Summer Camp COVID-19 Mitigation Plan

This document describes the measures taken by the Anchorage Sportsplex, Inc. (“The Dome”) to minimize the spread of COVID-19 during its Summer Camp. It is subject to change in the face of new information, updated best practices, or government orders. These protective measures are based on advice from public health experts and are intended to protect The Dome’s employees and the public.

The mitigation practices outlined in this document are specific to day camp operations at The Dome.

  1. Employee screening
    1. Employees will be screened before every shift by answering a series of questions about their travel and symptoms. Their answers will be recorded. Any employee experiencing symptoms including fever within the last 72 hours, or who has been in close contact with a confirmed case within the previous 5 days, will not be allowed to work.
  1. Camper registration
    1. All camp registration is conducted online with paperless transactions.
  1. Camper drop-off & pick-up
    1. Campers will be dropped off outside the building and escorted inside by camp staff.
      1. Campers’ parents, guardians, and other family members will not enter the building during drop-off.
    2. Campers will be escorted outside by camp staff and picked up outside the building.
      1. Campers’ parents, guardians, and other family members will not enter the building during pick-up.
      2. Parents and guardians will communicate with camp staff via text message to coordinate pick-up.
  1. Communication with parents & guardians
    1. In order to minimize physical contact with individuals who are not part of the camp, the majority of communication with parents and guardians regarding the camp and their campers will be conducted through telephone, text message, and e-mail.
      1. Camp pick-up coordination will be conducted through text message.
      2. Discussions about camper behavior and similar issues will be conducted by telephone.
      3. General camp communication will be conducted through e-mail.
      4. Urgent and timely communication between the camp and parents/guardians will be conducted by telephone and text message.
  1. Entrance screening & logging
    1. Every camper will be screened before each day of camp, and their results logged, using a custom screening page located at
      1. Screening questions are asked of the camper’s parent or guardian, and include:
        1. “Have they been in contact with anybody with a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19 in the past 5 days?”
        2. “Are they currently experiencing any of these symptoms? Cough, shortness of breath, chills, muscle pain, new loss of taste or smell, vomiting or diarrhea, or sore throat?”
        3. “Have they had a fever in the last 24 hours?”
      2. Campers who answer “yes” to any of these 3 screening questions will not be allowed to enter the building.
  1. Face coverings
    1. Face coverings are optional for all staff and campers, except as provided in Section XI.
    2. If a camper is wearing a mask, camp staff will assist to ensure masks are worn properly, covering both the nose and mouth.
    3. If COVID-19 case rates worsen and/or as official health guidelines are updated, masks may become required again for all staff and campers.
  1. Shared items
    1. Shared items have been minimized.
      1. All campers have an individual cubby (plastic tote) where they will store their possessions including food.
      2. All campers have individual sets of art supplies, including colored pencils, crayons, paper, and similar materials, stored in their cubby.
      3. Each group has a dedicated set of sport and game items.
  1. VIII.Handwashing
    1. The Dome will provide sufficient facilities to allow employees and campers to routinely wash and/or sanitize their hands.
      1. Materials provided include sinks with running water, soap, paper towels, and alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
    2. The Dome will require employees to wash or sanitize their hands routinely and in between all activities, or once per hour, whichever is more frequent.
    3. The Dome will require campers to wash or sanitize their hands routinely and in between all activities or once per hour, whichever is more frequent.
      1. Campers will be supervised while using hand sanitizer.
  1. Cleaning and sanitizing
    1. All sanitizing will be performed with a CDC-approved sanitizer.
      1. The Dome will maintain adequate stock of sanitizers and associated supplies.
    2. All routine touch surfaces will be sanitized by staff. These surfaces include tables and chairs; door knobs, handles, and push bars; railings; bathroom fixtures; shared computer equipment; and any other surface or object that is touched routinely.
    3. Janitorial cleaning will be performed after hours every night.
  1. Drinking fountains and vending machines
    1. The Dome’s drinking fountain and touchless water bottle filler will be sanitized routinely with a food-grade sanitizer.
    2. The Dome’s Pepsi-owned vending machines will be sanitized routinely with an approved sanitizer.
  1. Response to Confirmed Infection
    1. If an active employee or camper is identified as being COVID-19 positive by testing:
      1. The Dome will perform one of the following as soon as practical:
        1. A CDC-recommended disinfection; or
        2. A 72-hour closure to allow natural deactivation of the virus, followed by a comprehensive disinfection of all common surfaces.
      2. The individual who tested positive will isolate following the test result, according to current guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as follows:
        1. 5 days of at-home isolation, followed by 5 days of mask-wearing while in public (including at The Dome).
  1. Training
    1. The Dome will provide training to all employees on the requirements listed in this document.
    2. Management will monitor employees for compliance and provide additional training as needed.