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Hey Days Registration

We accept only full-time registrants. Campers are generally 18 or older, though we will consider younger applicants if accompanied by a parent, guardian, or designated responsible adult.

The full fee of $940 includes room, board, and tuition. Participants staying off-site, tenters, and a limited number of RVs pay a reduced fee of $740, which includes tuition and all meals.

A deposit of $150 per person ($100 for youth and Jude Biggs scholarships) is due with each application. The balance is due on July 7. Any registrations after July 7 must be paid in full by cash, cashier’s check, or traveler’s check.

If the week is oversubscribed on March 24, we will hold a drawing of all applications postmarked by March 17. We will consider applications postmarked after March 17 in order of receipt. The postmark date of an application is the postmark date on the mail that contains the camp deposit.

We will email notification of acceptance or waiting list status by April 2. Note: Acceptance notifications and all other correspondence and packets will be sent via the email address from your registration form, unless you specify otherwise.

Registration Form

You have three ways to submit your registration.

You may submit an online registration form. Remember that you still need to mail your check to the above address. If you haven’t heard directly (i.e. in addition to the automatic email generated by the form) from our registrar, Cat Fox, within a week of submitting your registration online please contact her at (650) 703-2544 or

You may use the registration form on our brochure (it will be mailed in early February).

Or, if you don't have access to our printed brochure, you may print a registration form PDF to fill out.

Mail completed applications, and a check made out to BACDS, to:

BACDS Hey Days
c/o Cat Fox
2170 Carlmont Drive Apt #3
Belmont, CA 94002

Again, the postmark date of a registration is the postmark date on the mail that contains the camp deposit.


Indicate any interest in scholarships (you may apply for more than one) on the application form. Scholarship applications must be submitted by the March 17 lottery postmark deadline and ALL applications must be accompanied by a deposit. We will return your deposit if you don’t receive a scholarship and are therefore unable to attend. Find details and download the various scholarship forms (available in January) at the scholarship portion of our website.

If you don’t need a scholarship yourself, please consider making a donation towards the scholarship fund (to help make camp available to everyone across the economic spectrum) as part of your registration.

Because Bishop's Ranch provides all dining hall support and other basic services, we do not need all campers to sign up for a chore. However, we have important tasks, such as dance floor maintenance, auction set up, snacks, and camp set up and strike, for which we need Work-Trade Scholarship folks. All are eligible to apply for this scholarship, which reduces the fee to $620.

‘Youth’ Scholarships are available to campers age 18-30.

The Jude Biggs scholarship is for a talented, aspiring dance musician to attend camp for free.

This year we are pleased to be able to offer several Need-Based Scholarships.

Cancellation Policy

Prior to April 14, $25 of your deposit is non-refundable. From April 14 through July 6, $75 is non-refundable; from July 7 through August 6, the full deposit is non-refundable; from August 7 to 18, $300 is non-refundable. After August 18, there are no refunds. If you are on a wait list and do not get in to Hey Days, you will receive a full refund and some preference in any lottery the following year.

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