Frequently Asked Questions about Camp

List of 21 frequently asked questions.

  • How much do the camps cost?

    The price varies depending on the program:
    • Activity, Exploration and Farewell Year Camps are $740 per session for sessions 1, 2 or 3
    • Activity, Exploration and Farewell Year Camps are $370 per session for session 4
    • Science and Tech Camps are $910 per session for sessions 1, 2 or 3
    • Tech Camps are $455 per session for session 4
    • Soccer Camp is $910 per session for sessions 1 and 2
    • Virtual Learning classes are priced individually and range from $150 to $439 per class
  • Do you offer tours of your facility?

    Currently, due to The Roeper School health and safety protocols pertaining to the pandemic, visitors are not permitted on campus at this time.
  • When do you begin accepting applications?

    All registration is online. Registration begins January 23, 2021 at NOON. Registration continues until programs fill. Waitlists are available online for all filled programs.
  • How do I register?

    We offer online registration only. A separate registration is required for each camper. After registering, you will receive a confirmation by email. Registration is not considered complete until the $150 deposit per session/per camper is received by the camp office for On Campus Camps or a $150 deposit per camper for Virtual Learning classes.

    Complete registration information is available on the How to Register page.
  • Do you offer Discounts?

    Each camper enrolled in all seven weeks (any combination) of On Campus camps receives a $300 discount applied to the total camp fee after registration.

    Sibling discounts are not available.
    Discounts are not available for Virtual Learning classes.
  • What forms of payment do you accept?

    Roeper Summer Experience accepts eCheck or ACH payments online as well as cash, check or money order. Credit Cards are not accepted. Payments may not be made over the phone, by Paypal Venmo, Zelle or other digital wallet apps.

    Payments may be mailed to 
    Roeper Summer Experience
    41190 Woodward Ave
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

    Payments may also be delivered in person and placed in the after-hours drop box located at the above address. The dropbox is located on the Carriage House, between the doors, at the bottom of the hill leading to the Hill House.
  • Do you offer Refunds?

    All cancellation and refund requests need to be submitted  to the Roeper Summer Experience in writing or by email by the cancellation date stated below.
    • Refunds for deposits are provided only before the deadline dates listed below. Cancellation of enrollment should not be assumed until confirmed by the Roeper Summer Experience.
    • All refunds will be processed within two weeks of notification.
    • Refunds of camp fees are not provided after the deadlines listed below for any reason, including, without limitation: absences, suspensions, dismissals, withdrawals, or dissatisfaction with placement or program.
    • In the case of extended illness confirmed in writing by a physician, program fees will be refunded on a per-day basis beginning after the fourth day of absence. 
    • Refunds of program fees will not be provided for camp closures due to circumstances beyond the Program's control, including but not limited to such things as severe weather and power outages. The Program makes no warranty or guaranty, express or implied, as to the stability, reliability, availability, accuracy or completeness of the Program or any products or services provided through or in conjunction with the Program. Except as expressly set forth in the Contract. The Program is provided strictly on an "As Is" basis.
    • For Covid-19 related cancellations, please see the Camp and Covid-19 page for details.
    • After the deadlines, no refunds will be issued, and all unpaid fees shall be due and payable in the amounts and at the times designated in the contract.

    On Campus Camps - March 15
    Virtual Learning Classes - May 1
    Pre-Paid After Care - June 14
  • Can a session be split, prorated or shared?

    Camp sessions are for the specified period. Sessions may not be split, prorated or shared. Sessions are intended for the named registrant only.
  • What is the Waitlist Policy?

    If a session is full, you may register your child online for the wait-list. Families on the wait-list will be notified via the email address that was used for registering when a space becomes available. They will then have 72 hours to respond before the space is offered to the next family on the wait-list. Families will be contacted in the order they register for the wait-list for a particular session. Families will need to login to their account and complete the required paperwork within the 72 hour response period. It is not necessary to submit a deposit for wait-listed sessions. However, a deposit is required for all confirmed registered sessions. Payments are due after acknowledgment of your child’s confirmed space.  All cancellation policies apply to registered families, as well as to those on the wait-list who accept spaces.
  • Do you offer Scholarships?

    Roeper Summer Experience offers a limited number of need based scholarships to On Campus campers. Awarded scholarships may be full or partial with a maximum award of $740.

    In general, families exceeding three times the federal poverty guidelines will typically not qualify for assistance. For example, a family of 2 would need to make $50,000 or less and a family of 4 would need to make $75,000 or less per year in order to qualify for a scholarship. Applicants meeting these guidelines are not guaranteed a scholarship as only a limited number of scholarships are available. If there are extenuating circumstances that you would like for us to consider, please submit this information to the committee in writing.

    The Scholarship Application is available online as part of the registration process. Please register for camp and then complete the online scholarship application. Scholarship applicants do not need to pay a deposit while awaiting a scholarship decision.

    All applications and accompanying documentations are due by February 15, 2021.
    Decisions will be made by February 24, 2021.

    In addition to completing the online application, the following proof of income forms must be submitted via mail:
    • 2020 W2 for both parents (or guardians if applicable) OR 1099 form if self-employed
    • 2019 Form 1040  
    Applications without documentation will not be considered. For security and safety precautions, DO NOT email documents. 

    Submit Documentation to:

    Roeper Summer Experience
    Attn: Scholarship Program
    41190 Woodward Ave
    Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304

  • Do you offer Before or After Care programs?

    For campers attending Roeper Summer On Campus Camps who  need supervision while you are at work Before and After Care programs are available.

    Before Care is available starting at 7:30 am and After Care is available until 6pm. 

    See the Extended Day page for complete details.
  • Are Swim Lessons available?

    This year we are not offering after camp swim lessons.
  • Are you offering the CIT program this year?

    We are not offering the Counselor-in-Training (CIT) program this year due to the pandemic.
  • Will my child need a Covid-19 test to attend camp?

    No, but they will need to complete a daily health screening questionnaire.
  • What Medical Forms do you require?

    Children who will not be in kindergarten or higher for the 2020/21 school year are required to provide a physician signed physical form with immunization record.  Per State of Michigan law, physician signed physical forms with immunization record need to be submitted prior to the start of camp. These forms must be dated within 12 months of the camp start date. 

    If your child requires medication during camp, complete the Medication Authorization Form. There is a form for both Prescription and Over the Counter medications. The Authorization for Prescription Medication must be signed by a physician. For campers with Epi-Pens, an Allergy Action Plan is not a substitute for the Authorization for Prescription Medicine form. Parents should bring the medication directly to the camp office at the start of camp. Medication should be in a labeled bag, and must be in the original container labeled with the child’s name and the prescriber’s instructions; include the Medication Authorization Form. You will receive emails with the required forms and they are also available in the footer region on the website.

    Please DO NOT send medication in your child’s bag.

  • Do you offer Lunch?

    Daily hot lunch is included in the On Campus camp tuition. Each day, a packaged hot lunch which includes an entree, sides and a juice/milk will be delivered to each cohort group. Daily snacks will also be provided.

    In advance of the start of camp, a menu will be provided. A vegetarian option will be available for families that follow a vegetarian diet with advance notice prior to the start of camp.  A Gluten Free meal can be accommodated with prior notice and a signed form from your child's physician prior to the start of camp (information will be sent to families in May). We are unable to accommodate other food preferences.

    For the safety of all campers, items that contain nuts, peanuts or peanut oil are not served or permitted at camp
  • My child has food allergies; do I need to send a lunch?

    For the safety of all campers, items that contain nuts, peanuts or peanut oil are not served or permitted at camp.

    Chartwells, our lunch service provider, is able to offer vegetarian meals and, for documented allergies, gluten free meals. 

    Make sure to indicate all food allergies on your child's registration form so that are staff members are aware of them.  Additional information will be emailed to families in May.
  • Will my child be grouped with friends from school?

    On the registration form you may request two specific friends that you would like your child to be grouped with. Vague answers such as "other children from Apple Elementary" will not be honored. We do what we can to make sure children have familiar faces in their groups, but we also encourage them to enjoy the opportunity to meet new friends.

    Activity Camp campers requesting to be paired with other campers must be registered for the same session and same Activity Camp.

    Friend requests made after June 1 may not be honored.
  • Where are you located?

    The Roeper Summer Experience is located on the Bloomfield Hills campus of The Roeper School at 41190 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304. The campus is on the East side of Woodward Avenue between Long Lake and Square Lake Rd just North of Opdyke.
  • Do you offer bus service?

    Bus service is not available.

Contact Us Year Round

Roeper Summer Programs
41190 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
p. 248.203.7370
f.  248.203.7310

Learn about The Roeper School.