Camp Localhost: In-Person Camps

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Overview

This summer, Camp Localhost is offering in-person summer camps to gamers across the country. These one-week camps are run out of our Localhost gaming centers and for gamers ages 9-17. Each day campers take part in off-screen and on-screen activities focusing on skills such as team building, communication, leadership, critical thinking, and healthy gaming habits. Campers will have access to age appropriate games such as Rocket League, Fortnite, Super Smash Brothers, Mario Kart, VALORANT, Overwatch, sports games like FIFA and NBA2K, and more!

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Camp Philosophy

Camp staff work to create a stimulating and fun camp experience in a curated, socially-distanced environment. Campers learn valuable life skills through video games, as each day is full of on-screen and off-screen activities designed to challenge campers to develop their critical thinking, communication, and teamwork abilities. Whether your camper is a hard-core or more casual gamer, our camps are committed to helping your child have a safe, fun, and social summer!


Available Camp Dates and Times

Camp runs Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 3:00pm. Parents/guardians may sign up their camper for one or multiple of the camp weeks below (select at checkout).

Brentwood Dates:

June 14 - 18 | Ages 9-12 - SOLD OUT!

June 21 - 25 | Ages 13-17 - SOLD OUT!

August 2 - 6 | Ages 9-17 - SOLD OUT!

East Falls Dates: 

July 12 - 16 | Ages 9-12 - SOLD OUT!

July 19 - 23 | Ages 13-17


Available Camp Locations

Localhost St. Louis - 83 Brentwood Promenade Ct, Brentwood, MO 63144

Localhost Philadelphia (East Falls) - 2800 Fox St. Philadelphia, PA 19129


Camp Expectations

Here is what your camper can expect during their time at camp:

  • Camps are a curated, social gaming experience led by professionally trained and certified staff.
  • Camps are for kids ages 9-12 and 13-17. Each camp week is capped to minimize germs and maximize fun.
  • There will be a break for lunch each day, and campers are expected to bring lunch which does not require refrigeration in air-tight containers.  
  • All gamers are welcome! Campers do not need a minimum level of gaming experience to participate.
  • Each day campers take part in off-screen and on-screen activities focusing on skills such as team building, communication, leadership, and critical thinking.
  • Off-screen activities include indoor games and puzzles designed to get campers moving around in a supervised, socially-distanced environment.
  • Everyone at camp is there to have fun and learn in a safe environment. There will be mini-competitions and tournaments, but winning ranked matches is not the sole focus.

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Game Platforms

Campers will have access to the following game consoles:

High-end gaming PC
Xbox One
Playstation 4
Nintendo Switch

Camp Pricing

$149 per week plus tax (if applicable).


Registration

Registration must be completed by a parent or guardian. Participation waivers for the camp will be required prior to the first date of the camp program. Please note that Camp Localhost is not a child care facility or day care center and is not licensed by the state where the camp is being conducted.

Camp FAQ’s

Are masks required while at camp?

Yes, all campers and staff will be required to wear masks while at camp.

How does your staff plan to implement social distancing at camp?

Each camper is assigned their own gaming station that is between 3-6ft from the nearest child. Off-screen activities are completed using the same 3ft minimum requirement. In addition, camp staff actively work to make sure campers do not break social distancing guidelines during free play and off-screen activities.

How is your staff keeping the camp venue clean and sanitized this summer?

Our staff have implemented new cleaning procedures to help keep campers and customers safe. You can view the detailed breakdown by clicking here.  

Will my child need to bring their own gaming equipment?

All gaming equipment will be provided at camp. This includes headsets, keyboards, mice, and controllers. There is no need to bring any equipment, but you are more than welcome to bring your own if you prefer!

Will lunch be served at camp?

There will be a break for lunch each day, and campers are expected to bring lunch which does not require refrigeration in air-tight containers. 

Do you offer early drop off and late pick up?

Campers may be dropped off as early as 8:45am and picked up as late as 3:30pm.  

Do you offer early drop off and late pick up?

This summer there will not be an early drop off option, but parents may request that campers remain at Localhost after camp on a case-by-case basis and subject to Localhost staff availability, to continue playing games until their parent/guardian arrives to pick them up.

Can my child leave camp to walk into the adjoined Five Below?

No, campers may not enter into adjacent Five Below stores during camp hours.

What is your cancellation policy?

Participant Cancellations - Full refunds will be issued for cancellations delivered by written notice to the Camp Director at camps@nerdstgamers.com no less than 2 (two) weeks prior to the start date of the program. We reserve the right to dismiss any participant whose conduct breaches the Camper Code of Conduct. No deduction is made for late arrival or early departure. No refund will be made for withdrawal or absence due to illness, family vacation or otherwise. If we cancel Camp Localhost due to governmental restrictions resulting from COVID-19, power outages, or otherwise we will refund the cost of registration for the missed day(s).

Can I change my camp dates?

If you would like to change the week when your camper will attend Camp Localhost please provide us with written notice to camps@nerdstgamers.com no less than 2 (two) weeks prior to the scheduled date, or rescheduled date, whichever is earlier, and we will try to honor your request, subject to availability.

Lost and Found

Lost Items – Camp Localhost is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Found items may be held at Camp Localhost until the last day of camp. Any remaining lost and found items will be discarded at the end of the camp season.

Shared Facility

Please note that Camp Localhost is co-located with a Five Below store and bathrooms are shared with Five Below customers and employees. Localhost may be accessible to customers of Localhost and Five Below during camp hours or during after-care hours. 

Not a Child Care Facility

Please note that Camp Localhost is not a child-care facility or day-care center and is not otherwise licensed or overseen by any governmental authority in any state where in operation.


If you have any additional or specific questions you can contact us at camps@nerdstgamers.com or call us at (833) 226-7489.


Camper Code of Conduct


Click here to read through the camper code of conduct.


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