As you know, the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has had an extensive impact on our world and our communities. The Camp Joy staff and board of directors have been hard at work carefully reviewing the public health recommendations from the CDC and state of Ohio as well as the American Camp Association. In addition, we have been monitoring timelines for reducing social distancing and increasing group gathering size.
Camp Joy has made the difficult decision to cancel all overnight camp programs for summer 2020. The recommended social distancing, group sizes, and risk mitigation played a large factor in this decision. Given the nature of camp and the activities our campers participate in, this is the safest decision for our campers, our staff, and the families to which we send them home. Read our full response here.