COVID-19 Health & Safety

Downtown Day Camp COVID-19 Health & Safety Guidelines

Manhattan Youth has been safely and successfully running full-day, in-person, Learning Lab Programs for children in our Downtown Community Center since fall 2020. We are experienced COVID Health & Safety Practitioners and will continue to follow approprtate guidelines at camp.

· Camper and staff temperature checks and health screenings performed daily before entry.

· Any person exhibiting symptoms or not passing the health screening will not gain entry.

· Parents and care-givers will not be allowed in the building even if picking up early.

· Our Downtown Community Center HVAC system has been updated with state-of-the-art filters.

· On-site nurse assigned specifically to our camp program.

· Groups of children will not exceed 15.

· Masks will be worn by campers and staff (except when eating and swimming).

· A distance of six feet will be maintained indoors whenever possible.

· Groups of campers and staff will remain static during the day, i.e. campers and staff who are grouped together daily will not share a room with a different group of campers and staff.

· We will conduct regular cleanings of rooms and spaces, and the entire facility will receive a thorough cleaning overnight.

We are all in this together. Take care of yourselves and take care of each other. Now more than ever we are a Center for community!

*Safety Protocols may change and be updated at any time based on our NYC Department of Health guidelines and CDC recommendations.

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