Health Guidelines 2023

We are thrilled to kick off another wonderful summer at Camp High Rocks. We know that a Healthy Camp Starts at Home!  Our goal is for campers to arrive at camp healthy and we need your support. With your help, we can mitigate the spread of communicable illness at camp including Strep, Flu, Norovirus, COVID-19, and more.

Health Guidelines: (5/3/2023)

  • Pre-Camp: Each camper will be asked to complete a 5 Day General Health Log – it will ask questions about your son’s general health, temperatures, and exposure to any illnesses.
  • Pre-Camp: If your son is feeling sick or exposed to someone who is sick in the week leading up to camp, please contact our office. This allows us to better monitor your son’s health while he is at camp. In certain circumstances, we may ask your son to start camp a few days late.
  • Pre-Camp: All campers, regardless of vaccination status, will need a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours of arrival. The test will be a rapid, antigen test that can be administered at home or at a testing facility. On Opening Day, please bring a photo on your phone of the test result. (Please do not bring the physical test with you!)

    If your camper tests positive with this pre-camp antigen test, please get in touch with our office immediately. We will make a plan together on when he can enter camp healthy.
  • Opening Day: Upon arrival at camp we will perform a quick temperature check.  A temperature over 99.8 F will warrant a camper waiting to come to camp. Likewise, symptoms such as diarrhea, vomiting, sore throat, cough, body aches, fatigue, headache, may warrant coming to camp on a later date after they are fever/symptom free and ready to participate fully.
  • Opening Day: Your 5 Day Health log and photo of your rapid, antigen test are required for entry into camp. On Opening Day, we will assign arrival times to help ease campers into camp. Read our Opening Day procedures here.
  • During Camp: We do not plan to perform camp wide screening tests for COVID-19 during the session. If your camper is symptomatic for COVID-19, we will test him, just as we would for Strep or the Flu. By diagnosing, we can treat and support your camper better. If a camper tests positive for COVID-19, he will be isolated and cared for by our medical team. We will contact you to pick up your son as soon as you are able. We will make a plan for his healthy return to camp if time remaining in the session allows.

We look forward to kicking off camp soon with healthy and rested campers and staff! If we have any changes regarding our health guidelines we will update you. Thank you for your support and understanding as we work to provide a fun, safe, and healthy summer!

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