We will be adhering to the Maine State regulations for camp this summer. Our main objective is to keep both our campers and staff healthy. These guidelines will continue to change as the Governor continues to update the Covid mandates. Below you will find our guidelines as of 4/30/2021.

Sections:

  1. Before Arrival

  2. Check in

  3. Sleeping Arrangements

  4. Cleaning / Disinfecting

  5. Sickness

  6. Counselor Duties

  7. Activities

  8. Pool / Aquatics

Section 1. Before Arrival

  1. Camp will provide camp guidelines to parents/and or guardians prior to arrival at camp

  2. Camp will send a screening form for each camper/and or staff member who will be attending camp prior to the start of camp, and ask that camper/staff arrive with the form filled out that day.

  3. If you or anyone in your household has exhibited any flu-like symptoms or had a fever of 100.4℉ or greater, Camp respectfully asks that you do not come. If you are interested in rescheduling for a later date, depending on availability, please contact Camp.

  1. If a camper comes that does not have a screening form filled out, we will have extras available, to be filled out immediately upon arrival.

  2. We do ask that all campers and staff come with some form of face covering (ie. face mask, buff, shield, etc).

  3. If a camper or staff member cannot wear a mask due to a medical condition, we ask that they arrive with a note from their primary care physician, in hand.

Section 2. Check in

  1. Upon arrival, campers and staff will have their temperature checked and if it is 100.4℉ or higher, they will be asked to leave immediately.

  2. During our registration process, we ask that families remain 6ft. apart and please wear masks at all times during the process.

  3. Campers and staff will check in first with our registration/screening form booth, and if they have not filled out their screening form(s), they will do so then.

  4. Campers/Staff will then proceed to the camp nurse’s station, where they will have their head checked for lice, as well as turn over any medication they need for the weekend.

  5. From there campers and staff will proceed to the picnic table and find out their sleeping arrangements. 

Section 3. Sleeping Arrangements/Cabin Groups

  1. Campers and staff will be slept head to toe to allow for distance between heads.

  2. Households shall mean a group of three cabins (ie. Mohawk, Cheyenne, Apache), that will participate in many activities together. 

  3. Cohorts shall mean 2 household units that when together do not need to socially distance or wear masks when with each other.

  4. If cabin groups are unable to maintain 6ft. distance in certain circumstances from each other, they will be required to wear masks.

  5. Cohorts and Households will do activities with their group(s) only, unless otherwise instructed by the Camp or Program directors.

Section 4. Cleaning/Disinfection

  1. Shared bathroom facilities will have a cleaning and disinfection schedule where they will be cleaned and disinfected 4 times during the day.

  2. Once the bathroom has been cleaned and disinfected, the person in charge of cleaning will initial the cleaning log, along with providing the date and time the bathroom was cleaned.

  3. The person(s) in charge of cleaning will make sure that cleaners and disinfectants will be used correctly to insure things have been properly cleaned and disinfected.

  1. Cohort Bathroom Facilities will be cleaned and disinfected twice daily. 

  2. Once the bathroom has been cleaned and disinfected, the person in charge of cleaning will initial the cleaning log, along with providing the date and time the bathroom was cleaned.

  3. The person(s) in charge of cleaning will make sure that cleaners and disinfectants will be used correctly to insure things have been properly cleaned and disinfected.

  1. Tables and chairs will be sanitized before and after every meal by our wait staff.

  2. Frequently touched items/surfaces (ie. countertops, door handles, fridge handles, window sills, etc.) will be disinfected daily, 4 times a day, with food grade disinfectant/sanitizer.

  3. Once the frequently touched surfaces have been cleaned and disinfected, the person in charge of cleaning will initial the cleaning log, along with providing the date and time the surfaces were cleaned.

  1. All equipment used by campers or staff will be disinfected between Households or Cohort uses. 

  2. The person(s) who disinfects the equipment will initial the cleaning log, and provide date and time of disinfection.

  1. Our vans will be disinfected between cabin group uses. The person(s) responsible for cleaning the van will fill out the cleaning log for the vehicle (ie. name, date, and time)

  1. Frequently touched surfaces in cabins will be disinfected once per day by camp counselors.

Section 5. Sickness

  1. Daily health screenings will take place after breakfast, with every camper and staff having their temperature checked.

  2. If a person is identified with flu-like symptoms, they will be seperated and quarantined from the rest of the group. 

  3. If it is determined the person(s) have a fever of 100.4℉ or greater, they will be sent home.

  4. If a person is exhibiting flu-like symptoms, but does not have a fever, Camp staff will follow the camp health care professionals recommendation as to whether they should stay or go home.

  5. If it is determined that someone at camp has tested positive for Covid-19, all concerned parties will be contacted.

  6. For further information about our Camp Communicable Disease Plan, please contact our office.

Section 6. Counselor Duties

  1. Counselors will be responsible for keeping track of their children at all times, as well as encouraging proper hygiene and safe practices to prevent the spread.

  2. During meals, Counselors will be the only people allowed to serve food during the meal, as well as clearing and cleaning the table.

  3. Counselors will be responsible to remind their campers to make sure they have their masks with them at all times, and to encourage them to socially distance themselves with other households or cohorts.

Section 7. Activities

  1. Activities, as much as is possible, will be conducted with households or cohorts. When not possible, campers and staff will be asked to wear masks when closer than 6 feet with other cabin groups.

  2. When traveling in camp transportation, we ask that campers and staff wear masks inside of vehicles at all times, unless unable to for a medical reason, or otherwise directed by camp program staff.

Section 8. Visitors

  1. During the duration of the camp session, visitors will not be permitted during meal times. 

  2. Visitors may come during the day, but they must check in at our Directors Cottage, have their temperature taken, and fill out our camp corona virus screening form. 

  3. It is encouraged that visitors please call ahead before visiting camp, to allow staff time to prepare for their arrival.

  4. Visitors will be asked to wear masks while they are here, unless otherwise directed by the camp program staff. 

Section 9. Pool / Aquatics

  1. Only households from the same cohort will be allowed in the pool area at one time.

  2. The swimming pool will be properly cleaned and disinfected daily.

  3. The aquatics director will ensure proper cleaning and disinfection. 

  4. Masks will not be worn in the pool area.

  5. While in the pool area, campers and staff are asked to social distance themselves from the lifeguards.