing date, and are subject to availability (see table below).  Weeks with only 3 days will still require a 3-day minimum.
      • Grade K-8 (based on rate of $38 per day with a 3-day per week minimum)
        • $114 per week for 3 days
        • $152 per week for 4 days
        • $190 per week for 5 days
      • Preschool (based on a rate of $40 per day with a 3-day per week minimum)
        • $120 per week for 3 days
        • $160 per week for 4 days
        • $200 per week for 5 days

    Changes to your contract are subject to a $25 change fee.  Additional days after the payment deadline will be subject to availability and an additional fee.  Field trips are subject to closure upon reaching capacity, so early registration is encouraged.  After the the payment deadline date, field trips will close based on enrollment.  Additional or unscheduled drop-in days will not be permitted on the day of a field trip.  We monitor enrollment numbers on a regular basis. 

  • Register Early
     

    Registration Information

    • Online registration opens February 3, 2020, at 12:01 a.m.
      • see Enrollment (reservation and payment) section below
    • Every student must have a current copy of immunizations on file before their registration contract will be approved
    • Once approved, each child's Emergency Information (EIIR) form must be signed prior to attending.  This can be done:
      • At your Before & After School Care site
      • At the Parent Meeting
      • On the first day of camp attendance (allow extra time as we expect lines the first two weeks of camp)
    • All accounts must be current and in good standing
    • A separate registration and fee will be required for Before & After School Care
     
     Discounted Registrations Fee Pricing - $30 extended beyond April
           
     $20 per family in February, plus $100 per child deposit 
                   $30 per family in March and later
                   The registration deadline is April 30th for guaranteed attendance the first two weeks of camp
     
    These programs are in demand and early registration is highly encouraged to ensure the camp of your choice.  A sixth camp location has been added this year, and we still anticipate that some sites will reach capacity early and close to new enrollees.  Because of the high volume of registrations we received, it can take a few months to process through all of them, and we appreciate your early submission.  Your registration fee and deposit will be charged upon approval of your registration contract.  We offer the incentive of a reduced registration fee in the hopes that you will submit your information early, and we thank you for your patience.  Our team continues to work diligently to process them as quickly as possible.
     
    Each K-8 site will accept a maximum of 230 registration contracts, and will close to new registrants upon reaching this amount.
     
        Late Registration

    The registration deadline for 'Sun'sational Summer camp is April 30th.  Any contracts submitted after April 30th will be reviewed for approval only when all contracts received through April 30th have been reviewed and approved.  Attendance at summer camp will start with Week 3 or later, depending on the date of late registration. Once a registration period has been invoiced (i.e., Weeks 1 & 2), new contracts will not be approved for that period. You will be notified of your start date upon contract approval via a confirmation email. Your requested start date is subject to change during the approval process.  Some days may not be available if a site and/or a field trip has reached capacity.

     
    Field Trips
    • Early registration is strongly encouraged to guarantee your start date and attendance for field trips of your choice
    • Field trip venues are reserved by us beginning in January in order for us to provide students with outstanding experiences, however, some venues do have limitations and may be subject to closure when they reach capacity
    • Once your contract is approved, those dates you chose on your contract are confirmed; changes after confirmation may be subject to being declined if a field trip venue has reached capacity

    Choice of Site

    • Space is limited; all sites will provide service to a maximum of 230 students.
    • Please choose your site carefully.  Transfers are subject to additional fees, availability, and time restrictions.
  • Enrollment (reservation and payment)

    • Register online at deervalley.ce.eleyo.com prior to April 30th
      • Register in February to avoid delays in contract approval and save money
      • High volumes of late registrations cause delays in contract approvals
      • Field trips are subject to closure upon reaching capacity
    • Each session must be reserved prior to the invoicing date (see table below)
    • Each session must be paid by the payment deadline to ensure attendance for the time period covered
    • Tuition is payable in five bi-weekly payments, due as outlined below
    • All payments must be set up on an automatic payment plan with a debit/credit card designated by the parent or payer at the time of registration
      • A debit or credit card must be linked to your account
      • A prepaid credit card can be used if you don't have or don't want to link to a debit or credit card
      • DES funded accounts do require a card on file; you must provide the required DES acceptance documentation in advance to ensure you are invoiced/charged properly for those charges that DES does not cover
      • Online payment may be made prior to the payment date if you do not want auto pay, but you will still need to link a card
      • Failed payments/unpaid balances will result in withdrawal from camp for the period in question 
      • After the deadline, additional days may be added, based on availability, for an additional fee; days will not be changed or removed
      • No credits or refunds will be issued for missed or canceled days after the payment deadline
      • A $25 late payment fee will automatically be added to all payments after the due date
      • There is a 3-day per week minimum, including weeks with only 3 days available
  • DES Assistance

    If you are eligible to receive financial assistance from the AZ Department of Economic Security (DES), you will be responsible for the following:

    • Your daily co-pay as determined by DES
    • Any difference between the daily rate that is subsidized by DES and our daily rate
      • For example, our rate is $38 per day; if DES pays $28 per day (6 or more hours of attendance), and if your co-pay is $1 per day.  Your daily responsibility is $11, including your copay
      • NOTE that if your child attends less than 6 hours per day, you are responsible for the difference between our rate and the DES part-day rate of $14; or $25 per day in this example
    • Choosing only the days your child will attend camp
      • if you choose days that your child does not attend, you will pay the full daily rate of $38 per day ($40 for preschool)
      • DES will not subsidize days that your child does not attend for which a reservation has been confirmed
    • Submit the required documentation
  • Parent Orientation 

    • Open house orientations will be held in April and May; please see dates below in the locations
    • If you miss the opportunity to attend, please arrive early on your first day of camp to finalize your paperwork and waivers, obtain activity calendars, and pick up your t-shirt
     
    The Parent Open House dates will be posted as soon as they are available.
  • 2020 ‘Sun’sational Summer Camp Locations & Contacts
     
    IMPORTANT:  Field trip and activity times and dates are subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control.  ALWAYS check with your camp staff prior to each field trip for and possible changes. 

     

     

     

    Anthem
     41020 NE Freedom Way
    Anthem, AZ 85086
    602-501-3319
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
     
    Account Representative:
     
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
    Activity Calendar available soon

    Arrowhead
     
    7490 W. Union Hills Drive
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    623-687-6724
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
     
    Account Representative:
     
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
     
    Activity Calendar available soon
     
     
    Legend Springs
    21150 N. Arrowhead Loop Road
    Glendale, AZ 85308
    602-501-2871
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
     
    Account Representative:
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
    Activity Calendar available soon
     
    Norterra Canyon
    Full - No longer accepting applications
    2200 W. Maya Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85085
    623-271-3980
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
     
    Account Representative:
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
    Activity Calendar available soon
     
     
    Paseo Hills &
    Preschool at Paseo Hills
    3302 W. Louise Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85027
    623-262-3632
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
    Preschool:
     
    Account Representative:
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
    Activity Calendar available soon

     

     
     Terramar
    Full - No longer accepting applications
    7000 W. Happy Valley Road
    Peoria, AZ 85383
    623-262-1504
     
    Site Lead Instructors:
     
    Account Representative:
     
    Parent Information Night
    Status Pending
     
    Activity Calendar available soon