Summer Camp 2020

Boys & Girls Club of EMW
Summer Day Camp 2020

At the Boys & Girls Club of Elma, Marilla and Wales, our number one priority is the health and safety of the youth in our care and the safety of our employees. As a result of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) outbreak and the impact that this virus has had on all of our lives, we want you to know that our Club is doing everything possible to keep your child, our staff and the families we serve, protected from the spread of the virus. We are closely monitoring reports from the CDC and our local health department for all updated information and are using the resources available to us from the CDC, NYS Health Department, Government Officials, the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS), The Child Resource Network and from Boys & Girls Clubs of America to guide us as we attempt to put protocols in place to protect our youth and staff.
As we begin to re-open, we have broken down our enhanced safety protocols into the following five areas of focus:
  1. Health and Wellness of our Members and Staff (Health Screenings)
  2. Increased Hand Washing and Sanitizing Protocols
  3. Increase Facility Maintenance and Cleaning
  4. Best Practices for Social Distancing in a Camp Setting
  5. Reduction in Group Sizes with an increase in Staff to Member Ratios
We certainly understand the anxiety and apprehension that you may feel as we return to our “new normal” camp program environment. We are confident that with these safety revisions, we can safely transition ourselves to provide a quality club experience for members and staff.
Summer Camp is going to look a lot different this year. We are making numerous changes emphasizing health and safety, while making a host of other changes that are recommended by the CDC, including regular sanitizing, hand-washing, social distancing, staggered lunches, cancellation of field trips, and smaller group activities.
Camp registration will be limited to 40 campers per age group to ensure camper safety and social distancing guidelines compliance. Please click the link below to enroll. To complete your registration, a copy of your child(s) immunization records must be emailed to allison.ryan@bgcemw.org or faxed to 716.655.2067. If we do not receive a copy of the immunization records, your child’s name will be put on a wait list. Once all the information is received, you will receive a “Welcome to Camp” email from Unit Director, Allison Ryan, with information on our safety protocols, waivers, supply list, etc.
If you have any questions, comments or concerns please do not hesitate to contact Tracey Karp-Theal at 716.652.9292 or email tracey.karp-theal@bgcemw.org.
Download Registration Form HERE:

Summer Camp 2020 Registration Form