SAFETY AT CAMP THREE R's
Safety is paramount at Camp Three R's. Due to the COVID 19 outbreak, we have put some safety protocols in place on top of our already existing safety procedures.
- We have developed screening tools for both group and individuals. All screening will be done daily for each child in the group(including temperature monitoring), as well as each child will have an individual screening document that will be followed daily.
- Staffing ratio is 1 staff to 9 children. We are committed to safety and infection control. At least one registered nurse will be on site at all times.
- We have set up the camp areas to facilitate social distancing during activities, mealtimes and washroom use. This has to be and will be regulated by the Public Health's guidelines.
- MASKS will and must be worn by staff and campers. You can provide your child with a mask or disposable ones can be provided by the camp. Reusable masks MUST be washed or changed daily before using it the next day on camp site.
-Camp is heavily monitored and restricted from outside visits and guests who have no form of connection to the camp.
- All campers and staff will have a name tag worn daily while at camp on site.
- Badges are locked away in a secured locked box when not in use. Every camper's registration and file is kept in a professional locked file box and only accessible by camp coordinator. Staff are kept accountable by signing a form agreeing to maintain confidentiality and privacy for all campers and their information.
- Parents are asked to read and sign the appropriate section of our consent form for video/picture taking and publication for camp purposes.
- We understand that things happen unexpectedly, so please include everyone who has the authority to pick up you child or children from camp. Children will not be released to parent, guardian or anyone who is not listed on registration document.
- There will be hand sanitizing stations set up in our camp area and right outside the bathroom. All campers have their own mini bottle of sanitizer in their personal pouch.
- All resources, games, and any items that campers come in contact with are sanitized and cleaned daily and in between use.
- Chairs, desks, tables, counters are sanitized daily and in between use.
- Disposable table covers will be used and changed daily for meal times
- Bathrooms are cleaned daily, and between use by staff and campers.
- All campers and staff will wash their hands before and after meals, after all group activities, upon entering camp area and before leaving camp site. Numerous research have proven and continues to present evidence that hand washing is still the number one effective practice for infection control(preventing spread of germs).
- All campers are given a personal pouch with their own personal tools for daily use.
- Food is handled following the Ontario food handling laws and guidelines.
- If a camper becomes ill at camp for any reason, they will be isolated until proper assessment can be done. This may warrant calling medical services to our location or transferring the child to where they can receive medical care. This same procedure will be followed if a child is injured at camp. It will be determined by a medical professional how to proceed with medical care. All procedures outlined in registration documents will be followed and parents/guardians will be notified. Parents may need to pick up their child as well.
- If a camper is unsafe to self or others, parents/guardians will be notified immediately and a conversation will be had to determine if the child can remain in camp.
- Parents need to ensure that they have disclosed all pertinent information regarding any medical diagnosis or food allergies their child may have, in order for the camp staff to know what cautionary measures to take and put in place.
- CHILD/CHILDREN MUST REMAIN HOME IF THEY ARE ILL.
- If a child experiences an acute illness while at camp, we will proceed as outlined above. If however your child could experience an exacerbation of a present or past diagnosis, please ensure that all information, protocols, and treatment are included on registration form and provide staff with the necessary items for treatment. Please ensure that EpiPens and other emergency treatment are readily available, up to date; and staff are made aware of it being on the child.
- Please read carefully the sections on refunds for illnesses; the immunization process, medical conditions, allergies and medical procedures, in the registration package.
- We will make every effort to ensure that your children have a safe and enjoyable experience at Camp Three R's