Summer Camp Information Guide

Important information

Before Camp

Please note:  This page contains 2021 policy information and is subject to change for the 2022 summer. Our staff will continue to monitor the pandemic situation and the recommendations of the CDC, the Ohio Department of Health, the American Camp Association (ACA), and the Association of Camp Nursing (ACN). We will adapt our policies and procedures accordingly to provide safe check-ins and camp returns. All updates will be posted to this webpage, as well as communicated directly with all registered campers.

Updating Registration Information

If you need to update any registration information including cabin mate requests, t-shirt size, medical/ dietary/allergy information, contact information, etc., you may do that online by logging into your Parent Dashboard.

Login using your email address and password you established when you registered your child. If you do not remember your password, enter your email address and select “What’s my password” which will allow you to generate a new password.

After logging into the Parent Dashboard, refer to the Home page for instructions regarding how to update your child’s medical information, upload a photo, view your balance, and how to make a payment.


All payments are due in full by Friday, May 27, 2022.  Camp Akita offers three payment options, which you were required to choose between at registration.  You can pay in full at the time of registration, pay an equal portion of the balance on a monthly payment plan (auto-payments taken on February 25, March 25, April 29 & May 27), or pay the full balance on May 27.  Additional options are available for late registrations.

If you have any questions about your payment plan, please contact our Columbus Akita Administrative Offices or call (614) 488-0681 ext 113.


Financial assistance is available for those families who might need some help with payments. For more information and to apply, click here.  Contact our Columbus Akita Administrative Offices if you have any questions about the scholarship process.

What is the Cancellation Policy?

Refunds are issued as listed below. Based on the number of days the cancellation request is received prior to the start of the camp session, we will refund a percentage of the camp price (minus a non-refundable deposit which is $75 for most programs, $25 for 1,2,3...Akita!).

  Percentage of camp price refunded
Days before 
camp session
Session does NOT 
have Wait List
Session HAS 
Wait List
1, 2, 3...Akita!
30 days or more 100% refund minus
$75 deposit
100% refund minus
 $75 deposit
100% refund minus
$25 deposit
15–29 days 50% refund minus
$75 deposit
100% refund minus
$75 deposit
100% refund minus
$25 deposit
14 days or less 25% refund minus
 $75 deposit
50% refund minus
$75 deposit
100% refund minus
$25 deposit

Although it is unfortunate, some campers do leave Camp Akita during a session due to illness, injury, or other extraordinary circumstances.  We do not reimburse or pro-rate a refund due to a camper leaving mid-session as we will have already incurred the costs for the camper at the time of their arrival. This includes any campers who are sent home with either a positive COVID-19 test result, or are not fully vaccinated and have had exposure to another camper who has tested positive. If First Community Church/Camp Akita determines that a camp session will be canceled prior to the start of that session due to a COVID-19 outbreak, a full refund minus the non-refundable deposit will be issued.

If you have any questions about this policy, please contact our Columbus Akita Administrative Offices or call (614) 488-0681 ext 113.

Cabin Mate Requests and Assignments

Cabin assignments are formed utilizing the cabin mate requests completed on the camper registration form. Cabin assignments are not available until check-in at the North Campus.

Our staff does their best to accommodate as many requests as possible, while understanding that one of the best aspects of summer camp is making new friends. You may make updates to your child’s requests up to one week prior to check-in through your online account.

You may enter up to 3 cabin mate requests per registration. Please prioritize your requests by entering your first choice for cabin mate in the first available field during registration.

Session Transfer Requests

Session transfer requests must be made by the parent/guardian of the camper. You are not able to do that through your Parent Dashboard. If you would like to inquire about transferring your child to a different camp session, please call (614) 488-0681, ext 113 or email our Columbus Akita Administrative office.