The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center, Salem, OR

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MON–FRI: 5:30AM–10PM
SAT: 7AM–10PM  |  SUN: 7AM–7PM

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Camp Staff & Safety

It takes a special person to be a counselor for our campers, your kids. Camp counselors have to be energetic, enthusiastic, fun—but also trained to respond quickly and efficiently in any situation. Your child’s safety is our number one priority.

• All staff members will receive First Aid and CPR certification from The American Red Cross.

• There will be a 1:10 counselor to child ratio at minimum, at all times. The names of the campers will be kept on staff at all times and “check-ins” will be required between each activity.

• When taking a field trip, a certified counselor with The Salvation Army Decisive Driving Certification will drive.

• Kroc Lifeguards will be present during all swim sessions that take place at the Kroc Center.

• A first aid kit and a list of medications and allergies will be on camp staff at all times. Parental emergency contact information will remain on staff no matter the activity, and cell phones will be allotted to multiple staff members for emergency purposes and to remain in contact with the Camp Supervisor.

Camp Policies

Drop-off and pick-up occur next to the playground at the following times:

Drop-Off: 8:00 am-8:30 am Pick-Up: 4:30 pm-5:00 pm

Campers must be signed in and out of camp each day by a

Parent/Authorized Adult with a current photo I.D. Children will be released only to those listed on the Camp Waiver form as “authorized to pick-up”. No child is allowed to sign-out of camp by themselves.

A 24-hour notification is needed for late drop-off or early pick-up if the event has been pre-planned. A phone call to the Camp Supervisor in the case of unexpected absence or schedule changes is required.

Consistent late pick-up may be penalized with a late fee.

Monetary refunds will not be issued unless a Day Camp session is canceled by the Kroc Center or for extenuating circumstances such as death in the family, illness, etc. All refunds require an approval through the Camp Programs Coordinator. If the program is canceled by the Kroc Center, you will be given a full credit or cash refund.

Withdrawal from a program or class 7 or more days prior to the start of camp session: results in a refund, minus a $45 nonrefundable deposits or registration fees. Withdrawal from a program or class 6 days or less prior to the start of camp session: results in a credit on a Kroc Center Gift Card, minus the $45 non-refundable deposits or registration fees.

A refund request form must be completed within one week of cancellation. Refunds placed on gift cards are applicable towards any Kroc Center Program or merchandise and are not redeemable for cash. Please see the current Program Guide for the full cancellation policy.

No credits or pro-rated credits will be issued for partial attendance at a camp or missed days of camp due to illness, behavior issues, or any other reason.

Each camper must have a parent or guardian sign a camp waiver and supply correct and updated medical information in regards to their child(ren). Waiver(s) must be completed and signed prior to camp participation, preferably at time of registration.

As a parent, if your child has any special medical needs, please include these with the desired response on the Registration Form. These will include, but are not limited to, any medical or behavioral diagnoses that may affect your child’s experience at camp. Updates can be made throughout the summer based on a case-b-case basis and will be reported directly to the Camp Supervisor. By providing this information, you are providing our staff with the knowledge and ability to provided the best care possible for your child. Please note that there will be no nurse/doctor on-call at The Kroc Center.

Swim tests to determine ability (for safety purposes) will be conducted on the first day of camp by our Camp Staff. Once ability is established, children will be allowed to participate in designated areas. Appropriate swim attire is required. Counselors will assist children at all times while in the pool and both areas will be fully staffed with trained, certified lifeguards. Children must be at least 48” tall in order to have safe access to the large water slide.

Any day camp visitors for all children and staff will be required to sign-in, and will be given a name tag to identify the individual as a visitor of Camp Kroc.

Lost & Found items will be kept for a period of two weeks after a session, then donated to the local Salvation Army Thrift Store. Lost & found items is located in the Camp Supervisors Office.

In the case of medication distribution, parents must complete our Medication Information Form. This releases The Kroc Center from liability for medication that is required for distribution for the health of a child. Medication must be dropped off to the AM Lead in the original prescription container with your child’s name printed on the label and placed in a plastic bag. Medication will be stored in the Camp Supervisor’s office and administered at the time(s) and in the amount designated by the Medication Information Form. Parents must sign out medication at the end of each day and check back in the following day. Any medication not brought in the appropriate container may preclude camp participation for your child on that day.

Kroc Day Camp is not designed or equipped to handle ill children. If your camper becomes ill while at Kroc Day Camp, our staff will make your child comfortable in an area away from the other campers. Our staff will then contact you (the parent) or one of the individuals you have authorized to pick up your child. If immediate medical attention is needed or if the severity of an injury cannot be correctly established, parents will be notified immediately. The Emergency Medical System (911) will be activated at the discretion of the Camp Supervisor and/or trained Kroc Staff. If staff are unable to reach parents whose child is in need of immediate medical attention, he/she will be transported to the nearest hospital via ambulance and staff will continue to attempt to contact parents. Parents/guardians will be responsible for all emergency medical care expenses.

QUESTIONS? Please contact the Camp Kroc Coordinator at 503.798.4791 or email camps@salvationarmysalem.org.

Camper Code of Conduct

1. Campers must stay with their age group and be accompanied by a counselor during all camp Kroc activities.

2. Campers must remain with camp Kroc staff members at all times unless checked out by an authorized adult with photo I.D.

3. Camp attendees are expected to respect peers. The Kroc Center Staff and the facility at all times.

4. The use of foul language, abusive actions and inappropriate behavior is prohibited.

5. Alcohol and/or drugs are not allowed anywhere on the premises or at any location where Camp Kroc is taking place.

6. Shirt and shoes must be worn in all areas. Any logos or mes-sages on clothing must be acceptable in a family setting.

7. Bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, scooters or pets (excluding service animals) will not be allowed inside the facility

8. The Kroc Center staff reserves the right to dismiss a camper without a refund who does not meet behavior expectations.

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KROC CORPS COMMUNITY CENTER

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Camp Policies

Click on a policy below to learn more.

  • Drop-off/Pick-up Procedures

    Drop-off and pick-up occur next to the playground at the following times:

    Drop-Off: 8:00 am-8:30 am Pick-Up: 4:30 pm-5:00 pm

    Campers must be signed in and out of camp each day by a

    Parent/Authorized Adult with a current photo I.D. Children will be released only to those listed on the Camp Waiver form as “authorized to pick-up”. No child is allowed to sign-out of camp by themselves.

    A 24-hour notification is needed for late drop-off or early pick-up if the event has been pre-planned. A phone call to the Camp Supervisor in the case of unexpected absence or schedule changes is required.

    Consistent late pick-up may be penalized with a late fee.

  • Cancellations/Refund Policy

    Monetary refunds will not be issued unless a Day Camp session is canceled by the Kroc Center or for extenuating circumstances such as death in the family, illness, etc. All refunds require an approval through the Camp Programs Coordinator. If the program is canceled by the Kroc Center, you will be given a full credit or cash refund.

    Withdrawal from a program or class 7 or more days prior to the start of camp session: results in a refund, minus a $45 nonrefundable deposits or registration fees. Withdrawal from a program or class 6 days or less prior to the start of camp session: results in a credit on a Kroc Center Gift Card, minus the $45 non-refundable deposits or registration fees.

    A refund request form must be completed within one week of cancellation. Refunds placed on gift cards are applicable towards any Kroc Center Program or merchandise and are not redeemable for cash. Please see the current Program Guide for the full cancellation policy.

    No credits or pro-rated credits will be issued for partial attendance at a camp or missed days of camp due to illness, behavior issues, or any other reason.

  • Camp Waiver/Medical Forms

    Each Camper must have a parent or guardian sign a camp waiver and supple correct and updated medical information in regards to their child(ren). Waiver(s) must be completed and signed prior to camp participation, preferable at time of registration.

  • Medical Protocol

    As a parent, if your child has any special medical needs, please include these with the desired response on the Registration Form. These will include, but are not limited to, any medical or behavioral diagnoses that may affect your child’s experience at camp. Updates can be made throughout the summer based on a case-b-case basis and will be reported directly to the Camp Supervisor. By providing this information, you are providing our staff with the knowledge and ability to provided the best care possible for your child. Please note that there will be no nurse/doctor on-call at The Kroc Center.

  • Pool Area/Swimming Evaluations

    Swim tests to determine ability (for safety purposes) will be conducted on the first day of camp by our Camp Staff. Once ability is established, children will be allowed to participate in designated areas. Appropriate swim attire is required. Counselors will assist children at all times while in the pool and both areas will be fully staffed with trained, certified lifeguards. Children must be at least 48” tall in order to have safe access to the large water slide.t

  • Day Camp Visitors

    Any day camp visitors for all children and staff will be required to sign-in, and will be given a name tag to identify the individual as a visitor of Camp Kroc.

  • Lost & Found

    Lost & Found items will be kept for a period of two weeks after a session, then donated to the local Salvation Army Thrift Store. Lost & found items is located in the Camp Supervisors Office.

  • Medication Distribution

    In the case of medication distribution, parents must complete our Medication Information Form. This releases The Kroc Center from liability for medication that is required for distribution for the health of a child. Medication must be dropped off to the AM Lead in the original prescription container with your child’s name printed on the label and placed in a plastic bag. Medication will be stored in the Camp Supervisor’s office and administered at the time(s) and in the amount designated by the Medication Information Form. Parents must sign out medication at the end of each day and check back in the following day. Any medication not brought in the appropriate container may preclude camp participation for your child on that day.

  • Illness & Injuries

    Kroc Day Camp is not designed or equipped to handle ill children. If your camper becomes ill while at Kroc Day Camp, our staff will make your child comfortable in an area away from the other campers. Our staff will then contact you (the parent) or one of the individuals you have authorized to pick up your child. If immediate medical attention is needed or if the severity of an injury cannot be correctly established, parents will be notified immediately. The Emergency Medical System (911) will be activated at the discretion of the Camp Supervisor and/or trained Kroc Staff. If staff are unable to reach parents whose child is in need of immediate medical attention, he/she will be transported to the nearest hospital via ambulance and staff will continue to attempt to contact parents. Parents/guardians will be responsible for all emergency medical care expenses.

  • Camp Staff & Safety

    It takes a special person to be a counselor for our campers, your kids. Camp counselors have to be energetic, enthusiastic, fun—but also trained to respond quickly and efficiently in any situation. Your child’s safety is our number one priority.

    KEY SAFETY GUIDELINES

    • All staff members will receive First Aid and CPR certification from The American Red Cross.

    • There will be a 1:10 counselor to child ratio at minimum, at all times. The names of the campers will be kept on staff at all times and “check-ins” will be required between each activity.

    • When taking a field trip, a certified counselor with The Salvation Army Decisive Driving Certification will drive.

    • Kroc Lifeguards will be present during all swim sessions that take place at the Kroc Center.

    • A first aid kit and a list of medications and allergies will be on camp staff at all times. Parental emergency contact information will remain on staff no matter the activity, and cell phones will be allotted to multiple staff members for emergency purposes and to remain in contact with the Camp Supervisor.

  • Camper Code of Conduct

    1. Campers must stay with their age group and be accompanied by a counselor during all camp Kroc activities.

    2. Campers must remain with camp Kroc staff members at all times unless checked out by an authorized adult with photo I.D.

    3. Camp attendees are expected to respect peers. The Kroc Center Staff and the facility at all times.

    4. The use of foul language, abusive actions and inappropriate behavior is prohibited.

    5. Alcohol and/or drugs are not allowed anywhere on the premises or at any location where Camp Kroc is taking place.

    6. Shirt and shoes must be worn in all areas. Any logos or mes-sages on clothing must be acceptable in a family setting.

    7. Bicycles, roller blades, skateboards, scooters or pets (excluding service animals) will not be allowed inside the facility

    8. The Kroc Center staff reserves the right to dismiss a camper without a refund who does not meet behavior expectations.

  • Camp Contact Information

    QUESTIONS? Please contact the Camp Kroc Coordinator at 503.798.4791 or email camps@salvationarmysalem.org.

REGISTER FOR CAMP

THE SALVATION ARMY
RAY & JOAN KROC CORPS
COMMUNITY CENTER

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center, Salem, OR