Activities

Families will have the opportunity to take part in a variety of camp activities, as a family unit. Our pool and boating at the Cove will be open, have lifeguards present, and you can sign up to use these two areas in advance. All other areas are available for use on a first come, first served basis.

Arts & Crafts
Tennis Courts
Basketball Courts
Volleyball Courts
Baseball Diamond
Athletic Fields
Gym
Camper Lounge

Supplies for various camp activities will be provided.

Art Supplies:
String, lanyard, coloring books, paint, clay and more

Sports Equipment:
Football, soccer ball, tennis rackets and balls, kickball, gaga ball, baseball bat and ball, ball for 9-in-the-air

Board Games:
Decks of cards, checkers, chess and more

Evening Activities Too!

Enjoy social distant evening experiences for the whole family that could include an outdoor movie, family game night and Shabbat celebration.

Accommodations

Cabin or Hotel-Style Rooms – It’s Your Choice!

Both options have private living quarters and bathrooms for your family. For your convenience, all bedding, pillows and bath and pool towels will be provided.

Cabins

Wood cabins with an attached, covered porch

Two communal sleeping areas, twin bunk beds, sleeps up to 12 people

Non-climate-controlled

Bathroom with private toilets and shower stalls

Electricity

Picnic table outside

 

Hotel-Style Rooms

Located at Perlstein Retreat Center in the Guest House and Levy Weiss buildings

All rooms have private entrances

Variety of bed sizes, sleeps up to 4 people in each room

Climate-controlled

En-suite bathroom

Please note, families with more than 4 people will require additional rooms. Fees will apply.

Meals

Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided, and will either be delivered to your living quarters , picked up by your family or served cafeteria style.

Kosher style meals prepared in the Camp Chi kitchen:
Weeks of July 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th

Kosher meals under cRc supervision prepared in the Perlstein kitchen:
Week of August 5th

Additional snacks will be available for purchase at our “canteen.” Outside food and drink are also permitted in camp.

Important Details

Here’s how the Chi Family Getaway will work.

We will be following social distancing measures and other safety precautions established in keeping with guidelines from Centers for Disease Control, Sauk County Department of Public Health and American Camp Association.

Families are asked to social distance between each other while on camp grounds, and masks are required for indoor activities, unless consuming food or drink.

Additional sanitization stations around camp and increased cleaning procedures and cleaning supplies will be in place for common areas.

Staff will not enter private quarters without informing the family and will only enter for necessary facility repairs or requested assistance. All members of a cabin “household” over 2 must be wearing face coverings while staff are in quarters. Staff will wear face coverings and gloves or additional PPE as appropriate.

We ask guest to refrain from entering others private living quarters.

Families may leave camp at their own discretion to take advantage of the Wisconsin Dells area and will need to follow a check out/check in process.

 

FAQ’s

Q.  Is there electricity or air conditioning in the wood cabins?
A.  There is electricity but there is no air conditioning in wood cabins. With the windows open, cabins cool down nicely at night. The number of outlets in each cabin is limited.

Q. What is provided in the accommodations?
A. Each guest will be provided 1 towel set (bath towel, hand towel and wash cloth) and linens (flat sheet, fitted sheet, pillow and case, and, blanket) for their bed. Please plan to bring anything else you may want during your stay. Families can bring additional linens or towels.

Q. Is wifi available on camp grounds?
A. Wifi is available throughout camp, although it does not work inside the cabins or Perlstein Retreat Center rooms. There will be tables and chairs outside the Camp Chi and Perlstein Retreat Center offices and the Art Center for business use. Printers will not be available.

Q. Can we have small kitchen appliances in the cabins or Perlstein Retreat Center rooms?
A.  We do not allow coffee makers/tea kettles, toasters, hot plates or microwaves in our accommodations. Hairdryers, electric razors, and fans are allowed.

Q. Who can stay in the same living quarters?
A. All living quarters are reserved for family units only. There is a 1 adult, 1 child minimum in each Perlstein room or wood cabin. We ask that all guests refrain from entering anyone else’s private living quarters.

Q. Is smoking allowed on camp property?
A. Smoking is not allowed on the Camp Chi/Perlstein Retreat Center` grounds. We ask any smokers to please exit our gates and smoke off our property.

Q. What activity areas will be open for use?
A.  Families will be able to use the cove (lakefront), pool, gym, sports fields and athletic courts, arts & crafts area and a game room in our Camper Lounge. The ropes course, aerial adventure course, climbing wall and waterskiing will be unavailable.

Q.  Do we need to make a reservation to use the activity areas?
A.  You will need to make a reservation for the cove and pool. Lifeguards will be present. Firepits are also reservable for bonfires or cooking without a staff presence. All other activity areas are available at a first come, first served basis.

Q.  How do we reserve times for the cove, pool or firepits?
A.  Will have an online reservation system available for your use. All details will be shared prior to your arrival at camp.

Q.  Are the meals and snacks Kosher?
A.  The meals and snacks will be Kosher-style the weeks of July 8th, 15th, 22nd and 29th and served out of the Camp Chi Kitchen. Kosher meals under cRc supervision will be prepared in the Perlstein kitchen the week of August 5th.

Q.  How will my family be served meals?
A.  Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be provided, and will either be delivered to your living quarters, picked up by your family or served cafeteria style in a socially distanced and safe manner. Most special diets can be accommodated.

Q.  Is outside food allowed on camp grounds during my stay?
A.  Yes.

Q. Is alcohol allowed on camp grounds during my stay?
A.  Yes, but you must be over 21 to consume alcohol on camp property. We ask that all alcohol is stored away in a place that can be locked when not in use.

Q.  What are the daily procedures you are putting in place for families and staff’s health and safety?
A.  We will be following social distancing measures and other safety precautions established in keeping with guidelines from Center for Disease Control, Wisconsin Department of Public Health, American Camping Association. This includes:

  • Daily temperature checks for all guests and staff.
  • Families are asked to socially distance between each other while on camp grounds, and masks are required for indoor activities, unless consuming food or drink.
  • Additional sanitization stations around camp and increased cleaning procedures and cleaning supplies will be in place for common areas.
  • Staff will not enter private quarters without informing the family and will only enter for necessary facility repairs or requested assistance. All members of cabin “household” over 2 must be wearing face coverings while staff are in quarters.  Staff will wear face coverings and gloves or additional PPE as appropriate.
  • We are asking for families’ cooperation and honesty to help manage the health and safety of our community.

Q. Is there anything my family needs to do/fill out prior to our stay?
A. Families will be asked to self-monitor prior to arriving at camp. Upon arrival there will be a screening questionnaire.

Q.  Will a temperature check be performed upon arriving at camp?
A. Yes. There will be temperature checks upon arrival in addition to daily temperature checks.

Q.  When are face coverings required?
A.  Face coverings are required for all family members 2+ years for indoor activities when a 6-foot minimum between others cannot be observed unless consuming food or drink.

Q.  Will there be medical staff at camp?
A. Medical staff will not be available during Chi Family Getaway.  There is a hospital in close proximity to camp.

Q.  What happens if someone in my family presents common symptoms of COVID-19 prior to arrival?
A.  If someone presents with symptoms, they should be self-isolating. Whoever they came into contact with should also be isolating. They should do this for 14 days or, until 72 hours symptom free with no medication.  If you choose to get tested please forward any results to the camp office.

Q.  What happens if someone at Chi Family Getaway during the week we are there presents common symptoms of COVID-19?
 A. If someone gets COVID-19 while in attendance, it is expected that they notify the full-time staff so we can notify other families and staff. In addition, we will provide a separate space for isolation purposes and reserve the right to ask families to depart from the program as necessary for the health and safety of the community.

Q.  Where is the closest medical facility if someone isn’t feeling well?
A.  Information on the closet medical facilities will be provided before arrival to the program.  As stated above, there is a hospital in close proximity.

Q. Can we leave camp during the day?
A. Camp is open for families to leave and venture into the Wisconsin Dells as they would like. We are asking families to follow a check in/check out system which will be detailed before arrival.

Q. Can my children do activities by themselves?
A. No. We are kindly asking that anyone under 15 years of age is supervised by an adult at all times. Those 15 years and older are asked to follow the social distancing guidelines to keep everyone safe. This is a family experience and family units will be operating together in activity areas.

Q. Are visitors allowed on camp grounds?
A. No. To ensure the safety of the community, we are asking that guests refrain from inviting any one into camp.

Q. When is payment due for the Chi Family Getaway?
A. We ask that you pay in full at time of registration. Payment plans can be arranged, if necessary, by contacting us at the camp office at (847) 763-3551 or at info@campchi.com.

Q. Is the program fee refundable?
A. The program fee is non-refundable unless you have to cancel for medical reasons, or the program gets cancelled. If your cancellation is due to medical reasons you may be asked to provide a physician’s note.

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