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.

    January 24, 2022 Update to COVID-19 Policies

    We continue to adjust our protocols in accordance with guidance from the Health Department and the CDC. Please refer to ICSD’s return to school guidelines for further requirements and recommendations, and request a call back if you have any further questions or concerns. 

    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] 

        • Masking at all times (other than when eating/drinking or safe social distance can be maintained outside).
        • 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.