Pilgrim Cove Camp
Come for the Lake... Stay for the Hospitality
COVID-19 and Pilgrim Cove Camp
Pilgrim Cove Camp, it's management and board of directors value all of our guests, supporters / volunteers and employees. We are closed at this time until at least June 26th in response to Governor Little's instructions.
If you have any questions about your upcoming camp/retreat, please feel free to contact the office directly. We are more than happy to speak with you. Below is our current policy based on the most current information that we have.
Pilgrim Cove Camp covid-19 Response
It is important to remember that the decisions and requirements we are asking of our groups is based on the most current information. This information is gathered daily from our camp and conference associations, National and local UCC offices as well as local, state and federal health agencies. By June or even May this could all be moot. (we pray)
Because we have groups coming in all year round, we need to make decisions that are relevant for these folk and the next group coming in afterwards. We will be putting a plan together for social distancing for all our group, especially where the dining hall and lodging is concerned.
What additional cleaning is happening at Pilgrim Cove Camp?
In addition to the regular cleaning we shall follow all guidelines set out by the Idaho Dept. of Health & Welfare. this includes but is not limited to the following:
1) Increase signage urging all of our staff and guests to wash their hands.
2) Follow all social distancing protocols when in groups
3) Staff will wipe down door knobs, faucets, counter-tops etc. before, during, and after groups have arrived with a bleach water mix as deemed most effective by health organizations
4) Make disposable disinfectant wipes available in all of our open areas.
5) Have tissues and garbage receptacles in common areas.
6) Have body fluid spill kits available
7) Deep cleaning each building used as soon as an event ends.
What are we requiring guests to do at camp?
1. Wash your hands, wash your hands, wash your hands.
2. Do not come to camp if ill.
3. Use wipes provided as needed.
4. Find alternative ways to connect that do not involve touching.
5. Use social distancing, ie less folks per table at meals.
6. Have a key person within each group as their go to for health issues.
If someone becomes ill, how to respond.
Know that Camps are not infirmaries or hospitals.
If Nurse on site: (Nurse may be provided by camp or guests)
Nurse to see ill person to make determination of illness.
Nurse along with Camp Director make next decision. Default is always safety of the community. If illness requires more than a few hours of rest and is not noro or corona virus, they go home. Requires guest’s personal doctor’s permission to return to camp. If noro or corona type virus, we will contact our local health dept. and follow their guidelines.
If no Nurse on site: Camp Director makes next decision. Default is always safety of the community. If illness requires more than a few hours of rest and symptoms are not noro or corona virus, they will need to go home, or to the doctor. Returning to camp requires guest’s written doctor’s permission. If symptoms are similar to noro or corona type virus, we will contact our local health dept. and follow their guidelines.