Apachi Day Camp Policies
For your convenience, JCC Chicago (JCC) accepts cash, checks, American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and electronic bank draft. Registrations are not complete until program fees or deposits are made. Prior to processing registration for any JCC activity, accounts are reviewed for outstanding balances. Registration cannot be processed until past-due balances are reconciled. For anyone choosing to pay for programming by credit card, a 3% non-refundable convenience charge will be applied.
All camp fees must be paid in full by April 15, 2024.
A $500 deposit is due for each session at the time of registration of which $250 is refundable until February 1. After February 1, the deposit is non-refundable. Families applying for fee assistance provide a deposit of $150 at the time of registration. If fee assistance is not awarded or declined, the deposit is refundable less a $25 processing fee. Credit card surcharge fee of 3% is also non-refundable.
Prior February 1, camp fee are refundable minus $250 of the deposit. From April 15, 2024, camp fees are refundable minus the $500 deposit. Cancellations that occur after April 15, 2024, will be assessed half of the camp fee. Once a program begins, no refunds will be granted for cancellations.
After registering, any changes to sessions enrolled that result in decreasing the length of time at camp will be assessed a $25 processing fee. Extensions to add additional sessions to camp will not incur this fee.
If you are awaiting a refund, please do not dispute the charge with your card holder. Payments that are disputed in error will incur a $50 fee assessed on your account.
Any credits on an account are non-transferrable.
Credit card surcharge fee of 3% is also non-refundable.
All payment plans require an automatic scheduled payment by credit card or bank draft. You may pay your balance with any form of payment prior to the scheduled payment date.
All returned checks, bank drafts and credit cards will incur a $20 fee assessed on your account.
JCC Chicago may videotape or photograph participants enrolled in programs, classes and events or while enjoying JCC Chicago facilities. These photographs are for JCC Chicago publications, flyers, publicity efforts, brochures, web use, other electronic communications or video usage. All photos and videos are for JCC Chicago use and become the sole property of JCC Chicago. Please contact the Program Director for photographic exclusions.
For each child enrolled in JCC Chicago Day Camp programming, the parent (or legal guardian) must provide a current immunization record appropriate for the child’s age and a health form signed by the child’s physician or health department representative prior to the first day of the program. If the physical condition of the child is such that any one or more of the immunizing agents should not be administered, the examining physician (DO, MD), advanced practice nurse, or physician assistant responsible for the performance of the health examination shall endorse that fact upon the health examination form. No other exceptions to scheduled immunizations are permitted within JCC Chicago Day Camp Programming. It is the responsibility of the parent (or legal guardian) to update their file when the health records change.
JCC does not provide medical insurance coverage for accidents or injuries that occur while attending or participating in any activity at, or sponsored by, JCC. Camp programs require that the JCC maintains participant medical information and treatment authorization forms on file. All children must have a current medical and immunization record on file in order to attend programs. The medical examination must be updated yearly by the child’s physician. Camp medical information is valid for 12 months. We respect the privacy of our participants and maintain confidentiality.
In the event of an emergency closure due to weather or other unforeseen causes, updates will be available on our website(s) at apachi.org and jccchicago.org. Refunds will not be given for weather related or other closings that are out of our control.
JCC reserves the right to cancel the enrollment, without providing a refund of fees, of an individual for reasons not limited to the following: not observing rules outlined in our code of honor, on our website, during parent orientation, in the program guide or parent handbook.