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Please contact the Admission Office at (805) 640-2584 ex. 1259 or by email at email@example.com with any questions. Detailed information, including the pack list and how to prepare for camp, will be provided in the Camper Handbook.
Q: What is the daily schedule for camp?
A: Summer Camp opens at 8:00 a.m. and morning programs begin at 8:30 a.m. Campers attend morning classes for either academics or their specialty camp programs, such as robotics or performing arts, and then enjoy lunch and afternoon programs. Here is the full daily schedule:
|8:00 - 8:30 a.m.||Day Campers Arrive|
|8:30 - 10:00 a.m.||Morning Programs Begin for All Campers|
|10:00 - 10:15 a.m.||Snack Break|
|10:20 - 11:45 a.m.||All Morning Programs Continue|
|11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.||Lunch Break|
|12:20 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.||Base Camp Fun!|
|12:40 - 2:00 p.m.||Afternoon Programs Begin|
|2:00 - 2:15 p.m.||Snack and Juice Break
|2:15 - 4:00 p.m.||Afternoon Programs Continue|
|4:00 - 4:30 p.m.||Pick-up for Day Campers and Day Bus Departs to Ventura|
Q: What are the rules and policies for Summer Camp?
A: The 2021 Camper Handbook and 2021 Junior Camp Handbook outline the rules and policies for camp. It also contains more detailed information about what to bring, and what to leave home, as well as the dress code, a resident packing list, and much more.
Q: If the pandemic is ongoing, what plans do you have in place to prevent the spread of illness?
A: OVS offered a day camp experience in Summer 2021. If the pandemic is ongoing, we will continue to take steps to protect campers and staff members. This begins by following the state, federal and local guidelines for social distancing, encouraging frequent hand washing, limiting class sizes, and frequently cleaning and sanitizing classrooms, outdoor group areas, restrooms and campus grounds.
Q: Is the pool open during Summer Camp?
A: Yes! Campers will have the opportunity to swim at our pool on campus.
Q: Is there a camp calendar with special camp days?
Q: Do you offer daily bus service for day campers?
A: Yes, OVS provides twice daily bus service from west Ventura to Ojai for summer campers. The day bus pass is $100 per week. The bus picks up at Marina Park at 7:40 a.m. and drops off at 5:10 p.m. The address is 1400 Greenock Lane.
Q: What activities are offered in summer camp?
A: Campers choose from a wide range of morning programs followed by afternoon activities. Activities typically offered in summer camp are listed below:
|Archery||Arts & Crafts||Equestrian||Swimming|
|Woodshop||Games||Ga-Ga||... and more!|
Q: Do you offer any programs for younger children?
A: Yes! Our Junior Camp offers a balance of creative, enriching and educational experiences for young children ages 3-5. Our flexible schedule allows campers to enroll for the full six weeks, or to select and combine various two-week sessions.
Q: Is OVS Summer Camp accredited?
A: Ojai Valley School is fully accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), the Western Association of Independent Camps (WAIC), and the American Camp Association (ACA). Learn more about how ACA-accredited camps meet highest standards for excellence on the ACA website.