Registered Campers

Laundry is done every week by our campers and supervised by our staff (just one of the life skills learned at Step It Up). Campers are required to pack their own laundry bag.

Clothing

  • Underwear – 14
  • Socks – 14
  • Jeans / Pants – 4
  • Shorts – 14
  • Jerseys / T-shirts – 14
  • Long sleeved shirts – 4
  • Jeans – 2
  • Sweatshirts – 2
  • Light Jacket – 1
  • Bathing Suit – 1-2
  • Hats – 1

 

Shoes

  • Dress Shoes – 1
  • Running Shoes – 1
  • Basketball Shoes – 1-2
  • Slippers – 1

Toiletries

  • Laundry Bag
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo
  • Conditioner
  • Sunscreen
  • Soap
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush
  • Bug repellent
  • Lip Balm
  • Moisturizer

 

Linens

  • Sheets – Full (Boys), Full (Girls) – 2
  • Pillow – 1
  • Blanket – 1
  • Towels – 4
  • Washcloths – 4

Miscellaneous

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Contact Lenses
  • Glasses
  • Sunglasses
  • Cell phone charger
  • Wireless charger
  • Reading Light
  • Books
  • Tefillin
  • Kippot
  • Siddur
  • Earphones
  • Backpack

 

Shabbat Attire

  • Boys – Shabbat clothes – 5
  • Girls – Shabbat clothes – 5
PARENT DASHBOARD
Your Camp In Touch account includes important resources and forms for camp. i.e. Medical, financial, transportation, canteen money, bedding, etc. It’s a great resource and takes just a few minutes to set up. Upon registration, you will receive a link to set up your Camp In Touch account. To access Camp In Touch please click here If you’re registered for camp your account has already been created for you. If you are unsure of your password please use your email to reset it by clicking the Retrieve/ Set Password button on Camp In Touch.
MEDICAL
Without all 4 of these documents your camper will not be allowed to participate at camp.

Log in to your Parent Dashboard:

Step 1 – Click on Forms and Documents.

Step 2 – Click on Health History.

Step 3 – Complete the Health Form.

Step 4 – Upload copy of Insurance Card – front and back.

Step 5 – Complete Permission To Treat Form.

Step 6 – Complete COVID-19 Latest Test Results.

Step 7 – Complete COVID-19 Vaccination Card.

Step 8 – Complete Pre-Arrival Screening.

Medication

Please be sure to include any medications taken in your Health History Form. Make sure to pack enough medication for the duration that the camper is registered for. All medications need to be in the original, labeled container. Upon arrival at camp, the camp nurse will collect any medication and safely store it in the infirmary as well as administer it when scheduled.

COVID - 19 Policy
Each camper to take a RT-PCR test 48-72 hours before arrival. We will then have a company do a rapid test on the first day of camp to make sure no one has been infected.
ARRIVING TO CAMP ON ONE OF OUR CAMP BUSSES?
Camp Step It Up offers bussing options for Summer 2021 from NYC as well as airport pick ups/drop offs on June 23, July 21 and August 4. *Included in tuition.

Bus #1 – MANHATTAN, NY / Departure Date/Time: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 10:15 am. Please arrive at 10:00 am to begin loading the bus.

Location: Asphalt Green. York Avenue between 90th + 91st street in Manhattan / Upper East Side. Our bus will be parked directly in front of the Asphalt Green outdoor turf field on the South Side of York Street.
If you have any questions as you are on your way to the bus stop please contact our bus chaperone Eli Grruenburg at 516-707-0153.

Bus #2 – TEANECK, NJ / Departure Date/Time: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am. Please arrive at 10:45 am to begin loading the bus.

Location: Milton A. Votee Park. Palisade Avenue, Teaneck, NJ 07666.
*Bus will meet at the parking lot located at intersection of Colonial and Palisade
If you have any questions as you are on your way to the bus stop please contact our bus chaperone Eli Grruenburg at 516-707-0153.

1 suitcase OR 1 large duffle bag per camper allowed on the bus. Please arrive 45 minutes prior to departure to make sure we can stick to a 10:00 am departure.

TO RESERVE YOUR SEAT ON THE BUS 
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and click on. Transportation.
Step 4 –  Choose the applicable bus option for your camper.

FLYING INTO CAMP?
Suggested flight options will be sent to families flying into camp. Please submit your camper’s full flight information so we can coordinate pick-up.
TO SUBMIT FLIGHT INFORMATION
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and click on Transportation.
Step 4 –  Submit your camper’s flight information.

DROPPING YOUR KIDS OFF AT CAMP?
Drop Off Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on their arrival day.
Address:
200 Metzger Drive
Ewing, New Jersey 08638
* You will see our staff, check in area and music playing.
TO SUBMIT DROP-OFF INFORMATION
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and click on Transportation.
Step 4 –  Submit your camper’s drop-off information.

ARRIVING/DEPARTING ON A DIFFERENT DATE?
For dates where transportation is not provided by camp, we can assist you in arranging car service pickup/drop-off.

There is a minimum flat fee of $150 for all airport transfers (Newark and Philadelphia). Please email [email protected] to discuss and plan your transportation needs.

TO SUBMIT ARRIVAL/DEPARTURE INFORMATION
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on the Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Scroll down toward the bottom of the page and click on Transportation.
Step 4 –  Submit your camper’s arrival/departure information.

Bedding
For your convenience and to make your travel lighter we offer brand new bedding sets waiting for your camper when they arrive.
Includes: Fitted sheet, bed sheet, pillow, pillow cover and blanket. 100% Ultra-Soft Wrinkle Resistant Microfiber. Breathable, stain resistant, hypoallergenic and resistant to dust mites.
Bedding Size: Full
Cost: $60.00
TO PURCHASE BEDDING
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Click on Additional Options
Step 4 – Click on Show Bedding Options

Roommate Requests
We make every effort to honor roommate requests but they are not guaranteed. Should you have more than one roommate request please email us.
TO REQUEST A ROOMMATE 
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on Forms and Documents
Step 3 – Click on Bunk Requests
Step 4 – Type in your Roommate Requests

CANTEEN AND CAMP STORE
The Canteen and camp store will be open nightly for your child’s convenience. As a general rule of thumb, we recommend $50 – $100 per week to be placed into the camp account for the canteen and our camp store. Remaining canteen and camp store balances will be refunded at the conclusion of the summer.
TO ADD CANTEEN AND CAMP STORE MONEY TO YOUR CAMPER’S ACCOUNT
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Scroll down towards the bottom to View Canteen Account
Step 3 –  Click on Fund right next to your camper’s name.
Step 4 –  Type in amount you’d like to fund.
It’s important to note that any unused canteen and camp store money will be  rolled over to the following camp season. Should you want a refund for your remaining canteen balance, please email us following your camper’s stay.
Canteen – Stocks personal hygiene items, snacks, additional water and Gatorade along with protein bars and drinks.
Camp Store – Sells Step It Up merchandise. Includes t-Shirts, jerseys, dry-fit shirts (long and short sleeve), basketballs, sweatshirts/pants and Backpacks.

Passport & Identification for Step It Up Israel

Campers traveling with Step It Up to Israel on July 31, 2021, must have a valid passport. Contact camp for flight details. Upon arrival at camp, camp staff will collect your passport and securely store it.

If a camper is traveling domestically via airline or train, a form of identification may be required. Please check with your carrier.

Additionally, a notarized Note of Authorization must be completed and sent to [email protected] in order to allow any children to travel internationally with our staff, both to and from Israel.

Private Basketball Training
Camp Step It Up offers private basketball training. These sessions are very beneficial and will give your camper and edge. Sessions are tailored to the player’s specific needs and address both strengths and weaknesses.

Cost: $150.00 per session

We are only offering a limited number of sessions and these will sell out fast. To reserve your session:

Step 1 – Login in to your Parent Dashboard.

Step 2 – Click on Forms and Documents

Step 3 – Click on Additional Options

Step 4 – Click on Show Private Basketball Training Options

Strength Training Program or Session
Our head strength coach offers private 60-minute 1-on-1 sessions.
Campers younger than 14 will work on non-weight bearing exercises; while kids 14 and older will get a top-notch introduction to strength training. These sessions will be both educational and practical and will lay down a solid foundation for your child to continue to train and stay fit year round.

 

Program Cost: $400.00 per program – 3 sessions

Session Cost: $150.00 per session

TO PURCHASE 
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Click on Additional Options
Step 4 –  Click on Show Strength Training Options

We are only offering a limited number of sessions and these will sell out fast.

Life Coaching Program
Includes 3 private sessions. Our goal is to make a difference in helping our campers reach their potential. Through time management, goal setting, triggers, imagery and various other techniques, you can discover what you are truly capable of achieving, then break barriers and go even further.

Cost: $400.00 – 3 sessions

TO PURCHASE THE LIFE COACHING PROGRAM
Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Click on Additional Options
Step 4 –  Click on Show Life Coaching Program Options

Nutritional Program
Our nutritional adviser offers 3 private sessions during your camper’s stay to design a year round eating plan which is both practical and sustainable.

Cost: $240.00 – 3 sessions

TO PURCHASE THE NUTRITIONAL PROGRAM

Step 1 –  Log in to your Parent Dashboard.
Step 2 –  Click on Forms and Documents
Step 3 –  Click on Additional Options
Step 4 –  Click on Show Nutritional Program Options

Communicating with the camp office throughout the summer
We’re available for you every day at the camp office.

Sunday – Friday / 9:00 am – 5:00 pm by email
Saturday / Motzei Shabbat by email
Once an email is received, a camp representative will respond in a timely manner.

For emergencies and special situations call us at 888.600.0908

Photos and videos of your camper
Photos and videos of your campers are posted throughout our social media channels.

Our Instagram accounts tell our story in a way that only Instagram can 🙂 and our Facebook page is updated frequently with photo albums.

Follow us at..

Boys Instagram / @campstepitup
Girls Instagram / @siu_girls
Facebook Page / Step It Up

EMAILING YOUR CAMPER
Emails are free of charge and are handed out daily during lunch.
Email your camper at [email protected]

Please include camper name and camp grade in the subject of the email.

LETTERS AND PACKAGES
We will allow a maximum of 2 packages per camper. All other packages will be returned to the sender’s address.

Feel free to send snacks, books, magazines, essentials, etc.

No candy and gum. All packages are screened. Packages with items which are not allowed will be donated.

Mailing Address:

Camp Step It Up

C/O Camper Name
600 Campus Town Drive – Suite 300
Ewing, New Jersey 08638

Visiting day
Visiting Day will be back for Summer 2022

Due to COVID – 19, we will not have visiting day Summer 2021.

In the future, come see our campus, meet our staff, spend quality
time with your camper and see Step It Up in action.

Field Trips
Due to COVID, we will not be taking field trips Summer 2021.

For Summer 2022 we will return with field trips. Our 6-week program at The College of New Jersey features 3 full day field trips. We wake up early, get a light workout in, daven, head to breakfast and off we go. We typically head out around 10:00 am. You should expect a phone call from your camper around that time.