Updated: October 7th, 2020
Prior to the program:
Covid-19 Health Screening: All of the following statements must be true immediately prior to each program session for all participants and volunteers or participation will be prohibited:
- Neither I, nor anyone in my household have had any of the following symptoms in the last 21 days: sore throat, cough, chills, body aches for unknown reasons, shortness of breath for unknown reasons, loss of smell, loss of taste, fever at or greater than 100 °F.
- Neither I, nor anyone in my household has tested positive for Covid-19
- I have not traveled outside the U.S. in the past 21 days
- To the best of my knowledge, I have not been in close proximity to any individual who
tested positive for Covid-19
- I do not have any reason to believe that I or anyone else in my household have been
exposed to or have contracted Covid-19
Water: Bring your own water and ensure your Little Bella has a water bottle with a frame mount on her bike or places the water in a secure bike pack to carry while biking. Mentors are unable to carry water and public water facilities will not be used at any venue. NO water may be shared with others.
Snack: On the first day, participants will receive all snacks for each session in the participant goodie bag. Participants and mentors should arrive with a pre-packed snack at the start of each session. We will be pack in, pack out this year, so be prepared to carry out your trash.
Bug spray and Sunscreen: Apply bug spray and sunblock as necessary prior to arrival at the venue. We will not provide bug spray or sunblock to participants or volunteers.
Bathroom: We highly recommend all participants use the bathroom prior to arrival at the venue.
Hand Sanitizer: We strongly recommend all girls and mentors bring their own small bottle of hand sanitizer and carry in their pack during each session. Little Bellas will also have hand sanitizer on site at each venue for girls and mentors to use.
At the program:
Drop off and Pick up Protocol: We will have a program specific protocol to reduce crowding at drop off and pick up.
Reduce Venue Crowding: We recommend one adult drops off and pick up their child and remains in their vehicle to the extent possible. All other family members should also remain in the vehicle. Please turn your engine off and stay idle free. Please do not bring your pets to the program. Please refrain from using the trails as a family when the program is in session.
Masks: Adult Mentors: It is mandatory for adults to wear a mask at all times except during strenuous activity. Girls: All girls are required to have a masks accessible at all times and are required to wear it when 6 feet distancing cannot be maintained (e.g., first aid scenarios). We recommend wearing face coverings at all times except during strenuous activity.
Hand Sanitizing: All girls / mentors will use the hand sanitizing station immediately upon arrival at the venue.
Covid- 19 Health and Travel Screening: We will perform a temperature check and health screening for all mentors and girls upon arrival. We ask for a travel disclosure if anyone in your household has traveled in the past 14 days.
Groups: Group sizes will be less than 10 people in total (e.g. 7 girls and 2 mentors). All participants will remain in the same group and will not mix with other groups throughout the duration of the season.
Social Distancing: All Little Bellas community members must maintain 6 ft apart both on and off the bike. Games will be modified to maintain social distancing.
These new policies and procedures are aimed at keeping everyone safe and doing our part to support public health. We cannot eliminate all risk in relation to COVID-19 in connection with participation in our programs. By agreeing to send your child to this program or to volunteer, you are acknowledging and assuming responsibility for this risk.
Failure to comply with these policies and procedures may result in removal from the program.