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?
- All campers that show symptoms of COVID-19 will need to be picked up from camp. Parents must show proof of a negative PCR test and symptoms must have resolved in order to return. A doctor’s note may be required in order to return.
- Campers and/or staff that show symptoms will be separated from their group and evaluated.
- All campers are encouraged to get notes from their doctors indicating if they have other medical conditions that show COVID-19 symptoms.
Will the pool be open?
Isolation and Quarantine Info.
- If any vaccinated Camp Givah staff or child tests positive for COVID-19, they must isolate for at least five days. Isolation may end after 5 full days if the individual is fever-free for 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medication and other symptoms have improved. Campers and staff must continue to wear a well-fitting mask upon return from isolation during days 6-10 after COVID-19 infection.
- All unvaccinated campers and staff will need to isolate for a full 10 days.
- If campers and counselors are close contacts to an individual who tests positive for COVID-19 and are up to date with vaccinations and do not have symptoms, they may continue to attend camp. They should be tested 5 days after their last exposure or if symptoms develop, whichever comes first.
- Anyone who is not up to date with vaccinations and is a close contact of someone who tests positive for COVID-19 should be tested frequently (e.g., daily, every other day, at least twice within 5 days) and wear a mask from the date of the exposure through at least day 5.
- Close contacts who are not up to date with vaccinations and cannot wear a well-fitting mask will not be permitted to attend camp for 10 days.
Food at Camp?
Daily Health Screening.
- If you are sending your child to camp it is with the understanding that your child does not have:
- Fever or chills
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Muscle or body aches
- New loss of taste or smell
- Sore throat
- Congestion or runny nose
- Nausea or vomiting