COVID-19 Protocols

Updated: April 28, 2022

The health and safety of our campers, staff, and Act One community is of the utmost importance to us.

To ensure this health and safety against the threat of COVID-19, the following Protocols will be in effect for all of our programs.

These Protocols are based upon the guidance of local, state, and federal health offices.  They are also required by our venue, the Glendale Community College.


The threat of COVID-19 is ever-changing, and our Protocols will be updated to reflect the adapted recommendations of our local, state, and federal health offices.

Daily Protocols

Campers, Staff, and Volunteers:

  •  All campers, staff, and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
        *This includes all eligible booster shots.

  • Proof of Vaccination must be on file with Act One Theatre Camp BEFORE arrival.

  • Face masks are required.
       *Masks must cover both the mouth and nose.
        *
    Face shields, neck gaiters, and open-chin triangle bandanas do not qualify.
        *Face masks must be worn at all times, unless actively eating or drinking.

  • Lunch and snack will be eaten outside.

Visitors and Guests (for Drop-Off & Pick-Up):

  • Visitors and Guests will not be allowed inside the facilities.

  • Drop-Off & Pick-Up will be conducted outside, at the Auditorium main doors.

Visitors and Guests (for our Big Show):

  • Face masks are required.
      *Masks must cover both the mouth and nose.
      *Face shields, neck gaiters, and open-chin triangle bandanas do not qualify.
     

  • Face masks must be worn at all times.

Cleaning:

  • Enhanced, routine cleaning will be conducted on a daily basis by our Staff.
       *This will include, but is not limited to, frequently touched areas (rails, door, etc.)

Sickness Protocols

In case one of our Campers, Staff, or Volunteers become sick during camp

STAY HOME!

  • If a Camper, Staff, or Volunteer feels sick, please don't come to camp!
        *
    This includes symptoms and sickness that are not COVID-19 related.

  • If you test positive for COVID-19, stay home.

  • If you become sick with COVID-19 symptoms, stay home.

Proof of Negative COVID-19 Test Required:

  • If you test positive for COVID-19, or become sick with COVID-19 symptoms, a negative test is required to return to camp.

Symptoms at Camp:

(Symptoms may include cough, shortness of breath, or fever)

  • If a Camper shows any symptoms at camp, immediate steps will be taken.

       

  • They will be moved to our Camp Office or an outside location, away from other Campers.

  • A health evaluation will be made, including new a temperature check.

  • If we find that they need to go home, they'll remain in the Office or an outside location until picked up.  Our Assistant Camp Director will stay with them the whole time.

  • Regardless of whether they go home or not, the Camper's parents will be notified.

  • If sent home, proof of a negative COVID-19 test will be required to return to camp.

Positive COVID-19 TEST:

(Regardless of vaccination status)

Those who TEST POSITIVE for COVID-19:

  • Self-isolate for at least 5 days.

  • Camper will not be allowed to return to camp until after these 5 days.

  • Proof of a negative test will be required to return to camp.

Exposure to COVID-19:

(Regardless of vaccination status)

Those who have been EXPOSED to COVID-19 should immediately get tested:

  • If the test is POSITIVE:  Self-Isolate for 5 days.

  • If the test is NEGATIVE:  You can return to camp, but please:

           *Monitor your symptoms

           *Test again 3-5 days later (highly recommended).

(Exposure is defined as being within 6 feet of someone for at least 15 minutes)

Notification:

  • Notification of any COVID-19 case will immediately be made to all families.

  • This is in line with local, state, and federal regulations, and is for the safety of all.

  • Strict confidentiality will be used in any Notification.

Protocol Source:

These Sickness Protocols have been adopted by Act One Theatre Camp based upon the most up-to-date information from the County of Los Angeles Public Health Office.  The following Download is a concise, easy-to-read chart that will help you navigate your concerns:

If the county releases new protocols, we will update ours accordingly.  If you have any questions, or have different information regarding Sickness Protocols, we welcome the opportunity to speak with you!  Please contact us immediately at info@actonetheatrecamp.com

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