Informational Websites:

Comprehensive website with information on where to find Fresh Food, Apply for Unemployment, SNAP & TANF, Help for Housing and Utilities, Childcare for Essential Workers, Free Internet, Etc.

Clark County Public Health Websitehttps://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health
Has COVID-19 fact sheets in English, Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, Chinese (traditional), Thai, Korean.

Washington State Department of Health – https://www.doh.wa.gov
The Washington State Department of Health will be closed to the public until further notice. You can still access some services by using online forms or by calling our office at 360-236-4501 or 800-525-0127 during regular business hours.Please note: Normal turnaround times may be delayed as Department of Health staff are helping to support the COVID-19 response.

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)https://www.cdc.gov

Child Mind Institutehttps://www.childmind.org

Free Internethttps://www.internetessentials.com/

Food Pantry Information: Food Pantry flyer 3 languages

Support with Distance Learning

Summer Food and Family Resources through School Districts we serve:

Evergreen School District: Summer Meal Availabilty

Vancouver Public SchoolsSummer Meal Programs

Summer Meal Flyer- English

Summer Meal Flyer- Spanish

Battleground Public Schoolshttps://www.battlegroundps.org

Summer Meal Program at Battleground Public Schools

LaCenter Public Schoolshttps://www.lacenterschools.org

Summer Meal Information from LaCenter Public Schools

Public Health Information:

Please keep up-to-date with factual information about Coronavirus:
Clark County Public Health – https://www.clark.wa.gov/public-health/novel-coronavirus
WA Department of Health – https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus
Centers for Disease Control – https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html
Handout – What to do if you have confirmed or suspected COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDcasepositive.pdf
Handout – What to do if you were potentially exposed to COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDexposed.pdf
Handout – What to do if you have symptoms and have not been around anyone diagnosed with COVID19: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/1600/coronavirus/COVIDconcerned.pdf

For a list of updated, changing recommendations and conditions in WA State:

Public Health Insider (Seattle King County Public Health)https://publichealthinsider.com/2020/03/04/new-public-health-recommendations-to-slow-the-spread-of-coronavirus/
Public Health Connection (WA Department of Health)https://medium.com/wadepthealth
WA DOH State Coronavirus Hotline – 800-525-0127 6am-10pm daily
WA State Joint Information Center Websitehttps://coronavirus.wa.gov/

Other Resources

Boys and Girls Club – Boys and Girls club is conducting a virtual club with a ton of activities and video content. The website provides weekly activities connected to daily subjects such as movement Monday, reading Tuesdays, what’s cooking Wednesday, thoughtful Thursdays, and funky Fridays. The You tube channel and the Facebook page are listed on the website as well with even more content. You DO NOT have to be a member to access.

Free Videos, Webinars, and Articles

Resources for Parents on talking with Children about Race, Racism, and Racialized Violence

 

It’s Time for White Parents to Have the Talk with their Children

Common Sense Media:  How to Talk to Children about Violence, Crime & War

Zero to Three- Racism and Violence: Using Your Power as a Parent to Support Children Aged 2-5

How White Parents can use Media to Raise Anti-Racist Kids from Common Sense Media

Talking Race with Young Children from NPR- 20 minute Podcast

Talking with Children, Pre-school – Teens, about Racism, Police Brutality and Protests

Anti- Racism for Kids 101: Starting to Talk about Race- Books for Children

 

Summer 2020 Activities, Camps, and Programs

Boys and Girls Club

· Clinton & Gloria Johns/Elise Menashe Clubhouse – Opening June 24, call to sign up for waitlist

· OK Clubhouse/OK 2 Clubhouse – Opening July 14 · All other clubs – No potential opening scheduled. Check https://mybgc.org/ for more updates.

MYBGC VIRTUAL CLUB where you will find fun daily, fun and engaging activities brought to you by your own Club Directors and Club Staff. Virtual hangout for youth of color through YWCA, https://ywcaclarkcounty.org/blog/event/youth-of-color-summit-2020/

2020 Queer Youth Virtual Hangout through YWCA, https://ywcaclarkcounty.org/blog/event/queer-couve-youth-summit-2020/?instance_id=726

City of Vancouver

· Picnic areas reopened for general use on May 29 (civil emergency order 2020-14). Picnic shelters are first come, first served and group size is limited 10 people from the same household.

· City of Vancouver parks, trails and beaches are open; a distance of six feet or more must be maintained between people from different households at all times.

· As customer-facing government services that provide group recreation activities, Vancouver community centers are not eligible to reopen until Phase 3 of Washington’s Safe Start plan.

City of Vancouver Day Camp – Registration and Pricing Information

· Ages: 6 to 11; due to space and staffing limitations, we are not able to accept campers from other age groups at this time.

· Cost: $183 City Resident/$210 Non-resident

· Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with structured activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

· Locations: Choose from camp sessions at Firstenburg Community Center (700 NE 136th Ave.) or Marshall Community Center (1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd.)

· Registration: Registration opens June 15 for the first three weeks of camp. Register online beginning at 6 a.m. or by phone at 360-487-7001, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

· Phone registration is closed on July 3, due to the holiday; online registration will still be available. Registration for week four will open on Thursday, July 2. Registration for weeks five through nine will open one session at a time on Fridays, starting July 10. Registration remains open until the Wednesday before the camp session is scheduled to start or when the session is filled.

 

Multiple summer classes/camps with Opus School of Music – Ridgefield & Camas · https://opusschoolofmusic.com/summer-schedule-2020/

 

Cascade Athletic Club Summer Camp in Vancouver – Camp is offered weekly, Monday through Thursday from 9a-4p. No day or drop in registrations, as we are adhering to State Health Authority parameters. There is no before or after camp care as our Kids Klub is not open at this time.

· Prices per week – $179 if child is a member, $199 if parent is a member, $229 for non-member · https://cascadeac.com/familykid-programs/kids-programs/

 

 

Camp Invention – a STEM summer program, either online or in person

· Multiple sites throughout the Portland/Vancouver area · https://www.invent.org/programs/camp-invention

· Weeklong camps for K-6, $175 for online and $225 for in person

 

Pearson Air Field Summer Camps

· Three camps, Foundation of Flight for second-fourth graders, Foundation of Flight for eight-tenth graders, and Fun of Flight for fifth-seventh graders. In Foundation of Flight, kids will explore aviation engineering and STEAM principles. The older kids’ camp will also get to tour local aviation business and educational intuitions and even take a flight with one of their certified instructors. Camps range from $250-350, scholarships are available. · To register, go to https://www.pearsonfieldeducation.org/programs/camps/summer-camps/

 

Multiple free virtual summer camps/academic programs

· https://redtri.com/national-summer-programs-for-families/slide/7

· https://parade.com/1037196/jessicasager/virtual-summer-camps/