FAQ

When is enrollment for the camps begin?


The ONLINE application process starts October.




What is the deadline to apply for a camp?


All camps (unless specified) are on a first come, first serve bases. We accept applications until the camp is full.




Do I need to know anything about STE(A)M before attending the camp?


No. Part of HSCF’s excitement is opening our ability to teach campers something new and show you the STE(A)M is all around you. We ask that all campers be open-minded and ask lots of questions. This enables your growth process to the experiences we provide.




Do I have to apply online? May I also use a paper application?


You must start the registration online. You may upload your full application or any documents in the designated sections highlighted online.




What happens if the camp is closed?


You can select another camp location or date. We will also place you on our waiting list. There is no charge.




What happens after I am placed on the waiting list?


Each camper placed on the waiting list is assigned a number based on when you applied. If there is a cancelation, an HSCF staff member will call followed by an email to see if there is still interest in attending. If so, a deposit is required to hold your space.




When will I find out whether or not I be able to come to the camp?


Campers can cancel up until the start of the camp. We will contact you as soon we have space available even if it is a week before camp.




What if I haven’t heard from anyone from HSCF?


Unfortunately, if you haven’t heard from us, there is no space available. When there’s an opening, we will let you know.




I live in another country; can I apply to any camp you offer?


YES. We welcome an inclusive environment which makes our program more enriching. We do not provide transportation or visa information (if required) but can assist you through the travel process. Please contact our team if you have any questions at info@hscamp.org or explore our @homecamps options.




What happens if I cannot attend camp and need to get a refund?


We will be happy to refund your full camp payment (minus the processing fee) up until two weeks before your camp start date. After that date, no refund will be available.




Why is the deposit non-refundable?


This are costs associated with processing your application as we start ordering items to make your experience phenomenal. These costs include the online leadership assessments, camp items, telephone service. Even if you do not attend, some items for HSCF is non-refundable or a restocking fee is applied.




What is @homecamps


This is our new launched virtual camps that is offered to all school-age children globally. We offer similar programming as our residential but only online.




How is @homecamps virtual environment safe?


Each attendee is given a code to enter which is verified by the host and the session is locked once it starts. We will remove any person who does not follow our CODE OF CONDUCT from the meeting space.





At HSCF, we understand the importance of knowing your child is in the best care at all times. We are dedicated to providing a safe and fun environment for learning and enrichment. Our FAQs compile answers to many of the questions asked by parents. Do not hesitate to contact us should you need additional information.

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