Week 8 Update
A rental group had one leadership staff member test positive for COVID on their last day of camp. That leader had not been in contact with campers through the week as they were in a behind the scenes roll.
Following Week 8 we had two campers from two different cabins at Timber Ridge test positive for COVID. The campers had already returned home, so we contacted cabin mates that would have been in close contact (in their shared cabin) and are following MDH guidelines. Additionally, we called every camper parent of two sets of two adjacent cabins to let them know about the positive tests. Our other two camps - The Point and Wild Woods – were not affected by this event as they are on completely different properties and there is little crossover between camps and events.
We also had a cabin leader from Timber Ridge test positive for COVID following the week. We have contacted those camper parents as their campers have already returned home.
As you know, this summer we are still using cohorts and distancing between cabin groups as our main COVID mitigation plan. We feel this plan was a key element in helping us successfully contain and navigate these incidents. The MDH is also aware of these cases and has been helping us to make the correct decisions moving forward. Just short of 90% of our summer and full-time staff have been vaccinated.