Camp Ratio Information

Campers in our program are successful and able to remain safe within the following ratio parameters.
Ratio: 5 campers:
1 staff
3 campers:
1 staff
2 campers:
1 staff
1 camper:
1 staff
Participation with activities Independent Attends 95%-100% of activities with their group

Stays with group; does not wander or elope

Rarely needs a break and can be redirected back to the activity
Attends 75% of activities with their group

May need reminders to stay with the group

May need an occasional break, but can be redirected back to the activity
Attends some activities but may need frequent breaks

May need support to not wander or leave the activity

May need frequent breaks to maintain safety
Transitions Independent May need minimal support May need occasional support May require moderate support
Meals: feeding support Independent Verbal reminders to help with serving food, reminders to have appropriate portions and to only touch their food, and with clean up May need partial physical help to help with serving food, reminders to have appropriate portions and to only touch their food, and with clean up Requires total assistance with feeding
Communication Consistently and clearly communicates wants and needs without prompting. Consistently and clearly communicates wants and needs with minimal prompting May need prompting to communicate wants and needs May not have ability or resources to communicate wants and needs
ADLs/Personal care: Toileting, showering, hygiene Independent Does not need physical ADL support but may need occasional verbal prompts or reminders May require some assistance with ADLs, including verbal prompting, or some physical support Requires prompting and or total assistance with ADLs
Emotional Wellbeing Has repertoire of effective coping skills and uses them without prompting. Has repertoire of effective coping skills and uses them with minimal prompting. May have trouble communicating feelings of dysregulation

May need occasional regulation breaks

Has repertoire of effective coping skills but needs reminders to use them
May have trouble communicating feelings of dysregulation

May need frequent regulation breaks

Has repertoire of effective coping skills but needs reminders to use them and may need staff support to complete them