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(530) 757-5626
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csweb@cityofdavis.org

Office Address
23 Russell Boulevard
Davis, CA 95616

 

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Monday – Friday:
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Summer Camp Handbook 

The Summer 2020 Handbook contains information about all of our summer camp programs this year.  Click on the Summer Camp Handbook to find out more information!

Camps included this summer are: Dog Days of Summer, Horse Riding Camp, National Academy of Athletics, Rainbow Summer, Skate Camp, Skyhawks, Summer Quest (revised), and Voyagers.

Summer Camp COVID-19 Procedures and Health Guidelines 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some camps have been canceled and many of our planned programs and activities have been modified to meet the health and safety guidance from the County Health Department and the CDC.  Below is the Summer Camp 2020 COVID-19 Procedures and Policies document. This document will be sent a link via ePACT for parents/guardians to review the new safety guidelines and help us keep everyone safe! 

COVID-19 Safety Guidelines in Summer Camps

Summer Camp 2020 COVID-19 Procedures and Policies Acknowledgement Form

CAMP PROCEDURES

  • Group Size - Campers will be divided into stable groups of no more than 12, each with a dedicated area and team of counselors.Group size may be increased, if and/or when permitted by the County of Yolo and the State.
  • Social distancing – Camp activities have been modified and will be structured to allow for as much social distancing as possible.
  • Cleaning/disinfecting – Facility tables & chairs, bathrooms, toys, equipment and other high-touch surfaces will be cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis in order to minimize cross contamination.
  • Handwashing - Regular handwashing will be enforced for staff and campers.
  • Face coverings – Campers are REQUIRED to wear face coverings. Campers will be allowed to remove their face covering during meal periods and certain social distancing camp activities. Parents should send their child to camp with a clean face covering on a daily basis, along with a clearly marked plastic bag for storage during the day. Camp staff are required to wear face coverings during all times at work, except for meal period.
  • Drop off and pick up - Families are highly encouraged to designate one person to drop off and pick up camper on a daily basis. Parents check-in will take place outdoors. Please be mindful of social distancing while waiting to check children into camp. Additional information will be distributed prior to the start of camp.
  • Field trips and swimming – All field trips have been cancelled. Trips to the pool are not likely and will depend on operations at the various City aquatic facilities.

 HEALTH POLICIES

  • Parent is responsible for screening themselves and their child at home for symptoms of COVID-19, including fever, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, rash, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell. Anyone with symptoms consistent with COVID-19, including the child, should remain at home in isolation for a minimum of 10 days, including at least 72 hours without a fever (without fever-reducing medication) and improvement in other symptoms.
  • Additional health screening will take place upon arrival at camp, including a temperature reading and general questions regarding COVID-19 symptoms and/or exposure. Parent must be present for this screening. Symptoms that will preclude children from camp include fever (over 100.4F), cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, muscle pain, rash, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
  • Children will not be allowed to attend camp if they or any household members have a fever of 100.4F or above, or display other symptoms of COVID-19, as listed above. Campers cannot return to camp for at least 10 days, including 72 hours fever free (without the use of fever reducing medication). Campers may be allowed to return sooner with a doctor’s note unless the camper is required to self-quarantine under the County’s Public health Order.
  • Children who become sick during the camp day will be separated from the group and sent home immediately.
  • Parents must notify camp staff immediately if their child or any household member tests positive for COVID-19. In such a situation, the camper may not return to camp until they are allowed to exit self-isolation or self-quarantine under the County Health Orders.
  • Camp staff will adhere to the same health guidelines as described for campers, including daily health screenings and a return-to-work policy that includes 10 days of isolation and being fever free for at least 72 hours. Camp staff are also required to wear face coverings while at work or as required by the County Health Orders.

ePACT Digital Emergency Forms  Image result for epact

City of Davis Parks and Community Services Department uses a software program called ePACT Network. This is an easy-to-use system that replaces the need for paper emergency and medical forms. With ePACT, you only need to do it once. If something changes, update your ePACT record and rest assured that we receive the update automatically. Each camp is equipped with a tablet that has access to the ePACT forms at a moment’s notice. You need to receive an initial email invitation or confirmation from the City of Davis. Once you complete the information we will receive it! To make changes to your records login at: www.epactnetwrork.com 

Families that have previously used the software will need to reconfirm their account information in order for participants to attend camp. New families will receive an invite to create their account in early May. Families are required to update or complete their account in ADVANCE of camps starting to avoid any delay in their participants from checking in at camp. No paper versions will be accepted.

How to ADD/CHANGE your child's pick up list:

  1. Login to your account. 
  2. Click the "My ePACT" in the top blue header.
  3. Click on your child's name. A box should open, click on "City of Davis" under your child's Organizations.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find the "Emergency Contacts" then click on the "Edit" button.  
  5. Scroll between the Emergency Contact and Pick-up List section to determine where you are going to add or remove a person. Click on the GREEN button to add a new person.
  6. Enter the first name, last name, select skip email. Enter the primary phone number and select the type of phone (mobile or land). Click Save.
  7. Scroll to the bottom and click Save again, This will take you back to the main page for your child. You should now see the added person in the pick up section. Once you see this, the camp should have the updated information as well!

Dog Days of Summer

This camp introduces campers to dog training techniques through popular dog sports like agility, rally obedience and nose work. Campers will build a stronger relationship with their dog while learning about the language of dogs. The emphasis is always on safety and responsibility to the dogs and to the fellow campers. Campers must be capable of independently controlling and caring for their dog. Campers must bring a non-aggressive dog and high value treats each day of camp. Repeating campers are always welcome and may want to check with Lisa Voss to see if she has openings for camp volunteers. There is a $20 materials fee, payable to the instructor on the first class meeting, which includes a bait bag, clicker and a dog toy at the end of the session.

11 to 17 years
Central Park

Returning Playground Volunteer Program

This program is open to youth that have previously completed a Rec Leader in Training session. Volunteers are a great asset to the camp and are provided a wonderful learning opportunity. Volunteers assist staff members through the week and participate in all the camp activities. 

Volunteers will work at a camp location for two consecutive weeks. Generally the volunteer shifts are 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.. Monday-Friday, but may vary depending on the specific camp location assigned to. Volunteers will attend a mandatory training during the week of May 26 where they will receive additional training.

Those interested must complete a Returning Volunteer Application. Volunteers will be contacted after to attend a group interview. The program fee is payable once the volunteer has been officially accepted into the program. The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, April 1.

Pine Trails Ranch Horse Riding Camp-New Site for 2020

New this summer, the City has partnered with a new horse barn, Pine Trails Ranch, to offer a more in-depth horse camp experience! There will be both a Beginner Horse Riding camp as well as an Advanced Beginner Horse Riding camp.The program hours are 8:00 a.m- 3:00 p.m. and includes classroom curriculum, horse instruction in both covered and uncovered arenas, horse care and more! Transportation is not provided for this camp. For more information about shoe requirements, etc., please visit the Pine Trails Ranch website. For more information dates and price, please look at the Summer 2020 Rec Guide.

Ages 7-14 years
Camp is located at 35270 Co. Rd 31, Davis.

Rainbow Summer

Rainbow Summer is your classic summer day camp! The camp has two locations: Slide Hill Park in East Davis and Community Park in Central Davis.  Both sites run from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and offer games, crafts, swimming, trip to the local movie theater or UCD MU Bowling Alley. PM Kids is open from 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. in the Community Pool Building and camp staff transport kids to this site. Check out the calendars with planned activities below!

The Slide Hill location will offer swim lessons for an additional fee during most weeks of summer. Check out the options here.

Slide Hill Park-ages 6-12 years Shade Arbor (Community Park)-ages 6-9 years

Skate Camp

Campers are invited to join some of the best skateboard instructors in the area for a summer of skateboarding fun. Campers receive developmental instruction from beginning to intermediate on skateboarding basics. Age-appropriate and skill-appropriate instruction will be provided on techniques, as well as safety! Skaters must bring their skateboards and wear safety gear, including helmet, elbow and knee pads.

6 to 12 years
Skate Park at Community Park

Voyagers

Voyagers is back with all new activities that excite any 5-7th grader!  The bike based camp, explores Davis and experiences new activities and game, meets new people of interest relating to the weekly theme and also swims and participates in special Friday events! The camp meets at the "hill" in Community park and bikes are required. Camp hours are 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.