CDC Guidelines for Camps:
Childcare establishments, summer camps, and other educational or recreational institutions or programs providing care or supervision for children of all ages that enable owners, employees, volunteers, and contractors for Essential Businesses, Essential Governmental Functions, Outdoor Businesses, Additional Businesses, or Minimum Basic Operations to work as allowed under this Order. To the extent possible, these operations must comply with the following conditions:
- They must be carried out in stable groups of 12 or fewer children (“stable” means that the same 12 or fewer children are in the same group each day).
- Children shall not change from one group to another.
- If more than one group of children is at one facility, each group shall be in a separate room. Groups shall not mix with each other.
- Providers or educators shall remain solely with one group of children.
The Health Officer will carefully monitor the changing public health situation as well as any changes to the State Shelter Order. In the event that the State relaxes restrictions on childcare and related institutions and programs, the Health Officer will consider whether to similarly relax the restrictions imposed by this Order.
For the purposes of this Order, all businesses that are operating at facilities in the County visited or used by the public or personnel must, as a condition of such operation, prepare a “Social Distancing Protocol” for each of these facilities; provided, however, that construction activities shall instead comply with the Construction Project Safety Protocols set forth in Appendix B and not the Social Distancing Protocol. The Social Distancing Protocol must be substantially in the form attached to this Order as Appendix A, and it must be updated from prior versions to address new requirements listed in this Order or in related guidance or directives from the Health Officer. The COVID-19 PREPARED Sign and Social Distancing Protocol Visitor Information Sheet, which are included in Appendix A, must be printed and posted at or near the entrance of the relevant facility, and shall be easily viewable by the public and personnel. A full copy of the Social Distancing Protocol must also be provided to each person performing work at the facility. All businesses subject to this paragraph shall implement the Social Distancing Protocol and provide evidence of its implementation to any authority enforcing this Order upon demand. The Social Distancing Protocol must explain how the business is achieving the applicable requirements in the Appendix A template, including but not limited to the following:
- Training personnel on COVID-19 information, self-screening for symptoms, testing guidelines, how to prevent COVID-19 from spreading, and measures in the Social Distancing Protocol.
- Limiting the number of people who can enter into the facility at any one time to ensure that people in the facility can easily maintain a minimum six-foot distance from one another at all times, except as required to complete Essential Business activity;
- Requiring face coverings to be worn by all persons entering the facility, other than those exempted from face covering requirements (e.g., young children).
- Where lines may form at a facility, marking six-foot increments at a minimum, establishing where individuals should stand to maintain adequate social distancing.
- Providing hand sanitizer, soap and water, or effective disinfectant at or near the entrance of the facility and in other appropriate areas for use by the public and personnel, and in locations where there is high-frequency employee interaction with members of the public (e.g., cashiers);
- Providing for contactless payment systems or, if not feasible to do so, the providing for disinfecting all payment portals, pens, and styluses after each use.
- Regularly disinfecting other high-touch surfaces
- Posting a sign at the entrance of the facility informing all personnel and customers that they should: not enter the facility if they have any COVID-19 symptoms; maintain a minimum six-foot distance from one another; sneeze and cough into a cloth or tissue or, if not available, one’s elbow; wear a face covering to enter; and not shake hands or engage in any unnecessary physical contact
- Any additional social distancing measures being implemented (see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-business-response.html).
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Soccer IQ Genesis Protocol
The following precautions and policies are constantly amended based upon updated guidance from the CDC, Sport Governing bodies, ACA, and state Health Departments. This information represents our policies as of 7/1/2020.
Please find below some further information on how Soccer IQ Genesis will move forward with programming once permitted to do so. Note that some information may change over time as recommendations/guidance change or are updated.
If our coaches are hired to train players, teams or run classes/camps by an organization or soccer club: Our coaches will follow these session guidelines to ensure compliance with Government, CDC, and Sport Governing bodies. We will update our coaches based on each club’s specific additional safety, protocols if applicable.
The Soccer Club/Organization will inform parents of protocols and what to expect for Team training sessions. On a program where we rent the facility and take the registrations through our website: We will inform parents of protocols and what to expect.
- Each day before drop-off, parents or caregivers should screen their children for COVID-19 symptoms.
- All staff members will be screened for COVID-19 symptoms prior to starting each shift
- They should be asked if they feel or recently felt feverish and have or recently had other symptoms such as cough, shortness of breath, chills, night sweats, sore throat, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tiredness, muscle.
- If player has any symptoms of Covid-19 including cough, shortness of breath, or a temperature of 100, please stay home.
- Temperature checks will be performed on all staff and players at arrival, anyone exceeding a temperature of 100 will be sent home.
- If anyone in your household has a fever of 100 please do not attend the session.
- If anyone in your household has been diagnosed with COVID-19; quarantine for 14 days before attending sports.
- Everyone must be aware of social distancing guidelines set forth by Government, CDC, Sport Governing bodies and the Soccer Club/Organization.
- Sanitation stations at entry, exit & bathroom.
- If you have to cough/sneeze, do so into your arm.
- No physical contact such as high fives, celebrations, etc.…
- 6 feet will be kept between players, coaches, and guardians at all times.
- Bring clearly marked medical bag if required (e.g. Epipen, Inhaler etc.…).
- Bring face mask and hand sanitizer to every session.
- Group sizes will be reduced to help ensure CDC guidelines are followed.
- As we progress to a full return to play/small group technical training sessions, the respective Soccer IQ Genesis program manager will continue to update everyone on changing protocols as they occur.
- If a player feels unwell and displays symptoms at any time before during or after a session, please inform the Soccer IQ Genesis and your coach.
- If a player is diagnosed with COVID-19, inform the Soccer IQ Genesis Staff as all participants in a session the player has participated in will need to be informed.
- If a player attends a week-long summer camp program, the player is not allowed to attend Summer camp for two more weeks.
- Be aware of social distancing guidelines set forth by Government, CDC, Sport Governing bodies and Soccer IQ Genesis.
- Players are required to wear masks during arrival. Once the training is completed players will put their masks back on and will follow the coach with appropriate social distancing to pickup area.
- Players should wash their hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or clean their hands with hand sanitizer immediately after drop-off, immediately before pickup, and as often as possible.
- Come fully dressed and ready to play.
- Bag drop & break areas exclusive to each group.
- No touching equipment such as goals, throw down markers or cones.
- Follow all guidelines as directed by the coach.
- No spitting on the field at any time be it water or saliva.
- If you feel unwell inform your coach immediately.
- No heading of the ball or goalkeeping until further notice.
- There will be a hand sanitizing station at the pickup area, players will sanitize their hands and then proceed to the socially distant designating waiting spot on the pavement. Your child will wait there with a coach until picked up.
- Communicate with your children about all player guidelines relating to soccer.
- Prior to departing for the session check your player’s temperature and if it is 100 or more do not attend sessions.
- Ensure your player has their own equipment – mask, water, and sanitizer.
- Unless it is medically inadvisable, parents should wear face coverings when they are dropping off and picking up their children.
- Parents must remain in cars during practices to maximize social distancing.
- Avoid carpooling players from different households where possible.
- Please arrive no more than 5 minutes prior to your start time. Start/end times have been staggered to reduce crowding at the entrance.
- Players will be signed in/out via drive by drop off and pickup.
- Once your child is signed out please leave immediately.
- If a player feels unwell and displays symptoms at any time before during or after a session, please inform the Soccer IQ Genesis staff and your coach.
- Please arrive ON TIME to pick up your child. Any delay in picking up your child will cause significant disruption to our operational procedure and potentially the safety of the players.
- Players will be released to the car, please do not park and get out of the car to pick up your child.
- All training equipment is setup and sanitized prior to player’s arrival on the field. The coach is responsible for setting up and delivering the session in compliance with the CDC and state guidelines on social distancing.
- Before start of session, explain guidelines to participants.
- Speak with each player regularly to monitor their wellbeing, ask about how they are feeling, do they have all required equipment (mask, water, hand sanitizer).
- Ensure hand sanitizer is applied during each water break.
- Maintain social distancing between all participants and coaches at all times.
- Only the coach is allowed to touch any training equipment such as cones, goals, etc. No pinnies will be used.
- All equipment is disinfected prior to and at the end of each session.
- Coaches will be required to wear masks at all times.
- Any player displaying symptoms should be removed from practice and their guardian contacted immediately.
Field Training: How it will run
- Summer camp coach to player ratio will be 1:8.
- Players who live together will be assigned to the same table group to minimize exposure.
- All sessions have been redesigned so that players can learn individually.
- Each player will have their own working area and will work in this area for the duration of the session.
- Players will remain in the same group for the duration of the camp.
- Coaches will be assigned the same group for the whole camp week.
- Coaches may adjust area layout to amend their content such as shooting on a goal.
- Social distancing will be in place at all times.
- There will be a 6ft gap between working areas.
- No scrimmages will be played.
- Parents asked to remain in cars.
- No goalkeeping until further notice.
- No heading.
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