Kidcam Gulf State Park

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Alabama at its summer best!

For campers ages entering Kindergarten through 13, Kidcam summer camp location thrives in the heart of Alabama’s Gulf State Park.

In its 4th summer at GSP, Kidcam has loved being a part of everything offered at Gulf State Park. Convenient & affordable weekly sessions provide parents the perfect match for a fun & safe camp experience for campers ages 5-13 years.


This summer, MaryBeth Waller, a 3rd grade teacher at Gulf Shores Elementary will lead our program as Camp Director. Weekly field trips, daily swimming and Kidcam’s engaging Kid’s Choice theme provide campers activities they want and that are action-packed, promote fun, fitness, friendship, and creativity each week of camp. This camp location offers campers all the things they love about Kidcam & Gulf State Park, plus the same 44-year Kidcam programming & staff and committment to summer excellence. 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.

Full summer and weekly camp session registration is available online. Build your own summer sessions by choosing only the weeks you need, and save 10% when you purchase these before May 9th. Full time, part time and daily rates are also available. Registration is open now online at

Gear Pick Up

Friday, May 25 4:30-6p in the Activity Center of the Campground

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 Details

Camp Dates & Hours

Dates May 29th – August 3rd, 2018
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
Contact Email
Direct Camp Phone # TBD once camp begins
Pick Up & Drop Off Campers are to be walked in to the clubhouse and signed in daily. After 9:15, they must see the director to sign in and join their group. Pick Up will be conducted in the main hall between 2:50 and 3:05, and parents must walk in to check out their child(ren). During rainy days, we will dismiss from the pool patio or the clubhouse. After 3:05, campers can be checked out from the clubhouse.
Federal Tax ID Federal Tax ID: 82-0577930

Tuition, Fees & Discounts

The following rates will be in effect for the 2018 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 $105 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.
Part-Time $85 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.
Day Rates For vacationers visiting the area, children can attend on a daily basis for $40 a day and includes a shirt. Please call 504-274-1404 to coordinate this.
Discounts Full Summer Sessions and Build-Your-Own Sessions are both offered for limited times. These two discounts are not combined. Look below to see how you can SAVE BIG with discounts.

Purchase a full, summer session before March 31st and save 20% on your tuition. There are no refunds or transfers on individual weeks when full summer sessions are purchased.

Kidcam offers a 10% discount on all tuition when you Build-Your-Own-Session and purchase 3 or more weeks for the same child 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.

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.

Breakfast: $1.50

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

Open House Tuesday, May 15 4:30-6pm inside the Activity Center (located behind the Nature Center next to the swimming pool inside Gulf State Park Campground.
Online “Register Now”
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 5-13. (must turn 5 by 9/30/18)
Kidets Boys and Girls ages 5-6 and 7-9. (must turn 5 by 9/30/18)
Nexters Boys and Girls ages 10-13.

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. Kids Choice is the theme for summer 2018 allowing campers to choose between a variety of new programs, activities and challenges led by their camp counselors.

|_. Fieldtrips | Campers will attend off-campus field trips once a week on a licensed bus. Field trip costs are included in the weekly tuition. | See weekly themes ad field trip by week here:

Camp Staff

Director – MaryBeth Waller MaryBethWaller

MaryBeth Waller is a veteran teacher, and lifelong learner, and she is ready to serve the children of the Gulf Coast this summer with an enriched opportunity at Kidcam Camp.
With 19 years of teaching experience, 17 in Georgia, and an additional two at Gulf Shores Elementary in third grade, she brings skills from working with students’ grades 1 through 5. In addition to my teaching experience, MaryBeth worked at Camp Invention for 7 years, and completed many professional development courses involving nature and the ocean.
She and her husband visited the area 4 years ago and fell in love. Gulf Shores is now home, and serving the children in her community is her passion. She looks forward to the summer ahead working to provide a fun, entertaining, and engaging camp for your children.

Assistant Director Coming Soon
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 Kidcam has a no refund policy on all fees paid after May 26th. Tuition paid weekly is due no later than Monday morning at drop-off, and all weekly balances for food and after-care must be paid in full on Friday at the time of pick-up.  A $10 charge will be incurred on any weeks transferred after May 9th, as well as any unpaid balances at the end of a week.  Discounts only apply when payments are made online and prior to a child arriving at camp. Email a transfer request to
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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American Camp Association Accreditation

We are proud to be accredited by the ACA and have been for over 30 years. So what does that mean? We are visited every 3 years by other camp professionals to verify we are meeting over 200 standards and “best practices.” For more information about ACA and the importance of sending your child to an accredited camp, please visit


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