WHO CAN ATTEND?
Middle and high school students who've recently completed grades 6-12.
WHO IS THE ORGANIZER?
a planning team of students, staff, and adult volunteers with the Chinese Bible Church of Maryland (CBCM) and the Rockville Evangelical Mission (REM)
WHO'S IN CHARGE?
Dorothy Lau (CBCM) and Andy Huang (REM)
THE SPEAKER? THE SCHEDULE?
(to be finalized)
WHAT'S THERE TO DO?
Aside from organized fellowship time and 3 large group sessions--"plenaries" of worship, message, small group discussion--Joy El has a variety of amenities and other activities. Check it out here!
AND THE SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS?
Students will be grouped into multiple, single-sex cabins (according to middle and high school clusters) with respective, adult supervision.
Health & Safety
ARE COVID-19 VACCINATIONS REQUIRED?
At this time, no.
ARE THERE OTHER HEALTH PRECAUTIONS TO NOTE?
The wearing of face masks is optional. We do not require proof of a negative COVID test upon check-in or arrival. However, for the safety of the entire group, all participants are to exercise sound judgement in assessing their physical health prior to the weekend of camp.
IF A STUDENT EXHIBITS SIGNS OF ILLNESS @ CAMP...
he/she is to immediately report to a respective counselor and the camp directors.
WHAT IF I HAVE MEDICATIONS?
All participants should bring whatever medications are required, which includes EpiPens. Ensure they are accessible and within in-reach. (I.e., store those in a backpack or equivalent rather than packing in a luggage.)
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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
$170 Early registration till 6/5
$180 Regular registration till 6/30
$190 Late registration till 7/11 (last day to sign up)
WHAT PAYMENT METHODS ARE ACCEPTED?
1. Credit Card
2. Check (To CBCM; memo: Youth Camp [Student's Name])
IS THERE A DISCOUNT FOR SIBLINGS...?
Yes! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the $20 sibling discount (promo) code to use at the start of online registration. It is to be applied after the first sibling has been signed up at the standard price (per registration tier).
WHAT ELSE DO PARTICIPANTS NEED TO SUBMIT?
- Joy El's Waiver Release Form (optional)
o Parents: Complete page 1 if the student is a minor
o Participants age 18+: Complete page 2
Complete and send the respective page of Joy El's Waiver to email@example.com by Friday, July 14. Paper submissions may be presented at the 7/14 check-in. If a participant submitted this in 2022, it need not be done again.
HOW ARE STUDENTS GETTING TO/FROM CAMP?
via (2) coach buses
WHEN/WHERE DO WE MEET FOR...?
- Drop-off is from 4-5 PM, CBCM
- Pick-up is after 3:30 PM, CBCM
CAN PARENTS DRIVE THEIR STUDENTS TO CAMP?
Yes, but please notify firstname.lastname@example.org. It is otherwise assumed that all students will travel to/from camp on the Friday and Sunday coach buses.
Parents: If you intend for independent arrangements, please confirm them with email@example.com.
NOTES ABOUT ATTIRE
Should be suitable and appropriate for worshiping God and so as to not impede others' ability to worship.
Clothing is subject to staff approval, and attendees may be asked to change if need be. Please use your better judgment.