Campers will receive a bag with all supplies and instructed not to share supplies. If they need additional supplies, they must request these from their teacher and not another camper.
Sanitization of all program areas and equipment prior to use and at the end of each day will take place.
Hand washing or hand sanitizing will be practiced before and after activities. Hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, soap, and water, or similar disinfectant will be readily available throughout camp.
We will implement staggered seating, no mixing of groups and the groups maximum size will be 10 campers.
All staff and campers will always wear face masks (over the nose and mouth). Campers need to bring their own properly fitted masks. Campers will need to stay 6ft apart at all times.
If a camper becomes ill or tests positive for COVID-19, the camper will be sent home, and we will notify all parents or guardians of the other campers. Parents or guardians of other campers can decide to either pick up their child from the camp or leave the child in the camp and trust RBNC to take appropriate safeguards.
We will screen all staff each day for any of the following new or worsening signs or symptoms of possible COVID-19: cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, diarrhea, feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0 degrees Fahrenheit, or known close contact with a person who is lab-confirmed to have COVID-19.
Please do not send you child to camp if they feel ill, thank you for helping us keep everyone healthy.
JUNIOR CAMP COUNSELOR FORM 2021
Due to limited space, refunds will not be issued.
STEAM Spring Break Camp is for ages 6-11.
After you complete the registration form it will automatically take you to PayPal to complete your transaction. You can check out as a guest by clicking the grey button that says pay with debit or credit card. If you would like to pay over the phone please call 940-767-0843. You can also pay in the gift shop during regular business hours.
Water bottle- Write your child’s name on it.
Fitted face mask- Will be worn at all times.
Snack- Write your child’s name on it. Snacks will not be provided by RBNC.
Backpack- Will be used to carry water and snacks and to help carry activities home each day.
Comfortable clothes, jacket, and close-toed shoes- These may get dirty during creativity.
Optional– Sunscreen and a hat are good ideas.
Insect repellent/sunscreen- We will not be providing insect repellent or sunscreen, please apply before the camper arrives.
Campers should wear comfortable clothes that could get dirty during creativity and closed-toed shoes. Sunscreen and a hat are good ideas. Bring a jacket if the weather is chilly. Please apply any sunscreen or insect repellent before camper arrives. We will not be providing insect repellent or sunscreen.
You register for camp by completing the Camp Registration Form located below. This form along with payment is required for registration, and they are due on or before 5:00 pm on Wednesday before camp. No registrations will be taken after this deadline.
Spring Break Camp is filled on a first-enrolled basis and may fill up prior to the registration deadline. Camp has a maximum of 40 campers.
Camp is from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm; campers may be dropped off no earlier than 8:15 am and must be picked up no later than 12:15 pm.
Parents will not exit their vehicles. The camper will be taken by camp personnel upon arrival and taken back to their vehicle at the end of the day. Enter the parking lot entrance by the gift shop, pull up to the iron gates in front of the pavilion. Do not park, and do not unload your child until our camp attendant instructs you to. Sign in and sign out will occur in your vehicle. Exit immediately using the other entrance to the parking lot.
Only parents/guardians/designated adults listed on the camper’s form will be allowed to pick up campers. Please bring a photo ID.
Each camper’s temperature will be taken prior to camp each day with touchless thermometer upon arrival at River Bend prior to parent/guardian leaving the facility.
No parents or guardians may visit the camp during or between camp sessions, except to drop-off and pick-up campers.
If an early release of the camper is needed, parents or guardians must call ahead.
If you arrive later than 9 am, please check-in at the Gift Shop.
Camp starts Monday, March 15th and ends Friday, March 19th. Camp is held at River Bend Nature Center located at 2200 3rd Street, at the corner of Sunset Drive and 3rd Street. Camp sessions will be held inside during inclement weather. In the event of severe weather, please contact the River Bend Nature Center office at 940-767-0843.