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Jr Leadership Camp Sunny Days Program

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*We are excited to introduce to you our new procedure for the Medical Screening Form.  In an effort to minimize some of the work of registering your child/ren, the Medical Screening Form is now part of the required “checkout” process.  This new method completely eliminates having to print the form as well as then having to get it to the office.  
* If your child/ren will be attending multiple PV Rec Camps this summer, the Medical Screening Form only needs to be filled out IN ITS ENTIRETY, one time.
**Please see “IMPORTANT MEDICAL INFORMATION” below regarding the required Immunization records.

Jr. Leadership Camper Program
Camper Candidates:

Must be 13 years old by the start of camp and must register for a minimum of two consecutive weeks.  They must have been campers in good standing at Camp Sunny Days for at least 2 years, preferable the last 2 consecutive years but at least the prior year as a camper required, baby sitting or other related certification preferred but not required.  

Jr. Leader Campers participate in training by the Camp Director and Assistant Camp Director. Jr. Leader Campers are assigned to specific CIT’s/counselors in camper groups younger than themselves.

Jr. Leadership Campers learn various job skills, such as completing a job application, the interview process, obtaining references and pre-determined work expectations and job performance review process. Jr. Leadership Campers are expected to take on leadership qualities and establish rapport with all campers. Interview process and performance review process will include targeted skills and the opportunities to develop these skills.

Enrollment is limited.

Part 1 is completing the registration below.  Part 2 is completing and submitting the Application in FULL. 
~Please provide a minimum of two letters of recommendation from leaders in the community.
~150 Word Essay on why you would like to be a Jr. Leader
~Jr. Leader Application
~Immunization Records (Can be sent separately)
~Staff Contact Information Sheet

Applications that are missing ANY of the required information CANNOT be accepted.  Please ONLY submit the application once you have all of the requirements completed. 
Jr. Leader Applications should be submitted to the Rec Office. 

  • Session 1 runs from June 25th - July 6th (Closed Wednesday, July 4th)
  • Session 2 runs from July 9th - July 20th
  • Session 3 runs from July 23rd - August 3rd

  • All Jr. Leader Campers must wear stable, sturdy footwear daily. This is a safety issue. Flip flops are NOT allowed.
  • Absolutely no early drop-offs in the AM, & participants must be picked up no later than 3 PM; pick-up begins at 2:30 PM.
  • Water bottles are necessary; Lunch should be brought daily in an insulated bag, if possible. Please mark all belongings with child's name.
  • Note: Please make sure your child leaves all electronic devices and valuables at home. There is no need for them at camp. The Town of Pleasant Valley is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Dress your child for the weather, and consult the calendar for special events that may require a change of clothes.
  • Please make sure any sunscreen or bug repellent protection of this kind is applied prior to camp. Jr. Leader Campers may apply it themselves if they wish during the day.
  • The registration process asks for "Who Will / May Pick up your child from camp" each day. If someone other than the pick-up designees will pick up your child, there needs to be a note sent to the Camp Director stating such. ID of this person will be required at the time of pick-up.
  • Trip Information: PLEASE SEE BELOW

  • Any Two Week Session: Residents $135.00; Eligible Non-residents $160.00
  • Day Trips:
  • --- Session 1 -- Fishkill Bowling Alley -- July 5th
  • --- Session 2 -- Lilymoore Alpaca Farm -- July 18th (Rain Date -- July 19th)
  • --- Session 3 -- Town of Stanford Rec Park -- July 26th (Rain Date -- July 27th)
  • Trip Cost $20 (ea)
  • Checks / Money Orders must be made payable to: Town of Pleasant Valley

  • You MUST complete the entire JR. Leadership Application Forms and return to us no later than June 5th
  • RECORD OF IMMUNIZATIONS: Dutchess County Department of Health regulations require that we have the dates of these immunizations on file from Physician's records. Please submit a copy of these records AT LEAST ONE WEEK BEFORE START OF PROGRAM, either by having the doctors office fax them directly to the Rec Office, 845-266-3873, via regular mail to 1554 Main Street, Pleasant Valley, or if need be they can be dropped by the Rec Office located at 27 Hibernia Road, Salt Point.
  • A Camp physical is not mandatory, but any and all health concerns must be noted.

  • All trips may result in an extended day. Please confirm pick up time day of trip.
  • All trips include transportation provided.
  • Session 1 ~ Fishkill Bowling Alley - Trip includes, transportation, 2 games, shoe rental, slice of pizza & soda.
  • Session 2 ~ Lilymoore Alpaca Farm - Trip includes transportation. Please send camper with lunch and snacks.
  • Session 3 ~ Town of Stanford Rec. Park: Trip includes, transportation, swimming, field games (Volleyball, Kickball, & Badminton) and activities (Ultimate Frisbee & Obstacle Course). Please send camper with lunch and snacks. PLEASE NOTE: There is a concession stand with the following prepackaged items for purchase-all under $2; Water, Gatorade, Chocolate, Candy, Chips & Ice Cream Bars.

Additional Forms and Files:

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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