Kidcam Gulf State Park
Alabama at its summer best!
For campers ages entering Kindergarten-13, Kidcam summer camp location thrives in the heart of Alabama’s Gulf State Park. Located in the city of Gulf Shores, white sun-kissed beaches, a surging surf, seagulls and seashells greet you at Gulf State Park. Consisting of 6,150 acres, this ideal summer daycamp location is perfect for both locals looking for a full-time summer camp option for their children, as well as vactioners hoping their children can experience what the Gulf State Park has to offer.
Campers will enjoy the same 43-year Kidcam programming & staff and committment to summer excellence as all of Kidcam’s 23 summer camp locations. Gulf State Park offers campers a great indoor space for arts, science & an escape from the heat, plus a large pool, splash pad, tennis courts, nature center, golf course, beaches, fishing and more. Plus, weekly field trips and a curriculum built around Wacky & Wild art, science and games will help make up the perfect Kidcam summer.
Kidcam offers 9 weeks of summer fun with all the best activities offered at Gulf State Park. Full summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration for locals. Daily rates will be available for vacationers.
How to find us in the Campground
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Located in the Activity Center of the Campground…#7 on this map!
See Us in Action at Gulf State
Camp Dates & Hours
|Dates||May 30th – August 4th, 2017|
|Hours||Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
|Before & After Care|| FREE before camp childcare available as early as 7:30am. |
After camp childcare is available at a rate of $2/half-hour (siblings $1/half-hour) as late as 5:30pm.
Camp Location & Contact Information
|Address||22120 Campground Road Gulf Shores, AL 36542|
|Contact Phone #||1-877-4KIDCAM.|
|Direct Camp Phone #||TBD at the start of camp|
|Pick Up & Drop Off|| We are located inside the Activity Center of the Campgrounds. You can register here in person, as well as drop off & pick up your child daily. We are #7 on the map. |
|Federal Tax ID||Federal Tax ID: 82-0577930.|
Tuition, Fees & Discounts
The following rates will be in effect for the 2017 camp season:
|Registration Fee||A non-refundable one-time Registration Fee of $50 for the first child and $35 for each additional child. Registration fees are subject to change after April 1st based on the camp enrollment.|
|Weekly Rate||$100 per week without discounts. Weekly rate in effect through May 9th.|
|Weekly Payment Options||Pay online or in person at camp no later than the Friday prior to the week you will attend.|
|Day Rates||For vacationers visiting the area, children can attend on a daily basis for $35 a day and includes a shirt. Please call 504-274-1404 to coordinate this.|
|Discounts||Full Summer Sessions and Build-Your-Own Sessions must be purchased and paid by May 9, 2017. These two discounts are not combined. Look below to see how you can SAVE BIG with discounts.|
Kidcam offers a 10% discount on tuition when you Build-Your-Own-Session and purchase 3 or more weeks before May 9th.
Kidcam offers a 10% discount on tuition for siblings that are in the same household and attend the same week. Please Note: An additional 10% discount does not apply to siblings when you Build-Your-Own-Session.
|Part-Time||$80 for 3 days. Kidcam offers limited space for part-time campers looking for 3 days-per-week. Learn more on Kidcam’s Part Time Program and complete the request form at Part Time Request Form to check availability.|
Food for Thought
Campers may purchase breakfast, lunch, and snacks at camp using funds from the prepaid food account. Deposit funds, and any charges will be deducted. You may add more funds as needed.
Lunch: $5.00 includes a combo meal with drink and dessert.
Snacks: $1.50 includes a snack and drink.
Menus vary by location; see weekly schedule for menu options
Gear Up for Fun
|Gear||Kidcam t-shirts are $12 and must be worn to camp daily. Read more on gear below.|
A KIDCAM camp T-shirt must be worn to camp daily. T-shirts can be purchased for just $12 at our online Camp Store. Our Camp Store also offers bags, visors, water bottles, and other apparel.
Ways to Register
|By Mail: Prior to camp, check payments can be mailed to: Kidcam Camps 3900 N. Causeway Blvd. Metairie, LA 70002|
Ages & Programs
|Ages||Boys and Girls entering Kindergarten-13.|
Weekly Themes & Fieldtrips
|Weekly Themes||Kidcam’s engaging weekly themes are action-packed with activities that promote fun, fitness, friendship, and creativity each week of camp. The Wacky World of Summer is the theme for summer 2017. Weekly schedules & field trips will be posted online soon.|
|Fieldtrips||Campers aged 5-13 will attend off-campus field trips on a licensed bus. Field trip costs are included in the weekly tuition. If you do not want your child to go off campus, you must request this in writing to the camp director.|
Director – Shea Burnette
|Camper to Counselor Ratio||10:1 With camper safety as the cornerstone of our program, the camp staff consists of certified teachers, outstanding college students and responsible and energetic teenagers. Once hired, the Kidcam staff goes through a rigorous training program in preparation for the first day of camp.|
Payment Options, Weekly Transfer & Refunds
|Payment Options||Payment options include paying weekly or in advance for discounts. We accept, cash, check, money orders, and all major credit cards. If paying tuition weekly, tuition must be paid no later than 3pm on the Friday prior to the week you are attending camp. A $10 late will be assessed after 3pm on Fridays and the sibling discount is no longer active.|
|Transfer Weeks||Purchased weeks may be transferred to other weeks. Email a transfer request to email@example.com|
|Cancelling Weeks||If you need to cancel any weeks of summer camp for your child, you may do so prior to May 23 by calling Kidcam at 877-4KIDCAM.|
|Refunds||No refunds will be issued after May 23. Registration fees are non-refundable.|
|Online Account Management||Kidcam understands the busy schedules of working families. As a convenience, Kidcam offers an online account management system. Parents can register online, order apparel, set up food accounts, view payment history, track charges such as meal and after-care charges and pay fees online with a credit or debit card at anytime. By logging in to our safe, secure payment site, parents can print payment records as receipt for tax purposes or for your employer’s Dependent Care Reimbursement program. Our Federal tax ID # is provided with each payment record.|
- Update your Parent Profile. You should do this if your personal information has changed.
- Update your child’s personal information by clicking on Edit my Camper Info.
- View your current balance by clicking on My Account.
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