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Long Island Voyager's Day Camp

516-238-4586

Wantagh pool and park, Wantagh
Seaman’s Neck Park, Seaford



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LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP   

Long Island Voyager's Day Camp is unique in that it offers your child a full range of specialties as well as a fun-filled day of recreation. We are a co-ed camp that accommodates a range of children, from those entering Kindergarten to those 14 years of age.

MORE ABOUT LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP... -

MORE ABOUT LONG ISLAND VOYAGER'S DAY CAMP...   

At L.I. Voyager’s Day Camp we offer a program that is both enriching and fun, an excellent opportunity for children to broaden their horizons, develop self-confidence, use their imagination, find adventure and develop lifelong friends. Campers find themselves on an exciting adventure every day. Children will explore museums, swim in one of the best pools on Long Island, visit beaches, go to baseball games and amusement parks and much more.

CAMP DATES:   

We are an 8 week program, however you can pick and choose your weeks. The minimum amount of weeks is two consecutive weeks and the maximum is eight.

AGES & GROUPS:   

Our campers are 4-14 years of age. They are placed in groups pending on age and/or gender. All our counselors are 21 years and older. They hold CPR, First Aid and AED Certified. Our counselors are mixture of teachers, coaches or college students. We also provide two lifeguards and a nurse on site at all times.

TRANSPORTATION:   

We do not charge extra for transportation, it is included in the tuition. Pick up is between 8-9am and drop off is between 4-5pm. pending upon weather and destination. We also require a late drop off which will be posted on our schedule for certain trips.

CAMP LOCATION: -

CAMP LOCATION:   

Our destination sight is Wantagh Pool and Park. This is where we swim, do sports and arts & crafts. At our location, our campers also enjoy, BBQ’s, Italian Ice Fests, Smore’s Day, Talent Shows, Hoola Hoop Contests, and much more. We are at our sight a few times a week and the rest of the days we are traveling to some amazing locations. 

REGISTRATION:   

We offer early bird registration, sibling and returning camper discounts. When you register for camp you can pay in full, or send in a $300 deposit to hold your child’s spot and make payments.

LUNCH:   

All campers need to bring their lunch on a daily basis. We do provide plenty of bottled water throughout the day. The camper’s lunches are placed in coolers to stay cool on their bus daily.

EARLY DROP OFF AND CAMP OVERTIME:   

We do provide these accommodations; please contact our director Dina Maria for further arrangements.

POOL INFORMATION: -

POOL INFORMATION:   

Our pool is an outdoor pool with swim instruction if needed.

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BUDDY SYSTEM:   

Our program follows a buddy system throughout the day. Each camper has a buddy and needs to stay with their buddy at all times.

SAFETY PROTOCOLS:

Health Assessment

A staff member will approach your car, open the door, take your child’s temperature, and ask the parent/guardian a series of health assessment questions. Once campers are cleared by staff, they will be escorted to wash their hands, and then proceed to the area designated for morning arrival. A face covering must be worn during arrival, until the camper is in their designated area.

Groups

Campers will be placed into their small groups, with their counselor and will remain together throughout the day.

Physical Distance

A physical distance of 6 feet or more and/or wearing of face coverings will be maintained in all shared spaces if necessary.

Face Covering

Campers must be provided with an appropriate face covering and a sealable bag or container to store the covering when not in use. Please label the container with your child’s name and age. Campers must wear face covering during drop off and pick up.

Temperature Screening

Record your child’s temperature once a day, beginning 14 days before your child’s first day of camp or at the earliest on our Pre-Camp screening form. Camper’s temperature will be given before entering and exiting camp. This will be documented twice a day.

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19

Familiar signs and symptoms of COVID-19 are cough, temperature of 100.4 or higher, shortness of breath, and fatigue.

Camper Medical Forms

If you cannot make an appointment with your child’s physician prior to camp season, please obtain the latest medical record on file, update any information yourself, and sign and date the form indicating that the information is current and accurate to the best of your knowledge. All immunizations must be up to date as of the last physical exam.


What you need to know before your child’s first day of camp.


Prepare 
Sign and submit the COVID-19 Waiver form 
Submit doctors medical including immunizations, medication placed in a zip lock bag with prescription.
 

Face Covering
Campers must be provided with two appropriate face covering and a sealable bag or container to store the covering when not in use. Please label the container with your child’s name and age. Campers must wear face covering during drop off and pick up.
 

Temperature Screening
Camper’s and staff temperatures will be given before entering and exiting camp. 
 

Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19
Familiar signs and symptoms of COVID-19, are cough, temperature of 100.4 and higher, shortness of breath, and Fatigue. If a camper has a fever, feels sick or throws up, Parents are to make arrangements to pick the camper up while being separated from the others in a timely fashion. 
 

Camper Medical Forms
If you cannot make an appointment with your child’s physician prior to camp season, please obtain the latest medical record on file, update any information yourself, and sign and date the form indicating that the information is current and accurate to the best of your knowledge. All immunizations must be up to date as of the last physical exam. 
 

Extra Time
Bus pick up is between 8-9a.m. and drop off is between 4-5p.m. Campers must be wearing their mask before entering the bus. Temperatures will be taken and kept in a log. All campers will have assigned seating and will be following all safety precautions requested by the NYS Health Department. If you aren’t using our bus service, drop off is at 9:00 a.m. and pick up is at 4:00 p.m. You may need for extra time during morning arrival, especially in the early days of the camp season, as we are all adjusting to these new policies and procedures. Parents/Guardians, you should not get out of your car at any time during drop off and pick up. A staff member will escort your child/children to and from your vehicle and we ask you call/text 516-238-4586 to let us know you have arrived. 
 

Arrival
Upon arrival, gather your child’s belongings, including lunch, say goodbye to your child, have your child put on their face covering, and wait a LI Voyager’s staff member to open the car door. Temperatures will be taken before entering camp. 
 

Health Assessment
A staff member will approach your car, open the door, take your child’s temperature, and ask the parent/guardian a series of health assessment questions. Once campers are cleared by staff, they will be escorted to wash their hands, and then proceed to the area designated for morning arrival. A face covering must be worn during arrival, until the camper is at their designated area.
 

Groups
Campers will be placed into their small groups, with their counselor and will remain together throughout the day.
 

Physical Distance
A physical distance of (6) feet or more and/or the wearing of face coverings will be maintained in all shared spaces if necessary.
 

Calendar of Activities
Swimming, modified sports, arts & crafts, playground, activities, available trips, events and performances will all be structured throughout our camp days.  
 

Cleaning and Disinfecting
All areas of camp will be cleaned between groups, including equipment, playgrounds, toys, games and multi-use supplies. All areas will have hand sanitizer for campers and staff.  Bathrooms and buses will be cleaned and disinfected throughout the day. Campers will be using hand sanitizer throughout the day.

 

Visiting
Visiting of any kind will be discouraged while camp is in session. Safety protocols will be in place for all personnel who may need to enter camp. If you need to pick up your child early, please contact us at least 30 minutes before you arrive, and follow the same procedure for a normal dismissal. 
 

Lunch
Campers will bring lunch from home and it will be refrigerated by cohort (groups). Social distancing protocols will be in effect and tables and chairs will be cleaned of all food and debris (crumbs, etc), and disinfected. Staff and campers will wash/sanitize their hands before and after lunch and snack time. Snacks must be pre-packaged, individual serving-size snack baggies. Water and flavored beverages will be provided throughout the day.  All outside drinks are permitted in thermoses with your child’s name labeled. Single use water bottles may not be refilled at camp. We ask you provide two waters in your child’s lunch box with your child’s name on it. No glass containers and all plastic containers will be disposed. Please pack accordingly.  We will notify you if we will be a peanut free camp.


Swim suit, Towel and Swimming
Pools are required to be inspected by the NYS Department of Health several times during the summer in order to operate. Our pools provide qualified lifeguards at all times. Long Island Voyager’s provides experienced and qualified swim staff including, Red Cross Certified Water Safety Instructor, and Red Cross Certified Pool Activity Leaders. We also implement a “buddy system” every 10 minutes to ensure the safety of each camper. Our Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguards will be available to give individual American Red Cross swim lessons during swimming at no extra cost.
Campers will enter camp wearing their swim suit under their clothing. Each camper will have their own backpack labeled, towel labeled and lunch box labeled which will be kept and grouped accordingly. They may bring a change of clothes in a labeled storage zip lock bag with their name on it. Sneakers needed for sports. 

 

Sunscreen
Sunscreen will be provided and applied throughout the day. Personal sun screen is permitted in camp and kept in the child’s backpack with their name labeled on it.

 

Dismissal
 A staff member will escort your child to your car. You should not get out of the car unless instructed by the Director. If you need to speak to the Director you must call as we will not be communicating face to face with families during camp hours. Pick up/dismissal is between 3:45-4 p.m. If you are using bus service, please refrain from entering the bus or communicating with our drivers. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Director.


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Meet the Director

Dina Marie Marrazzo received her bachelors degree in elementary education from Dowling College and her masters degree in literacy studies from Hofstra University. She is an author, and published a children’s book, Holiday Fun For Cody, Bailey and Lexy Rose. She teaches elementary school children, and owns and operates Long Island Voyager’s Day Camp. She holds her CPR, first aid, AED, epi pen, and life guard certifications. She dedicates her summers to providing children with the most exciting experience in the camping industry.