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Johnson Geo Centre

2021 Camp GEO!

175 Signal Hill Road,
St. John's, NL, Canada

The GEO CENTRE offers two 5-day Summer Science Camps. Our science camp lets children become scientists for the summer!

Keep your child’s mind exploring and learning over the summer holidays and join us on a series of science adventures.

 
COVID-19 Guidelines (MUST READ!)
COVID Protocols (Level 2)
updated March 31, 2021
 
The following guidelines are from provincial government guidelines for After School Program and Day Camp Guidelines. For more comprehensive guidelines please go to the following link 
 
 
All youth in grades 4 or above are required to wear non-medical masks at all times, except when eating or drinking. While not required, it is encouraged that masks be used when engaged in indoor physical activity.
 
Youth in grades 3 or below are not required to wear non-medical masks while indoors, but are encouraged to do so if it can be done appropriately and consistently.
 
All individuals (including youth) must thoroughly wash their hands with soap and water or use Health Canada approved hand sanitizer (which typically contains at least 60% alcohol), before entering and upon exiting the program premises.
 
All individuals (e.g. staff, parents/guardians, delivery persons and guest speakers), must self-screen for COVID-19 symptoms, travel history, and contact with person(s) who may have COVID-19, prior to EACH time they enter the program premises
  • If a household member of an after school program participant has travelled outside the province in the last 14 days (including as a rotational worker):
    • The participant can continue to attend the after school program as long as the family member does not have symptoms and is self-isolating from the rest of the household members.
    • If the household member becomes symptomatic, the youth would have to immediately leave the after school program.
  • Screening includes:
    • Asking the following screening questions:
      • In the last 14 days, has the individual:
      • travelled outside Newfoundland and Labrador or travelled outside the communities along the Labrador-Quebec border (Labrador City, Wabush, Fermont, the Labrador Straits area and Blanc Sablon)?
      • been in close contact with a known or suspected case of COVID-19 in the last 14 days?
      • in the last 14 days been in close contact with a person with acute respiratory illness, who has travelled outside of the identified areas within 14 days, prior to their illness onset?
      • Had ONE of the following symptoms in the last 14 days:
      • Fever (including chills/sweats);
      • Cough (new or worsening);
      • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing;
      • Runny, stuffy or congested nose (not related to seasonal allergies or other known causes/conditions);
      • Sore throat or difficulty swallowing;
      • Headache;
      • Acute loss of sense of smell or taste;
      • Unusual fatigue, lack of energy;
      • New onset of muscle aches;
      • Loss of appetite;
      • Vomiting or diarrhea for more than 24 hours;
      • OR a child displaying small red or purple spots on hands and/or feet*
If the answer is yes to any of the screening questions, the individual must not enter the program premises gov.nl.ca/education/files/Screening-Questionnaire-2.pdf 
 
• Any youth, staff, or other person within the after school program who has cold, influenza, or COVID-19-like symptoms should complete the COVID-19 Self Assessment (https://covidassessment.nlchi.nl.ca/) or contact 811 or be assessed by a health care practitioner.
• Those who have symptoms of COVID-19, test negative, and have no known exposure criteria (travel outside the Atlantic Provinces or Labrador-Quebec border communities or close contact of a confirmed case or from an area with an active outbreak), must stay home for 24 hours after their symptoms resolve, without the use of fever-reducing medications.
• Those who test positive for COVID-19, are required to self-isolate for 10 days from the onset of symptoms, or until 24 hours after symptoms resolve, whichever takes longer. Public Health will provide direction on when those individuals can return to the after school program.
• Chronic symptoms (e.g. cough due to asthma), as indicated by parents/guardians, are not considered reasons to be asked to stay away from the program.
• If a child displays COVID-19 symptoms during the program, the following steps should be taken
• Contact guardian immediately;
• Seek support from a second staff member;
• Isolate or physically distance the child (isolation is preferred, if possible)
 
 
Camper's Information
Parent/Guardian Information
Alternate Emergency Contact (different from primary contact)
Medical Information



Camper Pick Up
These people will be the only people allowed to pick child up at the end of camp session. They must be able to present a valid ID. People picking up child must sign camper out. Attach additional paper if required.
 
Due to COVID retrictions upon arrival parent/guardian will let camp leader in lobby know and they will radio down and the camper will be brought upstairs.
 
Please note: Camp activities end at 4:00 p.m. Children may be picked up anytime between 4:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. There will be an additional charge of $1.00 per minute for each late pick-up after 4:30 p.m.
 
Register
If a camp is Sold Out, please email Andrea van Nostrand to be added to the waitlist: avannostrand@mun.ca

Camp #3 - July 19 - 23 (Week 1 theme) (This camp is SOLD OUT. Please contact avannostrand@mun.ca to be added to the waitlist.)
$225.00 CAD


GEO Member Discount
Waiver
I understand that the Johnson GEO CENTRE reserves the right to terminate the registration of any camper if, in the opinion of the Camp Leader, it is in the best interest of the child and/or other campers.
 
In the event of a non-life threatening emergency, should my child require emergency treatment while at Camp
GEO! and I am unable to be contacted, I authorize medical emergency treatment as necessary and I accept
responsibility for any costs incurred.
 
In the event of a life threatening emergency, I authorize emergency treatment prior to being contacted, and I
accept responsibility for any costs incurred.
 
I hereby waive and release all rights and claims for damages against the Johnson GEO CENTRE and their
employees and agents for all injuries which may be sustained while my child attends Camp GEO! day camp. I
understand the content of the program and the risks of personal injury therein.
 
I acknowledge that everything declared in this form is true, and I understand that if there is any change to the
information contained in this form, it is my responsibility to notify the Johnson GEO CENTRE.
 
CANCELLATION POLICY
 
You may cancel your child’s registration at any time up to 2 weeks (14 days) before the start date and receive a full refund. Cancellations made or requested after 14 days and at least 7 days prior to the start of the camp will be refunded the amount paid less a $40 administration fee per child. Cancellations made or requested less than 7 days prior to the start of the camp will be refunded 50% of the total cost.

The Johnson GEO CENTRE reserves the right to cancel camps due to insufficient registration. In the event of this, parents of registrants will be notified as soon as possible and receive a full refund.
 

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This program is made possible through the support of the Canada Summer Jobs Program.

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