Camp Rules

Because Wakatomika Christian Service Camp is a youth camp program and ministry, it is important to act and dress as Christians, following the example of Jesus Christ. All of the camp rules apply to both campers and staff.
 
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE CAMP RULES ESTABLISHED BY THE CAMP BOARD:
  • No one is permitted to leave the camp premises without permission from the Dean.
  • Camper vehicles are to remain parked after registration.
  • During camp no non-staff camping is permitted.
  • Parents wishing to visit their child MUST check in with the dean first.
  • Obscene, vulgar, or sexually suggestive language or gestures are not allowed.
  • No one is permitted to leave the camp premises without permission from the Dean.
  • Camper’s are not permitted to go off alone.
  • Campers must park their cars and give the keys to the Dean. For those who have to leave camp for any reason, the Dean may make the decision on how the camper accesses his/her keys and check in and out
 
CAMPERS MAY NOT BRING THE FOLLOWING TO CAMP:
  • Electronic devices including cell phones, personal audio or video devices, personal computers or video games.
  • Cell phones are prohibited for campers.
  • Weapons of any kind; including pocket knives.
  • Any form of drugs, alcohol, or tobacco products.
    • Prescription and over-the-counter drugs must be given to the first aid attendant at registration.
    • In cases of severe allergy or asthma, epi-pens and inhalers are sometime allowed to remain with the camper. The first aid attendant will determine if the camper needs to maintain those medications.
 
PROPER DRESS IS REQUIRED TO BE WORN BY CAMPERS, FACULTY AND GUESTS.  THE FOLLOWING EXAMPLES OF WHAT IS DEFINED AS “PROPER” BY THE CAMP BOARD:
  • Shorts at least fingertip length.
  • No undergarments (underwear and bras) should be visible while worn; whether under, outside, or over clothing.
  • Improper shirts for camp include sleeveless shirts, tank-tops, half-shirts, cut-outs (shoulder or back) or anything that is low-cut or revealing.
  • Tight-fitting or revealing clothing of any type is not permitted.
  • Swimsuits must be modest and must be covered completely by a dark t-shirt. This rule applies to both males and females.
  • Safe footwear must be worn at all times.
  • No clothing with messages or pictures that does not promote Christ-like attitudes and actions will be permitted.
Contagious disease policy: Any child showing symptoms of a contagious disease will be sent home and all parents of campers will be notified of the occurrence.
 
If someone chooses to not follow the Camp rules as stated above and those given by the Dean, he or she may be sent home.