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Playground Activities Camp @ General Wayne Park

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Due to COVID-19, our Summer Playground Camp will look a lot different this summer.  This information will highlight the changes to this year’s program.  Safety is the number one concern for all participants and staff, therefore, we will continue to evaluate and follow state and county recommendations.

  • The Playgrounds [General Wayne Park, South Ardmore Park and Wynnewood Valley Park] will be staffed June 29 – August 7, 2020, 9:00am–3:00pm. Please note these dates have been adjusted. The playground program ends promptly at 3:00pm,  In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled.

  • This program is for participants ages six (6) years old and above (must have completed Kindergarten) prior to the start of the Due to group size restrictions, registration will only be available to Lower Merion Township Residents.

  • If space is available one week prior to the start of camp (in this case, on June 22), registration will open up to non-residents on the wait list.

  • You will only be able to register for the six week session. Due to the group size restrictions, it is the only way to assure we can adhere to those limits.

  • Camp will be broken down into two groups based on the age of the participant. Group 1 will be for ages 6 – 9 years old and Group 2 will be for participants ages 10 and older.  These groups will not intermingle throughout the day.  Each group will be led by four (4) staff members.

  • Group size will be limited to 25 individuals which includes staff.

  • All field trips for the 2020 season are cancelled. Campers will not be going to the pool or bowling.

  • Participants will be involved in a range of activities which allow for social distancing while limiting person-to-person contact and shared equipment.

  • Participants will be required to remain with their group throughout the day.

  • Participants will not be able to leave the playground until the end of the program.

  • Face masks will not be required but are highly recommended, especially in circumstances where social distancing is difficult. 

  • Update – As ordered by the PA Governor on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in order to protect the public from the spread of COVID-19, face coverings will be required outdoors where a person is unable to consistently maintain a distance of six (6) feet from individuals who are not members of their household.

  • Participants will take frequent breaks to wash/sanitize hands throughout the day.

General Information
  • Participants will be required to remain on-site with the counselors until the end of the program and a permission slip will be required if you wish your child to be picked up by someone other than yourself or if they will be walking home.
  • In case of inclement weather, the program will be canceled.
  • It is expected that you make arrangements to have your child picked up as soon as possible so the staff can be assured that your child has safely departed the facility.
  • There will be no refund or makeup for this program and any extreme cases of inclement weather (i.e. an entire week lost due to inclement weather) will be handled on an occurrence basis and a credit issued toward a future program.
  • There is no camp on Friday, July 3.
  • The final day of camp, Friday, August 7, will dismiss at Noon.
  • Campers must be at least 6 years old and have completed Kindergarten prior to the start of the program.

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