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COVID-19 Procedures

-Masks must be worn at all times when indoors-

Updated: November 17, 2020

Important: VT Travel Map Suspended – November 10, 2020

The State of Vermont has suspended its leisure travel map and implemented a mandatory quarantine for anyone returning or traveling to Vermont.

Important: Vermont State Mandate on Mask Usage

In the state of Vermont you must wear a mask or cloth facial covering over your nose and mouth any time you are in public spaces, indoors or outdoors, where you come in contact with others from outside your households, especially in congregate settings.

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MMSCA has set forth the following safeguards to be followed by all participants, families, and staff while attending MMSCA athletic functions in addition to cleaning procedures before and after sessions in accordance with the VT Board of Education recommendations. the CDC, the VT Dept. of Health, and the Agency for Commerce and Community Development.

Questions or Concerns? Email Ben Blakely: [email protected] or call (802) 253-7704 ext. 2; 4.

IMPORTANT LINKS:

Vermont at the Vermont Department of Health website

VT Cross-State Travel Map (suspended)

VT Cross-State Travel Question & Answer


MMSCA Covid-19 Requirements for Attendance

In order to attend Mt. Mansfield Ski Club & Academy or be present on MMSCA property it is required that you meet and remain in agreement with the three (3) requirements numbered below, at all times.

  1. Attendance is NOT permissible for instances involving travel out of state (see link below) and/or suspected exposure to COVID-19 within; 14 days prior to participation OR prior to receiving a negative Covid-19 PCR test result after a 7-day quarantine.
  1. Monitor your health daily to ensure you and your family members are COVID-19 symptom free.
    • Daily Health Monitoring – Prescreening and Attendance Form to be completed on campus
    • DO NOT ATTEND, if you or a close contact show symptoms of respiratory illness including; cough, difficulty breathing, fever, aches, chills, muscle pain (unrelated to exercise), headache, sore throat, new less of taste or smell
  2. Practice prudent behavior while in the community.
    • Wear an approved mask; two layers of cloth, N95s, or medical masks are acceptable (buffs are not)
    • Frequent hand washing or use of hand sanitizer when soap and water are unavailable
    • Maintain a 6’ distance from those outside of your family at all times
    • Avoid large gatherings
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Arrival Procedures
  • Please keep drop-off and pick-up swift, please no pets
  • During drop-off please remain outside and away from entrances; athletes, coaches and staff are allowed inside buildings or training area
  • Complete a daily pre-screening check-in upon arrival with a coach every session
  • Wear a mask when in public at all times other than when;
    • only outside distanced by 6 feet from others
  • Wash hands upon arrival and departure, avoid touching your face
  • Do not share or touch equipment or personal items other than your own
  • Do not enter the active space of another
Academy Procedures and Protocol
  • Masks will be worn at all times inside academic buildings.  The only exception is when eating in designated areas.
  • Student-athletes will be required to participate in a health check before entering.  This will involve hand sanitizing and a temperature check.
  • Traffic flow will be dictated to avoid crowding in hallways.
  • Frequently touched surfaces will be cleaned regularly. Additionally, all academic facilities will be deep cleaned on a regular basis.
  • Air quality will be maintained through HVAC systems and/or air purifiers and quality monitors throughout our buildings.
  • If a student or teacher is home sick, remote support will be provided.
  • Students must adhere to state-mandated quarantines.  Anyone returning or traveling to Vermont must arrive either 7 days early, quarantining and getting a COVID test, or 14 days early and quarantining. Check your county’s status here.

Information for Vermont Residents

  • Anyone returning or traveling to Vermont must follow Vermont’s mandatory quarantine policy. Vermonters returning from an out-of-state trip must complete either a 14-day quarantine or a 7-day quarantine followed by a negative COVID PCR test result.

Information for Non-Vermont Residents
  • Anyone returning or traveling to Vermont must follow Vermont’s mandatory quarantine policy. Vermonters returning from an out-of-state trip must complete either a 14-day quarantine or a 7-day quarantine followed by a negative COVID-19 PCR test result.
Refund Policy for Non-Vermont Resident Families
Refund Policy for Non-Vermont Resident Families

MMSCA Covid-19 Refund Policy – Updated 9/23

Due to the many questions about the upcoming season regarding the impact of the extreme unknowns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, the Mt. Mansfield Ski Club & Academy has amended the refund policy  for out-of-state participants in the 2020/2021 Weekend Program whose travel to Vermont is affected by the State of Vermont’s cross-state travel quarantine requirements.

Note: The following policy does not apply to our Full Time, Winter Term, Tutorial programs, or in-state residents. Please refer to the MMSCA Student-Athlete and Parent Book for policies specific to those programs.

First and foremost, it is important that you familiarize yourself with MMSCA’s Requirements for Attendance and Covid-19 Policies, and The Vermont Department of Commerce and Community Development’s Cross-State Travel Restrictions.  We will continue to strictly follow these requirements and they could impact your family’s ability to participate in our programs if traveling from out-of-state.

As a result of these unknowns and our willingness to allow our customers to reevaluate their situations, the Covid-19 refund policy is as follows:

Date (2020)                      Refund amount

Before October 15th                  95%

Before November 15th              50%

After November 15th             no refund

Should you decide at some point that you would like a refund under these policy guidelines, please submit a request to our Finance Department by sending an email to [email protected].

As many of you are aware, as a non-profit organization we rely heavily on program participation to accurately predict and plan for our season ahead.  We are aware that these are unprecedented times and we appreciate your support and understanding as we prepare for what we hope to be a successful winter.

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