Health and Safety Protocols:

In response to COVID-19 here are Roots Vacation Camps Update Policies and Protocols: 

  • Limited Contact Drop Off & Pick Up

  • Hand Washing/Sanitation Upon Entering and Throughout the Day

  • Extra Cleaning Precautions at All Facilities

  • Limited Equipment and Supply Sharing (such as craft supplies)

  • Shared Equipment (such as sports equipment) will be cleaned after each group

  • Masks will NOT be Required to be worn by campers

  • Counselors and staff will be Wearing Face Coverings or Masks during all appropriate activities

  • Campers will be expected to bring their own waters and snacks

  • Small Groups with Consistent Counselors throughout the Week with No Mixed Group Intermingling 

  • Limited Total Number of Campers

  • Extra COVID-10 Specific Staff Training

  • All our new health and safety guidelines reflect the guidance put forth by local and state health departments. These new protocols may be subject change throughout the summer as we move through the summer and adapt to this ever changing landscape



Wellness and Temperature Checks: Our Wellness Policies will be Strictly Enforced.


  • Roots Camp encourages all staff and campers to self-screen at home prior to coming for the day

  • Staff Members will have a Wellness Assessment and Temperature Check upon arriving for their camp day.

  • A Temperature Check (Must be UNDER 100.00°)

  • Asked several symptom related questions:

    • In The Past 24 hours, have you or any members of your household had the following symptoms?

      • Fever (temp of 100.00° or above), Felt Feverish, or had Chills?

      • Cough?

      • Sore Throat?

      • Difficulty Breathing?

      • Gastrointestinal Symptoms? (Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting?)

      • Increased/Un-explained Fatigue?

      • New Loss of Smell/Taste?

      • New Muscle Aches? (Un-explained)

      • Any Other Signs of Illness?

      • Taken fever reducing medicine (Tylenol) in the last 24 hours?

    • In the Past 14 Days, have you had close contact with a person known to be infected with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)?

    • If the answer is YES to any of these questions, the camper/staff member WILL NOT be allowed to attend camp. (Or sent home if these symptoms appear during the camp day.

    • Sick campers or employees who are COVID-19 positive or symptomatic and presumed to have COVID-19 must NOT return until they have met the criteria for discontinuing home isolation and have consulted with a health care provider.

    • Individuals who decline the Wellness Screening will not be permitted at camp.