COVID-19 Policies

Community Programs


Policies and Procedures during COVID-19 Pandemic 

 

 

Participant Requirements: 

  1. All participants will be required to bring and wear their own mask. 
  2. Any participant coughing, sneezing, displaying illness or otherwise will be asked to leave immediately. 
  3. Any participant who is sick or has had a temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or over in the previous 24 hours cannot attend any programs. Participants must be fever free without medication for 72 hours before returning to programs. Trip Leaders will conduct temperature checks for groups of participants who do not already have temperature checking procedures in place prior to the start of the activity.

 

Trip Leader Requirements: 

  1. Any trip leader who is sick or has had a temperature of 100.4°F (38°C) or over in the previous 24 hours cannot run programs. Trip leaders must be fever free without medication for 72 hours before returning to programs. 
  2. All trip leaders will be required to bring and wear their own mask. 
  3. Any trip leader coughing, sneezing, displaying illness or otherwise will be asked to leave immediately. 
  4. Trip leaders will be responsible for making sure the group adheres to socially distanced guidelines as best possible. 

 

Other Requirements: 

  1. The group size will be determined by Venture Outdoors staff taking into consideration the current COVID-19 environment, CDC guidelines, and/or state and federal guidelines.
  2. Any trip leader or participant traveling out of state/country will be asked to quarantine for no less than 14 days prior to returning to public program. 
  3. Any trip leader or participant who has had direct contact with a person known to be diagnosed with COVID-19 will be asked to quarantine for no less than 14 days prior to returning to public program. 
  4. If a trip leader is diagnosed with COVID-19, they must notify Venture Outdoors staff as soon as possible. They will work to ensure the confidentiality of all trip leaders. 
  5. Management will inform any and all participants who may have come in contact with said trip leader. 
  6. If a known participant is diagnosed with COVID-19, any and all trip leaders and other participants will be notified.