Check-in on Opening Day begins at 2:00 p.m. and should conclude by 4:00 p.m. on each opening Sunday. You will be directed to the check-in area, where campers will learn their cabin assignment, turn in last-minute paperwork, receive counselor bios and get any additional information you may require. LLYC clinic staff will also conduct a brief health-care screening and receive prescription medications. Each camp will have their own check-in table, so if you have campers in both Singing Hills and Echo Valley, you will need to check in at each camp on Sunday from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For liability and safety reasons, please do not bring your pets to camp on Opening day.
CABIN & BUNK ASSIGNMENTS
Before camp, you will receive luggage tags from LLYC in the mail. These are for labeling large items like trunks, suitcases, duffels, and fans with your camper’s name and gender. When you arrive at camp, staff members will greet you at your car and help you place these items in the correct location for transportation to your camper’s cabin. If you have been to camp before, please remove old luggage tags before adding this year’s tag to ensure we deliver your luggage to the correct location.
Check out our packing list for more info about trunk sizes and what to bring in your luggage!
Cabin assignments are made the day before camp begins, and all assignments are made based on grade. We do our very best to honor reciprocal roommate requests for campers in the same grade … one request per camper, please. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee your request, but we will sure try. Bunks are randomly pre-assigned by counselors prior to your camper’s arrival (there is no need to arrive early to get a bunk for your camper). If your camper has a special need that requires a certain bunk, please contact us so we can make arrangements prior to your arrival.
If your camper will be taking medication at camp, please bring your camper medication card to Opening Day. Before camp, you will be sent a form to complete and bring with you.
We do not allow medication, including over-the-counter medicine, to be stored in camper cabins. We require medications to be checked in with our camp nurse on Opening Day. Our on-site camp nurse and healthcare assistants keep a comprehensive stock of over-the-counter medication in our clinics which allows us the ability to treat a wide range of minor illnesses, aches, etc. as they may occur. Please do not send these to camp.
Medications will not be dispensed unless the following guidelines are met:
- Prescription medications MUST be in the original pharmacy labeled container or the original manufacturer’s container.
- Prescription medications MUST have the camper’s name on the bottle.
- Any doctor’s office samples MUST be accompanied by a signed physician prescription.
- Medication should be limited to only what is required for your camper’s session.
We screen campers for head lice when they arrive. Lice are more common than you may think, and they affect everyone. A specialty lice treatment company handles lice screening and treatment for LLYC. If lice or nits are found, this company will treat campers on-site for $250. Treatment is fully guaranteed. Should you choose not to have your child treated on-site, we will require you to remove your child from camp to receive treatment. Your camper can then return to camp the following day, be rechecked and admitted to camp. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause you or your family, but we trust you understand the seriousness of this issue and its effect on the LLYC community.
Campers are not allowed to bring any electronic devices to camp. We help campers build significant relationships at camp as well as benefit from interacting with God’s beautiful creation. Screens and electronic devices can be a relational block and a distraction from the ideal camp experience. Camp is an incredible opportunity to unplug from technology for a time. Experiences like this are increasingly rare and therefore even more important for today’s youth.
We understand that many campers wish to use their smartphones as cameras. Our media team will provide high-quality photos and video of your camper’s session. Campers may also bring inexpensive digital or disposable cameras.
At LLYC, we want to provide a wholesome environment for all. With that in mind, please make sure to help your camper pack swimwear that fits properly and is appropriate for a youth camp setting. We reserve the right to ask campers to change their swimwear if it is deemed inappropriate. Our girls staff are required to wear one-piece swimsuits and guys staff must leave the speedos at home!
Check-out begins at 8:00 a.m. and should conclude by 11:00 a.m. on each closing Saturday. Families are invited to join us for brunch. You will have the opportunity to talk with your child’s counselors, visit our camp store, and check out our session video.
For liability and safety reasons, please do not bring your pets to camp on Closing day.