Summer Day Camp

The Salvation Army's Summer Day Camp provides youth ages 5-15 with a safe, structured and
enjoyable environment to go to during the summer months. While running, jumping and playing,
kids will meet new friends, have fun and learn about God through Bible study.

*Camp Dates: June 21st - August 13th
*Hours: 7:30 AM- 4:00 PM (Monday- Friday)
*Ages: 5-15 (as of June 1, 2021)
*Weekly Cost- $70.00 per week (8 weeks)
*Total Summer Cost: $560.00- Per Person

We will continue to follow all the recommended CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, and adhere
to all safety practices.

All campers and staff are required to wear a face mask or covering.

We sanitize and clean the facility throughout the day.

Camper & Staff Wellness Check daily.

Practice Social Distancing.

Due to Covid-19, safety precautions, we are only allowed to have 30 students for our Summer Day Camp.
Registrations will be on a first come first serve basis. Must register for at least a minimum of two weeks,
unless special circumstances are needed.
Summer Day Camp will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021 to observe Independence Day (July 4th).

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Health Care & Resources
We care about our Club families, so please continue to follow CDC and local health recommendations to
prevent possible exposure or spread of COVID-19 please continue to follow both CDC and local health
recommendations. If your camper or family member is experiencing any of the following symptoms your
child will NOT be able to attend Summer Day Camp. Parents will be required to take their child’s
temperature daily
prior to coming to camp.

  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

Or at least two of these symptoms:

  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle pain
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New loss of taste or smell


Nutrition & Fitness
Nutrition for all youth remains vital during this emergency. Our campers will participate in the following:

Food & Nutrition Program as presented by Wake County 4H Club & NC State

Garden & Farm Club-presented by our local Food Bank Staff

Fitness - our campers will enjoy recreation time through staff led activities on our playground, gym and
field area.

Girl scouts

Safety Procedures
Morning Arrival - all campers will need to be to the center by 7:30 am -8:30 am.

Afternoon Pickup-all campers will need to be picked up each day by 4:00 pm.

We will use our Carpool method for morning arrival and afternoon pickup.

Upon arrival, all campers will need sanitize their hands at our sanitizing station located at the front entrance.

Parents will NOT be able to enter the facility due to the current circumstances and our efforts to minimize
the spread of germs.

Payments can be received upon arrival (we will provide a receipt for you). Parents can also, call our office
and make Credit Card payments.

We have signs throughout our facility so our staff & campers will be able to practice social distancing during
camp.

We have sanitizing stations throughout the facility so that staff and campers can keep their hands clean
throughout the day.

All areas of our facility will be cleaned and sanitized throughout the day.

Campers will need the following:
Mask (it will be mandatory for campers to wear a mask daily)

Water Bottle

Disposal Bagged Lunch (NO lunch boxes)

3 to 4 Healthy Snacks

Swimming Trunks (boys) & One Piece Bathing Suit (girls)-this will be for water day at our Club.

No Open Toe Shoes of any kind can be worn during camp

Campers can bring swim shoes on Water Day

Extra change of clothes

Backpacks (are acceptable to place campers' items in)

We know that we will get through this together and encourage everyone to be kind and compassionate to
one another during this season of uncertainty. Please know our commitment to each of you is unwavering.
We encourage you to check your email weekly, for updates.

For more information about Summer Day Camp, please contact by phone at 919.832.6918.

Camp Walter Johnson

Since 1974, Camp Walter Johnson has touched the lives of over 55,000 underprivileged children.
This Salvation Army Camp began with a generous land donation from a local Denton, N. C. resident,
Walter Johnson. He gifted The Salvation Army 143 acres for the campsite, as well as an additional
piece of real estate that we were able to sell for $650,000. The funds from the sale helped finance the
initial construction of the camp. Camp Walter Johnson is administered by The Salvation Army North and
South Carolina Divisional Headquarters, in Charlotte, NC.

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