Frequently Asked Questions for Overnight Programs


Q: If I come to camp with a friend, can I stay with them?

    We'll do our best! If you would like to be in a same room with a friend, please mark it down on your application and we will take note of your request when putting together the rooms. We try our best to accommodate campers but please limit your requests to one friend.

Q: Do I get any free time?

    Yes, there is free time throughout the day, usually before and after meals. There's also rest hour after lunch.

Q: Is the food good?

    The food at camp is awesome! There's always something for everyone so make room for seconds!

Q: How do I pay for the camp?

    You can pay online when you register for your camp by credit card or debit, you can pay by cheque/credit/debit card when you drop off your child (cheques can be made payable to Mount Allison University. Also, they can be mailed to 155 Main Street, Sackville, NB, E4L 1B5). You can also make payment with credit card by phoning (506) 364-2253. Your spot will be officially reserved once we receive your payment.

Q: What is the cancellation policy?

    In the event that you need to withdraw prior to the start of camp, the fees will be returned provided the request is received in writing a week before the camp start date. No refund will be available if you cancel after the start of the date

Q: Can special dietary needs be accommodated?

    Absolutely. Please indicate any dietary needs in your online registration form and we will work with Aramark (our food services provider) to make necessary arrangements.

Q: What is Mt. A’s policy on drugs and alcohol?

    Drugs and alcohol use will not be tolerated during summer programs. In the event that a student is found in possession of drugs or alcohol they will be sent home at their own expense.

Q: Will students be supervised in residence?

    Yes. Participants staying in the residence will be supervised at all times.

Q: How do I get to Sackville?

    The closest airport is in Moncton, which is approximately 50 km away. A cab from the Moncton airport to Sackville is approximately $80 one-way. If you arrive by bus or Via Rail (train) a cab ride from either station in Sackville to the Mt. A campus is approximately $6.

Q: Can we make phone calls home?

    Students will have access to a pay phone to make phone calls home. It is suggested that all participants bring a calling card. In case of an emergency, parents can reach their kids by contacting the camp office during regular office time at 506-364-2253.

Q: What should I bring to camp?

     What to Bring