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Beaches Episcopal School Summer Camps

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June 1 - June 26, 2020
8:30am - 3pm
Rising PreK4 through Grade 3
450 11th Avenue North, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

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June 1 - 5, 2020
June 8 - 12, 2020
June 15 - 19, 2020
June 22 - 26, 2020

This year, our day camp will fall under the ESJ Summer program within the Episcopal School of Jacksonville website. Since BES will be merging with ESJ in July 2020, we thought it would be wise to begin the transition in this way. BES students rising into PreK4 through third grade in the fall of 2020 may participate in our fun-filled camp program this year.

Our program will now be known as Lower School Day Camp - Beaches Campus. The camp provides an exciting mix of age-appropriate outdoor and indoor activities with teachers affiliated with our school. Campers will enjoy playing games, creating fun arts and crafts, participating in music, IDEAStudio and science activities, and having fun with new friends as each week’s program focuses on a particular theme. As an added bonus, each Friday is Water Day, a fun time to celebrate summer together on Hixon Field with a variety of water activities.

The camp offers a morning program that runs from 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., but parents may also select an optional extended care Full Day Program for their students through 3:00 p.m. Students staying in extended care should bring sack lunches from home. Camp staff will provide snacks. Dallas Skornia, Director of Summer Camps at the Beaches Campus, will oversee the camp. Parents may walk their students in for drop off between 8-8:30 a.m. each morning and pick up their students at either 12 p.m. (Morning Program) or 3 p.m. (Full Day Program).

Morning Only Program (8:30a-12p):
All Students: $180

Full Day Program (8:30a-3p) includes Extended from 12p-3p
All Students: $255

COVID19 Daily Safety Protocols:

  • Nurse. A nurse will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to assist with temperature and symptom checks and other health needs.
  • Daily temperature screening. Upon arrival each morning, we will conduct temperature screenings. When you are notified your child is sick, he/she MUST be picked up by you or an emergency contact within 30 minutes.
  • Hand sanitizing stations. 
  • Restroom hygiene and sanitation. 
  • Lunch safety. Lunch will have several protocols: Campers will bring sack lunches from home and Distance seating at lunch tables or in different rooms for separate camps (four participants to an eight-adult person table)
  • Small groups. Students and campers will be assigned to a counselor or teacher in a small group in a given day of camp/class. City of Jacksonville guidelines for social distancing in Phase 2 will be maintained.
  • Contact activities and equipment or supply sharing. Camp staff will work to limit physical contact among campers as much as possible and will engage in sanitary practices for shared equipment and supplies.
  • Masks/gloves optional, except for food service personnel. 
  • Water bottles. Campers and students should bring their own water bottles from home with their names on them. 
  • Waivers. Parents will complete a waiver which indicates that parents understand the protocols
  • Refunds.