It’s unclear how many campers and counselors may have been exposed, but everyone was screened before summer camp began.
All fees paid by camp participants are being refunded or applied as a credit for next summer, the organization said.
“A great deal of thought and planning went into the decision to hold Camp High Harbour,” the statement read. “In preparing for camp, we collaborated with the Centers for Disease Control and the American Camp Association and followed (Georgia’s) safety guidelines and protocols. We remain committed to doing all we can to prepare the return of resident camp for the summer of 2021.”
A camper at a Forsyth County day camp also tested positive for the highly contagious virus this week. Officials with Sawnee Mountain Preserve near Cumming said the camper tested positive after taking a test required to stay overnight.
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That child came into contact with 11 other campers and three staff members, Channel 2 Action News reported. Forsyth County officials said they don’t plan to shut down summer camps this year, but will take additional precautions.
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