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FAQs(Frequently Asked Questions)

WHAT IS CAMP SHILOH?
Camp Shiloh is a sleepaway Christian summer camp designed to provide a every child a from the New York Metropolitan area to have a summer camp experience that provides them with a sense of value, respect and love.

WHERE IS CAMP SHILOH?
Camp Shiloh is located 90 miles from New York City in the Catskill Mountain range outside of Woodridge, NY.

HOW MUCH DOES CAMP COST
Shiloh's donors provide scholarship for campers so that each family pays the $25 application fee for the first child and $15 for each sibling. We welcome families to make a donation towards camper scholarships (each camper is provided with a $250/week scholarship): www.shilonyc.org/donate1.

WHAT TO BRING TO CAMP?
Click on: Camp Packing List to download a copy of the packing list or visit shilohnyc.org/pack to view the packing list.

HOW DO CAMPERS GET TO CAMP? (PICK-UP & DROP-OFF INFO)
Camp buses pick up campers on the first day of the session and drop off on the last day of the session in Bridgeport, CT and the Bronx, NY at these locations:

Bridgeport, CT
Achievement First (Old Barnum School)
529 Noble Ave (Maple St Side)
Bridgeport, CT 06604
The first day of the session (Sunday) buses leave Bridgeport at 11:30 AM
The last day of the session buses drop of campers in Bridgeport between 1:00 PM-1:30 PM.

Bronx, NY
M.S. 224 (Alexander Burger)
345 Brook Avenue
Bronx, NY 10454
The first day of the session (Sunday) buses leave the Bronx at 12:30 AM.
The last day of the session buses drop of campers in the Bronx between 1:00 PM-1:30 PM.
WHO CAN ATTEND CAMP
Camp Shiloh is for campers ages 9-15 regardless of culture, income, race or religion. We offer the opportunity for former campers ages 16-18, who have shown both a high level of maturity and desire to stay connected to the Shiloh community, to become CITs(Couselors In Training). This is a paid position that has to be applied for every summer.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR MY CAMPER?
We are proud of our camper to staff ration of 1 staff member for ever 3 campers. Camp Shiloh hires gifted staff members that seek to serve the youth in the NYC area. All staff are carefully selected and screened through background checks for the safety of our campers. Our food service, lifeguard, and medical staff are additionally required to meet all state and national certifications to preform their respective duties. Shiloh staff includes our year round Camp Directors, and seasonal staff that are over the age of 18 and have been out of high school for over a year.

HOW DO I REGISTER MY CAMPER FOR CAMP?
Registration will begin in March 2018, and is first come, first served, so registering online can ensure your place is being held as soon as you submit. You can also print the application from our website HERE and fax (917-591-1757) or mail the application to P.O. Box 95 New York, NY 10028.

WHAT DOES CAMP SHILOH LOOK LIKE?
Refer to the slide show on our CAMP INFO page to look at the facilities and Camp Shiloh grounds.

CAN PEOPLE VISIT CAMP?
For the safety of campers and staff we do not permit people to visit while camp is in session for the summer. We do have volunteers and work groups that visit over the course of the summer to help at camp with projects and day-to-day functions, but camp is closed to casual visitations, as it can disrupt the schedule of camp and the camper's ability to be fully invested while they are there.

WHAT DOES FAITH-BASED MEAN AT CAMP SHILOH?
The values of Camp Shiloh reflect our faith. Camp Shiloh was founded over 65 years ago by Christians that desired for youth from any background to have a space place to experience sleepaway summer camp. Camp Shiloh staff have a Christian background, but there is not a specific denomination or doctrine that is taught. Camp Shiloh provides campers with the "Fruits of the Spirit" as a way to practice values, gives campers time to reflect and pray in small groups, and a daily class discussion based on a Bible story.

WHO DO I CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION?
All questions can be answered by filling out the information on our CONTACT page and submitting your request or by calling the Camp Shiloh office located on our CAMP INFO page.