Seattle Bus Camp

Policies & Terms of Service

Seattle Bus Camp reserves the right to make changes to our policies and terms of service at any time with out further written notice.

 

Refund & Credit Policy

  1. Registration fee ($30) is non refundable.

  2. If Adventure Week is cancelled due to Covid Guidelines we will issue full refund of the Camp Fee.

  3. If you choose to cancel your registration before June 1, 2021 we will credit your account a credit for your full Camp Fee which can be applied towards a session of Bus Camp Summer 2022.

  4. If you choose to cancel your registration on or after June 1, 2021 we offer a 50% credit towards summer 2022. 

  5. Returning Campers who were registered for our Summer 2020 program, which was cancelled due to Covid-19, will receive a $25.00 credit on your 2021 Camp Fee Invoice. Thank you for helping us weather the storm.

Sibling Discount

 

We offer a 5% sibling discount for 2 or more siblings registered at the same time for the same session.

 

Health Forms

 

All campers must complete the necessary camp forms in order to participate in Seattle Bus Camp. These forms are required by both the County and the State. Please complete all sections of the registration form. Health forms will be emailed to you after complete registration and payment is received. These forms must be emailed to Seattle Bus Camp prior to July 1. 

 

Illness Policy

 

Covid-19 

Seattle Bus Camp will follow all current Covid-19 Guidance and procedures set forth for King County as outlined by our local and state government and Health department for organizations serving groups of children.

Sick Camper?

Please notify Seattle Bus Camp's Director, Alina Singletary, by text or call 206 794 5110 if a child is ill and will not be able to join us for camp that day. 

 

Communicable Diseases
Campers who have communicable diseases will be sent home and may not return to camp until the illness has been treated successfully and the camper is symptom-free.

 

Lice
We will ask the family to pick their camper up from camp if a child has signs of head lice (itching, head irritation, etc.). In order to return to camp, a camper must have had all active lice removed from his or her hair and no longer show any signs of infestation, itching or irritation.

 

Sunscreen Policy

 

Our policy is to do everything possible to protect our campers from excessive exposure to the sun, while still allowing them to get the most out of our outdoor adventures.


Parents/guardians are encouraged to provide sunscreen for use during the camp day. Sunscreen sent to camp should be placed in a sealed plastic bag and labeled with the child’s first and last name. Campers are required to bring a spray sunscreen ONLY.  We will not apply lotion types of sunscreen. Please consider sending a protective sun shirt for your child to wear. 

Families are responsible for applying the first layer of sunscreen prior to morning drop-off and provide it for use during the camp day. During the camp day, Seattle Bus Camp staff will take all reasonable and appropriate steps to help each child reapply sunscreen to exposed skin– including the face, the tops of ears, and bare shoulders, arms, legs, & feet– prior to campers’ participation in outdoor activities. Counselors will not apply sunscreen when skin is broken or an adverse reaction has been observed. If, for any reason, camp staff cannot apply sunscreen on a camper, s/he may be asked to keep clothing on or avoid swimming activities for his/her own protection. 

 

Discipline Policy

 

Seattle Bus Camp staff uses positive techniques of connection, collection and guidance to redirect children to make choices which create positive, healthy relationships and actions based on kindness, generosity and compassion. Consistent and clear rules are established. Staff members encourage children to solve problems rather than imposing solutions and help children to recognize and respect one another’s feelings. We encourage pro-social behavior such as cooperation, helping, taking turns and constructive verbal communication to solve problems. Our goal is to help children internalize community agreements and become self-directed in their behavior.

 

Seattle Bus Camp Director reserves the right to dismiss a child for consistent behavior that makes it difficult or impossible for the staff to meet his/her needs and/or the needs of other children in the group. This will occur without a refund (or portion thereof) or credit towards a future program. This will occur only after parent/staff discussion has occurred.

 

Electronics & Toys

 

Seattle Bus Camp values an experience-based program free from video games, cell phones, audio players, toys and other distractions. Please do not permit your child to bring any of these items to camp as they will be busy throughout the camp day interacting with nature and friends. Also as we are visiting many public places, you can imagine that these items could get lost, misplaced, or damaged when brought to camp.

Counselor In Training & Camp Counselors

Students who are currently enrolled in 5th grade through middle school can be invited, at the discretion of the SBC Director, to be Counselors in Training or Camp Counselors. Registration and payment are still required for CIT and First Year Counselors. Second Year Counselors attend camp for free but are still required to complete a registration form. Families with Counselors In Training and Camp Counselors are still welcome to contact Alina Singletary to request financial assistance.