Registration for MAX Summer Camps will be opening June 1st, with the first camp beginning on June 15th as the province moves into Alert Level 3 of the COVID-19 public health measures.

In accordance with the public health guidelines and regulations put forth by the Provincial Government, all 2020 Summer Camps at MAX will have modified produces and additional safety measures put in place. This includes reduced capacities, adjusted activities and curriculum, new cleaning procedures, social distancing measures and more.  We have been busy putting into place all the necessary actions to ensure not only that we comply with all regulations, but go above and beyond to provide the safest possible environment for the MAX community.

What we’re doing:
Please see below some of the measures that will be in effect once summer camps are reopened to ensure a safe environment for all. Please note that more information and specific details on these new procedures will be sent to you upon registration.

Curriculum

  • Activities will be planned with social distancing taken into account
  • No offsite visits to ensure safety, including swimming
  • Reduced camp hours
  • Children will receive individual activity kits that are not shareable
  • Handwashing in between each activity

Reducing Contact

  • Social distancing among the children and staff
  • Camp groups will be at a limited capacity
  • Group placements will be sent out prior to start date
  • New contactless online form to replace paper registration

Facilities

  • Reduced building capacity
  • New sign-in process
  • Staff escorts for travelling within the building and for camp groups moving rooms
  • Increased cleaning and sanitization of building, surfaces and belongings

Pick up and drop off procedures

  • Building signage and markings for separate enter & exit
  • Poles & ropes for distancing lines
  • Ground markings for social distancing
  • Sanitizer set up at both entrance and exit
  • Screening process to enter the building
  • Clean and disinfect high touch areas 2-3 times daily these include counters, tabletops, doorknobs, bathroom fixtures, toilets, phones, keyboards and tablets.

What hasn’t changed:

  • Structured, science-based programming
  • Moderate to vigorous activities provided daily
  • Social engagement and development with groups structured age appropriately
  • Large, open facilities to run and play
  • Weather ready – With great indoor and outdoor spaces, fun is guaranteed no matter the weather