RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Ken Hisler, assistant director of recreation for Raleigh, said the decision by the city to offer camp was an easy choice. How to do that and mitigate risk was the challenge.
The City of Raleigh made the decision to cancel all preschool specialty camps, teen specialty camps, and youth Specialty Camps. Select traditional summer camps for youth were also canceled. That totals out to more than 100 individual programs canceled.
Modifications were made for the remainder of summer camps still on.
Hisler said while there are usually groups of 24 children, this year that number was dropped to 12 with two staff members supervising. The number of campers per week was reduced from 1,400 to 600. That group of 12 children will stick together throughout camp rather than intermingling with other campers.
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