Sandy Island Family Camp is open to all families regardless of income, ability, race or religion. Through the YMCA’s ACCESS program families who cannot afford the full price of camp tuition may qualify for assistance (up to 40% based on income and family size). Please complete and mail (or scan) a CAMPERSHIP form, with the requested documentation, along with your registration. For more information please call our business office at 603-569-2725
The YMCA uses a true Point of Sale System and your Payment will be processed at the point of registration. We offer three payment plan options: Payment in Full, Monthly Payments, or Split Balance Payments on April 1st and June 1st.
Deposits are non-refundable after January 1st. After April 1st– 50% of tuition is non-refundable, After June 1st– 100% of tuition is non-refundable (Exceptions are medical emergencies accompanied by a note from your doctor).
|1||June 29 – July 6|
|2||July 6- July 13|
|3||July 13 – July 20|
|4||July 20 – July 27|
|5||July 27 – August 3|
|6||August 3 – August 10|
|7||August 10 – August 19|
|8||August 19 – August 24|
|9||August 24 – August 31|
|LDW||August 31 – September 2|
Sandypalooza: May 17th-19th
Volunteer Week 8 – Labor Day Weekend at Camp: August 17th-September 2nd
Sandy Island Retired Guys’ & Gals’ Work Weekend: September 2nd-8th
Sandy Island Camp Committee Meeting: September 6th-8th
Camp Close Down Work Weekend: October 4th-6th
New Camper applications may be submitted at any time throughout the year. Registrations will occur based on receipt of application and availability on October 2nd.
December 1: Deadline for full deposit and application card for returning campers with first refusal. ($250 Family, $150 Couple, $50 Single; LDW $50 Family)
December 15: Cabins with no deposit or application will be reassigned to New Campers.
January 1: All Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, can be used for an LOA within same year.
April 1: Half total tuition fee due. If you cancel and we are unable to fill your cabin you are required to pay this total amount.
June 1: Tuition fee balance due. If you cancel and we are unable to fill your cabin you are required to pay the cabin minimum.
If payment is not received by dates above, you forfeit cabin assignment and all funds paid. If you cancel after a deadline date above, you lose all fees paid up to the date of cancellation (includes all extended payment plans).
A Leave of Absence or LOA fee is available to hold your cabin for one year’s absence once every five years. Campers must contact the Camp Office to secure an LOA. Your deposit can be used towards your LOA fee if you contact the Camp Office prior to January 1.
(Please note that guest rates will apply towards your cabin minimum fee if registered two weeks before your camper week begins)
Guests and visitors are always welcome, if your accommodation permits and they are pre-registered 14 days in advance. Guests and fees are the responsibility of the camper host.
The following rates apply to an overnight stay and includes 3 meals:
Day guests must be hosted by a camper family on the island. If your guests stay for longer than 6 hours, the rate is $60 per person, $30 for kids under 12. Additional overnight camper meals and day camper meals are $15 per meal, guests may register with our Camp registrar prior to arrival or when they arrive. All guests must check-in at the Sandy Island Office upon arrival.
For your convenience, our camp store has common toiletry goods for sale. In addition, the store sells a variety of snacks, drinks, clothing items and knick knacks. An account must be set up upon your arrival and payment must be made before you depart from camp. Our Craft Shop includes items for painting, jewelry designing, tie-dying, leather crafting, photography and woodworking. Project kits and individual pieces are available — alone or with instruction — for a modest fee.
A taxi is available upon request for trips that do not correspond with regular boat shuttles. Reservations must be made at the camp office.
All taxis are one-way at a fee of $50 per trip.