While summer camps are awaiting regulations from the NYS Department of Health, we wanted to share our best answers to date to questions that we’ve fielded from Givah parents. As standards change and updates are made available, we will continue to update our parent guide for the most accurate information. Our responses are based on guidance from medical professionals and the most current regulations.
FAQs for Summer Day Camp
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What steps will be taken when a child or employee develop symptoms at the camp?
- We will take the temperatures each day for children and staff as they arrive, both prior to entering the bus or if they drive up to Camp.
- Campers/staff that have temperatures above 100 will be asked to leave and must be 72 hours fever free before returning to camp.
- Campers and staff will be requested to use the hand sanitizer as they enter the bus and then again as they get off the bus at camp.
- Campers and/or staff that show symptoms will be separated from their group and evaluated.
- A quarantine tent has been set-up for quarantining any camper or staff member who shows symptoms and/or needs to be quarantined until they can be picked up.
Will Campers/Staff who live with COVID positive family members, be able to attend camp?
- No, campers and staff that live with COVID positive family members must quarantine based on DOH instructions.
- This is part of the daily screening for our summer camps.
Will the pool be open?
- Yes, the pool will be open for instructional and free swim periods. Swim periods, just like all other camp activities, will take place by group/pod.