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ARCh's Camp Pow Wow provides children and adults who have disabilities with the opportunity to go to camp and experience swimming, fishing, nature, canoeing, arts and crafts, and music. ARCh's Camp Pow Wow strives to accommodate all individuals, regardless of needs. Below are answers to a number of frequently asked questions regarding our camp.

Who can attend camp?
Where is Camp Pow Wow?
What is Day Camp like?
Do we sleep over at camp?
What is Residential Camp?
How do I register?
Who can I talk with if I have more questions?

 
Who can attend camp?
Campers from 5-21 years of age are welcome at our Children’s Sessions. Campers who are 22 and older are invited to attend the Adult Sessions. Camp Pow Wow accepts all campers, regardless of their label of disability.

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  Where is Camp Pow Wow?
Camp Pow Wow is located in Menomonee Park in Menomonee Falls. Accessible transportation is provided at no cost at set pick-up points throughout Waukesha County for all day camp sessions.

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What is Day Camp like?
Each week of day camp is planned around a theme. Camp activities include arts and crafts, music, gardening, fishing, swimming, canoeing, recreation, life skills, and more! The camp day begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3p.m. Camper-to-staff ratio is 3:1. The fee for one week of Day Camp is $350, or $450 when paid by a third party. A limited amount of financial assistance is available to campers with documented financial need. If you would like to apply for a Campership, please contact Lora Stark at archhelps@ameritech.net to request an application.
Deadline to submit campership application is April 18
no exceptions!

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  Do we sleep over at camp?
During our day camp sessions, we offer an optional Thursday night overnight experience.  Campers and staff enjoy a night in our platform tents, featuring special all-camp activities and a rowdy campfire.  Note that transportation is not provided on Thursday afternoons or Friday mornings for those campers who do not spend the night.

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What is Residential Camp?
Residential Camp is five full days of respite camp.  Campers arrive at 9 a.m. Monday, and leave at 3 p.m. Friday. Camper-to-staff ratio during this week is 2:1.  The fee for one week of Residential Camp is $700, or $800 when paid by a third party.

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How do I register?
Complete Camp Registration Forms (pages 6-9, and 12-13 of your registration packet), and mail them to the ARCh office by Friday, April 18, 2014. Registrations received after this date will be assessed a $25 per session late fee. Don’t forget to send in your deposit of $50 per session to hold your spot(s). Registration deposits are non-refundable.  You will soon receive confirmation of your registration.  Full payment of all fees and the completed Health Examination Form (pages 10-11 of your packet) are due on Friday, May 16. Please be sure to register early to ensure you can attend the weeks you want!

Registration forms should be mailed to ARCh at:  419 Frederick Street, Waukesha, WI 53186

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Who can I contact with questions?
Please contact the ARCh office to get more information about Camp Pow Wow. Call 262-542-9811, ext.10 or via email at archcamppowwow@ameritech.net.

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