MILL BASIN DAY CAMP COVID-19 PROTECTION PLAN

WE ARE OPENING CAMP ON JUNE 28

 

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Procedures & Rules For The

CAMP DAY

TEST & TRACE!ADULTS: ALL ADULTS MUST WEAR MASKS WHEN ENTERING THE BUILDING.  WE CANNOT ALLOW ANYONE ENTERING THE FACILITY TO DO SO WITHOUT A MASK OR FACE-COVERING! 

 

SORRY, NO EXCEPTIONS!

 

CAMPERS: AT THIS TIME, THE CDC IS RECOMMENDING THAT CAMPERS WEAR MASKS DURING THE DAY.  NEW YORK CITY GOVERNMENT HAS NOT RULED AS OF YET AS TO THEIR REQUIREMENTS. WE WILL UPDATE ALL FAMILIES WHEN THAT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED TO US.

ARRIVING: A NORMAL TEMPERATURE READING IS 98.6 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. AT THE TIME OF THE READING, ANY CAMPER WITH A TEMPERATURE HIGHER THAT 99.3 WILL HAVE TO WAIT 5 MINUTES AND THEN HAVE THEIR TEMPERATURE TAKEN AGAIN.

 

IF THE READING IS LOWER, THE CAMPER WILL BE SIGNED INTO CAMP FOR THE DAY.  IF THE TEMPERATURE READS 99.3 OR ABOVE AFTER A SECOND CHECK, THE CAMPER WILL NOT BE ADMITTED TO CAMP AND WILL REQUIRE WRITTEN MEDICAL CLEARANCE FROM THEIR DOCTOR.

 

Campers/Children will NOT wear a mask UNLESS we receive written instructions with specific times they want their camper to wear it.
Click on this link for the Mask Request Form

 

STAFF: EVERY STAFF MEMBER WILL BE TEMPERATURE SCREENED BY DIRECTORIAL STAFF USING A NON-CONTACT THERMOMETER. THE SAME RULES LISTED ABOVE FOR CAMPERS APPLY TO STAFF WITH REGARD TO FREQUENCY AND RESULTS.

 

THEY WILL SIGN A DOCUMENT STATING EACH MORNING PRIOR TO THE START OF THEIR RESPONSIBILITIES THAT TO THE BEST OF THEIR KNOWLEDGE, THEY ARE FEELING WELL AND EXHIBITING NO SIGNS OF ILLNESS OR COVID-19.  CAMP STAFF WILL WEAR MASKS AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE AS LONG AS IT DOES NOT POSE A HEALTH RISK TO THEMSELVES.

 

LIFEGUARDS WILL NOT BE WEARING MASKS WHILE ON DUTY.

 

ALL CAMP STAFF NOT DOING SO WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO WORK.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE! IF A CAMPER OR STAFF MEMBER HAS A HIGH READING AND IS SUSPECTED OF BEING ILL WITH SYMPTOMS OF COVID-19, THE CAMP HAS THE RIGHT TO ASK THE FAMILY ABOUT THEIR RECENT CONTACT WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILIES.  WE ARE MANDATED BY THE NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REPORT SUCH FINDINGS.

 

7:30 AM
EARLY DROP OFF
EARLY DROP-OFF BEGINS (YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THIS PROGRAM).

 

WHEN CHECKING IN AT THE OFFICE FOR EARLY DROP-OFF, A NON-CONTACT TEMPERATURE CHECK WILL BE TAKEN AND THE RESULTS WILL BE LOGGED.

 

PLEASE SEE ABOVE FOR THE INFORMATION ON TESTING.

 

8:25 AM
REGULAR AM DROP OFF
REGULAR AM DROP-OFF BEGINS (PLEASE READ THE ABOVE HIGHLIGHTED INFORMATION REGARDING ADULTS WHO MUST WEAR A MASK.

 

PARENTS MUST WALK THEIR CAMPER UP TO THEIR GROUP.  UPON ARRIVAL, A NON CONTACT TEMPERATURE CHECK WILL BE TAKEN AND THE RESULTS WILL BE LOGGED.

 

PLEASE SEE ABOVE FOR THE INFORMATION ON TESTING.

 

9:00 AM
1ST ACTIVITY
SEE ACTIVITIES BELOW
12:15
LUNCH FOR ALL CAMPERS
See Food & Meals Below
12:40
SNACK FOR ALL CAMPERS
See Food & Meals Below
4:00 PM
END OF CAMP ACTIVITIES
 

THE LAST ACTIVITY OF THE DAY WILL END AT 4:00 PM.  IT WILL TAKE A FEW MINUTES FOR THE CAMPERS TO GET THEIR BELONGING TOGETHER AND WASH/SANITIZE THEIR HANDS BEFORE THEY ARRIVE BACK AT THEIR DISMISSAL AREAS.

 

4:15 PM
CAMPER PICKUP BEGINS
 

NON CONTACT TEMPERATURES WILL BE TAKEN BEFORE ENTRY INTO THE BUILDING.  A NORMAL TEMPERATURE READING IS 98.6 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. AT THE TIME OF THE READING, ANY CAMPER WITH A TEMPERATURE HIGHER THAT 99.3 WILL HAVE TO WAIT 5 MINUTES AND THEN HAVE THEIR TEMPERATURE TAKEN AGAIN.

WHEN PICKING UP YOUR CAMPER, YOU WILL RETURN TO THE AREA WHERE THEY WERE DROPPED OFF.

 

PICKUP IS BETWEEN 4:15 – 4:30.  PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE.

 

THE STAFF OF EACH GROUP WILL SIGN YOUR CAMPER OUT ONLY TO THOSE YOU HAVE DESIGNATED AT ALLOWED TO DO SO. IF YOU HAVE ANY CHANGES OR ADDITIONS, YOU MUST CALL THE CAMP OFFICE.

 

EMAIL THIS REQUEST IS NOT ACCEPTED!

 

PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE REGARDING MASKS/FACE COVERINGS.

 

4:30 PM
LATE STAY PICKUP BEGINS
LATE STAY PICKUP (YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THIS PROGRAM).
6:15
LATE STAY PICKUP ENDS
 

PICKUP IS BETWEEN 4:30 – 6:15.  PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE.

THE STAFF OF EACH GROUP WILL SIGN YOUR CAMPER OUT ONLY TO THOSE YOU HAVE DESIGNATED AT ALLOWED TO DO SO. IF YOU HAVE ANY CHANGES OR ADDITIONS, YOU MUST CALL THE CAMP OFFICE.

 

EMAIL THIS REQUEST IS NOT ACCEPTED!

 

PLEASE READ THE INFORMATION AT THE TOP OF THIS PAGE REGARDING MASKS/FACE COVERINGS.

 

 

Program Content

 


Activities

Activities are counselor or instructor-led. 

 

Each group will be assigned their own equipment which will be clearly marked and stored in separate bags and will NOT be used by other groups.  Should a group be missing or in need of additional equipment or replacement equipment, it will be issued as new or used ones will be thoroughly washed and sanitized. 

 

Equipment staff will collect and store all equipment daily and will sanitize each set of equipment periodically throughout the day and at the conclusion of day.

 

During the normal camp day (9 am – 4 pm) there will be six (6) activity periods, lunch break & snack break. There will be 3 periods in the morning, lunch, then 2 periods in the afternoon, a snack, and one final period before the end of the day dismissal.

 

SPORTS AND FACILITIES

 

Regular sports will be played but not at competition level. THERE WILL BE NO CONTACT SPORTS, though skills and competitions will be played while barring close physical contacts.

 

SWIMMING

WILL BE OPEN will be done daily. Individual groups may stay together in order to have buddy system checks, but each group will be separated in the pool by section.

 

(Note that while we expect the pool to be open, there is still some information we have not received regarding the opening of swimming for camps in NYC)


Food & Meals

Lunch & Snack Provided

LUNCH & SNACK: 

Update: Lunch & Snack are being provided by the camp this summer. The lunch menu will posted online prior to the first day of camp.

 

Campers can also bring lunch and snacks with them on a daily basis.  Packed from home lunch should be non-perishable items that do not need to be heated. Lunch boxes are stored in coolers until lunchtime. Water will be served with lunch and snack.  Campers receive an MBDC lunch box and water bottle for use with their camp supplies that parents will pick up prior to camp.

 

NOTE: THERE IS A SMALL SNACK BAR LOCATED IN THE LOBBY.  THE MILL BASIN DAY CAMP DOES NOT OWN THE SNACK BAR OR HAS ANY CONTROL OVER HOURS, PRODUCTS OR PRICES.  DURING SNACK TIME, A STAFF MEMBER FROM EACH GROUP IS ASSIGNED TO TAKE A LIST OF ITEMS CAMPERS WISH TO PURCHASE AND THAT STAFF PERSON GOES TO THE SNACK BAR PURCHASES IT AND BRINGS IT TO THE CAMPER ALONG WITH CHANGE IF ANY.

 

SENDING MONEY FOR THE SNACK BAR IS NOT REQUIRED

 


Emergency Procedures

 

IMPORTANT! ANY CAMPER OR STAFF MEMBER THAT LEAVES DUE TO POTENTIAL ILLNESS CAN ONLY RETURN AFTER RECEIVING WRITTEN MEDICAL CLEARANCE FROM A QUALIFIED PHYSICIAN.

 

Regular emergency camp-related procedures shall remain as in years past.

 

Campers that are sick MUST stay home and are not allowed in camp

 

COVID-19: In the event that a staff member, parent/guardian of a child/camper is suspected or is found to exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, they must be.  The staff member, parent/guardian of a child/camper must then be advised that they cannot enter the site for any reason, including picking up their child.  In such an event, a minor (staff or camper under the age of 18) will be brought out to an approved adult for pickup.

 

In the event the camper or staff person is already in attendance, they must be removed and isolated in a designated area and must leave the facility, either by the pickup as stated above or by signing themselves out if age-appropriate.

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