Should this happen, we will assess the pertinent decisions to make at that point in time. Any decision regarding admission and eligibility for 2022 would be made at a later date. Please see the “Tuition & Payments” section for information about refunds in the event of program cancellation.
Yes – both of these processes will be fully done via a carpool line system. Parents, guardians, relatives and other authorized pick-up adults will not be able to enter the campus for drop-off or pick-up. Each campus will have appropriate instructions to follow for late drop-off and early pick-up. These will be provided before the start of the program.
We are currently assessing to make a final determination. May 2021 Update: We plan to make every effort to safely take our usual group photo on the first Tuesday of the program. However, Manners to Morals Day -- a special day with culminating activities for the Manners to Morals curriculum -- will not be held because the components are typically highly communal with large groups and close proximities. Therefore, this day (the final Tuesday of the program) will be a regular program day.
We are currently assessing to make a final determination. May 2021 Update: In the interest of minimizing the opportunities for any unnecessary exposure through large assemblies of people, we will not hold our Closing Celebration at the end of the program for this summer. The final Thursday of the program will start at the daily regular time (8:30 a.m.) and run until 1:00 p.m. Scholars will go to all three elective courses on this day, followed by an extended assembly in lieu of our usual Closing Celebration.
We are currently assessing to make a final determination. May 2021 Update: In the interest of minimizing the opportunities for any unnecessary exposure through large assemblies of people, we will not hold our New Scholar & Parent Orientation, either in-person or virtually, for this summer. All necessary information for the program -- including course schedules, campus maps and other procedural information -- will be provided via your myStatus portal. We will send an email when these resources have been published. Those participants who need to deliver prescription medication for use during DECATS may come to their campus [...]
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. Extended Day* 8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Morning Carpool & Dropoff 8:30 - 8:50 a.m. Morning Assembly: Song, Fellowship & Prayer 8:50 - 9:50 a.m. First Period: Manners to Morals 9:55 - 10:55 a.m. Second Period: Perspectives 11:00 am - 12:00 p.m. Third Period: Elective Course 12:05 - 12:55 p.m. Lunch & Recreation 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Fourth Period: Elective Course 2:05 - 3:05 p.m. Fifth Period: Elective Course 3:10 - 3:40 p.m. Afternoon Assembly: Song, Fellowship, Course Presentations & Prayer 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. Afternoon Carpool & Pickup 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Extended Day* *Extra [...]
Extended day begins at 7:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. No extended care is provided on the last day of DECATS, as the program concludes before noon that day. Morning care only: $100 Afternoon care only: $100 Both morning & afternoon care: $200