Covid-19 Info

Covid-19 Info

Summer Camp 2021

The safety, health and well-being of our campers is of our utmost concern. We have developed a detailed action plan that was implemented and successful in 2020 (with some modifications for 2021) with no reported cases of Covid-19! We are grateful to have had a great summer in 2020, despite the circumstances. At this time, we anticipate operating 2021 much the same as we did last summer with separation between village/program groups, modified check in/check out and other precautions. It could be, and we certainly hope, that Covid-19 decelerates between now and summer and the government relaxes the restrictions that are in place. If so, we will continue to inform those who are registered with an updated plan and post the updated plan via the link below. Due to the nature of summer camp and the many instances where it is unsafe to wear masks (eating, sleeping, swimming, etc), we will not be requiring our campers or staff to wear masks during the day (however, foodservice and nursing staff will wear masks and will be behind plexiglass barriers for food/medication distribution). We will however, be following the guidelines for cohorting in smaller groups with no intermingling between cohorted groups of campers unless appropriately socially distanced. Each village and program will be a cohort and will have a separate schedule for the day. We will also ask that campers do pack a mask and keep it with them if there comes an instance when social distancing cannot be achieved. If you as a parent prefer that your child wear a mask for the majority of the day they are welcomed to do so if preferred. For more detailed plans in terms of Covid-19 for the summer of 2021, please click on the link below. If you have any questions, please contact us at info@campsankanac.org. Thanks!

Summer 2021 Covid-19 Info PDF

Youth Retreats & Our Own Programs

As we seek the safest and most effective ways to continue running our programming, we will be tracking the latest CDC and PA Health Department recommendations. Our goal is to maintain a safe environment by educating our campers and staff on safe practices and risk management. This will include a regular routine of sanitizing the facilities as well as regulating proper hygiene for the campers and staff within their daily routine. Camper group sizes will be regulated and cohorted to manage exposure potential. Common areas will be used only by one group at a time and will be completely sanitized/disinfected between groups.

Masked/gloved staff members will be serving food to campers from behind serving tables with plexiglass barriers. Rigorous sanitation of food service and dining areas will be in place. Campers will be provided areas where they can eat their meals in a socially distanced setting.

While we will not be requiring campers or counselors to wear masks all day, we will ask each camper and counselor to bring a mask along for certain settings where social distancing may not be possible. For outdoor play and indoor activities where the campers can spread out, we will not be requiring masks. However, as parents, if you prefer that your child wear a mask, they are welcome to do so.

Campers will be reminded to wash hands often, socially distance where possible and practice good hygiene during camp to preventing the spread of Covid19 and other illnesses.

Campers will undergo a health screening at drop off which will include a temperature check and health risk questions. We ask that families keep sick campers at home. Families will not be charged for campers that are kept home because they are sick.

Campers should come prepared to spend time outside every day the weather permits. We are thankful for the 150 acres and spread out facilities here at camp, and we believe that we can still offer a fun, safe, spiritually enriching experience for your child under the guidelines in place.

Rentals & Other Guest Groups

Contact guestservices@campsankanac.org for more details

 

 

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