Apply to Spring Family Camp

Apply to 2021 Spring
Family Camp-At-Home

Our Spring Family Camp-At-Home programs are all “General Sessions,” which means they are open to families with a child who has any serious medical diagnosis. Families who have never attended a North Star Reach program are welcome! To be eligible, the child who has a serious health challenge must be 17 years old or younger (infants are welcome).

Our virtual program this year features a live opening event Friday evening, a day of camp fun and community-building on Saturday, with a closing event Saturday night. All registered families will also receive a VIP Camp Care Package.

2021 Spring Family Camp-At-Home Schedule

April 30-May 1: General Session

Open to families caring for a child with a serious health challenge.

May 21-22: General Session

Open to families caring for a child with a serious health challenge.

Our first spring family camp session (April 30-May 1) is full. Families can still join us for our second session (May 21-22), and registration deadline for the full camp experience, including VIP Camp Care Package, is May 10. New camp families are welcome.

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Apply to Spring Family Camp

Spring Family Camp-at-Home 2021
Parents and caregivers may register for one of our spring “camp-at-home” programs by completing the form below. Our programs are free of charge and open to families caring for a child with a serious medical diagnosis of any kind.

For North Star Reach camper families, please note that our first family camp-at-home session (April 30-May 1) is full. The registration deadline for the full camp experience, including Camp Care Package, for the second family camp session is May 10. This allows us time to mail your package prior to our weekend together. We look forward to camping with you!
Please select your Spring Family Camp-At-Home Session. Please pick one: *
Is this phone number able to receive texts? *
Is this alternative phone number able to receive texts?

Camper Information (Child with Medical Diagnosis)

Camper's Gender *
Has your medical eligible camper previously attended a North Star Reach family or summer program? *

Parent/Caregiver

Please complete the following info for each additional person you’re registering for camp. Then click “add parent/caregiver” to add the next family member. We ask families to register no more than two adults/caregivers per family. Please contact us if you have more than two caregivers.
Parent/Caregiver Gender *
Do you want to register any other siblings/children in your family? *

Sibling

Sibling Gender *

General Info

Would your family be joining together on one device or multiple devices? (computer, phone, tablet, etc.) *
Does your family have the ability to join on multiple devices? (i.e. one family member on a computer and another on a smartphone) *
Does your family have wireless internet? *
Does a Parent/Caregiver have a Facebook account? *
We’ll have a Private Facebook Group for this weekend to share posts, activities, photos, and videos.
What activities might your family be interested in? *
 

Spring Family Camp-at-Home Camp Code & Waivers

We ask each family to give permission for their family members to participate in our camp-at-home sessions by consenting to the following policies, procedures and expected behavior at North Star Reach programs. By clicking on the boxes below, you and your family acknowledges that you have read and agree to the policies, procedures, media release waivers and code of conduct contract. Required fields indicated by an asterisk *

Program Consent

I understand that because of the virtual camp setting camp will not be providing supervision of my child, and that I am fully responsible for any and all necessary supervision. *
I agree that I will not permit any minor who has not been accepted into this program, or whose parents have not signed this document to in any way participate in camp's online activities. *
Further, I hereby release, discharge and otherwise indemnify North Star Reach, its affiliated organizations and sponsors, its officers, directors, employees, volunteers and agents (the “Camp Parties”) against any claim by or on behalf of my family as a result of our participation in any program or activity sponsored, coordinated, or supervised by North Star Reach. I also agree to release, discharge and agree to hold harmless and indemnify the Camp Parties with respect to any medical expenses resulting from personal injuries sustained by my family while engaged in such activities. *

Photo / Media Release

I understand that North Star Reach may make audio/visual recordings of the camp-at-home events and activities. I give North Star Reach, SeriousFun Children’s Network, Inc., their respective affiliates (including American Camp Association, University of Michigan Transplant Center, Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan, and its agents) and the parties permitted by them, including media (collectivity, the “Recipients”) permission to have full use of any photographs, slides, moving pictures, and audio/video tapes to promote public understanding and support for children with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses, public relations and/or advertising.
In the interest of respecting childcare privacy laws, I agree not to take screenshots or to record in any manner of online programming, including zoom gatherings, breakout rooms or comment areas. *

Communication Policy Consent

As part of our policies and procedures, we do not allow program and medical volunteers to communicate with campers and their families via various social media sites, email, mobile phones and mail. Our staff and volunteers participate in an extensive screening, selection and training processes and are supervised by our support team during camp to ensure their behavior is professional and appropriate at all times. We cannot take responsibility for their behavior once camp ended. As the parent/guardian, we ask that you discourage/prevent communication between your camper(s) and camp volunteers outside of official North Star Reach communication channels, and that you immediately report to us any attempts by our staff or your child engage in any such communication. *
I understand that if my child has an epilepsy or organ transplant related diagnosis my contact information will be shared with the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan or the University of Michigan Transplant Center for the purposes of keeping me informed about events and opportunities for my camper and family. *

Camp Code Contract

We ask every family member to read the Camp Code Contract. Once you have read the Camp Code Contract, check the box to confirm that your family accepts the responsibility to meet these behavior expectations.
I agree to the Camp Code Contract *

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North Star Reach is an independent nonprofit medical speciality camp based in Pinckney, Michigan. We provide life-changing camp experiences for children living with serious illnesses and their families, at no charge to them. You can support us today by making a donation.

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North Star Reach Camp

1200 University Drive
Pinckney, MI 48169

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North Star Reach is an independent nonprofit medical speciality camp based in Pinckney, Michigan. We provide life-changing camp experiences for children living with serious illnesses and their families, at no charge to them. You can support us today by making a donation.

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