Childcare at Butwin

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Safely welcoming you back to childcare at Butwin

We know that, for many of you, camp fulfills a childcare role for your family, and our decision to cancel camp may have a large impact on your summer plans. Although we know nothing can replace a session at Camp Butwin, we are offering limited camp-age childcare opportunities for our families. Although this program will take place at Camp Butwin, it will operate differently than Camp Butwin Classic or Specialty. Group sizes will be significantly smaller, and there will be fewer groups at camp each day. We will socially distance within groups as much as possible, and avoid co-mingling of groups as much as possible. We have eliminated higher risk program components such as bus transportation, field trips, and large group gatherings, as well as most specialty activities. Additional hand washing times will be built into daily schedules, as well as increased disinfection practices.

 

AGES AND REGISTRATION

This program is for camp-aged children entering grades 1 - 6. Register HERE

Childcare for Pre-K children is available through the Early Childhood Center

DATES AND TIMES
  • There will be two sessions of three weeks each, Monday – Friday. The session dates are:
    • Session I: July 13 – July 31
    • Session II: August 3 – August 21
  • The program will run Monday – Friday
  • Children must be dropped off and picked up at Camp Butwin and you will be assigned a specific time
  • Drop off will take place between 8:30 – 9 AM
  • Pick up will be between 4 – 4:30 PM
REGISTRATION FEES
  • The cost per three-week session for each participant is $900 for JCC members and $1179 for non members; registration is open to JCC members only for the first two weeks
  • We will bill you for your total camp fees on June 26
  • There will be no refunds after July 1
  • Please contact Sarah Hewuse at sarahth@stpauljcc.org. If you need to set up an alternative payment plan
TRANSPORTATION
  • The JCC will not be providing transportation to and from Camp Butwin
  • Children must be dropped off and picked up at Camp Butwin and you will be assigned a specific time
    • Drop off will take place between 8:30 – 9 AM
    • Pick up will be between 4 – 4:30 PM
HEALTH AND SAFETY PROTOCOLS
  • We are implementing protocols and procedures above and beyond our already robust health and safety protocols guided by guidelines set forth by the CDC and MDH
  • Each morning your camper will be screened by a trained staff member before exiting the vehicle; campers must clear the screening in order to participate
  • If you have reason to believe your camper will not clear their screening, please keep them home and notify us
  • In order to create social distancing, groups will be significantly smaller and there will be fewer groups at camp each day
  • We have eliminated higher risk program components such as bus transportation, field trips, and large group gatherings
  • Additional hand washing times will be built into daily schedules, as well as increased disinfection
  • Based on current guidelines, masks will be required in indoor spaces, or when social distancing is not possible
  • Campers and staff will not be required to wear masks when outdoors and socially distant
  • We will have a dedicated, Health Coordinator trained in certified in CPR and First Aid, and operating under the direction of our Camp Physician on site at Camp Butwin
PROGRAMMING

Groups will be based at different areas around camp, where they will spend the majority of their day. The day will be filled with a range of fun activities, guided by their group leaders, such as arts and crafts, socially distant gym/sport activities, games and stories. It is our hope to open the swimming pool for limited use.

RESPONSE IF PEOPLE ARE SICK
  • If there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 at the JCC, staff leadership will follow the guidance from the Health Department 
  • The JCC will communicate quickly and transparently

 

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