Who can attend Our Family Camp?
Families with a child(ren)/adult family member who is has a disability.
Can siblings and other family members participate in the Family Camp?
Immediate family can participate in the weekend. Siblings can be of any age.
Is childcare provided for younger siblings?
Childcare is not provided, but our volunteers will make sure that everyone is having a great time
How much does it cost to attend a Family Camp?
Family Camp cost $1000 for the long weekend for the entire family. We ask families to pay what they can afford and no one is ever turned away for their inability to pay. Lodging, meals, and activities are all provided.
Do you provide transportation?
Transportation is not provided. We recommend that you park in the available lot in Woods Hole and take the ferry to Vineyard Haven. We will pick you up in Vineyard Haven to bring you to camp. If you do choose to book your car and bring it on the ferry, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org as parking is tight at camp and we will need to plan accordingly. There is really no need to have a car, we have vans and busses that take you everywhere you need to go. If you need something special, we are always happy to take you. Here is the link for the Steamship Authority in Woods Hole: www.steamshipauthority.com
What is the time frame of the weekend?
We ask people to take the 1:15 pm ferry out of Woods Hole on 9/1/16 arriving in Vineyard Haven at 2:00 pm. We will pick you up at the ferry and take you to camp.
We will be taking everyone to the ferry to go home on 9/5/16 to take the 9:30 am boat to Woods Hole. You will arrive back in Woods Hole by 10:15 am.
If you need to arrive later or depart earlier, please contact our Executive Director at email@example.com.
Will someone contact me if there is anything missing from my application?
Yes! You will be contacted once your paperwork has been received. We will also let you know if anything is missing. If you have any questions about your application status, please contact our Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
What am I responsible for and what is Camp Jabberwocky responsible for?
Families are responsible for fully taking care of their own families while at camp. This includes all personal care, feeding, medication administration etc. Jabberwocky is responsible for organizing the day and all of the activities, paying for everything over the weekend, all meals provided, the cleanliness of camp, driving all vehicles, leading families through each day, organizing all logistics, classes and off campus trips. We will also have a nurse available on camp at all times.
Where will my family be staying?
Families stay in our cabins. Each family gets their own cabin which has bunk beds and a fully accessible bathroom and an outdoor shower. Each room has lighting, fans, electrical outlets and bunk-style beds.
What do we need to bring to Camp?
Camp Jabberwocky provides all meals, bedding and linens. You should bring all clothing and toiletries. You must bring all necessary medications, specialty foods, supplies and medical equipment.