Frequently asked questions:
What is the cost?
 
What are the check-in and check-out times? 
What are the address and phone number at camp?
 
What are the accommodations? 
What are the meals like?
 
What about medications and prescriptions that my child needs to take while at camp?
 
Do you celebrate birthdays at camp?
 
Are electronic devices allowed at camp?
 
Should candy and food be brought to camp?
 
May children bring money to camp?
How should travel plans be arranged? 
What recreational activities are available in the area? 
How are counselors selected and trained?
 
What's the ratio of campers to counselors?
 
Is the camp insured?
 
How long has the camp been in business?
 
Is the camp ACA accredited?
 
Does the camp have a written safety plan?
 
Who will provide medical care?

What is the cost?

The cost of Camp Indecon from arrival through departure is $995.00 for children age 9 to 12 and $1295 for young adults age 13 to 17.  Reservations accompanied by payment in full by January 15 receive an early-bird discount of 10%. 

A $200 deposit payable to "Camp Indecon" is required with the registration form to reserve space.  The deposit is applied to your final bill. The balance of your payment will be due by April 1 of the year of camp. In the event of registrant cancellation, the deposit is nonrefundable and nontransferable after April 1 of the year of camp.

Limited scholarship funds are available. To request a scholarship application form, send an e-mail with your name and postal address to our camp director, July Ackerman, at july@campindecon.org.

What are the check-in and check-out times?

Registration and Check-in:
Saturday – 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Mountain Time) on the first day of camp

Check-out:
Saturday – 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 Noon on the last day of camp

What are the address and phone number at camp?

We prefer campers do not use the telephone during their stay (other than to call upon arrival). If there is need to contact you, we will, of course, make an exception. Information will be provided to you after you register should you find the need to contact the Camp Indecon Staff or your child.

The daytime phone number at the lodge is (719) 687-9038.

What are the accommodations?

The campers will be divided into two separate lodges by age: 9 to 12 year-olds and 13 to 17 year-olds.  Male and female sleeping rooms are separated by a meeting room.  Each side of the lodge has showers and bathroom facilities.  Campers will sleep 8 to a room with one counselor for every 8-10 campers.

What are the meals like?

Three hearty meals will be served to the campers.  In addition, there will be a salad bar available.  We are happy to accommodate special diets;  please note these requirements on your Camper Registration Form.

What about medications and prescriptions that my child needs to take while at camp?

Any prescription medications you send must be in their orginal prescription container. Please make sure the label contains the camper's name, the physician's instructions, the name of the medication and the dosage.  Please repeat these instructions on the medication form.  All medication will be held and dispensed by Camp Indecon Staff.

Do you celebrate birthdays at camp?

We think birthdays are important! If your child has a birthday during his camp visit, we will provide a cake for him/her to share with his/her new friends. Feel free to send birthday cards and any non-food gifts you feel would be appropriate.

Are electronic devices allowed at camp?

We request that campers not bring TV's, video/computer games, GameBoys, or any other electronic games.  Tape and CD players will be allowed in cabins only as long as they cannot be heard outside of the cabins and do not disturb other campers.  (Earphones are recommended)

 Should candy and food be brought to camp?

Your child will enjoy three healthy meals and lots of treats while at Camp Indecon. We ask that candy or food not be sent to camp; food attracts flies, mice, chipmunks and other animals and should be confined to the kitchen and lounge areas.

May children bring money to camp?

Money may be brought to camp for souvenir and snack items. However, the money will be collected by the camper’s counselor at time of arrival and given to campers at designated purchase times.

How should travel plans be arranged?

Colorado Springs is the closest airport serving Camp Indecon.  We can arrange to meet campers at the gate upon arrival and transport them to the Camp.  The cost of this van service from the airport to camp and/or return is $40 each way.

If flying, please plan arrival and departure at the Colorado Springs Airport between 10 AM and 2 PM.

Major airlines serving the Colorado Springs Airport include:
American Airlines Northwest
American West United
Continental Delta

If driving, plan to arrive at camp after 1:00 PM on opening day and to pick up your camper between 9 AM and 11:00 AM on closing day.

What recreational activities are available in the area?

Camp Indecon is located just west of Colorado Springs, near the Garden of the Gods, the Cave of the Winds, and Pikes Peak.  The area offers many cabins, lodges, and resorts where parents may enjoy spending vacation time while their child enjoys Camp Indecon.

How are counselors selected and trained?

Counselors are carefully selected. Proper certifications for specialized activities are required. 

What's the ratio of campers to counselors?

The ratio of camper to counselor for this year’s camp is 8 to 1. In addition, we also have four instructors and two directors who will be working with the campers.

Is the camp insured?

Camp Indecon is appropriately insured.

How long has the camp been in operation?

Camp Indecon was first held in 1999.

Is the camp ACA accredited?

Camp Indecon is preparing for ACA accreditation at the present time. 

Does the camp have a written safety plan?

We have a written safety plan which is a part of our Risk Management Plan. The safety and security of the campers and the staff is our top priority.

Who will provide medical care?

There is on-site medical personnel available.

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