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If you are at least 13 years old you apply and complete a application to become a Jr or Senior Camp Counselor!

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Camp HOPE - Summer Day Camp

Camp HOPE Summer Day Camp

  • Open to youth ages 9-12 years old.
  • Camp introduces campers to a variety of hands- on learning modes to allow youth to explore career and volunteer opportunities, basic pet responsibility, important life skills and local animal issues.
  • Campers will need to provide their own sack lunch daily: LUNCH WILL NOT be provided.
  • The cost of Camp HOPE is $195 per camper and includes all learning supplies.
  • Each camp session is limited to 36 campers; Camp HOPE fills up fast, so early register is recommended.
  • Advance registration is mandatory and on a first come-first serve basis once completed registration and payment is received.
  • All refunds must be requested at least 30 days prior to the first day of camp for your session; after this time refunds will not be made.

Where and when to turn in applications

  • Parents can enroll their children as early as you like.
  • You have the option to print and mail the application in or drop if off at the Santa Maria Animal Center. You can find the forms at the bottom of the page.
  • You will be informed by e-mail that the registration and payment have been received. This is also an excellent way to share any questions or concerns about camp.

Financial Assistance

  • SBCACF funds 5 financial aid requests per camp session
  • If is important to turn financial aid requests in early, before the allotted spaces are filled.
  • To apply, please fill complete the application process HERE

2017 Dates

  • Session 1 - June 26th - 30th
  • Session 2 - July 17th - 21st