Mini-Camp FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

 1) Are camps only offered to students who attend Saint Pius X School? 
Saint Pius X (SPX) Camps are offered to all area students in rising K-8th grades; thus you do not need to be a current SPX student to attend.  We offer a variety of camps including sports, fitness, arts, crafts, science, technology, enrichment, and much more! 

2) What hours and days does camp run?
Visit our Mini-Camp page for specific dates.  Mini-Camp hours are 8:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.   


3) Should campers bring a lunch or snack?  Are concessions available?  What should they wear?
All campers need to bring a bag lunch and snack each day.  Lunch boxes and bags will remain in the classroom with the campers each day.  Concessions are not available during holiday camps and teacher workday workshops.  Please be sure to pack ice packs if necessary as we do not have refrigeration space for food items. Campers should wear comfortable clothing and shoes to camp.  

4) How do I pay for camps?
To complete your registration, please forward your non-refundable deposit or full camp payment via one of our payment options:

  • Pay by check or money order and mail payment to: SPX Camps, 2200 North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC  27408.
  • Pay with PayPal by using the link at the bottom of the Registration page. *you will need to add 3% of the total for PayPal fees
  • Pay with cash during camp office hours (9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. on school days) at Saint Pius X School.
  • Pay with a credit card by phone with our school business manager, Julie Wise, at (336) 273-9865. Please note that additional service fees will apply.*


*PayPal and credit card payments unlike most other types of payments, have a fee assessed by the credit card company. This fee is called "Interchange" and is calculated as a percentage of your payment amount. The percentage varies by credit card company and type of card but all credit card companies charge "Interchange". We charge you a "Convenience Fee" to recover the cost of the credit card "Interchange". Our intent is not to make a profit in this "Convenience Fee" it is simply to cover our cost of providing you the "Convenience" of using your credit card to make a payment.   

5) What is PayPal?
You may have heard of PayPal as a payment option through other reputable Internet websites.  PayPal allows you to send money online by submitting a secure electronic payment from your credit card or bank account without revealing your financial information to the merchant.  In order to pay for camps with PayPal; you will need to register with PayPal online at  There is no cost to register with PayPal.

To pay with PayPal, use the link at the bottom of our Registration page.  We will both receive confirmations of payment through PayPal, and your purchase will be complete.

6) What is your cancellation/refund policy?

If you need to cancel a camp, we will need a minimum of one full week's notice, and you will be refunded the camp total minus the non-refundable deposit per camp. If a full week's notice is not given, we will be unable to refund any amount for that camp week. We are not able to refund days missed from camp due to sickness or last minute vacations.  If you have an extenuating circumstance, refunds may be considered by camp administration. 

Please understand that when we book camps we rely on fees to pay instructors and assistants and to cover all materials, and we thank you for your cooperation.

Refunds are usually processed within four weeks through our school's business office.

7) How do I register my child for a camp?
Complete the Online Registration Form  and click submit to send the registration electronically to the camp office.  Our camp staff will process your registration within two to three business days and send you a confirmation email.  You will need to complete your registration by sending in your payment via one of the options listed in question #4 (above). 

8) Do I need to sign my child in and out of camp each day?
You must sign your child in and out of camp each day. YOU WILL NEED TO ACCOMPANY YOUR CHILD INTO AND OUT OF THE BUILDING EACH CAMP DAY.  This policy ensures the safety of your child at all times.  Please let us know if there are any special circumstances in which there are certain people who are not allowed to pick up your child from camp.

9) How do I obtain a written receipt?
We will send you a confirmation email after receiving your application and/or payment.  All receipts sent via email will be in .pdf format, which requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.  You may download a free version of this program at

10) What if my child needs to take daily medication?
Campers needing daily medication will need to bring in a correct dosage along with a signed Medication Authorization Form (found on the school website under “Admissions and Policies” labeled “Medical Authorization Form-B.”)

11) Is there a SPX Camps cell phone number to contact in case of an emergency?
Yes!  Please call 336.707.0729 if you need to contact camp staff during camp hours.  You may want to program the number into your cell phone.

12) How do I obtain the latest information about SPX Camps?
Visit the SPX website at  You may also contact our camp office by phone at 336.273.9865 or by email at  Please be sure to check the website for the latest camp information before registering your child for camps.