WE ARE OPENING CAMP ON JUNE 28
Procedures & Rules For The
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.
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
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.