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Summer Jam & Swim is ready to go!

Dive into a week of music and swimming with Summer Jam & Swim Camp in Edgewater for ages 4-9!


We've been working behind the scenes for weeks trying to coordinate all the moving parts that will make this year's Summer Jam and Swim the safest and most fun ever! Now we're excited to announce that we've made the safety plans needed to welcome them to camp!


We've implemented some changes to the camp, which includes limiting the number of campers to only 10 per week, so if you haven't registered yet, please do so soon as we anticipate that the remaining spots will go quickly. Especially since we're one of the only camps able to offer swimming this summer thanks to EAC's year-round pool maintenance!


You can read more about the normal camp details here, but I want to focus this message on what we're doing differently this summer to ensure the health and safety of our staff and participants. We've created a safety plan that is in compliance with all state and city guidance to allow us all to enjoy a safe, fun summer together!


What may be different?

  • Health screenings required for children before classroom entry.

  • Parents, staff and campers will wear facial coverings.

  • Staff will frequently disinfect facilities and objects.

  • We have suspended daily visits from guest musicians to limit outside contact.

  • Visual signage posted throughout regarding hygiene and physical distancing.


Here are details about what to expect on a daily basis at camp.


ARRIVAL

  • Please arrive wearing face masks and swimsuits under clothing.

  • We can check-in one family at a time. If there’s more than one family arriving at a time, please form a physically distanced line.

  • Check-in will include a temperature check and health screening questionnaire.

  • Upon entering the classroom, either hand-washing or sanitizing will be required.

  • Each child will store their belonging in their own separate container/cubby.


IN THE CLASSROOM

  • Masks or face shields will be worn inside by all staff and campers, except when eating or playing a musical instrument.

  • Hand washing or sanitizing will happen in between activities.

  • Snacks, water and lunches must be brought from home. We will have back-ups available.

  • The assistant teacher will sanitize the commonly touched surfaces during the morning break and at lunchtime. The room will also be fully sanitized each day.

  • Each child will have their own creative kit provided that only they will use each week with glue, scissors, crayons and markers. They will be sanitized weekly.


OUTSIDE

  • Please send your child to camp with sunscreen applied.

  • When playing outside children may remove their masks and staff will remind them to stay physically distanced with no touching.

  • pick-up

  • One child at a time will be allowed to check-out at the door.

  • If there are additional families there at the same time, a physically distanced line will be formed.

Please feel free to reach out with any additional questions at any time by emailing info@merrymusicmakers.net or calling the main studio at 773-929-4666.


We would love to see you and your child at camp soon!


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