Frequently Asked Questions about Summer Camp

1. What time should I arrive on the first day of camp?

Check-in for all camps except Family Camp will begin at 2:00pm on the first day of camp. Family Camp begins at 4:00pm. Please do not bring campers before 2:00pm – staff and counselors will not be available for supervision.

2. What time should I pick up my camper on check-out day?

All camps close at 10:00am on the last day of camp, except Family Camp which ends at 3:30pm. Please be sure to note who will be picking up your camper on their registration form, and plan to pick them up at 10:00am.

3. How much will it cost for camp?

The cost for camp varies, and the cost for each week is indicated on the registration form.

4. Can I pay using a credit card?

You can! A credit card payment can be made at the end of registration or you can mail a check to 3438 Township Road 221. Please make the check payable to Ohio Ministries of the Church of God and include Camp Marengo in the memo.

6. Is there a registration deadline?

Registrtion made prior to March 31st will receive a $30 discount. Registrations made after May 31st will incur a $20 late fee.

7. Is there a discount if more than one child from the same family is coming to camp?

Yes, there is a $5.00 discount for each additional camper from the same family.

8. What if my camper takes medication?

Please be sure to indicate any prescription medication on your child’s registration form. Also, be sure to check which over-the-counter medicines you approve. On the first day of camp the First Aid Coordinator will be available to receive the medication with directions. ALL medications must be turned in to the First Aid Coordinator, including Tylenol or Advil.

9. How can I contact my camper during camp?

You may contact the Camp Office throughout the day by calling 740-747-2325 if you have a question or concern. Please talk with your camper about sending letters. Camper Mail can be sent to: Camp Marengo, Your camper’s name, P.O. Box 177 Marengo, Ohio 43334.

10. Do you have a policy about cell phones?

Campers will be permitted to use cell phones while at camp during designated times. We ask that cell phones be turned in at registration. They will be distributed daily for use and then recollected for safe keeping.

11. Are guests permitted at camp?

Other than the first day of camp and the morning of checkout, only campers, counselors, and staff are permitted to be on camp. Outside guests will be asked to visit when campers have gone home. Safety and security are important to us and NO exceptions will be made.

12. How do I get directions to Camp Marengo?

Our street address is 3480 Township Road 221 Marengo, Ohio 43334. You can click here for directions or call or email the camp for directions – (740) 747-2325.

13. Can my child make a cabin mate or counselor request?

Yes! There is a place on the online registration form to indicate cabin mate or counselor requests. We make every effort to honor these requests.

14. Will snacks be available for purchase?

Yes, Camp Marengo has a Snack Stand open throughout the week! Snack prices range from $0.25 to $2.00 and include soft drinks, candy, chips, etc. Campers are encouraged to deposit their money into a “bank account” for safe keeping throughout the week.

15. Who will be supervising my camper?

Each cabin has one Senior Counselor and one Junior Counselor (when available). These counselors submit applications and reference forms, go through an interview process, training and have a background check before being selected to counsel at Camp Marengo. Counselors will be with your camper all day and night. During the day, Staff will also be available to assist with supervision.