The Recreation Department will at all times encourage participants and staff to reduce exposure to ultraviolet exposure from the sun. Such measures may include, but not be limited to, encouraging the use of wide-brim hats, long-sleeve shirts, long pants, screens with a solar protection of 25 or greater, and lip balm. Encouragements to this effect will be featured in the individual program packets.Application of Sunscreen
• Parents/guardians will be responsible for applying sun protection to their child prior to the start of a day’s program and for providing sunscreen and/or sun protection for their child for that day.
• Counselors will remind participants to apply sun protection at appropriate times during the day.
• Any sun protection provided from home will be delivered in a plastic bag with that child’s name clearly written on the bag. The plastic bag containing the sunscreen or sun protection should be kept in the participant’s backpack or among their personal items.
• Parents/guardians who wish for counselors or Recreation Department staff to assist their child apply sun protection must first submit a written authorization to the Recreation Department. Counselors will not apply protection to a child without written authorization beforehand (see below
). Counselors will only apply sun spray and are prohibited from applying lotion.