Health

Your health and safety are our top priority. Our camps and retreats will continue to follow the latest guidelines developed by the American Camp Association, in relation with the Centers for Disease Control, as we prepare to host 2022 events.

COVID-19

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic we are taking extra care to provide a safe and healthy environment for campers and staff. Here are some of the actions that will help lower the COVID-19 risks as much as possible, following CDC, American Camp Association, State of Michigan, and local health department guidelines:

  • HEALTH SCREENING – We are updating our health screening policy. Check back for updates.
  • COHORTS – Small group cohorts are used throughout the week to minimize potential exposure to a large number of campers.
  • VENTILATION AND OUTSIDE ACTIVITIES – Most of camp is held outside, including most meals. We use tents and other open-air shelters to be outside in the air as much as possible. All indoor spaces, including cabins and bath houses, are ventilated with fans.
  • SANITIZING – Hand sanitizing stations are available around camp for frequent handwashing and all common areas are sanitized regularly by staff.
  • MASKS – Masks (no gators) are to be worn whenever campers are indoors, except in their cabins while sleeping, including all common areas like the bath house. We sanitize masks each day and provide masks for those who are unable to bring their own from home. Outside activities do not require masks.
  • CAMPER DROP-OFF AND PICK-UP – We streamline interaction between those dropping off the campers and everyone staying at camp to prevent possible exposure. This procedure will be sent to you later in a separate e-mail.
  • VACCINATE – We recommend and encourage all who can to get fully vaccinated prior to camp as the best deterrent to the spread of the virus.

Medications

All campers are required to complete a health form and, if necessary, medication is dispensed by camp staff.

Food Allergies

Include your food allergies on your health form and our cooks will provide delicious and healthy accommodations.

Safety

Staff are trained for safety using ACA and UMC safe sanctuary guidelines. Our camps are licensed by the state of Michigan.