Covid-19 Guidelines for Camps

Camp 31 will utilize safeguards in an effort to ensure a safe workplace for our staff and a safe camp for our campers, including:

1.Employee health screening
a. Before reporting to work each work day, employees are encouraged to do self-assessments to see if they have any symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough, or shortness of breath). Employees are encouraged to check the CDC’s website for additional information. If employees experience such symptoms, they should follow proper call-in procedures and consider contacting their health care provider.

2. Enhanced cleaning and disinfecting protocols
a. Snack and Lunch – Wipe all tables and chairs with disinfecting solution before each serve period (record on checklist). Camper lunches will need to be self-cooling, no camp coolers. SNACKS will be eaten outside as much as the weather will permit to be in an environment for better ventilation. LUNCH will be served inside with social distancing at the tables. Two campers per 8’ table.
b. Toys, games, and play spaces – Frequency of disinfecting with wiping, fogging, or spraying will increase (record on checklist).
c. Restrooms – Disinfecting each day with wiping, fogging, or spraying (record on checklist).
d. Bus transportation – Disinfecting will occur between each transportation to vendor by the BUS Company.

3. Enhanced abilities to wash hands and take other personal hygiene measures
a. Employees and campers should wash their hands with soap/disinfectant for at least 20 seconds regularly and/or as otherwise recommended in accordance with CDC guidelines. If work prevents regular handwashing, employees and campers should use provided hand sanitizer.

4. Comply with social distancing
a. Camp Groups – Minimize the presence of other groups sharing same space.
b. Drop-off process – Parents will maintain 6ft distance during this process. Campers will also receive hand sanitizer as part of the daily sign-in process.
c. Face Masks – will only be recommended for our staff and campers.
d. The wearing of Face Masks will be an individual staff decision and a parent decision for their campers.
(Indianapolis, Ind.) – Governor Eric Holcomb has signed an executive order adjusting the statewide mask mandate to a mask advisory. Hoosiers are encouraged to continue to mask up going forward, but face coverings will no longer be required in public beginning Tuesday, April 6.Apr 1, 2021

5. Comply with safety and health standards established and enforced by OSHA (and equivalent state agencies.
a. As always, employees are required to comply with safety and health standards established and enforced by OSHA, and state equivalents to help prevent the spread of disease.

These guidelines have been put into place utilizing the information Gov. Holcomb’s executive order as well as a discussion with the Vanderburgh County Health Department.  Please do not hesitate to contact Mark Schuler with any questions.