Send a Care Package to a Summer Camp or Campsite

How to send a care package to a campsite

Surprise the kids and other loved ones who are away at camp by mailing them a thoughtful care package. Eurosender makes international door-to-door shipping easy by offering you access to the best courier services out there on one single platform. Get ideas for what you can send in a summer camp care package to kids, teenagers, scouts or campers in general. Choose among our low-cost parcel delivery options and follow our packing guidelines to ensure a smooth shipping process to the campsite or summer camp.


What to know before booking care package delivery to a summer camp

Consider the following if you decide to send a parcel to a campsite, to ensure a successful and timely delivery:

Parcel delivery to a remote campsite
  • Is the destination remote or rural? Contact our logistics experts via chat or email to discuss your delivery options.
  • There may be a remote area surcharge or a limited courier service depending on the location.
Pack the summer camp care package properly
  • Your care package may have to endure long transit times, depending on the location. Use a sturdy cardboard box and enough internal cushioning materials.
  • Check our general packing guidelines on how to pack the various items.
Provide accurate shipping info for the campsite parcel delivery
  • Check the details before confirming to avoid failed deliveries when shipping summer camp care packages to campers or scouts.
  • Ask if the reception staff can accept the parcel delivery at the campsite.
Make sure the camping facility is accessible to the courier driver
  • Some campsites may have car park barriers or require an access code.
  • Check with the staff if the courier driver will need additional information to enter the premises.


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What can you send in care packages to campers?

What you decide to send in a care package for kids, teenagers, scouts or campers in general will be personal to you and the recipient, but there are a few popular items which are great care package ideas for sleepaway or summer camps, these include:


What you cannot mail in a care package to a campsite

There are two aspects to consider when deciding what to mail in a care package to a camp. Firstly, you should always check what restrictions the summer camp has regarding parcel deliveries. Secondly, you should also check the items that are prohibited to send via courier in care packages to campers:

Some electronics, mobile phones, video games
Food, particularly common allergens
Items which could damage easily or cause damage to other parcels
For detailed guidelines about restricted or forbidden items and more advice on how to send care packages to campers, contact our logistics experts via chat or email.


Benefits of booking parcel delivery to summer camps with Eurosender

When shipping care packages to scouts or campers with us, you get:

Insurance included in the price

Instant quotes with no hidden fees

Assistance from logistics experts

24/7 shipment tracking online


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FAQ on mailing care packages to summer camps or campsites

What is the cheapest way to ship a care package to scouts at camp?
The cheapest way to send a care package to a campsite is through our Standard Service. You can get a quote by entering your shipping information (pick-up and delivery address, parcel dimensions and weight, etc.) in our booking tool. This option is available if you are shipping within the EU.
How long does it take to send a summer camp care package by courier?
The delivery time when sending care packages to campsites depends on the pick-up and destination country as well as the selected service. The fastest way to mail a care package to a camp is through our Express Service. The estimated delivery time for global routes is 24-72 hours.
How can I arrange a parcel delivery to a summer camp?
Think about what items you would send in a care package to scouts or campers. Get good-quality packaging materials and follow our guidelines on packing various items for shipping. You can find cardboard boxes and other useful packaging materials for your camper care package in most stationery or hardware stores. Provide complete address details for pick-up and delivery. Make sure that someone will be available at the pick-up address to hand over the package to the courier. If you are sending a parcel to a child at camp, inform the staff of the estimated delivery time so that they do not miss the delivery.
How much does it cost to send a care package to a campsite?
The price for sending a care package to a campsite will vary based on the distance between the pick-up and delivery destinations, the weight and size of the shipment as well as the urgency and type of transport service selected. You can get the cheapest quote by entering your shipping information (pick-up and delivery address, parcel dimensions and weight, etc.) in our booking tool.
How do I send a letter to my child at camp?
You can write a letter to your child or anyone at camp and send it with our Document Service. You do not need to buy any stamps for this shipping option. Simply insert your shipment details in the booking tool below to get an instant quote for mailing a letter to the campsite. The estimated delivery time is 24h within the EU and 48-72h on other global routes.
If I mail a summer camp care package via courier, will it be insured?
Eurosender services include basic shipping insurance for most international and domestic shipments booked through our platform. You can purchase additional insurance at low rates during the ordering process to get extra protection for your parcel. We recommend you keep the invoice of the items you are shipping to serve as a proof of value. Bear in mind that prohibited items are not covered by any insurance. If you ship such items in a summer camp care package, you will not be able to claim compensation in the unlikely event of loss or damage.