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Camp Chickami, Camp Pikati & Camp Frank A. Day

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PAYMENT POLICIES FOR CAMP FRANK A DAY

Registration Fees:

  • A 25% registration fee is required for each overnight camp session you wish to reserve at the time of registration. 

  • The registration fee is applied to the total balance due for each session.
  • All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Billing, Payment Plans and Financial Aid:

  • Remaining balance payment due April 1st,2024 
  • Payments will be auto drafted on April 1st,2024 with the card on file.
  • Families can inquire about an individualized payment plan with the West Suburban YMCA Camping Services Branch. Please contact Camp Registrar, Marie Minardi for details.
  • If registration occurs after April 1st,2024, payment is due in full at time of registration.
  • Financial assistance is available and can be applied for on a confidential basis. Please download the Financial Assistance Application and return it to financialaid@wsymca.org for review. For more information, contact Marie Minardi.

​Refund and Cancellations:

  • If you cancel before April 1st,2024 you are eligible for a full refund minus the 25% non-refundable registration fee.
  • Cancellations received after April 1st,2024 are non-refundable and non-transferable unless due to a serious medical issue. In this case a physician's note is required.
  • The Y reserves the right to retain camp fees for campers who decide they do not like camp, have minor illnesses, are homesick, are removed from camp for disciplinary reasons, and/or change of plans.

PAYMENT POLICIES FOR CAMP PIKATI, CAMP AT WELLS AVE, AND CAMP CHICKAMI

Registration Fees:

  • A 25% registration fee is required for each day camp session you wish to reserve at the time of registration. 
  • The registration fee is applied to the total balance due for each session.
  • All registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Billing, Payment Plans and Financial Aid for Day Camps (Camp Pikati, Camp Chickami, and Camp Wells):

  • Remaining balance payment is due 60 days prior to the session start date.  
  • Payments will be auto drafted accordingly with the card on file.
  • If a camper has an prior outstanding balance with the West Suburban YMCA, it must be paid in full prior to registration.
  • Financial assistance is available and can be applied for on a confidential basis. Please download the Financial Assistance Application and return it to financialaid@wsymca.org for review. For more information, contact Marie Minardi.  
  • If you would like to set up a payment plan, please contact our Camp Registrar, Marie Minardi, at 617-244-6050 x3008.  

Refund and Cancellations Day Camps (Camp Pikati, Camp Wells and Camp Chickami):

  • Cancellations must be submitted two months prior to the session start date to receive a refund minus the 25% registration fee.
  • The tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable unless due to a serious medical issue. In this case a physician’s note is required.
  • Campers, who arrive late, depart early, or miss days are not granted pro-rated fees or refunds.
  • The Y reserves the right to retain camp fees for campers who decide they do not like camp, have minor illnesses, are homesick, are removed from camp for disciplinary reasons, and/or change of family plans.

For more information please contact the Y's Camping Services Branch at 617-244-6050 x3008 or campings@wsymca.org.

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2024 Summer Camp Guide

Check out the 2024 Summer Camp Guide to learn about our four summer camps - Camp Pikati, Camp Wells, Camp Chickami, and Camp Frank A. Day!

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