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Thalia Kids Book Club Camp FAQ's

Below are the most commonly asked questions for parents thinking about enrolling their child.

If you've still got questions, please reach out - we are happy to speak with you!

Where will the camp take place?

In-person Thalia Kids Book Club Camp will take place at Symphony Space in Manhattan.

Our Virtual Thalia Kids Book Club Camp will take place online via Zoom.

What are the appropriate ages for the Thalia Book Club Camp?

The age range is 9 – 14 years old.

Week 1 is open to 9-to-11-year-olds.

Week 2 is open to 12-to-14-year-olds.

Week 3, the virtual camp, is open to 9-to-14-year-olds.

Can campers attend more than one session?

Yes! Campers may attend both the in-person camp week for their age group and the virtual camp week for the wider age group. We are unable to accommodate campers who wish to attend both weeks of in-person camp.

What if my child is younger/older?

Due to the large volume of interested campers, we are not able to accommodate applicants who are not in the specified age group.

How large is the camp?

The Thalia Kids Book Club Camp is able to accommodate approximately 25 campers for each session, in-person and virtual.

What time can campers be dropped off?

In-person campers can be dropped off between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. Campers may NOT be dropped off earlier than 8:30 AM.

Virtual campers may log on between 8:30 AM and 9:00 AM. Campers will not be admitted to the Zoom room earlier than 8:30 AM.

What time is pick-up?

In-person camp ends at 4:00 PM.

What is a typical day at the Thalia Book Club Camp?

A typical day will include physical warm-up activities related to books; a 2-hr meeting with an author; chance to write stories, poems, plays, or journals; share work with peers; and participate in book discussion groups.

Check out the Thalia Kids Book Club Camp Blog for more details!

How will in-person campers travel to field trips?

In-person campers and staff will take public transportation (subway or bus) to travel to various locations around the city. MetroCards will be provided.

Who are the camp staff members?

The Thalia Kids Book Club Camp will be run by Madeline Cohen, Education Director, and Magdalene Wrobleski, Camp Manager. Several Symphony Space staff, interns, and other camp counselors will also help supervise activities. There will be at least one adult per ten children at all times.

Is there an option to have lunch provided?

No, all food will be provided by the camper’s parent or guardian. Symphony Space will be a nut-free environment. Please see the application form regarding appropriate food to provide for your child.

What is your cancellation policy?

Full refunds are given up to 6 weeks before camp starts (May 30); 50% refunds are given up to 4 weeks before camp starts (June 13).

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