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2022 Camp Good Days' Family Camp Packet

Published by info, 2022-03-15 20:47:30

Description: 2022 Camp Good Days' Family Camp Packet

Keywords: Family Camp,Camp Good Days and Special Times,Cancer,Sickle Cell


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Fun for the Entire Family! SUMMER PROGRAMMING FOR OUR CAMP GOOD DAYS FAMILIES Camp Good Days is excited to provide a fun and meaningful summer camping experience at our 2022 Family Camps. Throughout July and August, families can relax and enjoy safe social time together at our beautiful recreational 3 day, 2-facility on Keuka Lake. Each family will enjoy a night stay and be assigned to their own cabin.

SESSION DATES PEDIATRIC ONCOLOGY/ HEMATOLOGY CAMPS For families who have a 4 to 7-year-old who has been diagnosed with cancer or treated for sickle cell anemia (August 19-21) For families who have an 8 to 18-year-old who has been diagnosed with cancer or treated for sickle cell anemia (July 17-19 & July 21-23) PARENT ONCOLOGY/ HEMATOLOGY CAMPS For families who have a parent/guardian who has been diagnosed with or treated for cancer or sickle cell anemia within the past five years (July 10-12 & July 14-16) BEREAVEMENT FAMILY CAMP For families who have lost a parent/child with cancer or (July 7-9)sickle cell anemia within the past five years Please Note: These programs are offered at a limited capacity with priority given to new Camp Good Days families, newly diagnosed or bereaved families, and families in active treatment. Session dates are subject to change.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES Camp activities may include: MORNING PROGRAM Fishing Polar Swim Archery DAY PROGRAM Nature Walk Swimming (Pool & Waterfront) Field & Yard Games Canoeing/Kayaking/Paddle Boards Boat Rides Mini Golf Jumping Pillow or Playground Woodworking Arts & Crafts EVENING PROGRAM Game/Craft Night Movie Night Stargazing Campfire Please note that physical distancing protocols are to be followed for all activities. Parents & guardians are responsible for the actions, safety and supervision of their child(ren).

HEALTH & SAFETY Adjustments to our typical day-to-day camp operations will be made in order to best mitigate the risks of COVID-19. HEALTH SCREENING Upon arrival, all participants, including volunteers & staff, will go through a health screening (temperature checks & symptom reviews). Screenings will be conducted by medical staff daily. CLEANING & SANITIZATION High traffic areas and shared equipment will be cleaned and disinfected by Camp staff regularly, following CDC guidelines Hand sanitizing & disinfecting stations will be made available in every building, cabin, and program area VACCINATIONS COVID-19 Vaccination is not required for families to attend, however, vaccination status will be collected. Please bring a copy of your COVID-19 card if you are vaccinated. All volunteers and staff are fully vaccinated In the event that a camp participant begins to exhibit any COVID-19 related symptoms, they (and their family) will be asked to leave the facility to help mitigate the potential spread of the virus.

LIVING ARRANGMENTS MEALS Our food service crew are prepared to follow the practices recommended by the CDC and the State/Local Department of Health at the time of the program Dietary Needs/ Food Allergies: If you have either, please indicate those on your application form Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided along with plenty of snacks and drinks. HOUSING Each family will be assigned to their own cabin Toilets, sinks, and shower stalls are available in all cabins All beds are single bunked beds Please note, none of our cabins are equipped with AC, so we recommend bringing a fan WiFi is available in certain locations throughout Camp; internet and social media policies will be reviewed at camper orientation To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, all participants must stay on-site for the duration of the program, unless there is an emergency.

FAMILY RETREATS FAQ Will there be any counselors or staff on the property? There will be staff and volunteers on the property during your stay. Staff/volunteers will be leading program activities and fulfilling the behind-the-scenes needs of the program. During your program, parents/guardians are responsible for the actions, safety, and supervision of their children. No child is to be left unsupervised at any time. Is Camp Good Days a smoke, tobacco, and alcohol-free facility? Yes, the use of smoking, vaping, and tobacco products are prohibited in the camp facility. No alcoholic beverages or controlled substances are allowed in the cabins. Is there a curfew during the family programs? We ask all families to be in their cabins by midnight. 10:00 PM- 7:00 AM are quiet hours in the town of Jerusalem, where Camp is located. Noise is expected to be at a minimum during these times. Children are not to be left unattended in the cabins. Can we travel off-site during our camp session? To best mitigate the potential spread of COVID-19, all participants must remain on the property during their session.

Can we bring a family friend along? Due to limited space and staffing, we ask that only immediate members of the household attend. For families with only one parent or guardian, a support person may attend to assist with supervision. Will there be open-swim during our stay? Pool and waterfront activities will be scheduled. Swimming is permitted only while lifeguards are on duty. Can we bring our family pet? With the exception of service animals, family pets are not permitted on the facility. Can we participate in activities with other families? To ensure the safety of all participants, social distancing and mask-wearing are encouraged. Please respect other families utilizing the same areas and abide by all rules, regulations, and posted signage. Does the Camp have extra wheelchairs ? Camp Good Days has extra wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs available on the property. Please let us know in your application how many your family needs. Can we have visitors during our stay? No visitors will be allowed during your stay. Anyone on Camp property will need to be a registered family camper.

What should we pack for our stay? Please refer to the 'What to Bring' list posted on our website. If my family qualifies for more than one program, can we attend more than one? Our family camps are offered at a limited capacity. We encourage you to sign-up for the program which would best serve your family. If vaccinated, your child may also attend a traditional overnight program. Will there be medical personnel on-site during our stay? A registered nurse will be available at the Infirmary in case of an emergency. What time are check-in and check-out? For all family camps, check-in and check-out is at 11 AM. Can we check in earlier than 11 AM? Due to cleaning procedures, we're unable to accommodate early check-ins. Is transportation provided to and from the Camp? No, transportation is not provided for Family Camp. MORE QUESTIONS? Contact our Camp Director, Caitlyn Bailey by email at [email protected] or by phone at 1 (800) 785-2135.

Apply to Family Camp! Applications will be available by mid-April. Follow us on social media for any updates. MORE QUESTIONS?

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