Financial aid in the form of camperships is available on a first come, first served and limited basis. Financial aid forms must be picked up at the Club, and returned fully completed to be considered. We ask that you first apply to for childcare subsidy at the local Department of Social Services. If you are denied subsidy by DSS, please bring the denial letter along with the completed financial aid forms. The forms will require information regarding household size, household income, and a statement of need. Proof of all income will also be required for campership award consideration. You may submit your most current tax return, utility bills, car notes, pay stubs, etc. as proof of income and need. Incomplete financial aid form will not be considered. Completed financial aid forms with all supporting documentation due no later than Monday, June 1, 2020. Campership awards will be announced by Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
For questions about the registration process, Camp Adventure or the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County? Please call us at (518) 465-3403.
Transportation will be provided from the Boys & Girls Club to Camp Adventure and back to the Club each day, however it is the family's responsibility to drop children off at the Club between 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. For families in the Averill Park area or those that prefer to provide their own transportation, children must be dropped off at Camp Adventure no earlier than 8:00 a.m.
Route: Rensselaer/West Sand Lake: The bus leaves the Club at 9:30 a.m. sharp and proceeds North on Broadway to Washington Ave. The bus then continues on Washington Ave. out of the city and crosses Route 4 in North Greenbush and onto Route 43 East. The bus then continues East on Rt. 43 through Sand Lake and into Averill Park. In Averill Park, we bear right on Eastern Union Turnpike to Holcomb Rd. At Holcomb Rd. we turn right and continue on Holcomb to the intersection with 2nd Dyke Rd. We then take a right on 2nd Dyke Rd. and a left into Camp Adventure.
Breakfast and early drop-off is available for campers. Register for breakfast and drop your child off as early as 7:30 a.m. for no additional charge. We will provide a light, nutritious breakfast and quiet activities until departure for Camp Adventure.