COVID-19
WINTER 2021

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RAIN FORECAST = NO CAMP

PLEASE READ BEFORE REGISTERING

 

Camp Gems Winter 2021 is subject to Covid-19 Restrictions & Weather (Since this camps trips are all outdoors).

 

In the event of a rain forecast, we will unfortunately cancel that day of camp.

 

In usual circumstances backup trips are planned for a last-minute rainy day. However, due to venue capacity limits (due to covid-19 restrictions), venues will not hold space nor will a last minute change of trip be guaranteed.

 

If camp does not go ahead that day, a full refund will be sent that day.

If you are relying on camp Gems for child care, please reconsider or arrange a backup plan in the event of rain.

Thank you for your understanding.

JULY HOLIDAY PROGRAM FAQ’s

Since the nature of Covid restrictions can change vastly from week to week, the below protocols were set up from last Holiday Program in 2020. It will be updated closer to the time with up to date restrictions of July 2021. 

Are the Holiday Programs still going ahead?

Yes, Camp Gems Holiday Program will run during these school holidays. This decision has been made based on and according to the guidelines of the Depratments of Health and Education. We have made a few necessary adjustments.

Can my child for sure come to the program?
No, under no circumstances can someone who has any COVID-19 symptoms or anyone who is considered a “close contact” or “casual contact” or someone with COVID -19 enter the premises, this will include parents coming to drop off as well. If you are feeling unwell or showing symptoms please do not register.  Those considered vulnerable should consult their doctor before dropping off their child or grandchild. Also Please make sure to have downloaded the COVID SAFE APP  (so if you were unknowingly in contact with someone testing positive during the week you will be notified and will be able to let us know).

Are there special rules for this holiday program while we are still recovering from the COIVID -19 Pandemic?

Yes, the full risk management and rules can be obtained from the office but some important ones are:
- Upon entry and throughout the day children and staff will use hand sanitizer.
- Families are not allowed to enter past the "sign in" area. Children will be brought to them there.
- Children out when eating
- We will Ensure children wash their hands thoroughly before and after eating and throughout the day
- We will sterilise areas where children will eat prior to and after eating

 

How are you cleaning the service before each day/session?

We uphold the highest standards when it comes to cleaning our centre and have stringent processes in place. All areas and surfaces are cleaned prior to each session of care.

Hand Sanitiser and hand washing

Children and staff are being reminded to wash hands before and after they eat, after they go to the toilet and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing. Sanitizer is available as well.