The Q-Club Summer Youth Program is a certified day camp, regulated by the NYS Department of Health. The Q-Club program offers children ages 6-12 a chance to participate in a variety of passive and active recreational activities. The program is run by a staff of trained counselors and qualified lifeguards. Q-Club also has its own Certified Aquatics Director, Health Director, and Progressive Swimming Instructor. All counselors must be at least 16 years of age and have experience in supervision of children. Many of our counselors are enrolled in higher education programs in the pursuit of careers in education and child care. Several of our counselors are returning for multiple years of service. Some were even past Q-Club participants! All Q-Club staff members are American Red Cross certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED. Counselors will plan, lead, and supervise daily activities at the Queensbury Elementary School facilities.
NOTE: In order to participate in this program, children must be pre-registered. Children must be 6 years old on or before December 1. First time participants must show proof of age in the form of a birth certificate at the time of registration.
AGES: Open to boys and girls ages 6-12. Child MUST be 6 years of age ON OR BEFORE December 1st (of the current year), in order to participate. Proof of age in the form of a birth certificate WILL be requested. LIMITED REGISTRATION WILL BE TAKEN FOR THE SUMMER OF 2021.
DATES: June 28 – August 20, 2021 (Monday-Friday) No Programming on Monday, July 5th
TIMES/DAYS: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Children dropped off earlier than 9:00 a.m. WILL NOT be supervised by Q-Club Staff).
LOCATION: Queensbury School Facilities (Aviation Rd., Queensbury)
NEW FOR 2021! REGISTRATION DATES & RATES
May 24, 2021 - Resident Registration Begins
June 1, 2021 - Non-Resident Registration Begins
Fee Breakdown: Residents: $250 first child, $200 each additional child (same household) up to $650 max Non-Resident: $275 first child, $225 each additional child (same household) up to $725 max; Residents may still register at the above fees.
Due to safety protocols, and guidance from the NYSDOH and CDC, limited registration will be taken for the Summer of 2021. Once our registration cap is reached, a waitlist will be formed and registrants will be accommodated only if space becomes available.
What is Q-Club?
Q-Club is State Certified Summer Day Camp offering children a variety of passive and active recreational activities. These activities include indoor and outdoor games, arts n’ crafts, science, nature, drama and book clubs. Children and staff alike, look forward to the annual Talent Show and Arts Festival. Each day is devoted to a different theme, whereby kids dress up, play games, create crafts and participate in special events surrounding each theme. Examples of past theme days include: Crazy Hair Day, Hawaiian Luau, Pajama Day, Blast From the Past Day, Celebrate America Day, Super Hero Day, Tie-Dye Day, Sports Day, Multi-Cultural Day, Water Day, Fashion Show Day, Kidz Pick Day, Cartoon Characters Day, International Soccer Day, Music Day, and much more!
What is a typical day like in Q-Club?
The Q-Club day is organized into 3 separate sessions, with 2 snack/drink breaks in between each session (one at 10:00 a.m. and a second at 11:00 a.m.) Each session starts out with a group announcement of the activities that will be played that session – the kids choose which activity they are interesting in playing. There is always a variety of choices each session. The staff is divided up into four color groups (red, yellow, blue, green), plus a group running Arts n’ Crafts (purple). There’s always something for everyone!
Who can participate in Q-Club?
Any registered child between the ages of 6-12 years of age. Children must be 6 years old ON OR BEFORE December 1 (of the current year). A birth certificate is required at the time of registration.
When does Q-Club begin?
Q-Club begins the first Monday after high school graduation (the last Monday in June depending on how the calendar falls) and runs for 8 weeks. It meets from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
What time can I drop off my child?
Children may be dropped off for daily activities beginning at 9:00 am each morning. Q-Club staff does not provide supervision before 9:00 am.
Where is Q-Club held?
Q-Club is held at the Queensbury School facilities.
How do we get to Q-Club?
There will be no bussing available for the summer of 2021. All children must be dropped off and picked up at the program location. Children will only be relased to individuals listed on the child's authorized pickup list.
Are there field trips?
There will be no field trips for the summer of 2021.
Is there a Fee charged for Q-Club?
Yes, due to increased operating costs there is a reasonable one-time fee charged for the Q-Club program.
What safety protocols will Q-Club have in place?
Before entering camp each day, all campers and staff will undergo a COVID-19 screening. This includes a questionnaire, and tempertaure checks. All campers and staff will be required to wear a mask at all times while at Q-Club. Campers must provide their own masks. All campers and staff will practice social distancing, and will be assigned to groups to minimize contact with others. Members of the same household will be assigned to the same group. Unfortunately, we can not accommodate other requests for grouping. Campers and staff will be instructed to wash their hands before and after activitites, and before and after eating. Touch points will be sanitized regularly. Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the program location. The sharing of supplies and equipment will be limited. Supplies and equipment will be sanitized regularly.
The Q-Club program is run by a trained staff of counselors and qualified lifeguards. Q-Club also has its own Certified Aquatics Director, Health Director, and Progressive Swimming Instructor. Many of our counselors are enrolled in higher education programs in the pursuit of careers in education and child care. Several of our counselors are returning for multiple years of service. Some were even past Q-Club participants! All Q-Club staff members are American Red Cross certified in First Aid, CPR, and AED. Counselors will plan, lead, and supervise all activities.
The Q-CLUB Staff is made up of the following positions, which meet or exceed NYSDOH requirements:
- Camp Director
- Assistant Camp Director
- Aquatic Director
- Health Director/Health Director Designee
- Arts & Crafts Director
- Arts & Crafts Counselors
- Social Media Coordinator
- Group Leaders
- Park Counselors