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2015 Theme Weeks

  • Session 1 - Harry Potter
  • Session 2 - Jurassic Park
  • Session 3 - Frozen
  • Session 4 - Rodeo Roundup
  • Mini Camp 1 - Neverland
  • Session 5 - Pirates vs. Ninjas
  • Session 6 - Big Hero Week
  • Session 7 - Spy Week
  • Session 8 - Shark Week
  • Session 9 - Hunger Games Week
 

Infectious Disease and CCO

BE PREPARED. SAFETY FIRST.

Safety is a priority to us at CCO. We are committed to keeping campers and staff safe and will follow guidelines from our local, state, and federal entities. CCO will make adjustments to our protocols along with advice from our attending physician and other health care providers. The ultimate goal is safety, which we were able to provide in Summer 2021 through adjustments to the program to minimize mixing of large groups, hand washing, regular cleaning, and masks.

We will be utilizing and maximizing NPI’s (Non-pharmaceutical interventions like; being outdoors, increased and regular rigorous cleaning, hand washing, and masks for individuals showing symptoms) throughout the camp week for maximum safety.

Please keep in mind that even though Colorado might be at low level of transmission for infectious diseases, our campers are coming from all across the world. Safety is, and always will be, the first thing we think of for your camper.

 

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VACCINES

Camp Chief Ouray is committed to protecting the health and safety of our campers and staff and continues to closely follow both state and local guidelines related to COVID-19 protocols and vaccines. CCO will not require vaccination of campers though we do encourage being vaccinated to assist in community health. Thank you for working with us.

 

The biggest request we have is to be patient. Our systems are designed for maximum safety, not necessarily speed. In addition, we have updated our refund policy for summer 2022 to help give peace of mind. Click here for the 2022 Refund Policy.

 

The following are subject to change as we approach summer based on recommendations from state and local health agencies.

 

INFECTIOUS DISEASE PROTOCOLS

DAY CAMP

Below is our tiered approach to all infectious disease scenarios (includes norovirus, COVID, etc.) and mitigation plans for day camp summer 2022.

Tier Low Medium High
Definition Each Session, we will start at low unless the CDC community spread levels in the county is higher. If one or more people are showing symptoms or one or more people tests positive for COVID-19 or showing symptoms of any other infectious disease. If five youth/staff are showing symptoms or five youth/staff test positive for COVID-19, we would define this as an outbreak. For most other infectious diseases if there are two youth/staff showing similar symptoms from the same group then county health department will be contacted.
What happens At check-in, we will conduct a health screening (already required for licensed programs). Individual will be placed in isolation until their family can pick them up, their day group and cohort will be tested, asked to wear masks, and quarantined, until test results are returned. Report to the health department for guidance.

 

All groups will be quarantined and parents contacted.

Plan All Staff will be tested weekly (“test to stay” model from schools) If every test comes back negative, we will return to low and continue to keep the one positive test individual in isolation.

 

Communicate to parents of day group to keep youth home if they show any symptoms of disease overnight or the next morning.

All of camp will be required to wear masks at all times, with the exception of eating, drinking, and water-based activities.

 

Local health department will assist in next steps which could include shutting down for a set time frame.

Camps response We will operate without masks and encourage those who feel more comfortable with a mask to wear one. If an additional, or more, tests return positive, we will move to high. We will instate cohorts/family groups and everyone will be required to mask.
Guest expectations Visitors: masks indoors will be required for those declining health screening. Visitors: masks are required at all times. Visitors: essential visitors only, masks are required at all times.

*An outbreak as defined by Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) is defined as two or more cases or one case and probable additional cases of youth and/or staff for the majority of infectious diseases. For COVID specifically, it is defined as five or more confirmed or probable cases of youth and/or staff.

 

OVERNIGHT CAMP

Below is our tiered approach to all infectious disease scenarios (includes norovirus, COVID, etc.) and mitigation plans for overnight camp summer 2022.

Tier Low Medium High
Definition Each Session, we will start at low unless the CDC community spread levels in the county are higher. If one or more people are showing symptoms or one or more people tests positive for COVID-19 or showing symptoms of any other infectious disease. If five people are showing symptoms test positive for COVID-19, it is defined as an outbreak. For other infectious diseases it is two showing symptoms or confirmed cases.
What happens At check-in all staff will wear masks until testing is complete. We ask families and campers to wear masks during the check-in out of respect, if you need to go inside a building you will be required to wear a mask (nurses station). Individual will be placed in isolation, while their cabin and cohort (maybe table neighbors) will be tested, asked to wear masks, and quarantined, until test results return. Report to the health department for guidance.

All groups will be quarantined and parents contacted with our next steps.

Plan All campers will be tested upon arrival. We recommend you test your camper 48-hours PCR test prior to arrival and bring your results to skip the testing on site (this will speed up your check in). If you do not have test results you will be tested on site.

 

Once all families are gone, and all tests are back negative, we will operate without masks and encourage those who feel more comfortable with a mask to wear one.

If every test comes back negative, we will return to low and continue to keep the one positive test individual in isolation (we will call parents to pick up). All of camp will be required to wear masks at all times, with the exception of being inside of their cabin, eating, drinking, and water-based activities.

 

Local health department will assist in next steps which could include shutting down for a set time frame.

Camps response All Staff will be tested weekly (“test to stay” model from schools). If an additional, or more, tests return positive, we will move to high. We will instate cohorts/family groups.
Guest Expectations Visitors: masks indoors will be required. Visitors: masks are required at all times. Visitors: essential visitors only, masks are required

*An outbreak as defined by Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment (CDPHE) is defined as two or more cases or one case and probable additional cases of youth and/or staff for the majority of infectious diseases. For COVID specifically, it is defined as five or more confirmed or probable cases of youth and/or staff.

POST CAMP

If you notice symptoms of COVID up to 2 weeks after camp, please notify the office as soon as possible (camper or parents)

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Our Diversity, Inclusion and Global Innovation Statement 
The YMCA of the Rockies will reach out to and welcome all people and organizations of good will and ensure that the rich gifts of diversity are reflected and respected at all levels.

Our Commitment to All People:
We will serve a diverse population, inclusive of all people of good will.  Reflecting our Christian Mission, we will be inclusive and welcoming of all people of good will.  Our activities and facilities will be inclusive, accessible, and available to the diverse worldwide community we serve.

Mission: YMCA of the Rockies puts Christian principles into practice through programs, staff and facilities in an environment that builds a healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Our goal is to offer challenging experiences to build leaders through life-long skill development in a safe, imaginative, natural setting. We instill confidence through independence and interpersonal skills. We challenge our campers to discover their true selves.

CARING | HONESTY | RESPECT | RESPONSIBILITY | FAITH