Apply for Camp


2018 Camp Dates
Sunday, June 24 – Friday, June 29 13-14 years old
Sunday, July 1 – Friday, July 6 11-12 years old
Sunday, July 8 – Friday, July 13 11-12 years old
Sunday, July 15 – Friday, July 20 7-8 years old
Sunday, July 22 – Friday, July 27 NO CAMP
Sunday, July 29 – Friday, August 3 15-16 years old
Sunday, August 5 – Friday, August 10 9-10 years old
Sunday, August 12 – Sunday, August 17 9-10 years old

How to Apply

Eligibility Requirements

In order for a child to be eligible for Camp Rainbow:

  • Must be between the ages of 7 and 16
  • Resident of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
  • Must be from a socially or economically challenging situation or there must be a condition that warrants consideration for the benefits of camp

Camp Rainbow elicits campers through recommendations from guidance counselors, administrators, and agency leaders of Montgomery County public and private schools.  Identified children are qualified to attend regardless of their race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, or religion.

Full Value Contract

Safety – Keep ourselves and each other physically and emotionally safe.
Valuing Behaviors – Act and speak in a way that puts people up, not down.
Honest Feedback – Give specific, thoughtful, honest feedback.
Let It Go! – Know when to let something go and move on.
Challenge By Choice – Each person must take responsibility for their own actions; it is their choice to participate.

Equipment List for Campers – Click to download PDF


List of recommended equipment that your son or daughter should bring to camp (please use your own judgment when determining what to send to camp with your child):

  • Sleeping bag or a twin sheet set and blanket (Beds and mattresses supplied)
  • Pillow and pillowcase
  • Light jacket or sweatshirt
  • Raincoat
  • 6 T-Shirts (no inappropriate sayings on the shirts)
  • 5 short pants
  • 2 pair of long pants
  • 6 sets of undergarments
  • 6 pair of socks
  • Washcloth
  • 2 bath towels (One for pool and one for showers)
  • Swim Suit (no cut-offs)
  • 2 Sneakers (1 Pair of sneakers that can get wet and dirty)
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Comb/Hairbrush
  • Toothpaste and brush
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent

DO NOT BRING TO CAMP the following items:
Cell Phones, Radios, electronic games, valuables, extra food and snacks, knives, weapons of any kind, drugs (all prescription or OTC medications will be turned into Camp Rainbow) or alcohol. There is no place to spend money in camp so we recommend you do not send money with your child.