The following illness policy has been developed per the Centers for Disease Control Guidelines in response to COVID-19 pandemic per the requirements of 216-RICR-50-15-7.
Should a camper become sick at camp, you will receive a call requesting pick-up within 30 minutes. Every family should have a contingency plan in place in the event a parent is unavailable to pick up the sick child. A sick child will stay with a staff member in an isolated area until pick-up occurs. Any Camper or staff member who display symptoms of illness must bring a doctor’s note upon returning to camp.
Child, Staff, and Visitor Illness Detected at Arrival
The program will conduct screening at the time of arrival which may include temperature checks. Should a child, staff, and/or visitor be observed at the time of drop off to have any sign(s) and/or symptom(s) of COVID-19, as set forth in CDC guidance they will not be admitted to the program.
Child, Staff, and Visitor Illness Detected at While at Camp
Should a child, staff, and/or visitor be observed at any time of the day to have developed any sign(s) and/or symptom(s) of COVID-19, as set forth in CDC guidance, they will be (1) isolated in the isolation room/area and (2) sent home OR (3) to seek medical attention. (1) The isolation room will be an area separated from the rest of the children.
(1) The isolation room will be an area separated from the rest of the children, staff, and visitors. Any individual over the age of two who is required to isolate and who has no risk of harm per CDC guidelines should wear a cloth face mask for the duration of their stay. Though in isolation, at no time will a child, staff member, or visitor be left alone/out of site due to the respiratory risk associated with this virus.
(2) Parents/caregivers must be available to pick up an ill child promptly upon notice.
(3) Should a child, staff, and/or visitor be observed to require medical attention per CDC guidelines, 911 will be called as well as the parent/caregiver/emergency contact. Emergency medical attention will be triggered upon any of the following emergency warning signs:
• Trouble breathing
• Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
• New confusion
• Inability to wake or stay awake
• Bluish lips or face