Camper Mail and Package Policy

UPDATED INFORMATION FOR SUMMER CAMP 2021 PACKAGES:

This year, Don Lee will, again, NOT be accepting any camper packages due to COVID-19. Daily mail of small letters and cards will still be accepted. If your camper has forgotten an important item please email info@donleecenter.org and call the office at 252-249-1106, we will work with you to get this item to your camper.

Bunk Notes, Bunk Replies and Bunk 1 photos will still be offered. For the best experience, please CLICK HERE for more information and to download the Bunk 1 app.


PRE COVID-19 MAIL POLICIES:
(please note, no packages for Summer Camp 2021, SEE ABOVE)

There is a large volume of mail at Camp Don Lee. We encourage families and friends to write letters and send regular mail.

Mailing Address for Campers:
Camp Don Lee
Attn: camper's first name & last name
Group #, Cabin Name
315 Camp Don Lee Rd.
Arapahoe, NC 28510

Regular mail and packages are delivered each day.  Mail is picked up by the counselor 1-2 times per day and distributed to the campers.

PLEASE READ: Package Mailing Policies when we return to normal procedures, post COVID-19
We simply do not have the staff and space to handle the influx of packages we have seen over the last few years. Although many camps do not allow incoming packages at all, we are still going to allow limited packages to be delivered to camp. In order to facilitate those packages in an orderly, organized way our new policy for incoming packages will be:
No packages for one week campers (if your camper forgets something you may send it to them once you have contacted Camp Don Lee for approval)
Multi-week campers: no more than 1 package per camper per week

We do encourage as many (flat) cards and letters as parents would like to send.

All major package delivery companies (UPS, FEDEX) service Don Lee.
PLEASE DO NOT SEND FOOD, CANDY, GUM, ETC. IN CAMPER PACKAGES.

PLEASE DO NOT GIVE STAFF OR COUNSELORS 'MAIL' THAT YOU WOULD LIKE DELIVERED ON A CERTAIN DATE!
Our counselors and staff need to be primarily concerned with camper's safety, campers being included, campers having fun, the schedule and planning the nightly devotion among other things, rather than be concerned (or remember) when to deliver camper mail or packages.

BUNK 1 EMAIL SERVICE:
Keep in touch with your camper by sending and receiving Bunk Notes and look forward to our Bunk Replies from your camper so you can keep up with what they are doing! We will continue to keep posting photographs of your camper in action so make sure you browse the photo galleries while your camper is at Don Lee.

Returning Parents will be able to use their existing Bunk1 email address and password.

New Parents will need to log into their accounts using the email address associated with their UltraCamp account and the Invitation Code: DONLEE2021

One-Way Emails to Campers (Bunk Notes):
Campers can receive emails from parents through our Bunk1 service. Each account includes 3 free emails to send to your camper. After 3 emails, there is a small processing charge.

Send Bunk Notes day or night. We receive a pdf at 8:00am EST each day containing all Bunk Notes received in the last 24 hours.
A Bunk Note sent after 8:00am is printed and delivered the next day.

E-mail is printed once daily (usually around 9:00am) and delivered with the regular mail.

One-Way Camper Replies (Bunk Replies):
Once you agree on the frequency you would like communication from your camper, please go in to your Bunk1 account and print out the needed amount of stationery for your camper and send it with them to camp. We do not print stationery for campers. So please send the number of sheets you need for your camper packed with them for camp.

Each weekly session at camp, we will send out the camper-written Bunk Replies 2-3 days per week.

CLICK HERE for a quick guide on the Bunk1 Programs offered at Camp Don Lee