Coronavirus updates
Pastor Tom's updates
    Pastor Tom's updates - these notes will continue to be updated--latest update on 5/22/2020.

Resources for opening back up--Guidance from CDC should be coming week of May 4th (It didn't happen!!).  This CDC guidance should include social distancing, screening, group size limitations, restrictions on activities, use of common spaces and physical contact.  Note that the CDC's guidance serves as recommendations, but is not legally binding.  Our state and local officials have the authority to accept or reject the CDC's guidance based on our area's situation.
    American Camping Association field guide for camps - 2020-05-18
    American Enterprise Institute National Coronavirus Response - A Road Map To Recovering
    Association of Camp Nursing (ACN) considerations for camps
    CCCA-Cleaning and sanitation list

    CDC-COVID guidance for shared or congregate housing
    CDC-Decision tree on opening for summer camp
    CDC-Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces
    CDC-Guidance for cleaning and disinfecting public spaces worksheet
    CDC-Leaked document with interim guidelines for child care, restaurants, etc
    CDC-Screening clients at entry to homeless shelters
    Survey results - Finding direction for camps
    Tri County campground opening plan - 2020-04-17
    Waushara County Campground full opening plan - 2020-05-13
    Waushara County Campgrounds COVID guidance - 2020-05-13
    Waushara County Reopen recommendations - 2020-05-14
    Wisconsin COVID lodging guidelines - 2020-05-07
    Wisconsin COVID outdoor gatherings guidelines - 2020-05-07
    Wisconsin COVID outdoor recreation guidelines - 2020-05-07
    Wisconsin COVID public facilities guidelines - 2020-05-07
    Wisconsin COVID restaurants and food service guidelines - 2020-05-07
    Wisconsin DATCP - Guidance for campgrounds during COVID - 2020-05-20
    Wisconsin DATCP - Guidance for rec/ed camps during COVID - 2020-05-20
    Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families - Recreational camp guidelines
    Work for America--Unofficial plans for reopening

Christian Camp and Conference Association (CCCA) resources
    Coronavirus resource from CCCA
    COVID Communications - Cancellations and refunds
    COVID Communications - Crisis strategy
    COVID Communications - Guest groups and parents
    COVID survey responses
 
Here is information from other areas:
Associated Bank
    Associated Bank Paycheck Protection Program fact sheet - 2020-04-01
    Associated Bank Paycheck Protection Program fact sheet - 2020-04-02
    Associated Bank Paycheck Protection Program fact sheet - 2020-04-03
    Camp Phillip's PPP check arrived on 4/13/2020
Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA)
    ECFA-CARESAct-InterpretationSectionBySection
    ECFA webinar - 2020-03-31 - CARES Act-Provisions relevant for nonprofits
    ECFA webinar - 2020-03-31 - CARES Act-Slides
    ECFA webinar - 2020-05-19 - PPP loan forgiveness-Handout
US Centers for Disease Control
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Situation Summary webpage
    Guidance for Administrators in Parks and Recreational Facilities
    Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19 When Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities
US Congress
    H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
        New Coronavirus Legislation and its Impact on Employers and Employees by Attorney Ross W. Townsend
US Treasury
    Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) fact sheet
Waushara County
    Tri County campground COVID sign - 04/21/2020
    Tri County Health letter to campgrounds - 03/26/2020
    Waushara County Administrator message - 03/18/2020
    Waushara County COVID-19 travel restrictions
    Wautoma schools respond to state-wide closure - 03/18/2020
Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 webpage
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services Outbreaks webpage
    Wisconsin Safer at Home order 12 - 03/24/2020
    Wisconsin Safer at Home order 28 - 04/16/2020
Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod
    WELS statement concerning Lord's Supper and COVID - 04/02/2020
Other resources
    Church Mutual COVID-19 information - Church Mutual's COVID-19 webpage
    COVID enrollment info from Ian
    Fundraising in a crisis
 
CCCA webinar - March 18th, 2020 - Camps over $1 million in annual income
CCCA webinar
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Jon Bisset, River Valley Ranch, Maryland - River Valley Ranch website - River Valley Ranch Facebook
    Michael Perry, SpringHill, Michigan and Indiana - SpringHill website - SpringHill Facebook
    Mike Romberger, Mount Hermon, California - Mount Hermon website - Mount Hermon Facebook
    Ed McDowell, Warm Beach, Washington state - Warm Beach website - Warm Beach Facebook
    Dathan Brown, Hume Lake, California - Hume Lake website - Hume Lake Facebook
Pertinent topics in the video:
    03:30  COVID19 impact on your ministry
    08:00  Impact on full-time and part-time staff
    10:45  Possible funding through state/federal agencies
    13:00  Possible insurance coverage to recoup canceling groups
    18:00  Helpful to lean into a civil mandate by governor to close
    18:35  Ministering to guests/campers in spite of mandated closures
    25:00  Communication strategy with donors/parents
    27:30  Camps providing secluded place for people needing to practice social distancing
    31:33  Staff considerations
    38:55  Dealing with cancellations
    43:00  Dealing with summer camp
    47:10  Recruiting for summer staff
    49:50  Requests for summer camp refunds
    53:45  Thoughts on closing down camps
    1:00:30  Don't underestimate the impact camps have on the lives of people and their willingness to support you in difficult times.
    1:03:45  Alternate sources of income
    1:08:40  Treatment of resident camp staff regarding quarantine
    1:10:40  Responding to donors who ask "How can we help?"
    1:16:05  Social media strategy
    1:20:30  Community outreach
    1:23:00  Insurance - loss of revenue
    1:24:00  Opportunity to look at own mortality - end of life planning
    1:27:05  Priority setting / Contingency planning
    1:35:15  Food service ramifications
    1:37:00  Advice on getting loans for operations or keeping full-time staff
    1:41:00  What to discuss with Board of directors
Nathan's notes on the webinar
 
CCCA webinar - March 24th, 2020 - Camps less than $1 million in annual income
CCCA webinar-2020-03-24
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Ed McDowell, Warm Beach, Washington state - Warm Beach website - Warm Beach Facebook
    Scott Larsen, Twin Lakes Christian Center, Iowa - Twin Lakes website - Twin Lakes Facebook
    Dave Saugen, Tall Timber Ranch, Washington state - Tall Timber website - Tall Timber Facebook
    Stan Coker, Cumberland Youth Camp, Tennessee - Cumberland website - Cumberland Facebook
    Eddie Walker, Sabine Creek Ranch, Texas - Sabine Creek website
    Kevin Van Brunt, Sentinel Ministries, New Hampshire - Sentinel website - Sentinel Facebook
Pertinent topics in the video:
    14:00    Impact on staffing
    19:00    Be open and transparent with staff on where finances stand
    26:00    Small Business Administration loans to help with cash flow
    32:30    Rely on donors for help
    36:30    Sanctuary space at camp
    39:25    Establish regular monthly donors
    50:00    FEMA may be looking at camps for population displacement
    56:00    Refund policies
    1:00:00    Cash flow worksheets
    1:05:10    Impact of Covid19 on staffing needs
    1:06:00    Reconnect with former staff and alumni
    1:07:00    Set up specific dates for go/no go on summer camp
    1:11:40    Possibility of offering camps of 50 or less if restrictions are still in place
                    Don’t exceed what cash you have on hand before asking for donor help
 

 
CCCA webinar - March 26th, 2020 - Camps in crisis
CCCA Webinar-2020-03-26
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Greg Anderson, Inspiration Point, Minnesota - Inspiration Point website - Inspiration Point Facebook
    Garret Larsen, Cho-Yeh Camp and Conference Center, Texas - Cho-Yeh website - Cho-Yeh Facebook
    Nate Parks, Camp Berea, New Hampshire - Camp Berea website - Camp Berea Facebook
    Anthony Scott, Glorieta Camps, New Mexico - Glorieta website - Glorieta Facebook
Pertinent topics in the video:
11:17    Leading Beyond the Blizzard article has useful information for businesses at this time
14:00    Ways to gain revenue from existing resources at your camp
                  Housing for those needing quarantine space / Log off some wooded areas
                  Open areas of camp to local farmers / Provide meals for delivery from camp kitchen
18:00    Sacrificing one summer camp season to preserve ministry’s long term viability
23:30    Look carefully at cash flow.  What expenses can you cut?
                  Reduce insurance / Remove insurance from vehicles that are not going to be used
                  Limit subscriptions for a time / Completely shut down non-essential buildings
                  Freeze spending / Reduce pay of all current staff by 15%
29:30    Crisis may provide new ministry opportunities in the future (podcasts, webinars, etc.)
36:30    How to deal with refunds
38:30    Making the decision to cancel summer camp
41:50    Changes on how summer camp may look this year
54:55    Discussion on camps that do not pay unemployment insurance
1:04:00    The most responsible way to be stewards of the resources that we have
 
CCCA webinar - April 13th, 2020 - Summer camp 2020 - Hard decisions
CCCA webinar-2020-04-13
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Garret Larsen, Cho-Yeh Camp and Conference Center, Texas - Cho-Yeh website - Cho-Yeh Facebook
    Bob Strodel, Camp Brookwoods, New Hampshire - Camp Brookwoods website - Camp Brookwoods Facebook
    Doug McClain, Sky Ranch in Texas, Oklahoma and Colorado -  Sky Ranch website - Sky Ranch Facebook
    Jane Schmidt, Camp Tapawingo, Oregon - Camp Tapawingo website
Pertinent topics in the video:
    02:10    Introduction of panelists and description of their camp situation
    11:25    CCCA is working with CDC as far as guidelines to use as we begin to prepare to host guests
    13:10    How guests are responding to Camp Cho-Yeh’s decision to shut down 2020 summer camp
    14:05    Specific areas of programming, accommodations, food service, etc. in light of pandemic
    22:10    Measures to increase safety and mitigate risk
    23:40    Unemployment benefits
    26:25    Go/no go date for cancelling summer camp
    28:07    What if we’re at peak of coronavirus (Mayo Clinic says late July) during camp.
    33:00    Decision factors on whether to proceed or not
    35:50    What to do with full-time staff when there are no groups
    38:15    New parent permission form or waiver that addresses coronavirus
    39:30    Level of liability for having staff work in this environment
    42:00    Are you willing to keep summer staff on the hook up until the last minute
    43:05    How do we enforce distancing with guest groups.
    44:15    Plans for screening campers/staff when they show up
    45:50    Back to risk again of having camp in coronavirus
    49:00    How to handle refunds
    51:10    Ways to employ summer staff this summer if they can’t work at camp
    52:20    Summer camp speakers coming who have no income if we don’t run summer camp
    53:50    Funding models that allow camps to wait to decide about summer camp
    57:00    What are local health officials saying--Too early to tell.
    58:20    How to deal with camper who show signs of COVID during week
    1:01:50    Including Board in Go/No go decision
    1:04:20    Compensation for summer staff who you keep waiting for decision and then cancel
    1:06:00    Moving forward with camp if the mass gathering ban is still on
    1:07:25    Family camps vs kid camps
    1:08:22    Types of facility projects started that’s favorable to social distancing
    1:10:40    Tripwires for camp that you’ve developed
    1:11:50    If camper comes down with COVID, how do you deal with other campers
 

 
CCCA webinar - April 17th, 2020 - Virtual camp
CCCA webinar-2020-04-17
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    James Rock, Trout Lake Camps, Minnesota - Trout Lakes website - Trout Lakes Facebook -
        https://www.youtube.com/user/TroutLakeCampsVids - Instagram: @troutlakecamps
    Dan Steele, River Valley Ranch, Maryland - River Valley Ranch website - River Valley Ranch Facebook
        https://www.youtube.com/user/rivervalleyranch - Instagram: @rivervalleyranch
    Lee Henson, Camp Caudle, Arkansas - Camp Caudle website - Camp Caudle Facebook -
        https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKKeaM_Z6Jt3EjcnB_o-v-Q - Instagram: @campcaudle
    Dan Antoine, Ingham Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camps - Okoboji website - Okoboji Facebook
        https://www.youtube.com/user/inghamokoboji - Instagram: @inghamokoboji
    Tommy Sewall, Word of Life Camps, New York and Florida  - Word of Life website - Word of Life Facebook -
        https://www.youtube.com/user/wordoflifeisland - Instagram: @wolisland
Pertinent topics in the video:
    XX:XX    Notes not ready yet
    

 
CCCA webinar - April 23rd, 2020 - Family camp
CCCA webinar-2020-04-17
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Jim Hammond, Camp-of-the-Woods, New York - Camp-of-the-Woods website
    Cary Hendrcks, Laity Lodge Family Camp, Texas - Laity Lodge website - Laity Lodge Facebook
    Don McIntyre and Aaron Scarborough, Wind River Ranch, CO - WRR website - WRR Facebook
    Karl Storman, Word of Life Camps, New York and Florida  - Word of Life website - Word of Life Facebook
    Daniel Wallace, Gull Lake Ministries, Michigan - Gull Lake website - Gull Lake Facebook
Pertinent topics in the video:
    XX:XX    Notes not ready yet
    

 
CCCA webinar - April 30th, 2020 - Day camp
CCCA webinar-2020-04-30
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Stacy Smith, The Firs, Washington - The Firs website
    Stephen Ready, Camp All-American, Georgia - Camp All-American website
    Rommie Christiansen and Dennis Littlefield, Camp Tilikum, Oregon - Camp Tilikum website
    Melodie Hobbie, Lutheran Island Camp, Minnesota - Lutheran Island Camp website
Pertinent topics in the video:
    XX:XX    Notes not ready yet
    

 
CCCA webinar - May 15th, 2020 - How do you care for campers amidst coronavirus?
CCCA webinar-2020-05-15
Panel includes:
    Gregg Hunter, CCCA President
    Dr Michael Ambrose
Pertinent topics in the video:
    Notes are in Pastor Tom's updates at the top of the webpage
    

 
Lori Jacobwith - During fear and uncertainty - how to fundraise? - 3/24/2020
Lori Jacobwith fundraising webinar
In this webinar, Lori L. Jacobwith from Ignited Fundraising and Steven Shattuck from Bloomerang share their collective best practices for fundraising during times of fear & uncertainty.  Lori and Steven have worked with thousands of nonprofits in good times and bad.  They’ve seen what works and what doesn’t.  They’re ready to bring some calm and solid actions to your overwhelm and fear.
    >>Webinar notes by Pastor Tom
Here are links including the Excel worksheet reviewed during the session:
    Link to recording
    Download slides here
>>Google Drive folder where we’ll continue to collect examples
    Excel planning worksheet – this is a download – watch for it in your downloads folder once you click the link
 
Rachel Muir webinar - Fundraising in wake of COVID-19 - 3/27/2020
Rachel Muir fundraising webinar
Replay of webinar:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e39X7C1nULE
    Google drive link to the slides.  Also available at https://www.rachelmuir.com/handouts
    A sample video email thanking donors who give in times of crisis (like today)
    Video emails from www.BombBomb.com
Here’s movie moments, all the videos played in the webinar plus two extra:
    RNLI 
    Dear Blazer Nation  
    The Final Walk 
    Ailey Dancers are still dancing
Here's the tools shared in the video:
    Textology texting tool (you get a free 30 day trial, ask for Justin and tell him Rachel sent you!) - > https://www.textology.co/
    Felt app (you can send 3 cards a month for only $6)  -> https://www.feltapp.com/
>>All of the examples shared in the webinar can be seen on Bloomerang's COVID-19 resource page https://bloomerang.co/resources/covid19/
 
CARES Act webinar - March 25th, 2020 - Senate bill
Vanderbloemen CARES act webinar
Notes are in Pastor Tom's updates at the top of the webpage.
 
CARES Act webinar - March 26th, 2020 - Senate bill update
Vanderbloemen CARES act webinar
Notes are in Pastor Tom's updates at the top of the webpage.
 
CARES Act webinar - March 27th, 2020 - Bill has passed - 501c3s need to get busy NOW
Vanderbloemen CARES act webinar
Notes are in Pastor Tom's updates at the top of the webpage.