It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for, our reopening! Our summer program will begin June 15 with limited spots available at our main and Fulton unit. There are 80 available spots at our main unit and 20 available spots at our Fulton unit. An alternate list will be maintained should we lose any enrolled members for a permanent reason.
In order to reserve a spot our summer program packet must be completed in full and turned in to unit directors. Packets are available for pick up at each location, and may be returned to each location contact free. All forms must be filled in completely, one per child. Forms apply to anyone attending either site regardless if a member or not a member before March 13.
Fulton Unit Director- Scott, firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Unit Director- Leslie, email@example.com
Our daily operations is subject to change at any time based on updated information provided by the CDC or other state or public officials. Our reopening guidelines are in place to minimize the spread of COVID-19, protecting our employees and members.
New hours will be implemented as a safety measure. Our summer program will operate 11AM-4PM Monday-Friday. Anyone being dropped off at our main unit must be dropped off 11-11:45AM. Anyone being dropped off at our Fulton unit must be dropped off 11-11:30AM. Our Fulton unit members will be bused to our main unit daily.
Temperature will be taken before entering building. Anyone with a temperate of 99.5 or above will not be permitted to enter building. Parents/Guardians must stay at drop off location until temperature check is complete. Should a staff member notice a child feeling ill throughout the day temperature will be taken again and decision will be made at that time.
DROP OFF & PICK UP
There will be a designated drop off entrance at out main unit (front entrance) and a designated entrance for walkers. Members must be dropped off by 11:45AM at main unit. Fulton members must be drop off by 11:30AM. This allows for travel to main unit with arrival by 11:45AM.
When coming in for the day, members will use sanitizer for hands and put on face mask. Masks will be required to remain on the full-time members are here, except lunch. Staff will be required to wear them as well.
*Front door will remain locked and parents will have to call into Club to pick up child or use speaker outside door (main unit only).
There will be a 1 to 10 staff to member ratio. Small groups will help us maintain social distancing daily. 45-minute program activities will take place each day, allowing for 15 minutes of disinfecting each hour. Groups will not interact with other groups and will have specifically assigned program space and bathroom facilities. Members will remain with the same staff member throughout the week. In addition to hourly cleaning, ongoing increased sanitizing will take place weekly/weekends. Members will be required to use hand sanitizer before moving to the next area.
Any item from home is not permitted, with exception of required medication.
There will be no visitors or parents permitted in the building throughout our scheduled summer program (unless scheduled with BGCE staff). Any member who leaves the Club before 4PM will not be permitted back until the following day.
RESPONSE TO COVID-19 DETECTION
Anyone who develops respiratory illness symptoms will be isolated in our Board room separate from others. At least 6 feet of distance will be maintained between ill persons. Masks must be worn and we will monitor from desk cameras until parent arrives. Parents/guardians must pick up the child ASAP and will directed to call their health care provider to discuss child’s symptoms and possible need for evaluation. The Club must be notified of result before child is permitted back.
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We are proud to serve our community and support you. Our Club is doing whatever it takes along with thousands of other Clubs nationwide. https://youtu.be/CjLqeK55vmc
Our physical doors may not be open but our Club is here serving youth and families.
FriYaY’s are here! We introduced our first FriYaY virtual field trip May 8, taking you to Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Each hour you followed your map and explored Magic Kingdom Express Monorail, Swiss Family Treehouse, Liberty Square Riverboat, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Cinderella’s Castle, Magic Kingdom Parade, Tomorrowland Speedway, Space Mountain, and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Join us each week for a different adventure!
Along with the rest of the world, we’ve been closely monitoring the evolving situation with COVID-19. It has brought
uncertainty and disruption to the communities we serve, but Boys & Girls Clubs of Evansville’s top priority has not
changed: the health and safety of the children we serve.
We will re-open when it is safe for everyone. Once this crisis subsides, we will have a tremendous job ahead of us- to get the kids of Evansville back on track to their great future. Long-term, our Club will be vital to rebuilding our community.
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We are in this together and here for you. We are eager to see our members and hope you are staying healthy and safe.