Since 1995, we’ve provided safe, memorable summers to thousands of Staten Island children. We specialize in creating a nurturing environment, where campers make friends and build confidence and self-esteem. RCDC’s reputation has been built by the exceptional team of experienced administrators, counselors and staff who return year after year. Our adult staff is carefully chosen for their enthusiasm and experience with children. They understand their role as mentors and are trained to identify and meet the needs of individual children as well as develop cohesive, spirited groups.
Facility- Our private facility is conveniently located at the beautifully rustic Mt Loretto – 6581 Hylan Blvd. Its many acres include an indoor, air-conditioned gymnasium, an outdoor pool with locker rooms, a brand new splash pad, indoor & outdoor basketball courts, a soccer and baseball field, a media center, & air-conditioned lunchroom with areas for specialized activities like arts & crafts, gymnastics, fencing and martial arts. There is also a pond for fishing and nature trails for hiking and nature.
Health and safety- is RCDC’s # 1 priority! All of our directors are teachers, with many years of camp experience. We hire ONLY adult, college age counselors and we maintain an 8:1 ratio of camper to staff supervision, (or lower). Our buses are yellow school buses, equipped with seat belts and operated by DOE certified drivers. Our medical director is a licensed nurse, on premises at all times. Our counselors are CPR certified and lunch, is supervised by a licensed food handler.
Activities- Our exciting program combines traditional activities like swimming & sports, arts n crafts, dance, hiking, gymnastics & martial arts with great trips, & special events. Trips include a Met & Yankee games, Liberty Science, movies & bowling, Medieval Times, Liberty Science Center, indoor & outdoor amusement parks, skating, mini-golf & more. Some special events include magic shows, carnivals, rock wall, water day, & many more.
Value and convenience- No camp exceeds the affordability & convenience of RCDC. Tuition always includes door-door transportation, extended hours, all activities, insurance, 2 camp shirts & a camp bag and water bottle. Campers can enroll for any amount of weeks in any order. Flexible payment plans are free & there are sibling & other discounts available throughout the year.
Enrollment- is ongoing. Please review our 2016 camp schedule and other important information. A deposit holds your spot; dates and payment details can be decided later. Please visit our web site: www.rcdaycamp.com or attend one of our monthly open houses. You can also call us with any questions or arrange a personal tour.