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Summercamp 2015


Register Now for 2015 Summer Camp

Georgetown, Acton, Cheltenham, Erin, Brampton, Inglewood, Meadowvale/Mississauga

Drop Off Between 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 am
Pick-Up Between 4:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Your child will experience a fun, thrilling summer while preparing them for the upcoming school year.

Georgetown 2015 Summercamp combines exciting field trips, martial arts program, and outdoor / indoor activities.  It is a unique camp because not only do the kids have fun, but they also receive the benefits of a martial arts education, including: life skills, character education and fitness / self defence.

Summer Fun Field Trips:

  • Kelso Park
  • Toronto Zoo
  • Medieval Times
  • Ripley’s Aquarium
  • Canada’s Wonderland
  • Laser Quest
  • Cosmic Bowling
  • Mississauga Trampoline
  • Playdium
  • African Lion Safari
  • Glow In The Dark Mini Putt
  • Guelph Rock Climbing

 

Indoor / Outdoor Activities:

  • Foosball
  • Samurai martial arts
  • Flying kites
  • Archery
  • Parachutes
  • Adventurous nature
  • Hike
  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Mini Olympics
  • Air hockey
  • Karaoke
  • Table hockey
  • XBOX
  • Basketball
  • Martial arts games
  • Nunchaku games
  • Ninja stars
  • Fun grappling
  • Self defense drills

Martial Arts:

The children will receive a martial arts program in the morning from 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 am everyday.  The benefits of martial arts include:

  • Handling the school yard bully
  • Unshakable confidence
  • Positive attitude
  • Courtesy and respect
  • Razor sharp focus
  • Leadership abilities
  • Resolving conflict

 

Parents Information Overview:

The camp runs from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm every day, all summer. All outings and tickets are included in the cost of the camp. The low student to instructor ratio of less than 8 to 1 on all outings provides for a super-safe environment that is always supervised.

  • No previous Martial Arts experience is necessary
  • Pack a lunch and 2 snacks daily, along with plenty of fluids to rehydrate. (No nuts please! We have a peanut and treenut free environment!)
  • Parents can pick up a monthly or weekly schedule of events at reception with information regarding any other necessities such as sunscreen, bathing suits and towels, etc. that may be needed on any given day
  • Before and After School students receive a discount on their Summer Camp tuition!

Please also read the FAQ for more information.

Only $199 per week + $50 for field trips

15% Off 2nd Family Member. 20% Off 3rd Family Member. Plus an extra 10% discount if you sign up for 4 weeks or more! (discounts do not apply to the $50 portion of the cost that is for field trips)
– Short weeks that are only 4 days because of statutory holidays (Week 6 and Week 1) are $149 per week instead of $199

Summercamp 2015 Field Trip Schedule

Week 1June 29th - July 3rd (Closed on July 1st for Canada Day)Kelso Park, Toronto Zoo
Week 2July 6th - July 10thRipley's Aquarium
Week 3July 13th - July 17thMedieval Times
Week 4July 20th - July 24thCanada's Wonderland
Week 5July 27th - July 31stLaser Quest
Week 6Aug. 3rd - Aug. 7th (Closed on Aug. 3rd for Civic holiday)Cosmic Bowling, Mississauga Trampoline
Week 7Aug. 10th - Aug. 14thPlaydium
Week 8Aug. 17th - Aug. 21stAfrican Lion Safari
Week 9Aug 24th - Aug 28thGlow-in-the-dark mini putt, Guelph Rock Climbing

The camp is run by a team of nationally and internationally award winning professional Martial Arts Black Belts and Grand Master Instructors who have demonstrated caring nature for children and a passion for teaching. Our instructors are recognized by the Ontario Educational Services, the Ministry of Park and Recreation and Tourism, the World Taekwondo Federation, and the National Taekwondo Association of Canada. The Leader of the camp, Grand Master Felix Ayensu, conducts the largest Taekwondo international championships in Canada, The Battle of Warriors.

Grand Master Felix Ayensu – 8th Degree Black Belt, 38 Years Experience

1988 Seoul, Korea Olympic Games Contestant. 5 times World Taekwondo Championships Contestant. North American Instructor of the Year -an award recognized by the Ontario Government. Senior International Advisor to the World Taekwondo Headquarters. World Championship Taekwondo Masters Essay Competition Winner. Tournament Director and Host of Canada’s Famed Battle of Warriors International Taekwondo Championships. Chief Executive Officer for 21 Years of Georgetown’s Premier Martial Arts Club, The Ayensu’s Olympic Taekwondo Karate Champions.

Master Ronny Laroque 5th Degree Black Belt, Senior Master Instructor

Recognized by the Ontario World Headquarters. Grand Black Belt Champion of Canada’s Battle of Taekwondo Championships. 21 years of experience.

Master Dam Seck, 6th Degree Black Belt Senior Master Instructor

National Taekwondo Coach for the 30th Olympic Games held in London in July 2012. International Referee of World Taekwondo Association. 30 Years experience. Grand Champion, World Taekwondo Masters Essay Competition.

Joshua King Senior 3rd Degree Black Belt, Senior Instructor

21 years experience. Award winning children program instructor. Certified by the World Taekwondo Federation and recognized by the World Taekwondo Association.

Jordan Panayas 3rd Degree Black Belt, Senior Instructor

15 years experience. National and International Competitor. Former instructor in university taekwondo programs. Certified by the World Taekwondo Headquarters.

Noriel Edar 3rd Degree Black Belt, Senior Instructor

15 years experience former assistance coach to primary, elementary and high school martial arts programs.

Master Kim Jun Ho, 4th Dan Black Belt Master Instructor

14 years experiance graduated from Korea National University. Masters in Physical Education and Taekwondo program for children.

Other Junior Instructors and assistants include:

Victoria Bendrt – 1st Degree Black Belt, 8 Years experience

Brandon Coggle – 1st Degree Black Belt experience, 8 years experience

Kathy Rhodham – 2nd Degree Black Belt Experience, 9 years experience

Councillors Include:

Stavros Leou – Program and enrichment coordinator. Masters degree graduate from Wilfred Laurier University. A professional school teacher for primary, elementary and high schools. Recognized by the Ontario Certified Teachers Association. 6 years experience.

Stephanie Weaver – Program and enrichment coordinator. Masters degree graduate from University of British Columbia.

What are the pick up and drop off times?

Parents must drop children off at our school between 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and pick up between 4:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m.

What happens if I am late picking up my child?

Please pick up child by 6:15 p.m. If you are delayed, please call us and let us know. There are no late charges.

Can I pick my child up early?

We prefer no early pick ups. In the event that you must pick up your child early it is allowed provided we are not out for a field trip.

Can I send someone else to pick up my child if I cannot make it?

Yes, but you must specify the alternate pick up person when registering your child. In a last minute situation where someone must pick up your child and they are not listed as an approved person in the registration information, you must call our office in person to make arrangements. An alternate pick up person should always bring identification in all cases.

What are the age ranges for the camp?

Age groups are 6-14 for the general camp and 4-5 for the kinder camp.

What are the differences between the general camp and kinder camp?

For the martial arts portion of the camp, the Kinder Camp follows our kinder karate curriculum, and the general camp follows our regular martial arts program. The outdoor and indoor games are tailored to suit the younger and older age groups.

Do I need to drop my child off at the camp or do they get picked up somewhere?

Parents must drop children off at our school between 6:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and pick up between 4:00 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. We do provide transportation during the day to activities and field trips.

How are children supervised on the buses?

There are instructors, counsellors, and program coordinators in the buses with the kids to ensure discipline and safety.

Are the buses insured and are the drivers bonded?

Yes.

What are the ages of camp staff?

20-49 senior staff. 17-19 junior staff.

What kind of medical training does your staff receive?

CPR and First Aid.

What other qualifications do your staff have?

Many of our instructors are trained in martial arts, allowing them to manage issues like bullying effectively, plus teach children life skills and character development. Some of our counsellors are professional school teachers, recognized by Ontario educational services and the school board.

What is the ratio of supervision

8 Campers to 1 instructor.

Do you provide tax receipts and if so how to I get them?

Yes. We provide tax receipts upon request.

Can I claim both the child care tax and child fitness tax credit?

You cannot claim the child care tax because we are not a daycare facility. You can claim the fitness tax credit.

Do your programs qualify for the children’s art tax credit?

No.

I need a tax receipt from a previous year. How do I get them?

Please contact us by email.

What happens if it rains?

We sometimes have to modify the regular program in the event of bad weather. For example, if an outdoor activity was planned on a rain day, we would switch to an indoor activity instead. We will ensure that the children have a great camp day no matter what the weather conditions are.

What happens if there is a heat advisory in effect?

We monitor weather warnings closely and implement a modified program when necessary. This includes reduced outdoor physical activity and an increased number of water breaks when a heat advisory is in effect.

How is inappropriate behaviour handled

Our staff is trained to recognize and deal with inappropriate behaviour. Behaviour that jeopardizes the safety and enjoyment for other campers isn’t tolerated. Please see our code of conduct for more details regarding camp rules. Please notify our staff if your child reports any inappropriate behaviour and we’ll deal with it.

What happens if my child becomes sick or injured at camp

Our staff are CPR and First Aid Certified and trained to address routine illness or injuries (upset stomach, headache, scraped knee). Parents will be notified if the camper needs to be picked up early due to illness or injury. In the event of a more serious problem, telephone service is readily available to call 911. Vehicles are also available to transport a child to a health centre to be examined by a doctor.

What if I need to cancel. What are the rules regarding refunds?

After June 1st there is a $25 fee for cancellations. No refunds are provided if the cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to the start of the camp. Cancellation requests must be done by email.

Is lunch and snacks provided?

No. Children must bring their own lunch and two snacks daily, along with plenty of fluids. No nuts please.

My child is shy and does not know anyone. Will they enjoy themselves?

The staff are trained to be sensitive to the needs of shy and apprehensive children. Campers will not be forced to participate but staff will encourage them to join in. We try to help children fully enjoy themselves by trying new things and making new friends.

Can my child be placed in the same group as siblings or friends?

Yes, campers can request to be in the same group as friends as long as they are in the same age group. Age groups are 6-14 for the general camp and 4-5 for the kinder camp. We reserve the right to separate kids at our discretion.

What should my child bring to camp?

The children should come prepared for the activities listed on the schedule. General items include, towel, running shoes, hat, sunscreen, bathing suit, lunch, two snacks, drinks.

Is there anything they should not bring to camp?

Children should not bring any electronic devices such as phones, video games, ipads.

What happens if my child loses something?

Please ensure that your child’s belongings are properly labelled with their full name. Please do not bring valuable possessions to camp, as children do tend to lose items. All found items will be kept in a lost and found for up to two weeks. Please check with our facility to see if any lost items were found by our staff. Unfortunately we cannot be responsible for lost items.

What happens if my child is sick and cannot attend camp?

We will provide a credit good for up to one year, equal to the days missed, or a replacement camp day, if you provide a doctors note.

Can my child take medicine at camp?

Yes, but you must sign a medical release form.

What if my child cannot go on the field trip

We will provide supervision for an indoor activity at our facility, instead of the field trip.

How many children are in each group?

8

How are children grouped at camp?

They are grouped according to age and maturity.

Can I change my existing registration.

Yes, with one weeks notice.

Does my child need to have martial arts experience?

No.