Camp FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can attend Tucker Arts Camp?

Our Tucker Arts Camp is open to children ages 3 years old to those entering 5th Grade in the fall. Children must be able to use the bathroom independently in order to attend camp.

How is your staff screened?

Tucker Arts Camp employees go through an extensive interview and reference check process. Criminal background checks are performed on every employee and volunteer and all employees are registered in the State of Oregon Background Registry database.

Does my child need to bring snacks?

Yes, please pack a snack with your camper each day. If your camper forgets to bring a snack, we are happy to provide one.

What about lunch?

Please pack a lunch for your child each day. We ask families to please refrain from packing nuts of any kind in your child’s lunch.

Do you offer special services to children who are deaf or hard of hearing?

All children are invited to enroll in Tucker Arts Camp, but camp is not specifically designed for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. In addition to our arts focused camp, special services such as speech language pathology and LSL certified teacher of the deaf tutoring, may be available for an additional fee.

Can my camper be in a group with their sibling, friend, etc?

Campers are generally assigned to one of four groups that they will rotate activities with throughout the day based on their age. If you would like to request that your camper is grouped with another camper or campers, please email one week prior to your camp’s start date. Please do not email us the request sooner than a week before the start date. We will try to accommodate the request the best we can. Please note that groups are usually determined by age.

What is Tucker Arts Camp’s behavior policy?

Students are expected to behave appropriately while attending Tucker Arts Camp. In the event that a child is being overly disruptive, time out from the activity may be used. If disruptive or unsafe behavior continues, a parent will be called to address the issue. If the behavior continues, the child may be asked not to return to camp. Refunds will not be granted in these situations.

Do you offer Extended Care?

Yes. Extended Care begins at 2:00pm for children ages 3 through Kindergarten and children ages 1st through 5th Grade. A healthy snack is provided. Extended Care concludes at 5:30. Please pre-register as drop-ins cannot be accommodated. Please note, there is a $1.00 per minute late fee for pick-ups after 5:30pm.

Do I need to present a photo ID when I pick up my child?

Yes, everyone that picks up your child must bring a photo ID every day and be on the authorized pick-up list. No exceptions will be made.

Can I make a deposit to hold my child’s place and pay balance later?

No, payment in full is required to reserve weeks at camp.

Does Tucker Arts Camp offer financial aid?

Tucker Arts Camp will offer financial aid based on need from a fund made possible by generous donations. We will make financial aid decisions on June 1st, 2018. If you are interested in being considered for financial aid, please email and your child’s name will be put on a list for consideration.

What is the cancellation policy?

  • More than 30 calendar days prior to the start of camp registered for, full refund minus $75.00 admin fee
  • 11-30 calendar days from the start of camp registered for, 50% refund
  • 0-10 calendar days – no refunds
  • No partial refunds are given for missed camp days