Our 2023 COVID-19 Safety Plan will be updated based on guidelines from local County Public Health Departments in effect in June, July and August of 2023.
2023 COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN
CAMPER AND STAFF SCREENING
- We ask campers and staff to complete daily health screenings prior to camp and each morning before being admitted to camp using a checklist of health questions.
- Campers and staff that present with symptoms of infectious illness during the day will be sent home and asked to consult with their healthcare provider to determine if COVID-19 testing is recommended
- In most counties masking is optional, if specific counties mandate masking indoors we will enforce that mandate.
- Campers will be encouraged to keep their hands to themselves and will be strategically spaced when possible during indoor activities.
- Campers bring their own snacks and lunch to camp
- Campers will spend as much time as possible outdoors
- Minimal to no use of outdoor playground equipment
HANDWASHING AND SANITIZING
- Campers and staff practice frequent handwashing and hand sanitizing.
- Staff will sanitize indoor classroom surfaces such as table tops and doorknobs as needed.
DAILY AT HOME SCREENING Check your child for these symptoms before they go to camp. If any symptoms are present your child must stay home. Please notify the DS office immediately and check with your health care provider for follow-up and possible COVID-19 Testing.
- Temperature 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher
- Sore throat
- Cough (for students with chronic cough due to allergies or asthma, a change in their cough from baseline)
- Difficulty breathing (for students with asthma, a change from their baseline breathing)
- Diarrhea or vomiting
- New onset of severe headache, especially with a fever
- Recently exposed to a COVID positive person
- If your child has a fever (100.4 or above), or has been exposed to an infectious illness, or exhibits any symptoms of an infectious illness they may not attend camp. Please notify the DS office immediately and check with your health care provider for follow-up and possible COVID-19 Testing.
- Has your child been in contact (less than 6 ft distance for 15 mins or more) with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 14 days?
CDC GUIDANCE CALCULATOR for RETURNING FROM QUARANTINE
GUIDANCE FOR RETURNING TO CAMP AFTER EXHIBITING A FEVER
- Campers & staff must be fever free for 72 hours without fever reducing medication to return if COVID19 is not expected – no other symptoms, no known exposure or negative COVID-19 test.
- If your child has a fever with other symptoms, they must remain home for at least 5 days, and have 72 hours with no fever without fever reducing medication and recover from all symptoms OR show a negative COVID-19 test, before returning to camp.
- If your child has had close contact with someone who has COVID-19 or have been advised to quarantine, please notify the camp office and do not send your child to camp until they have completed the quarantine required by the County.
PROCEDURE IF A STAFF PERSON OR CAMPER IS COVID-19 POSITIVE
- Campers who develop symptoms while at camp will be isolated comfortably until a parent can pick them up to go home
- If someone at camp becomes ill with COVID-19, we will notify staff, and families immediately of any case of COVID-19,camper or staff must isolate for 6 days and be symptom free before coming back.