Meet New Friends and Renew Old Friendships OPTIONAL EXTENDED SUPERVISION: 8:00 to
Campers form new and lasting friendships at Summer Super Stars. 9:00 AM and/or 4:00 to 6:00 PM for convenience of work-
Social interaction is actively encouraged and supported by all SSS staff. ing parents. Building will be locked before 8:00 AM and
The camp fosters an atmosphere of spirited camaraderie that makes for promptly at 6:00 PM.
a great summer for all.
TRANSPORTATION: Optional at-cost bussing from
Teaneck and Paramus. Parent responsibility from other
areas. Office will assist with car pools.
LUNCH AND SNACKS: Full day campers must bring
their own bag lunch which will be refrigerated. All
campers should bring a morning snack. An afternoon
snack will be provided for full day campers.
MEDICAL FORM: Society’s medical form will be
mailed with registration confirmation to be completed by
the pediatrician and returned by June 1, 2010. Forms must
be on file in order for campers to begin program.
DISCLAIMER: Although every effort will be made to
provide the program in this brochure, the Society does not
accept responsibility for staff, curriculum or equipment
changes which are beyond its control.
FINDERS FEE: A $25 certificate redeemable for any
future Society program will be given to members that
recruit first-time families, who complete a minimum of
Friday Trips and Special Events one three-week session.
Every Friday, campers go on a trip or attend a special event. Trips and
events supplement and enrich the camp’s academic programs. The cost is DRIVING DIRECTIONS: Take Rt. 17 to the Allendale
included in tuition for all campers. Parents are welcome to participate as Exit. This puts you on W. Allendale Road. Follow to traffic
chaperones. An End-of-Summer picnic will be provided on the last day of light. Go through light and through the center of Allendale.
camp for all campers. Bear right at the town clock to the end of the road. Make a
left onto W. Crescent Avenue. At the first light, turn right
onto Hillside Ave. School is about 1/2 mile on the right.
“Meeting new (and old)
friends and having great
teachers made it very enjoy-
able. My primary camper
has grown socially because
This was the only camp
my daughter attended
where she was not
bored! The classes and
clubs were great.
The Gifted Child Society is a non-profit parent organiza-
“My children had so tion that has served more than 65,000 children and their
much fun, they didn’t families since its founding in 1957. Its goals are:
realize how much
1. Educational enrichment and support services
they were learning!”
specifically designed for gifted children;
2. Assistance to parents in raising gifted children;
3. Professional training for educators of gifted
Parent Quotes from
4. A greater effort to win public recognition and
acceptance of the special needs of gifted children.
Gifted Child Society, Inc. U.S. POSTAGE
190 Rock Road PAID
Permit No. 49
Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452-1736 Ridgewood, NJ
SUMMER SUPER STARS 2010
A Summer Program for Gifted Children
STARS 201 Academically Challenging Curriculum
Gifted Child Society, Inc., 190 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452-1736 Phone: 201-444-6530 Fax: 201-444-9099
Child’s Name: Birth Date: Male Female
Grade COMPLETED June 2010 New Member? Yes No Check if New Address o
Street Address: Town: Zip Code
Day Phone/Cell: Email Address:
PROGRAM DATES AND TUITION: FEE CALCULATION:
Check One: Registration Fee (non-refundable) $ 60.00
____ June 28 – August 6 – Full Day $2475 Tuition $_____
____ June 28 – August 6 – Mornings $2110 Membership ($20.00 unless paid 2009) $_____
____ June 28 – July 16 – Full Day $1520 Swim Instruction* 3__ or 6__ weeks $_____
____ June 28 – July 16 – Mornings $1440 Extended Supervision** $_____
____ July 19 – August 6 – Full Day $1520 Amount Due $_____
____ July 19 – August 6 – Mornings $1440 Credit(s) toward tuition ***(deduct) $_____
TOTAL AMOUNT DUE $_____
*SWIM INSTRUCTION will be available during the after- Amount Enclosed $_____
noon recreational program. A licensed water safety instructor
will provide small group instruction twice a week at $150/6 ***CREDITS: (full day campers only)
weeks or $75/3 weeks. Program is Red Cross certified. Swim 6 wks: $50/sibling or registration postmarked 2009
Instruction is available on a first come basis. 3 wks: $25/sibling or registration postmarked 2009
**EXTENDED SUPERVISION: Available at $40/week (AM CAR POOLS: Please check ___ if you wish to be included
or PM till 5) or $60/week (AM and PM till 5 ) or $60/week on list of families interested in car pools.
(PM only till 6) or $90/week (AM and PM till 6) for campers
who arrive 15 or more minutes early or are picked up 15 or FRIDAY TRIPS: Included in tuition for all campers.
more minutes late. My child will need supervision: Morning only campers may also attend all trips.
8 to 9 AM ___ and/or 4 to 5 PM ___ 4 to 6PM ___ CAMPER T-SHIRT SIZE:
Adult: Small ____ Medium ___ Large ___
BUSSING: Available from Teaneck and Paramus.
At-cost fee will be set when demand is known. Children: Small ____ Medium ___ Large ___
Bussing Option: Yes _____ No_____
MEDIA CONSENT: Occasionally we take photos during class for
use in our catalog and other public media. Do we have permission
Recommended by Gifted Child Society member:
to use your child’s image?
Yes _____ No _____
REGISTRATION: Mail registration form and $60.00 non-refundable registration fee to:
Gifted Child Society
190 Rock Road, Glen Rock, NJ 07452-1736
Full tuition bill will be mailed to registrants May 1, 2010. Full payment is due no later than June 1, 2010.
Registrations postmarked on or before December 31, 2009 are eligible for discount. (See Credits above.)
REFUND POLICY: No tuition refunds will be given once camp has begun.
$30 ADMINISTRATIVE FEE FOR CHANGES IN REGISTRATION AFTER JUNE 1, 2010
$75 LATE FEE FOR REGISTRATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JUNE 15, 2010
QUESTIONS? CALL THE GIFTED CHILD SOCIETY 201-444-6530
or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2010 SUMMER SUPER STARS
Enhanced Gifted Curriculum WHO: Children who are four years old by June 28, 2010
through current eighth graders. Campers must meet eligi-
Varied Recreational Activities bility requirements of the Gifted Child Society. Eligibility
forms are available on line at www.gifted.org, or by call-
Summer Super Stars is a summer camp that is uniquely
tailored for gifted kids, with plenty of just plain fun activ-
ities plus the enrichment of academically challenging
WHERE: Northern Highlands Regional High School,
classes. Classes are small (10 to 15) and include group
298 Hillside Avenue, Allendale, NJ. See back for driving
and individual projects designed to stimulate imaginative
participation, hands-on creativity, and the development of
higher order thinking skills. The afternoon recreational
WHEN: June 28 to August 6, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
program has been expanded to include a wide choice of
Campers may enroll for entire six weeks or scheduled
supervised activities, including swimming, sports, games,
three-week sessions. Optional mornings only, 9:00 AM to
recreational computers, crafts, and other fun activities.
12:30 PM, is also available. Camp is closed in observance
Our Friday trips and special event programs augment the
of July 4th on a date to be announced.
academic curriculum for increased learning opportuni-
ties. Summer Super Stars offers challenging enrichment,
WHAT: The Academic morning consists of four periods.
stimulation, discovery, great friendships, and loads of
The enhanced SSS curriculum includes explorations in
science, technology, arts, and the humanities. A variety of
courses may include physical, chemical, and biological
DIVISIONS: sciences, math and logic problem solving, computers,
writing, engineering, art, foreign language, and culture.
EARLY CHILDHOOD: Age four to current kinder- All classes are new for returning campers.
garten students are placed age-appropriately in self-con-
tained groups led by teams of early childhood teachers,
CITs and counselors. Emphasis is placed on individual
instruction, student involvement and social skills under
PRIMARY: Current grades 1 – 3
THE RECREATIONAL AFTERNOON includes
INTERMEDIATE: Current grades 4 – 8 swimming at Crestwood Lake (down the block), Monday
to Thursday afternoons. All swim activities are supervised
Primary & Intermediate Divisions consist of sub- by water safety personnel and supported by Summer
groups based on age and grade level emphasizing indi- Super Stars staff. Other afternoon activities include recre-
vidual potential, group skills and fun. ational computers and various team and individual sports
as well as sand castle building contests, bookclub, sudoko,
origami and more.
STAFFING: The Camp Director and Curriculum
Coordinator will provide experienced leadership and
supervision of the academic and recreational programs.
Staff includes master teachers, experienced teachers of the
gifted, mature and capable counselors and responsible
C.I.T.s. All are especially sensitive to the unique needs of
gifted children. An experienced registered nurse is on the