Staying Safe At Soccer Camp
**Updated September 19 2022**
We have not yet completed a comprehensive, Summer 2023 Covid response plan. Our 2023 plan will certainly be different than 2022 and, likely less restrictive. We will provide our updated 2023 plan once it is available.
You can read our 2022 COVID response plan below:
2022 will be our third summer living with Covid-19. After not being permitted to operate in 2020, we were able to open and operate successfully in 2021, albeit with many restrictions. The approval of Covid vaccines for children changed the landscape again. Maintaining the health and safety of our community is at the core of what we do, and we believe requiring vaccines will serve this purpose. Not only will a vaccinated camp safeguard health, but it will also enable us to run with minimal restrictions.
For Summer 2022, vaccines will be required as follows:
- Campers under 12 years of age will be required to receive two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine 21 days apart. The second dose must be received at least two weeks before arrival at camp.
- Campers 12 and older will be required to receive two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and receive a booster dose at least 5 months after the second vaccine dose. A twice-vaccinated individual who is less than five months from their second vaccine need not receive a booster.
On May 19, 2022, the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommended boosters for 5-11-year-olds. Those boosters, which differ from boosters for 12-17-year-olds, are not yet widely available. We strongly recommend that all families get their campers boosted, if eligible; however, we are not requiring a booster for those 11 and under.
Proof of administration of required COVID-19 vaccines and booster must be submitted before arrival at the Academy via the CampMinder system. There will be no religious or medical exemptions to our vaccination policy.
All campers and staff will also be required to provide proof of a negative PCR or Molecular COVID test, completed sometime after 12pm EST on the Wednesday prior to arrival. The proof of negative test must clearly identify the camper, the date of test administration and result. In addition to this, we asking all campers to take an at home antigen test on the morning of their scheduled arrival day. We feel that adding this added layer of precaution will help mitigate any positive cases at camp. We ask all families to take a photo with the date and their campers name along with the negative result and have this ready at drop off. Any camper’s that test positive should not arrive at camp on her scheduled arrival day.
Linked below, we have developed our 2022 COVID-19 Response Plan, which includes protocols and procedures for maximizing the health and well-being of our community in summer 2022.
*We have not yet completed a comprehensive, Summer 2023 Covid response plan. Our 2023 plan will certainly be different than 2022 and, likely less restrictive. We will provide our updated 2023 plan once it is available.
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Directors Katy Kreiner and Paul Titley work full-time, year-round to plan and prepare for the summer. If you have questions or need help, send us a message and we will be in touch shortly.