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Day Camp Program for Ages 5-16      Enroll For Summer 2018

Eagle Hill Day Camp is an exceptional day program that runs on the grounds of our camp in Elizaville, NY, just eight miles north of Red Hook. Our day campers range in age from 5-16 years old and join us from all over Columbia and Dutchess Counties.

We offer a well-balanced program, varied session lengths, lots of adults providing warmth and excellent supervision, and small camp groups. Quite often, our day camp serves as a bridge into our sleepaway program and many of our day campers become sleepaway campers shortly after experiencing all of the fun of our day program!

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Our Sessions

More Day Camp Options                 Summer 2018 Application

We have updated our session options for the 2018 camp season. Families may now choose to enroll for our 7-week Full Season (6/24-8/10) OR they may choose 2 or more full weeks that best fit their summer schedule.

We offer Full Day and Half Day programs for either of these session options (depending on your camper’s current grade level):

  • Full Day option (9am-5pm) for all ages
  • Half Day option (9am-1:45pm) for campers currently in Pre-K through 1st grade 

To enroll for Summer 2018, please download the application above, fill it out, and send it to summer@campeaglehill.com or 33 Barclay Road, Scarsdale, NY 10583.

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Private Tours & Open Houses

Visit Camp Eagle Hill In Person!             Schedule a Visit

Interested in taking a private tour of our facility?

If you live in Columbia or Dutchess County, we would love to give your family a private tour of Eagle Hill on any Saturday that is convenient for your family. We will also host several Open Houses in Spring. Dates coming soon!

If you’re interested in taking a tour, please give us a call at (914)-725-4876 or send us an email at summer@campeaglehill.com to schedule a visit.

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Our Program

Well-balanced mix of sports, waterfront, arts and more!

The summer camp program at Eagle Hill is a dynamic one, designed to give our campers a chance to explore, create, learn, exercise and above all else, have fun! Our program creates common experiences for our campers and helps in the development of great friendships.

We believe that camp days should be active! With this in mind, each camp day is set up to provide some physical activity through either sports programming or participation in a number of optional activities that are physical in nature (e.g. getting to the top of our climbing tower, rowing a boat, taking a dance or gymnastics class or mountain biking around camp). At the same time, we realize the importance of campers having input into their daily activity choices. At Eagle Hill, we have a tone of optional activities, many of which are a little more relaxed in nature (e.g. editing a video, playing a guitar, catching a fish, or creating some pottery). A full day at Eagle Hill is filled with all kinds of opportunities.

All in a Typical Day

Our day program is designed to keep campers busy throughout the day and ensure that they spend as much time as possible being active during their stay.

  • Camper Arrival – 8:45 AM
  • Warm-Up Activity – 9:00 AM
  • Morning Activities– 9:45 AM (Snack @ 10:45AM)
  • Lunch – 12:45 PM
  • Afternoon Activities – 1:30 PM
  • Half-Day Camper Departure – 1:45PM
  • Full-Day Camper Departure – 5:00PM

Our Sports & Individual Activities:

  • Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Softball, Floor Hockey, Lacrosse, Mountain Biking, Martial Arts, Gymnastics, Low Ropes, High Ropes, Go Karts, Archery, Swimming, Boating, Fishing, Gaga, Golf, and more!

 

 

Our Creative & Performing Arts:

  • Theatre, crafts, ceramics, woodworking, drawing, painting, guitar, drums, piano, ballet, tap, jazz, modern dance, digital photography, videography, and more!

Special Events:

Every Tuesday, we host a camp-wide special event. Here are some Eagle Hill classics:

  • Skootch (Carnival) – an afternoon event where campers participate in a variety of carnival style games
  • World Cup Soccer – a full camp event where campers representing many nations around the world compete in a round-robin soccer tournament.
  • Final Four Basketball – a full camp event where campers play in a four-on-four round-robin basketball tournament
  • Tribals & Olympics – a full camp even where campers participate in fun, team-based games
  • Quest Competition – a special event where campers participate in a myriad of team-oriented activities that challenge their stamina and teamwork skills.

 

Day Trips:

Every Thursday, we take our campers into the local area on trips to state parks, historic sites, amusement/water parks, farms and more!

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Our Directorship/Staff

Friendly, dedicated and family-run since 1963!

 

The Eagle Hill Day Camp Director, Toba Duggan, supervises our program and is personally responsible for the care of each and every day camper. Toba joins her brother, Jesse, each summer as an integral part of the management of Eagle Hill. She is a 3rd Grade Teacher with the Mount Vernon Board of Education and the mother of three daughters, all of whom have been campers for many years at Eagle Hill. As a former camper and longtime staff member, Toba understands the value and worthwhile nature of the kind of camp experience children can have at Camp Eagle Hill.

Our camp staff is comprised of a combination of experienced adult professionals and reliable enthusiastic counselors. All staff members are hired for their warm and caring personalities and their ability to provide an excellent level of supervision to our campers. Our group size is small, typically 5-7 children in a group. Two counselors work directly with each group, supervising the group and guiding them through a full camp day.

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Our Facility

In the Foothills of the Berkshires!

Eagle Hill is a beautiful 200-acre facility that blends a perfect mixture of open grassy fields, woodlands and rolling hills. Rain or shine, our tremendous number of activity areas and large indoor spaces keep the fun going all the time every day. Private Day Camp facilities (changing rooms, bathrooms and storage areas) are available for camper use throughout the day.

Our Facility Includes:

Large Gymnasium, Tremendous Rec Hall/Canteen, Newly Renovated Cabins, Creative Arts Center, Large Dining Rooms, Spring-fed Lake, 2 Pools, Gymnastics Pavilion, 2 Baseball Fields, 5 Basketball Courts, 8 Tennis Courts, 2 Soccer Fields, 3 Volleyball Courts, Floor Hockey Rink, Archery Area, Golf Range, Go-Karts Track, Technical Theatre Studio, Dance Studio, Ropes Course, Nature Area, Cooking Kitchen, AND MUCH MORE!

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Lunchtime

Well-balanced and healthy options!

Our program includes a complete sit-down lunch in our Camp Dining Room for all of our campers, so it is not necessary to send along a lunch for your child.

Our buffet-style service offers a variety of choices including a salad bar and vegetarian options. Besides our main kitchen, we have built a separate and dedicated Gluten-Free Kitchen available for those campers in need of this type of food service.

NOTE: Any allergies/issues must be noted on your child’s Medical Form and should be discussed with our Day Camp Director prior to the start of our camp season.

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Transportation

Round-trip from Red Hook & Rhinebeck!

Parents may choose to drop off and pick up their children each day at camp, or they may use our camp-provided bus transportation for an additional fee (see application). Our camp bus offers daily round-trip transportation to and from the following designated locations:

  • Red Hook, NY — Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop
  • Rhinebeck, NY — Tops Friendly Markets

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Clothing List

What Your Child Should Bring To Camp    Camp Eagle Hill Store

We will be supplying your child/children with a Camp t-shirt at the beginning of their camp session. A Camp Eagle Hill Apparel Catalogue, which will allow you, at your option, to order items imprinted with our Camp Eagle Hill logo, can be found by clicking on the button above. All items ordered will be delivered to your family directly to your home. Should you have any questions, we ask that you call Bunkline Outfitters directly at the phone number provided at their website.

The following items should be sent to camp with your child/children each day:

  • 2 Bathing Suits, Sun Hat or Cap, Light Rain Jacket/Sweatshirt, 2 Towels, Baseball Glove/Tennis Racket/Soccer Shin Guards, Sunscreen, Change of Clothes (if wearing shorts to camp, it’s nice to have a pair of pants at camp for quick weather changes), Small collection of toiletries (comb or brush and other items you might like your child to at camp).
  • NOTE: We will be able store, at your family’s option, some or all of the items above so that you need not pack these things each camp day.

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Medical Concerns

Safety is our #1 priority!

All of our camp forms needed for Day Camp can be submitted to us online through an outside company, CampDoc.com. We will be supplying all e-mail addresses to CampDoc.com for those families that have enrolled with us. CampDoc.com will be inviting you by e-mail to create an account with their site (using a password that you will set up) and then you will be able to take just a short time to fill out all of the forms needed for this camp season.

All campers must have a Medical Form on file with us before the start of our camp season. Your child/children will have to have a physical examination with your doctor’s office prior to camp. If your child has had a physical exam on September 1st, 2017 or thereafter, it is not necessary to go for another visit. There will be only one form that will have to be filled out “the old fashioned way”, on paper: This is a two page form that your child’s physician will need to fill out for us. You can print this form in your account at CampDoc.com. Once the doctor’s office has completed this form, it can be scanned in at your account on CampDoc.com.

New Prescription Policy: If your child will need to have any medication at camp dispensed by our Camp Infirmary on a regular basis each camp day, we now will be asking you to have a prescription for this medication filled at McCarthy’s Pharmacy in Stanfordville, NY. McCarthy’s will be pre-dosing and packaging any prescription or over the counter medications as well as any vitamins that must be taken at camp daily and dispensed by our nurses. If a child has any “medications as needed”, an inhaler, a puff disc for asthma or an epi-pen, these items can be sent in their original containers. Please make sure that all medications are labeled clearly with your child’s name and with the directions for dosage and use. We will need to have doctor’s orders by way of a prescription (in your CampDocs account) for any prescribed medications in order for our nursing staff to dispense it to your child.

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Contact Us

We Would Love To Hear From You!

Phone

  • Winter: (914)-725-4876

  • Summer: (518)-537-4000

Email

  • summer@campeaglehill.com

Address

232 White Oak Road, Elizaville, NY 12523

 

 

 

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