Super Camps Booking Terms and Conditions
When you book with Super Camps, these Terms and Conditions and other information such as our Parents Guide and Policies and Procedures document define the agreement between us and let you know what to expect from Super Camps and what we expect from you. If you have any questions about our Terms and Conditions, please call our Customer Services team on 01235 467300.
Bookings made online or by telephone will be confirmed by email. A booking is confirmed when we receive the appropriate deposit and / or childcare vouchers and receipt of these constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions.
Super Camps accepts payment by credit card, debit card and childcare vouchers. We do not accept payment by cheque, American Express or PayPal. A deposit of £10 per child per day is taken at the time of booking. Deposits are non-refundable. All bookings must be paid in full at least 14 days before camp start date or your children will not be able to attend camp. In the unlikely event that you have payments outstanding after your child has attended camp, these will be passed to a debt recovery agency.
3. Paying with Childcare Vouchers
Super Camps accepts all childcare vouchers (CCVs) as a form of payment for bookings. Your booking will not be confirmed until we receive and process your CCVs. After receiving your booking confirmation email, please contact your childcare voucher provider and quote your booking reference number. Your childcare provider will then contact us to arrange payment. You will receive another order confirmation email from us when the voucher has been processed. For reimbursement, CCVs must be received by the end of September 2018. Bookings made 14 days or less before the start of camp must be paid by credit / debit card and we will refund this payment on receipt of your CCVs. CCVs cannot be used to purchase merchandise or Illness Protection Cover (IPS).
4. Changing your booking
If you give us 28 days or more notice, you can change your dates within the same holiday season (e.g. summer), subject to availability, free of charge. If you give us less than 28 days’ notice we will endeavour to change your dates within the same season, subject to availability, on payment of a £10 amendment fee per booking. We are unable to make any changes with 7 days’ or less notice. If you have booked a full week, you can only move the whole week, unless you are happy to pay the extra cost to split the days across different weeks. If you wish to move your dates to another season, this is possible with 28 days or more notice and on payment of a £30 amendment fee. We will hold the balance in credit on your Super Camps’ account, minus the £30 amendment fee. Please note prices may increase from one season to the next. Amendment fees need to be paid at the time of making the change either using any available credit on your account or by credit or debit card. Amendment fees cannot be paid for using CCVs.
If you give us at least 28 days’ notice before the camp date(s) you would like to cancel, we will refund all monies paid, minus your deposit of £10 per child per day. If you have paid by
Childcare Vouchers, with loyalty points or using credit from your account, we will hold the
amount in credit on your account minus the appropriate deposit amount. If your voucher
provider accepts refunds, you can request the refund to be returned to your provider. (Please
note Edenred do not accept refunds.)
As we offer a discounted weekly price, if you wish to cancel a day(s) within a week, we will then
recalculate your booking at the daily rate (at the time of your original booking) which may result
in an additional charge.
If you give us less than 28 days’ notice before the date(s) you would like to cancel, no refund is
In the case of illness/injury, and only if you have opted for our Illness Protection Scheme, you
may be able to recover some of your losses, as credit on your Super Camps account. Please refer
to the section on Illness Protection Scheme. Please allow 10 working days to process refunds.
6. Extended Care
Our standard extended care hours are 8am to 9am and 5pm to 6pm and can be booked at an
additional charge. Some venues times vary and this is confirmed at the time of booking.
Extended care can be cancelled. If you give us 28 days or more notice before camp starts, we
will refund you in full. With less than 28 days’ notice, no refund is payable. If you wish to move
extended care to a different camp day, this is possible with 7 days or more notice, free of charge.
7. Illness Protection Scheme (IPS)
Super Camps offers an optional Illness Protection Scheme, which means we will credit your
account with any day(s) missed through your child’s illness or injury. We cannot offer refunds for
missed days due to illness unless you have taken out IPS cover. IPS should be taken at the time
you make your booking. You can add it to your booking later on but no less than 28 days before
your child’s first day of camp. You must take out IPS for the whole booking i.e. 4 camp days
booked requires 4 days of IPS booked. Payment of IPS claims is made in the form of credit on
your Super Camps account and not as cash or credit or debit card refunds.
IPS claims must be submitted to us using our IPS claim form within four weeks of the first date of
illness. All claims must be supported by a doctor’s note. If this is not possible, Super Camps will
accept self-certification for a maximum of 3 days in one camp season. Please email our
customer services team at firstname.lastname@example.org for an IPS claim form.
8. Your child’s information
It is the responsibility of the person making the booking to ensure that all details provided are
accurate, in particular full information about each child, including medical and other special
educational needs, and emergency contact information. If we do not have all this information
before camp starts, your children will not be allowed on camp.
9. International Bookings
Children booked from overseas are required to have a good level of spoken English so that they
can follow the instructions from the leaders and are able to communicate with the other
We require a local telephone contact number and address once you are in the UK, in case of an
10. Special requirements
Super Camps recognises that the needs of individual children vary, and will endeavour to
accommodate children with specific needs and/or medical conditions within the camp
environment. It is our policy not to exclude any child due to specific needs and/or medical
conditions wherever possible.
It is the responsibility of the parent/carer to inform us of any medical conditions and special
educational needs or disabilities, whether booking online or over the phone, so we can discuss
how best to accommodate the child, and consider whether any reasonable adjustments can be
made to ensure they are able to fully participate and enjoy the activities on camp within the
staffing ratios provided for their age group. The needs of each child vary so decisions are made
on a case-by-case basis and depend upon the level of support each individual child may require.
We are not able to provide additional staff to support a child above our standard ratios of 1:8 for
3 year olds, 1:12 for 4 to 5 year olds, 1:16 for 6-7 year olds and 1:20 for 8 years old and over,
irrespective of any specific needs or medical conditions. Where we feel that a child is not coping
within these ratios, we reserve the right to ask the parent/carer to come and collect their child.
No refund will be available.
Where a child does require one-to-one support, Super Camps will permit parents/carers to
attend camp to support their child, providing the Super Camps safer recruitment standards are
met. Super Camps does not provide one-to-one support.
We are happy to accommodate a child with specific needs on a paid trial basis and reserve the
right to review further bookings.
11. Illness and First Aid
Super Camps requires that all children who are ill or infectious be kept home for the full duration
of their ailment, and for 48 hours after the last symptom occurs. Super Camps will only
administer medication if it has been prescribed by a doctor or other health professional.
In the event of an accident, first aid will be administered to children in our care, and the
emergency services will be called if necessary.
Essential prescribed medication including Epipens must be handed in to the Camp Manager for
safe-keeping. All Super Camps First Aid policies are in line with Ofsted recommendations.
12. Child Exclusion
Super Camps has a responsibility for ensuring the well-being and safety of all children in our care
and have approved procedures for managing behaviour. The company follows a zero tolerance
policy on discrimination, bullying and persistent poor behaviour of any kind, irrespective of any
special needs. On rare occasions, and in more serious cases, we reserve the right to ask parents
to remove children from camp either for the remainder of the day (part exclusion), or for the
rest of the season (full exclusion). No refund will be made for any remaining days booked, and
any costs associated with the exclusion will be the parents’ responsibility. We reserve the right
to exclude a child at any time prior to or during a session due to illness. The parent/carer will be
expected to come and collect their child.
13. Late Pick-up
All children MUST be collected by 6pm (unless timings are otherwise specified at time of
booking). If for any reason you are unable to collect by 6pm, we ask that you call the Camp
Manager or Head Office as soon as possible. Two members of staff will wait with your child until
they are collected. You will be charged a late pick-up fee of £20 for every 15 minutes after 6pm
to cover the additional staffing cost. If we have no contact from a parent/guardian by 6.30pm,
we will contact Social Services to advise them we have an uncollected child. We reserve the
right to refuse future bookings from parents who continually pick up late.
14. Notice of Absence
If a child is not attending a scheduled day on camp, parents/carers must telephone the Camp
Manager or Head Office to allow us to update records.
15. Off-camp activities
At some camps we may offer optional extra excursions and activities. All our usual standards of
care and supervision apply.
16. Programme and activities
From time to time, we may need to change venues, dates, activities and courses for reasons
within or outside our control.
Activity programmes are subject to change in the event of unsuitable weather or other
circumstances beyond our control. Timetables displayed on camp are a guide and are subject to
change. Specific extra activities such as swimming (where available) and archery are scheduled
in as much as possible, however, if you are booking individual days, we cannot guarantee these
activities will fall on those particular days.
In exceptional circumstances we may have to cancel particular dates at a venue, and in this
event, we will try to give those booked onto the programme at least 14 days’ notice and will
offer a suitable alternative if one is available, or refund all monies paid for the dates cancelled, if
17. Personal Property
All your child’s personal property is your responsibility and Super Camps is not liable for any lost
or damaged property on camp. If you believe that your child has left an item on camp, please
contact the Camp Manager who will do their best to assist you. Lost property will remain on
camp until the last day of the season and should be collected before the last day. Unclaimed
lost property will be taken back to Head Office and then donated to charity. We are unable to
return any items to you from Head Office.
18. Mobile Phones and Electronic Devices
All mobile phones and electrical devices are prohibited on camp. If found, children will be asked
to place the device in the Camp Manager’s box which will be locked and secured at all times.
The device will be returned to the authorised parent/carer at the end of the session.
All children in our care are covered by our Public Liability Insurance.
20. Photography / Filming
Please be aware that Super Camps occasionally take photographs/video footage of children on
camp for promotional reasons. If filming is due to take place, camp staff will inform all parents
on arrival and your children can be opted out if you wish.
21. Parent Feedback / Complaints
If you have concerns or suggestions, please tell us; we value your feedback and use it to develop
and improve our services.
If you have a concern regarding camp, this should initially be raised with your child’s Camp
Manager or Crew Leader. If you are unable to resolve the issue, then the relevant Divisional
Manager at Head Office will be advised, and will attempt to resolve the issue to your
satisfaction. In the unlikely event that your complaint cannot be resolved, you may wish to
contact Ofsted on 0300 123 1231.
Super Camps has legal obligations in relation to safeguarding and any suggestion of child abuse
or neglect will be investigated and reported to our regulator, Ofsted, or relevant local authorities
23. Policies and Procedures
For our full policies and procedures document, please email our customer services team at
24. Data Protection
Super Camps is registered as a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 (GDPR from
25th May 2018). To process your booking, we need to collect personal details about you and
your children. We will treat it as confidential and keep it secure, complying with all relevant UK
legislation. We will use your email address and telephone number to contact you with
information that relates to any bookings that you make and any information that we might need
that relates to the welfare of your child. We would also like to use some of your details to tell
you about our products and services, and those of our parent/sister organisations and will ask
for your consent during the registration / booking process. You may unsubscribe at any time.