As the week goes on, Kids Up Front may need to alter the timetable so as to accommodate for necessary rehearsals for the showcase performance.
12. Does my child get any choice of what activities to do?
Children in the elder groups (from age 7 upwards) get a Free Choice (elective) session every day. They will have the option to select from activities offered by leaders in a range of fields. The younger groups during this time will be preparing a group performance.
13. What is the ratio of Staff to Children?
Kids Up Front Holiday Camp complies with the NSW Department of Sport and Recreation guidelines on staff to children ratios:
1 staff: 10 children 1 staff: 15 children
(For Children aged four to six years old) (For Children aged seven years and over).
14. What qualifications do the leaders have?
All staff that work for Kids Up Front have been screened and approved for Working with Children. Karin, the Director of Kids Up Front, is a qualified Teacher. Kids Up Front Holiday Camp has qualified and experienced drama, dance and singing instructors. All leaders are over the age of 20. The Kids Up Front Holiday Camp is First Aid trained.
15. Are you insured?
Kids Up Front has full Public Liability Insurance to the value of $10 Million.
16. What if my child wishes to be grouped with a friend?
Please advise on your online booking if your child wishes to be grouped with a friend, provided they belong to the same age group. Under special circumstances, if specifically requested that children from different age groups are placed together generally the older child will be placed in the younger group. It is important to advise about friendship grouping before the camp, as groups would have already been allocated and last minute requests are not guaranteed to be granted.
17. What happens to disruptive children?
In the interests and safety of other children attending Kids Up Front, it may happen (albeit on rare occasions) that a child has to be excluded from the camp, as stated in the Terms and Conditions. This will be for bullying, aggressive or non-cohesive behaviour. There will be no refunds made and parents will be responsible for collecting their child and any associated costs.
18. What are the Values of Kids Up Front?
At Kids Up Front Holiday Camp, we believe that every child has the right to have FUN! We also believe in providing a safe environment with highly trained leaders. Kids Up Front takes a no- tolerance approach to discrimination of any kind; religious, racial, gender or ability discrimination. Kids Up Front believes that through performing, children improve their ability to communicate and express themselves – which leads to improved self-esteem and confidence. Kids Up Front Holiday Camp provides an encouraging, supportive environment where there are no lead parts – it is most definitely a team effort. The leaders of Kids Up Front are all passionate about facilitating fantastic learning opportunities for children in the performing arts. The majority of Kids Up Front Camp staff have been leaders on at least three camps, and are very experienced with the ethos of Kids Up Front.
19. Will photographs be taken?
Occasionally photographs will be taken of children partaking in activities whilst at Kids Up Front with the intention of using them in advertising and promotional material. If you object to this, please advise Kids Up Front when booking.