COVID-19 Safety Protocols

Our evolving policies are designed to keep our camp community safe and healthy and be in alignment with State and local guidelines.

    Current COVID-19 Policies:

    We continue to adjust our protocols in accordance with guidance from the Health Department and the CDC.

    • We are aware of the rising cases in Tompkins County. As of July 18, 2022, masks remain optional when outdoors but required indoors (including bathrooms) and when groups combine with other flocks.
    • Participants must bring a face covering to the program every day.

     
    Key policy elements:

        • We ask that all families inform us if any program participant tests positive for COVID:
        • If your child tests positive for COVID with a home test at any time, please let us know when the test occurred and please follow up with providing the results of a PCR test as soon as you can.
        • If your child tests positive for COVID with a PCR test, please let us know as soon as possible, and please include: confirmation that it was a PCR test; and the time and date of the test. Please send all such notifications to [email protected] 
        • Staying home when sick
        • Physical distancing
        • Hand hygiene practices
        • Cleaning and sanitizing procedures

          Please do not send your child to programs if they have any symptoms associated with covid-19:

          • Fever or chills
          • Cough
          • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
          • Fatigue
          • Muscle or body aches
          • Headache
          • New loss of taste or smell
          • Sore throat
          • Congestion or runny nose
          • Nausea or vomiting
          • Diarrhea
            Additional precautions include:
          • Increased hand washing
          • Decreased cohort sizes (mixed groups)

       We continue to adjust our protocols in accordance with guidance from the Health Department and the CDC.

      • We are very aware of the rising cases in Tompkins County! As of July 18, 2022, masks remain optional when outdoors but required indoors (including bathrooms) and when combining with other flocks.
      • Participants must bring a face covering to program every day.

      Here are the key elements:

          • We ask that all families inform us if any program participant tests positive for COVID:
          • If your child tests positive for COVID with a home test at any time, please let us know when the test occurred and please follow up with providing the results of a PCR test as soon as you can.
          • If your child tests positive for COVID with a PCR test, please let us know as soon as possible, and please include: confirmation that it was a PCR test; and the time and date of the test. Please send all such notifications to [email protected] 
          • Staying home when sick
          • Physical distancing
          • Hand hygiene practices
          • Cleaning and sanitizing procedures

            Please do not send your child to programs if they have any symptoms associated with covid-19:

            • Fever or chills
            • Cough
            • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
            • Fatigue
            • Muscle or body aches
            • Headache
            • New loss of taste or smell
            • Sore throat
            • Congestion or runny nose
            • Nausea or vomiting
            • Diarrhea
              Additional precautions include:
            • Increased hand washing
            • Decreased cohort sizes (mixed groups)

        • Please remember our request that you and your young people wear a mask during drop-off and pick-up. And, please share this information with other adults who may be transporting your campers to and or from camp.
        • Please be sure that your camper brings two clean face coverings (in case one becomes unusable) to program each day.
        • If your participant attended camp this summer, please let them know about the increase in precautions we are now taking at this time.
        • Please be vigilant about monitoring symptoms in your family, and do not send children to our program if they have had symptoms or been exposed to someone with COVID-19.
        • We will continue to keep a close eye on developments and respond to any additional guidance from the Health Department.