Keeping you safe is our first priority. Here’s how we’ve enhanced your Y experience to help keep everyone as safe as possible at camp: We’ve introduced daily screening protocols for all staff, parents/guardians, and campers. For our week-long programs, camper groups will remain together with the same counsellor the entire week. Extra cleaning and disinfecting measures will take place throughout the day.
For more details about the range of preventative measures we take in each program to reduce the potential of COVID-19 spreading:
Camp programs follow the YMCA Summer Day Camp Guidelines for COVID-19 which are approved by the Ministry of Education Child Care and Early Years Licensing Branch and local Public Health Units, and follow the most current recommendations provided by the Ministry of Health. All YMCA camp staff are trained to implement measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For full details about how the YMCA is making summer safer for your family, see below:
Yes, we are planning to operate Summer Day Camp this year! Stay tuned for more information. Registration will open January 3, 2022. Registration is now open for Winter Break 2021!
Safety measures have been set by Public Health. For an in-depth look at the current safety measures please click here. In terms of Overnight Camp the government released updated regulations and we closely monitor their releases to ensure we resume operations safely.
Currently, before participating in a Camps & Outdoor Education program, all participants and staff are screened with questions provided from Public Health that are designed to screen for illness.
All of our in-person camp programs will require participants to wear face masks or coverings when indoors. If your camper does not have a face mask, one will be provided for them. Staff will also adhere to these guidelines when indoors. The only time masks are NOT required is when campers and participants are eating and drinking. Parents/guardians are responsible for providing their child(ren) with masks. If children are given disposable masks, we advise providing extra daily in case of contamination. As regulations continue to evolve, YMCA Camps & Outdoor education will follow the guidance of local public health units and provincial regulations.
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