Dates, Tuition and Policies
"I believe that this past summer at Pine Island was, quite simply,
one of the most important experiences in our son's life and
one of the best investments we could have made in his future."
—Pine Island Parent
2013 Season Dates and Tuition
Pine Island accepts only 85 boys each season. 2012 campers have
until October 31 to register for next summer. We
have had a great deal of interest already from new families, and we
expect to have more applications than we will have spots available. Registration forms will be mailed to returning families by the middle of September. Please contact Ben at firstname.lastname@example.org to request a registration form.
Pine Island Camp runs a single six-week session from the fourth week of June to the second week of August. Our 2013 season will open on Friday, June 28, 2013 and close on Sunday, August 11, 2013.
Tuition for the 2013 season is $7550, with an $150 incidental account (any unused portion is refunded at the end of the September). We offer a sibling discount of $500 per additional child. Our payment schedule is as follows:
- To reserve your child's place at camp, a nonrefundable deposit of $500 is due with your son's completed registration form.
- On February 15, $3600
of remaining tuition) is
- On May 15, $3600 (tuition balance and incidental account deposit) is due.
Need to arrange a different payment schedule? Contact
Ben Swan as soon as possible. No allowance or reduction will be
made for late arrival or early departure without the director's prior
Pine Island Camp also offers partial and
full scholarships to families who are not able to pay the full tuition.
Scholarship funds are limited, so if you are interested in this option
we encourage you to contact Ben Swan as soon as possible.
POLICIES FOR ENROLLED CAMPERSExpectations and standards.
The camper and parents agree to abide by all of the rules and policies
established by Pine Island Camp, including without limitation those
relating to enrollment and withdrawal, and understand that trust,
communication, honesty and integrity are keys to a successful camp
Parents are responsible for the entire tuition if a camper withdraws
after June 1. If a camper withdraws before that date, tuition and
fees, excluding the $500 non-refundable deposit, will be
refunded. If the camp is able to fill the spot vacated by a
withdrawing camper, the director may in his sole discretion decide to
refund tuition and/or deposit. Any deposit retained after a
registered camper withdraws will be added to the camp's scholarship
Dismissal of camper.
The camp reserves the right to send home, without tuition reduction or
refund, any camper whose behavior is deemed unacceptable or detrimental
to the best interests of the camp or camp community.Medical care.
Medical care provided by the camp medic is included in the
tuition. Parents grant Pine Island Camp permission to use medical
care (including dental, orthodontic, and optical care) outside of camp
should the director deem such treatment necessary. All expenses
for outside medical care will be paid by parents.Permission to participate.
Parents hereby grant their son permission to participate in camp
activities, excursions, and wilderness trips. Parents acknowledge
that this program will take place in outdoor and wilderness settings
and that there is a risk of serious physical injury inherent in
participation in programs in such settings.Images.
Parents give Pine Island Camp permission to copyright or publish
photographs, movies, videos, letters or tape recordings of their son
and to use those images in camp publications, promotional materials,
camp website, and any other camp-related promotional materials or
projects. Children will not be identified by name on the website
or in the brochure.Belongings.
Pine Island Camp is not responsible for campers' belongings or equipment while in transit or at camp.
Pine Island Camp accepts no more than 85 campers,
ranging in age from nine to fifteen. Special effort is made to select
boys from a variety of communities and schools. At least a third of our
campers every summer are sons, brothers, nephews, or grandsons of
alumni. It is the camp's policy to admit campers without regard to
race, religion, national origin, or ethnic origin.
Apart from our farewell celebration at the end of
the camp season, to which all are invited, Pine Island does not have a
scheduled visiting day. However, parents are welcome to arrange a visit
to camp at any time during the season, provided you call before
visiting (we cannot provide housing). For directions or suggestions on
places to stay in Belgrade Lakes, click here.
Pine Island is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.