6 Things to Look for When Registering for Summer Camp

Physical Education

Teaching children the importance of health and wellness through physical movement at an early age can encourage them to live an active lifestyle as they grow. Summer is the ideal time of year for parents to take the opportunity to ensure their children attend a day camp in South Jersey where they can learn through physical and active play. Parents should make the most of this opportunity by choosing a summer camp that will help children learn physical discipline, improve coordination and balance, improve confidence and self-esteem, and further develop fine motor skills.

Physical education can be implemented in camp through structured lessons in swimming, gymnastics, parkour, tumbling, and cheerleading. The Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy of Cherry Hill offers flexible sports camp options where kids can engage in structured activities that encourage children to further develop their physical prowess.  Our trained and experienced staff offers campers the opportunity to take swimming lessons, gymnastics and tumbling lessons, parkour and ninja training, cheerleading classes, and archery lessons in our 12,500 square foot air-condition indoor facility which sits on three acres of fenced in property, ensuring kids get plenty of time inside and out.

  • Extracurricular Activities

In addition to lessons, parents want kids to have unstructured fun and playtime to further develop children’s social skills and interests. Super Star Summer Camp has plenty of activities for campers to play on including, our mini-golf course, arts and crafts area, 30 foot slip n’ slide, moon bounce, zip-line, laser-tag, playground and sandbox, gaga pit, and large sports field.

  • Session Length and Price

Summers can be hectic, as parents not only need to plan around their work schedules but family vacations and summer events can interfere.  Further, impromptu vacations from camps in South Jersey to nearby beaches mean that parents want a flexible attendance schedule and local access to highways. Accordingly, parents need to keep in mind session length, attendance, and price when comparing camps. Coupons are incredibly helpful to ease the cost of camp attendance and we encourage parents to contact camps to see if any special offers are available. Super Star Summer Camp offers 2, 3, 4 or 5 day full day camp options for weekly sessions. Further, our Junior Star Campers (ages 6 and under)

are offered half-day options to ease the introduction of little ones into school-day hours.

  • Meal Planning

Parents know that picky eaters can find it hard to eat. It is important that parents think about meal plans to ensure their children get their necessary nutritional needs throughout the day. Some camps offer meal plans and snacks, but variety can be limited and pricing can be expensive. Super Star Summer Camp offers affordable catered lunches for campers during the week and Pizza Friday for campers. Catered lunches cost between $3.00 to $5.00 dollars per meal and orders can be customized and placed in advance or upon arrival for the camp day. Further, for those who prefer to bring lunch from home, Super Star Summer Camp offers refrigerators to ensure lunches are kept at proper, sanitary, temperatures and microwaves to heat up warm meals.

  • Flexible Registration

Some parents prefer have peace of mind and register for camp early, while others need to wait to determine their summer schedules. We officially opened enrollment March 1, 2016 for those who choose to reserve their place early. For those who are unable to determine their child’s camp attendance until early summer, or would only like to attend specific days and weeks, we offer the option of registering at any time throughout the duration of camp.

  • Camp Tours and Open Houses

With so many options for day camp in South Jersey, it can be hard to choose if families  have never been to the camp location. To ensure that the camp you select is the right fit for your child, we encourage families to call their top choices and see what the possibilities are for private tours and open houses. Super Star Summer Camp offers private tours, on appointment, and has scheduled three open houses for families to learn more about us. Open Houses are the perfect time to come and meet our staff, tour our indoor and outdoor facilities, ask questions about the camp day, and learn more about what we offer. Parents can call or check out our website to learn more about when our open houses are scheduled.

The Gymnastics and Cheerleading Academy’s Super Star Summer Camp is a staple in the South Jersey and we are considered the premier summer day camp for the area. Our New Jersey State Approved Youth Camp runs from June 20th through August 26th for boys and girls ages 3 through 13. We offer a variety of attendance options, including half and full day options in addition to a 2-5 day camp week. Our 12,500 square foot indoor facility is fully air-conditioned offers laser-tag, zip-lines, in-ground trampolines, in-ground foam pit, large spring floor, climbing ropes, and more to ensure kids can stay dry on rainy days and cool during the summer heat. Our fenced-in outdoor area has canopied areas to ensure children do not spend all day in the sun and features two in-ground swimming pools, in-ground trampolines, playground and sandbox, ninja obstacle course, archery field, 30 foot slip n’slide, arts and crafts area, gaga pit, and a large sports field.  Registration is now open, call today to schedule a tour or R.S.V.P. to our Camp Open House!

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