Response from GEARS about COVID-19
Our Summer Child Program is open from 6 am-6 pm. The link to our program is gearskids.org.
GEARS is currently offering Camp Ladybug, Summer Playground sites at E-town Park and West Donegal Twp Building, Outdoor Fitness Classes, Trail Riding, Restorative Yoga (zoom), Medicare Madness (zoom), Pokemon Camp, Tennis Camps, Track & Field Camp, Boys Volleyball Camp and a Pokemon League. We will continue to add camps and programs as scheduling is confirmed. Please continue to check back on our website or follow our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) to see what we continue to offer.
Questions?? Email KarenEberly@GetintoGEARS
The health and safety of those in our programming is paramount. We appreciate your patience and fortitude as we navigate through the next few weeks.
The Elizabethtown Area Senior Center is closed indefinitely.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
When will GEARS reopen?
GEARS Recreation Office is still closed. But you can register by calling 717-367-0355 or online through the website pages.
Will GEARS have the Summer Youth Program and/or Camp Ladybug this year?
Both the Summer Playground Program and Camp Ladybug are running this summer under modifications to meet the CDC and PA Dept of Health Guidelines. These programs are slated to start June 22. At this time, several outdoor camps are also scheduled. Go to the Summer Youth Program page for additional details.
Can I register for upcoming programs while you are closed?
Yes, registration is open for the limited programs that we are offering. At this time we are only accepting online, phone in and mail in registrations. No in-person registration is being accepted.
Who can I contact if I have additional questions?
You can email us at GEARS@GetintoGEARS.org. We check this email daily during the week.
How can I help GEARS during this time?
You can consider donating to us at getintogears.org/support-gears.
The Health Department here is sharing this number for questions related to COVID-19 (717-787-8092). You can also visit: health.pa.gov/topics/disease/Pages/Coronavirus
We encourage you to take a moment to read the preventative measures listed below as outlined by the Health Departments and the CDC (Center for Disease Control).
- Wash hands frequently with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
- Utilize hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol) when soap is not available.
- Avoid touching eyes, mouth, and nose.
- Stay home when you are sick. Please keep children home when they are sick as well. The CDC recommends staying home for at least 24 hours after no longer having or showing signs of fever or chills.
- Cover coughs or sneezes with tissue or elbow (not hand).
- Discard all used tissues immediately.
- Clean and disinfect all frequently touched surfaces.
Stay safe and stay well!