Kidcam @ Lincoln Parish Park
211 Parish Park Rd, Ruston, LA 71270
For campers entering Kindergarten through age 13, Kidcam Summer Day Camp is excited to partner with the team at Lincoln Parish Park to bring summer day camp to the heart of Ruston.
Kidcam will offer a 9 week program of summer fun with all the best activities offered at LPP. Full summer and weekly camp sessions are available online now for registration. Purchase only the weeks you need and build your summer around you!
Our well air-conditioned Lodge is the activity center with access to the everything Lincoln Parish Park offers, plus, weekly field trips & daily swimming. Kidcam brings the Spirit of Summer to life all through the power of camp. Kidcam’s unique “Kid’s Choice” curriculum keeps our Rockstars (campers) fully engaged in daily activities & programs they choose. Kidcam’s Mission, through The Spirit of Summer, is designed to build a powerful summer camp experience that will inspire greatness, bring smiles to faces, and ensure personal preference with a mix of Kid’s Choice, weekly field trips & swimming, and long-standing traditions that create memorable moments and lasting relationships. Weekly schedules & field trips will be posted online no later than the Friday prior to each week a camper attends. Themes & field trips will be added to accounts beginning in March under the Kidcam Way dropdown menu.
Parent Information Sessions
Dates to be determined.
Camp Dates & Hours
|Dates||June 1st – July 31st, 2020|
|Hours||Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.|
|Before & After Care||FREE before camp childcare available as early as 7:00am.|
After camp childcare is available at a rate of $2/half-hour (siblings $1/half-hour) as late as 6:00pm.|
Camp Location & Contact Information
|Address||Lodge L6||211 Parish Park Rd, Ruston, LA 71270|
|Contact Phone #||1-877-4KIDCAM|
|Direct Camp Phone #||TBD at the start of camp|
|Pick Up & Drop Off||Lodge L-6 inside Lincoln Parish Park.|
|Federal Tax ID||Federal Tax ID: 82-0577930|
Tuition, Fees & Discounts
The following rates will be in effect for the 2020 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*||$130 per week without discounts.|
|Weekly Payments*||Pay online or in person at camp no later than the Friday prior to the week you will attend.||*Weekly prices will increase, or a week may close, based on current enrollment, after the ‘end of Friday’ payment deadline.|
|Weekly Payments||Pay online or in person at camp no later than the Friday prior to the week you will attend.|
|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.|
|Full Summer Session||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.|
|3+ Week Savings||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. This trumps any sibling discounts.|
|Sibling Discounts||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 buy 3+ weeks per child and receive the 10% savings on all tuition payments.|
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 chips.
Snacks: $1.50 includes a snack and drink (Mid-Day & Aftercare)
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.||Limited Edition Camp Shirts are available to purchase for $20 until April 15.|
A KIDCAM camp T-shirt must be worn to camp daily. T-shirts can be purchased online through your parent account and will be available to pick up at our Mid-May Open House and on your first day of camp.
Ways to Register
|Online||Click Register Now at the top of this page to create your online parent account.|
|By Phone||Call 877-4KIDCAM|
Ages & Programs
|Ages||Boys and Girls 5-13. (must turn 5 by 9/30/20)|
|Kidets||Boys and Girls ages 5-6 and 7-9. (must turn 5 by 9/30/20)|
|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. “The Spirit of Summer” celebrates all that makes Kidcam’s 46 years GREAT. Campers will enjoy a different theme each week, while still incorporating their daily choice of activities ranging from Sports, Arts, STEM, Specialty & Water Play. This allows campers to choose between a variety of new programs, activities and challenges led by their camp counselors. Weekly schedules & any field trips will be posted online no later than the Friday prior to each week a camper attends.|
|Fieldtrips||Campers will attend off-campus field trips once a week on a licensed school bus bus. Field trip costs are included in the weekly tuition.|
Field trip dates and destinations are tbd.
|Swimming||Campers swim daily in the lake at Lincoln Parish Park||Lifeguards are on duty, all campers are swim tested. We will have a specific swim area that is shallow enough for all campers, and campers may wear Coast Guard approved life vests/Puddle Jumpers.|
Richard Robertson “Coach Rob” is entering his second year as the camp director at Kidcam Kiroli Park. He will also oversee the camp operations at LPP, and will announce his co-director soon. He is currently a teacher at Lee Junior High School in Monroe where he coaches football and track. He also works closely with the basketball and baseball coaches to generate much needed funds for their programs.
Before moving to Lee, Robertson was a teacher at Rayville High School for seven years. While there, he taught several subjects, and served as the head baseball coach for three seasons. He was also a coach with the football team, and took care of player injuries for 4 seasons. He is “The On-Air Voice of the Rayville Hornets” as he has broadcast football and basketball games for the Hornets over the last two seasons on the radio and online.
Coach Rob is also active in the Monroe/West Monroe community. He has served on several committees with nonprofit organizations, and continues to play disc golf and host disc golf tournaments in the Twin Cities.
Robertson earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Louisiana at Monroe in Speech Communication in 1999 and completed his Master of Arts degree in Teaching from Louisiana Tech in 2013. He is certified in CPR for all ages.
Rickey and his wife Missy live in Monroe with daughter, Sadie, and they have three grandsons: Phillip, Korbin, and Konner.
|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 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 22nd. 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. Weekly transfers can be made only towards the payment of another week (not food or aftercare), and there are no transfers made against full summer session purchases. Email a transfer request to firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cancelling Weeks||If you need to cancel any weeks of summer camp for your child, you may do so prior to May 22 by calling Kidcam at 877-4KIDCAM.|
|Refunds||No refunds will be issued after May 22. 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 & Next.
- View your current balance by clicking on Account Details.
*Click Purchase Items to purchase registration, tuition, apparel, food, or after-care
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 www.campparents.org.