We're having CAMP! Registration is now open!

Dear Parents,

We WILL be able to have campers on site this summer and we are PUMPED! We have a full team of 42 amazing college-aged and recent grads hired for our stellar summer staff, and are gearing up for another incredible summer of purposeful fun!

Significantly, we will be able to operate at normal capacity, following whatever restrictions are in place at that time. Here is what we know (as of mid-April), and our plan for adapting to the inevitable changes sure to come our way in the lead-up to welcoming our first campers:

As was the case during our COVID-free summer season last year, we will work within the limits given to us by current government decrees, but we will not be more restrictive than those decrees allow. Recognizing that current Washington state’s Phase 3 guidelines may well change by the time our first campers are due to arrive on June 26, current Phase 3 guidelines include:

  • To be admitted to camp, campers must either be A) vaccinated or B) receive a negative COVID test no more than three days prior to arrival and remain in quarantine between the test and start of camp – OR – camp will provide rapid tests to campers upon arrival (This is our preference. We are currently looking into the availability of on-site rapid tests. However, by registering you are agreeing to have your non-vaccinated camper tested within three days of arrival to camp, if necessary).
  • Other Phase 3 protocols are in-line with what Camp Spalding successfully employed last summer, including: masks are to be worn at all times, except when eating, sleeping, in the water or during physical exertion outdoors; pre-assigned bunks with campers arranged head-to-toe; dining tables 6’ apart; etc.

A non-refundable deposit of $75 is required to register. By registering, you are agreeing to bring to camp a required, signed document (available on our website in mid-June) listing each of the government mandated protocols in place at that time. You will be asked to indicate your and your camper’s cooperation by initialing each protocol, which may be more or less restrictive than the protocols listed above (see bullet points), and which may change during the summer (and potentially even while your child is at camp). These protocols will be updated on our website as any changes applying to summer camps are issued by the governor’s office.

Finally, as any camper who joined us last summer will surely agree, Camp Spalding was still completely and awesomely Camp Spalding! Even with masks. Classic summer camp fun in the woods and on the water…real, authentic friendships with cabinmates and staff…and best of all, a chance to clearly hear, consider and respond to Jesus’ invitation to follow. We can hardly wait to welcome your child to Camp Spalding this summer!

In Christ,

Andy Sonneland

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