Newcomb Youth Program 2021
The members of the staff of the Newcomb Youth Program and Commission wish to invite your children to attend and take part in a well-rounded program of activities for the summer months. The program activities will take place at the Newcomb Town Beach and surrounding areas. Following is a list of details regarding program policy.
Please have the registration packet completed and returned by June 18th
1. DATES: Monday, July 5, 2021 through Thursday, August 12, 2021
2. TIMES: 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. - Monday through Friday.
3. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
Any youth aged 5 on or before December 1st who has completed one year of a Kindergarten program, through 21 years of age.
4. INFANT AND PRESCHOOL AQUATIC PROGRAMS:
There will be no Infant & Preschool Program this summer due to COVID restrictions
Swimming, hiking, camping, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, various games, nature study, arts and crafts, and special trips will be offered. Activities may be adjusted to adhere to COVID 19 guidelines.
Space on the bus will be limited due to required COVID social distancing requirements. Parents/Guardians are encouraged to transport campers to and from camp if possible. Parents/Guardians who bring campers in the morning may not bring them prior to 9:45. Bus pick up will begin at 9:15 am, starting on the west end of town. Campers that live on 28N will be picked up at their house on their side of the road. Everyone riding the bus must wear a mask. Leaving the program early at any time requires a note signed by a parent or guardian. Camp ends at 3:30. Parents/Guardians must pick up campers at 3:30 and bussed campers will depart from the beach at 3:30.
Goodnow Flow: Due to limited bus space we ask that you please transport your campers to and from the beach.
7. EACH CHILD NEEDS:
A lunch (nut free), swim suit, beach bag and a marked towel, warm clothes, sneakers (a must for running), raingear when appropriate, extra fluids, a face mask (required for everyone while riding the bus and all unvaccinated staff), bug spray and sun screen.
Please complete and return the following to
Newcomb Town Hall, P.O. Box 405, Newcomb, NY 12852
- Registration form with photo
- Medical release and medication form
- Copy of current physical exam (within 1 year; form enclosed for your convenience) & current immunization record
This record must be submitted annually, to ensure the records are current.
The immunization record should detail your child’s receipt of the following vaccinations: Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis (DTaP, DTP, DT, Td, Tdap); Hepatitis B (Hep. B or HBV); Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib); Polio (IPV or OPV); Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR); Chickenpox (Varicella); Pneumococcal (PCV7 or PCV13)
Anyone planning to attend the program must be registered by June 18 in order that the Staff and Director can place the applicant in the proper group and familiarize themselves with any pertinent information. Anyone who is attending as a visitor and guest of a participant must pre-register also (must allow at least 2 business days’ notice, however if there are any questions or concerns, this waiting period may be extended at the Camp Director’s or Health Director’s discretion) and must be in attendance with that person. Incomplete forms will prevent the child from attending camp.
The program is covered by liability insurance but does not have an individual accident policy. Municipalities cannot purchase this type of medical insurance with public funds.
Out of camp trips will be limited due to COVID 19 guidelines. There will not be any overnights this summer.
11. N.Y.S. HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS:
There will be unannounced Health Department inspections at the Town Beach during the program. The Youth Program has a permit to operate from the N.Y.S. Department of Health on St. Bernard Street, Saranac Lake, NY 12983. Any parent has a right to inspect the Newcomb Youth Program at the Town Beach.
The Newcomb Summer Youth Program is sponsored by our Town Board and the New York State Division for Youth through the Essex County Youth Bureau.
12. ASSUMPTION OF RISK:
Participation in the Newcomb Youth Program exposes all participants to the possibility of injury or even death. Your signature on the registration form acknowledges that such risks exist as a result of your child’s participation during program activities, out of camp trips, and during the transportation of your child for such trips or activities.
13. DISCIPLINE POLICY:
To ensure the safety of all participants, the following disciplinary actions will be taken by the director or assistant director in the following cases:
Inappropriate language, disobedience, insubordination to staff, excessive disruptiveness, fighting and/or dangerous behavior.
First Offense………………... Notification to Parent
Child not allowed to participate on next trip or special activity
Second Offense…………….. Notification to Parent
Child not allowed to participate in the youth program for one day
Third Offense……………….. Notification to Parent
Child not allowed to participate in the youth program for one week
Infraction of trip rules will result in ineligibility for remaining trips. All discipline cases must be reported to the director or assistant director to be logged. The preceding policy will be administered at the discretion of the director.
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Print and Return
2021 Newcomb Summer Youth Program Registration
Please check to see the following are completed and returned by June 30
•Completed Registration Form with photo – Pg. 4
•Completed Signed Medical Information and Release – Pg. 5
•Completed Signed Medication Form (if applicable) – Pg. 6
•Copy of current Immunization record
•Current physical from physician or school physical (within 1 year)
Newcomb Youth Program P.O. Box 405
Newcomb, NY 12852
If you have any questions, please call the Town Hall at 582-3211