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COVID-19 Procedures

Our summer camp program will follow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state and local health guidelines. We have modified previously scheduled camp programs to ensure safety this summer at Camp RAD.

Hand Washing, Masks & Wellness Checks

  • All children (with the guidance of his/her parent or guardian) are required to complete a daily health check at drop off. This will include a temperature check and brief wellness survey. (Camp RAD staff reserves the right to decline entry for any child and/or parent/guardian who displays symptoms. If your child has a fever of 100.4 or higher, he/she will not be able to attend that day.)  Please remain in your car until his/her temperature and wellness survey are complete.
  • If your child is not feeling well the day/night before coming to camp, please do not send them to camp.  Please do not send your child if you have given them fever reducing medicine.  Please notify Camp RAD of your child’s symptoms and to discuss a plan moving forward for resubmissions to camp.
  • Immediately after entry into camp, all staff and campers will be required to wash their hands.  Hand washing will be frequent throughout the camp day. Alcohol-based hand sanitizer will also be applied throughout the day.
  • Staff will remind campers to avoid touching their eyes or face throughout the day.
  • Campers are not be required to wear a face mask.  Face coverings are still recommended by the CDC (especially for older youth) when feasible; particularly indoors or a crowded location.  We will provide your child will one fabric mask to keep in his/her bag.


Cleaning/Sanitizing

  • Camp RAD will implement sanitation procedures throughout the day, disinfecting high volume surfaces and bathrooms regularly.
  • All toys, equipment and craft supplies will be wiped down immediately after use.
  • Camp RAD will use products that meet EPA disinfection protocols.


Grouping

  • Groups are smaller in size.  Younger campers will be; 9 campers/2 staff.  Older campers will be; 9 campers/1 Staff. Groups will not commingle unless it is not feasible to be separated. (Inside-weather)
  • Your child will be separated by his/her group for activities. If your child mixes with another group, it will be the same group consistently.  It is recommended if we mix; we only go up to 25 people per zone.  


Staff Requirements & Training

  • All staff are required to wear masks.
  • Daily COVID-19 wellness screening survey will be completed.
  • Staff will undergo daily temperature checks.
  • Staff will observe frequent and scheduled hand washing protocols.
  • Staff will wear gloves when assisting children with self-care needs.  He/she will apply sunscreen to your child a few times a day using gloves. 


COVID-19 Sickness Policies

  • We ask you to monitor your child for 14-days before they start at Camp RAD.  (Temperature checks and looking for COVID-19 symptoms.)
  • Staying home when appropriate:        
    • Campers and employees who are sick or have recently had close contact with a person with COVID-19; should stay home and monitor his/her health. 
    • Campers and employees should stay home if he/she tested positive for or are showing COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Staff or campers showing a fever of 100.4℉ or higher will be excluded from participating in camp programs. (Temperature will be taken daily upon arrival) Staff or campers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms will be excluded from camp.
  • If your child is showing signs of sickness (fever of 100.4 or higher, rash, diarrhea, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, headache, muscle aches, nausea, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, vomiting), we ask you not send them to camp.
  • If a camper develops symptoms after admittance to camp, they will be separated from their group/camp until pickup by parent or guardian.  The CDC recommends that you contact your doctor before returning.
  • If a camper or employee tests positive for COVID-19, we will have to shut down Camp RAD for 24-48 hours for cleaning and disinfection. 


Daily Schedule:

  • Your child will be separated by his/her group for activities. If your child mixes with another group, it will be the same group consistently.  It is recommended if we mix; we only go up to 25 people per zone.  
  • Before Care: Your child will play independently or with campers from their group.
  • After Care:  We will have choice activities planned for your child to route at stations.  We will not be swimming in aftercare. 


Pool Procedures:


  • We will be at the pool from 10am to 1pm daily; Monday to Friday.  Your child will get a daily schedule and you will see his/her designated time.  Campers will swim with his/her group.
  • Bathrooms, changing areas, tables and areas that campers touch frequently will be disinfected routinely before, during and after we leave the pool area.