Pick-up & Drop-off Information

Summer Camp hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. for Regular Day campers and 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. for Extended Day campers.

Morning Drop-off


  • Drive around the circle on Administration Drive by the back of the RAC adjacent to the tennis courts. As you enter the campus from I-95, proceed to the second traffic circle, bear right onto Hilltop Circle. At the first stop sign turn left onto Administration Drive. Follow Administration Drive to the drop off circle.
  • Starting at 8:00 a.m., a red welcome tent will be visible as the designated drop-off area for campers.
  • Stay in your car! A camp staff member will greet you at your car for temperature checks and sign in. Once temperatures are taken and the camper is signed in (via QR code) the camp staff member will walk the camper into the building. If you need to speak to a camp administrator, let the staff member know. 
  • Any arrivals after 8:55am will be asked to park on the upper level of Administration Drive Garage (place Day Camp Parking Permit in the windshield) and walk their camper to the front of the RAC building for sign-in. Please call the UMBC Day Camp Office (410-455-2638), and a staff member will meet you outside the building for temperature checks and sign-in. 
Note: Parents who wish to pick their camper up early should complete the early pickup sheet at sign in. Please let the camp staff member know you will be picking your camper up early and they will assist you. Campers can be picked up in the RAC Lobby at the requested time.

Afternoon Pick-up


  • Parents may park on the upper level of the Administration Drive Parking garage (place your Day Camp Parking Permit in the windshield).
  • Pick-up will take place in the back vestibule area located behind the RAC by the Tennis Courts. Please join the correct line based off camper’s last name. 
  • Starting at 4:25 p.m., campers will make their way from their daily activities to the RAC’s Arena Court with their counselors. Camp staff will greet you at a sign-out table
  • Be sure to present your photo identification with you each day to sign out your camper. Masks must be worn when picking up your campers.

Late Pick-up Fee


  • Parents should make every attempt to pickup their children before 4:45 p.m. for Regular Day or 5:30 p.m. for Extended Day.
  • A late fee of $15 for every 15 minutes per camper will be assessed to your summer camp invoice.
  • Please consider weather and traffic conditions when making pick-up arrangements.
  • Any pick-ups after 5:30 p.m. will be asked to park on the upper level of Administration Drive garage (place your Day Camp Parking Permit in the windshield). Once parked, enter the RAC building, go to the second floor in the Retriever Activities Center, room 252 to pickup your camper.