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What is Camp Shamineau’s cancellation policy?
If you need to cancel your camp session you will receive a full refund of the money you paid. We do ask that you give us a call as soon as you know you need to cancel as we often have kids on the waiting list. We will cancel your reservation and process your refund.
What time is check in?
If your camp starts on Sunday check in is from 5:30 – 7 PM.
If your child is a Tenderfoot camper starting on Wednesday check in is from 4-4:30 PM.
If your camper is going to Session 3, check in is from 4-5 PM
What time is check out?
Pick up is at 11:30 AM on the last day of camp. When you get to camp, park in the parking lot and you will meet your camper at the ballfield. Camper’s luggage will be sorted by cabin by the gym.
Who can pick up my child from camp?
Campers will only be released to someone listed on their account as an approved person to pick up the child. If you are not personally picking up your child at camp, make sure that you have listed the person picking up your child on your child’s record. PARENTS WHO ARE PICKING UP THEIR CHILD MUST ALSO BE LISTED ON THEIR CAMPER’S RECORD. To add an approved pickup person log into your family account and click on Pickup Authorization and make your changes.
How do I get to Camp Shamineau?
Camp Shamineau is located about an hour north of St Cloud (just south of Motley) on Highway 10. Watch for the “Camp Shamineau” or “Ridge Road” signs at mile marker 120. Camp Shamineau is 1 1/2 miles east of Highway 10 on Ridge Road. Our address is 2345 Ridge Rd, Motley, MN.
How many campers will be in the cabin with my child?
Children are typically placed in cabin groups of up to 10 campers who are in the same grade or close to it.
Cabin assignments are made 10 days before each camp session. The maximum number of friends that will be housed together in a cabin is 5.
- Groups larger than 5 friends will need to be divided. Parents will be contacted regarding recommendations on how to divide the group.
- If a group of friends fills a cabin, they can be housed together. Filling a cabin is 10 campers (or 9 campers on the Island camps).
- To add a cabin mate log into your family account, click on your child’s reservation and click on Additional Information – Cabin Mates.
- Do not make Cabin Mate changes online beginning 10 days prior to your camp session. If you have any cabin mate changes to make 3-10 days before your camp session, call our office. We cannot guarantee placement of any last minute cabin mate changes.
Can my camper bring a cell phone or digital device to camp?
At Camp Shamineau we discourage the use of cell phones, tablets, smart watches, etc. and we ask that you please do not send these devices with your camper. They become a distraction and can cause problems in a cabin. If a camper