Fees & Pay Info

For registration assistance: Please email office@chefcamp.com or call (252) 489-5959

2018 TUITION

  • 2 Week Session: $2,400
  • 1 Week Session: $1,400
Tuition Includes: All program activities including field trips, lodging, meals & snacks, camper medical insurance and souvenir chef hat and apron. Transportation to/from camp is not included in tuition. Campers are required to bring their own bed linens, towels, and personal items.
DEPOSIT/PAYMENT DUE
Registrations prior to May 31: $400 deposit per session per child is due at the time of enrollment. Balance remaining is due June 1.
Registrations after June 1: Payment is due in full for all registrations after June 1

DISCOUNTS

SIBLING DISCOUNT: Tuition will be reduced by $200 for each additional sibling attending after the first child. There is no discount for the first child enrolling.

BRING-A-FRIEND DISCOUNT: Tuition will be reduced by $200 for each friend who is recruited to attend camp as a new camper! Please refer to the “Bring-A-Friend” tab for more information!

AIRLINE TRANSPORTATION FEE For campers flying to/from camp: We offer an optional pick up/drop off service to/from the Norfolk International Airport in Norfolk VA. Fee is $50 one-way, $100 round-trip. Instructions for how to reserve transportation are found under the “For Enrolled Campers” tab on this website.

PAYMENT METHOD

PAPER CHECK:  Our preferred payment method (as is does not include any fees for processing.) Make check payable to Chef Camp, and be sure to include your campers name on the memo line.

Mail check payment to: Chef Camp PO Box 2321  Manteo NC 27954                             

To allow time for the check to arrive in the mail, camper space will be held without payment for a maximum of 10 business days. Campers are not considered as enrolled without payment.There is a $35 charge for returned checks

CREDIT CARDS & PAYPAL: Tuition may be paid on-line using a credit card or through your PayPal account. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express. Payments can be made through the secure PayPal portal found on the “make a payment” page. For security, parents enter their own card information directly. Instructions for making payments are included in your invoice after enrolling your child.

“PAYMENT PLANS”/PARTIAL PAYMENTS Families can determine and control their own payment schedule and make as many payments as desired, using any of the payment options offered. Multiple payments can be processed by any combination of paper check/credit card. Balance remaining is due June 1.

For those using credit cards or PayPal, there are multiple $ amount options on the payment page – so you can control your own “payment plan” payments. This allows for families to split and pay off their tuition remaining balance in installments – based on your own schedule. Balance remaining is due June 1.

MORE THAN ONE PERSON/ORGANIZATION/AGENCY PAYING FOR CAMP? Multiple payments can be made on a camper’s account by any combination of paper checks/credit cards. For paper checks send by mail, be sure to include the campers name and camp session on the memo line (and be sure the name exactly matches the name used to enroll the camper!)  Credit card or PayPal payments are made through our secure payment portal. The individual making the payment enters their own credit card information. Again, in order for the payment to be applied correctly, be sure the camper’s name exactly matches both the first and last names used when registering.

CANCELLATIONS/REFUND POLICY

Cancellations before February 28: Deposit and any fees paid are fully refundable.

Cancellations After March 1- Before May 31: All fees paid, less the $400 deposit, are refundable.

Cancellations after June 1: There will be no refunds for registrations/payments after June 1

In the event of illness or injury prior to attending: If your child is unable to attend due to injury/illness, an alternative session will be offered if/when space is available. If that is not an option, a written signed letter from your child’s physician will be required in order to refund tuition paid.

In the event of illness or injury while attending camp: If your child becomes ill/injured while attending and is required to leave camp as a result, tuition refund will be pro-rated based on the days attended.

If your child is sent home from camp for behavior reasons: There will be no refunds for campers who are sent home for violation of camper behavior expectations. This includes, but is not limited to, for reasons of mental, emotional, or social health. Please read the policies found on this website prior to enrolling. By enrolling your child, you have agreed to these policies.

Failure to Meet Participation Requirements: There will be no refunds for campers who are sent home for failing to meet the camp’s Participation Requirements. This includes, but is not limited to, meeting the requirements for physical, mental, emotional, or social health. Additionally, failing to provide accurate information regarding a participant’s health, disabilities, mental health or other conditions PRIOR TO ENROLLING or attending may result in camper being sent home with no refund of fees. Please read the policies found on this website prior to enrolling.By enrolling your child, you have agreed to these policies.

There will be no refunds made for a camper leaving camp during the session.


Resident Camp Is Not A Deductible Child Care Expense

Under federal tax law, resident (overnight) camp is not a deductible child care expense.  The program is unable to pro-rate fees or alter invoices for the purposes of claiming any portion of resident camp tuition as child care expense, and does not provide the camps tax ID # to parents. For more information: IRS Publication 503, Child and Dependent Care Expenses. Publication is available on the IRS Web site, IRS.gov or by calling 800-TAX-FORM (800-829-3676).


For registration assistance: Please email office@chefcamp.com or call (252) 489-5959