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This program is managed and staffed by the Deerfield Township Parks & Recreation Department.

2021 Health & Wellness Addendum
Please note that our safety protocols may change as the situation and requirements change. We are committed to effective communication and will notify parents/guardians via email regarding any changes, as well as updating this webpage.

The Township has modified the 2021 program to include the following:

1. Health Assessment: All parents/guardians are asked to do a health assessment of their child if they are showing signs or symptoms of illness. Please keep your child home if they have a fever of 100 degrees Fahrenheit or above, or if they exhibit signs and symptoms of illness.
2. Outdoor Check-In/Out: Parents/guardians will check in/out their child(ren) outside in the field behind the Snyder House, weather permitting. Please park in designated parking spots and walk your child(ren) to the check-in/out location each day.
3. Cohorting/Pods: Campers will be assigned to small groups and mixing/interaction between groups will be limited as much as possible.
4. Increased Outdoor Activities: Please note that we plan to hold all camp activities outside, including arrival/departure. An indoor location is available for inclement weather, such as heavy rain or extreme heat.
5. Increased Hand Washing/Sanitizing: Campers will be required to sanitize their hands upon arrival and prior to departure. Increased hand washing/sanitizing will be done throughout the camp day.
6. Increased Cleaning: High-touch surfaces will be cleaned when switching between pods, as needed throughout the day, and after camp each day.

Campers, parents, and staff are welcome to wear a mask if they prefer and camp staff will support each individual's decision. If a camper prefers to wear a mask, it is highly recommended that parents/guardians send 1-2 extra masks to camp each day. We will be active and your child will be more comfortable if they can switch to a clean/dry mask when needed.

For the full 2021 Health & Wellness Addendum, please click here.

  • The camps below are for youth entering 6th through 8th grade in the Fall.
  • Each camp is designed around a weekly theme. Campers will explore the outdoors, unleash their creativity, and release their energy! They'll enjoy fun games, sports, art projects, nature exploration, and more!
  • All Deerfield Summer Camps include daily, active, outdoor games. Please wear shoes appropriate for running, etc.

PLEASE READ: Grade Information
  • Please note that our system automatically rolls up your child's grade on June 1st each year.
  • If you are entering your household information during the school year and prior to June 1st, please enter the grade in which they are currently enrolled.
  • Errors in your child's age or grade can effect your ability to register.

Registration Dates
  • March 1st: Early Registration for Deerfield Township Residents
  • April 1st: Open Registration for Residents and Non-Residents

Camp Staff
  • This camp is managed and staffed by the Deerfield Township Parks and Recreation Department.
  • All camp counselors are at least 18 years of age and undergo a background check and drug screening.
  • Camp Counselors attend mandatory training prior to the start of camp, which includes First Aid/CPR Certification.
  • For questions regarding Deerfield Township Camps, please contact our Camp Director, Maria Iannelli, at 513.770.2384,

Medical Conditions (Allergies, Medications, etc)
  • Your child's safety is important to us. Please be sure to include all medical conditions (ex: allergies, asthma, dietary restrictions, medications) that you feel we should be aware of on your child's account information. This will be pulled into your child's registration so that our staff may review it prior to camp.
  • Changes made on your account to your child's medical information must be made by the Wednesday prior to camp. Please notify the Camp Director if you make a change after the Wednesday prior to camp so that our rosters can be updated.
  • Deerfield Township staff are not permitted to administer medication. If your child needs medication during program hours, staff may hold the medication until the child asks for it. Staff can not be responsible for reminding children of medication times or the administration of any medication.
  • Deerfield Township values all children. If your child needs special assistance during program hours, please speak with our Camp Director so that we may work together to determine feasible accommodations and to ensure a positive experience for your child.

Check In/Out
  • Authorized adults must be indicated on the child's camp registration and a valid photo ID is required at the time of pick up.
  • For youth 12 years and older, parents/guardians may submit an additional signed waiver to allow their child to sign themselves out and leave camp without adult supervision. The Optional Release for Youth 12 Years and Older must be submitted to the Camp Director at least 3 business days prior to the first day of camp. Youth without this signed release are required to be picked up by an authorized adult.
  • Camps at Kings Mills Elementary/Carter Park: Please sign in and out from Kings Mills Elementary. (We will walk next door to Carter Park during camp. No street crossings; the paved park path links directly to KME.)
  • Camps at Cottell Park: Please sign in and out from the Snyder House (big white house).

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Top Secret 
N/A 6 - 8 MTuWTh  07/26/2021 - 07/29/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell Park - Snyder House (First Floor)
$40.00 Res, $45.00 Non-Res
5 seat(s) available
Calling all investigative minds! We are diving deep into mystery as we create our own secret compartment books and participate in spy themed games and activities.
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N/A 6 - 8 MTuWTh  08/09/2021 - 08/12/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cottell Park - Snyder House (First Floor)
$40.00 Res, $45.00 Non-Res
10 seat(s) available
Campers will be learning sports skills through various games as we play our way through the week. We will create sports themed crafts as well.
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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