Program Information

Last updated on November 15, 2021 1:23 pm

  • All campers age 5 and older participating in indoor camps are required to wear a face mask except during physical activity, snack, lunch, or water breaks.
  • All UBC Camps staff will wear masks when indoors.

A reminder that:

  • Campers are only permitted to attend one camp per week and changes to camp groups are prohibited.
  • On-site, daily screening are no longer required, but please do not send your child to camp if they feel unwell.

 

Things to know

Registration

What to Expect

Safety Practices

FAQs

 

Things to Know

  1. Campers will only be permitted to attend one camp per week to reduce transmission risk.
    • Half day camps cannot be combined; additional full day camps are available.
    • No Lunch Supervision, Before or After Care services are available.
    • After arriving, campers will not be permitted to change camp groups for any reason including skill level, social, or interest-based reasons.
  2. Registration
    • Campers from the same household are encouraged to register in the same camp group when possible.
  1. COVID safety practices
    • Camp activities will occur without physical distancing.
    • Hand sanitizer will be available and must be used upon arrival and departure from camp.
    • On-site, daily screening are no longer required, but please do not send your child to camp if they feel unwell.
  2. Daily drop-off/pick-up & sign-in/sign-out
    • For drop-off/pick-up, we ask that it is limited to ‘one caregiver per child’ to avoid crowding during busy periods.
    • All camps will have a 15-minute drop-off/pick-up window.
    • Sign-in/sign-out locations will differ among camps. Additional details will be shared in your pre-camp email.
    • Parents/guardians are advised that their child should not attend camp if they feel unwell.

 

 

Registration

UBC Recreation is using a new registration system beginning May 2020; an online login will be required for all activities. If you have not recently set up a new login, please follow the link below to set up a new online login.

UBC Students – please ensure that you have activated your login using your CWL in order to qualify for student rates and free access to the UBC Aquatic Centre and SRC drop-in activities.

  • Online registration is strongly encouraged. Please visit the summer programs web page prior to registration to see available programs.

Summer Camps 2021 Information

  • The UBC Camps office will be open for reduced hours of 9:00 am – 4:00 pm from Monday – Friday
    • Phone registration is available at (604) 822-1540 during business hours
    • In-person registration will be limited to appointment only. Please call or email to arrange.
  • Only credit (Visa or Mastercard) or debit payment is accepted at this time.
  • Credit or refund will be issued upon request for campers unable to attend camp for a COVID-19 related reason.

What to Expect

Drop-off/Pick-up and Sign-in/Sign-Out

  • For drop-off/pick-up, we ask that it is limited to ‘one caregiver per child’ to avoid crowding during busy periods.
  • All camps will have a 15-minute drop-off/pick-up window.
  • Sign-in/sign-out locations will differ among camps. Additional details will be shared in your pre-camp email.
  • Parents/guardians are advised that their child should not attend camp if they feel unwell.

Snack and Lunch Times

  • There will be a strict no sharing of food or drink policy for day camp groups.
  • Campers should not touch anyone else’s food. If food falls onto the ground, a table or floor, it will be cleaned up and discarded in the garbage.

Safety Practices

Do a self-assessment, please stay at home if you are sick

Stay home if you have travelled internationally in the last 14 days

Advanced reservations and bookings required for most programs/activities

Face masks are required for ages 5 and older

Water fountains are limited to refilling of water bottles

Cover your cough or sneeze with your elbow

Wash hands thoroughly & frequently

Use hand sanitizer if you are unable to wash your hands

Frequently Asked Questions

Increased health and safety measures at our summer camps include:

  • Enhanced hand washing procedures
  • Mask wearing indoors for both staff and campers age 5 and older, except during physical activity, snack, lunch, or water breaks
  • Enhanced facility cleaning
  • No sharing policies for food, drink, and personal belongings between campers

All campers age 5 and older participating in indoor camps are required to wear a face mask except during physical activity, snack, lunch, or water breaks. Wearing a face mask is not required outdoors.

Camp activities will occur without physical distancing.

Good hand hygiene practices will be encouraged, including regular hand washing with soap and water or hand sanitizer when there is no immediate access to soap and water.

  • If a camper starts to feel unwell at camp, they will be removed from camp activities.
  • Staff will contact the camper’s emergency contact to pick them up as soon as possible.
  • Staff will supervise the unwell camper while maintaining physical distancing until the emergency contact of the camper arrives. Staff will wear a mask and ask the camper to as well (if they are able).
  • We will provide the camper with tissues to cover their coughs and sneezes, and discard of them as soon as the unwell camper leaves.
  • A thorough cleaning and sanitizing procedure will occur.

If an unwell camper has a sibling from the same household in either the same camp group or a different camp group, they may also need to be picked up. Unwell campers will only be permitted to return to camp once they are feeling better and have followed testing and isolation guidance from public health.

If your child becomes sick in the lead up to their registered camp or while at camp, we ask that you keep your child at home. A credit or refund will be available upon request.

UBC Camps will follow all public health directives. A thorough cleaning and sanitizing procedure of any facilities and equipment used by a camper or camp group with a confirmed case will be conducted. Through contact tracing, staff and parents/guardians will be informed when there has been potential exposure to a confirmed case of COVID-19 at camp. 

  • Anyone possibly exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19 will be advised to monitor themselves for symptoms for 14 days.
  • Anyone who had close contact with the person who tested positive for COVID-19 will be advised to isolate for 14 days.
    • *Please note public health guidance may vary depending on the details of a potential exposure scenario.
  • UBC Camps will be operating Monday – Friday
  • Programming will take place between 9:00am – 4:00pm, with a 15-minute staggered drop-off and pick-up window.

Due to the self-contained camp approach we are implementing for this year’s day camps, campers will only be permitted to attend one full-day or half-day camp per week.

  • To minimize contact between camp groups, each day camp will be administering their own sign-in/sign-out and have strategies to manage traffic flow.

Unfortunately, you will not be able to customize your child’s camp week as campers are limited to either one full-day or half-day camp per week.

  • Food and drink sharing will not be permitted.
  • All campers should bring a labelled water bottle(s).

UBC Camps is currently accepting Winter Break registration! Spring Break registration will open November 22, 2021, and Summer registration February 1, 2022.