Will camp be different because of COVID pandemic?
Yes. ALL attendees must show proof of a negative PCR COVID test completed within 72 hours of the start of camp. Furthermore, upon arrival, ALL attendees will be rapid tested for COVID.
What language is primarily spoken at this camp?
English. This camp was founded for and serves kids with Lithuanian heritage who little or no Lithuanian fluency. But all campers (stovyklautojai) will learn new Lithuanian words and phrases throughout the week!
When does camp begin & end?
Camp begins on Sunday, July 31st. Camper check will be assigned by family to accommodate COVID protocol & rapid testing.
Camp ends on Sunday, August 7th at 11 am. Parents must pick up campers before NOON.
How do I register?
Go to Registracija/Registration section for complete instructions.
What is the cost?
$375 per camper. You will find alternative payment modes at the end of your online registration forms.
What happens if I pay for camp and later decide to cancel?
You will get a refund less $100 fee/camper.
What do I need to pack for camp?
How are the campers grouped?
Each camper is assigned to a group (burelis) generally by age groupings (e.g. 9-10-11 year olds, etc.) and each group has a counselor (vadovas). Some groups will also have a junior counselor to assist the lead counselor. The groups sleep in barracks with about 5-6 kids per room with their counselors.Each group occupies 1-2 rooms. Meeting other kids is EASY!!!They are all around you!Counselors are trained to help kids quickly make friends! The camp staff will also help facilitate friendship building. We Have lots of staff members supporting the counselors; our staff to camper ratio is about 1:2 !
Is there swimming at camp?
Yes. Spyglys (pronounced: Spee-gleece) is a 5-acre lake with a sandy beach. Lifeguards are present during scheduled swim periods.
What is the camp policy on drugs and alcohol?
ZERO TOLERANCE. IMMEDIATE DISMISSAL. (see the Agreement / Susitarimas in the Camper
Can I change my group (burelis) assignment once I get to camp?
No, all assignments are carefully predetermined and are final for the duration of camp.
What happens with any unspent money in my 'ice cream store' account?
It becomes a donation to Lithuanian Heritage Camp. Please consider your budget carefully because we cannot issue refunds on unused balances.
Can campers call their parents?
Yes, in emergencies, a phone is available.
Can campers bring their cell phones, electronic games OR other techy stuff?
Some of these items are prohibited, others are allowed with restrictions. See the Agreement / Susitarimas in the Camper Registration Packet for full details.