At Camp Under the Stars, safety has always been our first priority. We are taking COVID-19 and the safety of our campers and staff very seriously.
As a small, volunteer-run camp, we have the flexibility to make the necessary changes to keep campers and staff safe. Our small group sizes and increased staff to camper ratio along with many acres of outdoor space allow us to easily adapt to the most current guidelines from the organizations below.
Camp Under the Stars is following COVID guidance from the following organizations.
American Camp Association (ACA)
Camp Under the Stars is a member of the American Camp Association (ACA). ACA has created a COVID-19 field guide for camps that provides guidance on implementing specific recommendations from the CDC.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The CDC has created a tool kit for summer camps that outlines precautions to be implemented at camp.
National Parks Service (NPS)
Camp Under the Stars is located in the National Park. We follow NPS COVID guidelines.
The US Federal Government
Because Camp Under the Stars is located in the National Park, we follow federal COVID guidelines.
Changes we have made due to COVID
We rented a larger camp with more outdoor (and indoor) space.
We rented a camp with open-air buildings with lots of windows. (No HVAC)
We decreased camper capacity and increased staff to camper ratio.
We moved nearly every camp activity outside. (Most camp activities are already outside.)
We are staying informed by attending ACA COVID (virtual) meetings.
All of our camp staff are vaccinated and boosted.
Detailed COVID precautions will be provided before summer 2023.
Please contact us with any questions about our COVID precautions or for more information.