New Heights Summer Academy
"Heights at the Hill" Sleep-Away Camp

We are excited to have your student-athlete(s) participate in the New Heights "Heights at the Hill" sleep-away camp in Pottstown, PA, this Sunday, August 6-11, 2017.

Please find below the information you will need to prepare your student-athlete(s) for camp. Should you have any questions, please contact your child's coach or one of the Summer Academy leadership team members who will be onsite throughout the camp:

  • Chelsea Baez, Summer Academy Assistant Director: cbaez@newheightsnyc.org
  • Denise Harding, Education Director: dharding@newheightsnyc.org
  • Adam Berkowitz, Associate Executive Director: aberkowitz@newheightsnyc.org
  • Ted Smith, Executive Director: tsmith@newheightsnyc.org 

The Hill School Address: 860 Beech Street, Pottstown, PA 19464


DROP-OFF & PICK UP

Leave: Sunday, August 6th, 2017
Location: New Heights Office (50A East 118th St, New York, NY 10035)
Drop Off Time: 3PM sharp

Return: Friday, August 11th, 2017
Location: New Heights Office (50A East 118th St, New York, NY 10035)
Pick Up Time: 3PM sharp 


Student-athlete will stay in on-campus double roomed dormitories with food provided. Student-athlete will be doing an array of different daily physical activities such as Yoga, Swimming, Basketball (Strength and Conditioning/Scrimmages) along with an academic component.

SUMMER CAMP REQUIREMENTS  (**MANDATORY**)

**Pool Waiver**
Please click here or below and fill out the New Heights Parental Consent and Waiver of Liability Form for the pool. Your child will NOT be permitted in the pool until the form is filled out. Form Link: http://www.newheightsnyc.org/pool-liability-form

**Must Have Items** (check list)

  1. Sheets and Pillow Cases (Twin Size)
  2. Swim Wear
  3. Basketball Attire (please bring NH gear that you have including t-shirts, shorts, hoodies, etc. and enough shirts and shorts for 5 full days of activity)
  4. Shower Flip Flops
  5. Toiletries (bath soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, hair product, etc.)
  6. Sneakers or other shoes appropriate for hiking

Additional Suggested Items

  1. Sunscreen
  2. Insect Repellent
  3. Small portable fan (rooms will not be air conditioned)
  4. Sweatshirts 
  5. Light blanket

Students may bring other sporting equipment such tennis rackets, etc. Please put your child's name on items brought to camp.  New Heights will not be responsible for any missing items.


SICK POLICY

Please do not send your child to camp if they are sick or have any of the following symptoms – flu, fever, infection, rash or spots, or vomiting. This is an active camp environment and for the safety of additional children onsite, please adhere to the sick policy. New Heights administrators will contact parents (via the emergency contact on file) should anything happen at camp regarding your child's health and to make arrangements for pick-up.


MEDICATION POLICY

New Heights will provide reasonable accommodations for the administration of medication or health care procedures to a child with special needs, if failure to provide the medication or health care procedure would jeopardize the health of the child or prevent the child from attending the camp.