Camp Info

Weeks

July 7 - 11
July 14 - 18
July 21 - 25
 

Location

Mulroy Hall
4926 Onondaga Road, Syracuse, NY 13215

Tuition

Full day: $196 per week. Students choose 4 classes.
Half day: $98 per week. Students choose 2 classes in the morning or 2 classes in the afternoon.
Double period classes are considered 2 classes.

Program Hours

Full-day sessions are from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Half-day sessions are from 9 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. or 12:55 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Early Arrival

For $20 per week, supervision will be available from 8 – 9 a.m. daily in Mulroy Hall.  You must preregister for this using the following code:: CFK.CE-101-001. Please do not drop off your child earlier than 8 a.m.

Late Pick Up

For $25 per week, supervision will be available from 4 – 5:30 p.m. daily in Mulroy Hall. You must preregister for this using the following code:: CFK.CE-102-001. Please pick up your child no later than 5:30 p.m.

Drop-Off

Morning-only and all-day campers

(for campers not registered for early arrival) 

On Mondays, students should be escorted to their first classroom between 8:50 – 9 a.m. Beginning on Tuesdays, parents may pull up to the sidewalk to drop off their camper. Counselors will assist campers with getting to their first classroom.

Afternoon-only campers

Campers should be dropped off at the lunch tent between 12:45 – 12:50 p.m. Counselors will assist campers with getting to their first classroom. In the event of inclement weather, campers should be dropped off at the Lifelong Learning office in room 100.

Pick Up

(for campers not registered for late pick up)
Morning-only campers should be picked up at the lunch tent at 12:05. In the event of inclement weather, campers should be picked up in the Lifelong Learning office in room 100.
All-day and afternoon-only campers should be picked up at their last classroom at 4 p.m.

Traffic Flow

Cars will enter the Mulroy Hall parking lot on the right/east side of the building (closest to Velasko Rd.) and exit the parking lot via the left/west side of the building (closest to the Meadows Apts). Onondaga Peace Officers will be on hand to assist with traffic on Onondaga Road.

Absences, Arriving Late, and Arriving Early

Please call 498-6000 before 9 a.m. any day that your child will not be absent or arriving late. This is very important.
Late arrivals should check-in at the Lifelong Learning office in room 100. Campers will then be escorted to their classroom.
If possible, please let us know ahead of time if your child will be leaving early so that we can have your child waiting for you in the Lifelong Learning office. Parents or those authorized to pick up campers, must come to room 100 and sign out their camper.

Visitors

All visitors arriving during the day should sign in when they arrive in the building. A visitor’s log will be in the Lifelong Learning office in room 100.

Lunch

All full-day campers will eat lunch with CFK staff under a large tent in the Mulroy Hall parking lot, weather permitting. Half-day campers are also welcome to have lunch in the tent. In the case of inclement weather, campers will eat lunch in the classrooms. 

Two lunch tables will be designated “Make New Friends” tables for students who are new to College for Kids, do not have a sibling or buddy with them at camp, or wish to make new friends. These will be located at the tent entrance.

Your child may bring a bagged lunch with drink (no refrigeration available) or register for the Prepaid Lunch Plan. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase every day. Your child may bring a small amount of money to purchase these items during lunchtime. Vending machines are also available and located on the 2nd and 4th floors of Mulroy Hall. 

Campers will have an opportunity to participate in outdoor activities, including parking lot games, walks on the nature trail, chalk drawing, and more, during the last 20 minutes of lunch. Campers should wear appropriate, closed-toe shoes. Campers with flip-flops, sandals, or other open shoes will not be permitted on the nature trail. 

Prepaid Lunch Plan

This optional lunch plan is available to all campers at a cost of $30 per week. So that we have an accurate count for lunch, preregistration is necessary. Using the following code, you can register for the lunch plan each week: LUN.CE-001

Tentative Lunch Plan Menu

Mondays: Chicken nuggets, French fries, piece of fruit, cookie, and drink
Tuesdays: Macaroni and cheese, piece of fruit, cookie, and drink
Wednesdays: Turkey Sandwich, potato chips, whole fruit, cookie, and drink
Thursdays: Hamburger, French fries, whole fruit, cookie, and drink
Fridays: Personal pan pizza, whole fruit, cookie, and drink

At this time, we are not able to accommodate special dietary requests or substitutions.

College for Kids Staff

The Coordinator of Lifelong Learning and the Office Assistant direct the program and are the main contacts to answers questions. Our office is in Mulroy Hall room 100. Contact us at (315) 498-6000 or lifelong@sunyocc.edu.

Head Counselor

The Head Counselor supervises all classroom activities and lunch. He works with instructors and counselors in classrooms. He also assists the camp director in running the program.

Counselors

Counselors are hired to assist instructors in the classroom and during lunch, and help campers get to their classrooms, restroom, nurse, or the office.

Nurse

A nurse is on staff in Mulroy Hall throughout the camp. All medications must be brought to the nurse on the first day of College for Kids. A Medication Administration Authorization Form must be on file for the nurse to administer medication. The nurse will be reviewing medical forms prior to the start of College for Kids. If you would like to speak with the nurse, please call 498-6000.

Instructors

College for Kids instructors are local teachers, professionals, and college students with a special interest or hobby to share. If you would like to speak directly with an instructor, please leave a message in the office, room 100.

Lost and Found

We will have a lost and found box in the office, room 100, during the three weeks of College for Kids to store any lost treasures.

Important Info

• Backpacks are recommended to hold and carry personal belongings.
• Please make sure all items are labeled with your child’s first and last name.
• Please send your camper with a water bottle every day.
• Campers may bring a small snack to eat.
• If you are not pre-purchasing the lunch plan, please send your child with a lunch and drink. No refrigeration is available.
• Snack items and drinks will be available for purchase from vending machines or during lunch.
• Please send your camper with a rain jacket on rainy days or when there is a chance of rain. Outdoor classes may continue in the rain if the weather is not severe and there is no lightning.
• Campers should wear comfortable shoes. Closed-toes shoes will be required for lunchtime walks on the nature trails.
• Please remember sunscreen if your child is participating in outdoor classes.
• Some classes require items to be brought in from home. Please make sure your child has those items so he/she can fully participate in class that day.  

• Classes may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment.