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Story Time in the Garden - Youth

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Join us on the farm for Story Time in the Garden!  During this two-week program on Tuesdays and Thursdays, you and your family will explore the blooming City Green gardens through storytelling, nature-based play, and spring planting activities. This program will take place fully outdoors with COVID-safety policies to ensure you and your preschooler stay safe while having fun. Participants are required to bring enough water bottles to last each class. Feel free to send your child with their own hand sanitizer. Participants and staff will be required to wear a face covering entering and exiting the program and throughout the program. The fee is $5.00 per family.  Instruction by: City Green.  Limit is 5 families per session.

Story time in Garden is open to Clifton Residents ONLY.
Unfortunately, due to state re-opening guidelines as a result of COVID-19, non-residents will not be eligible to register for programs at this time. Pre-registration online is required. In-person registration is not permitted at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines.

Participants will be required to have a temperature check and health assessment upon arrival at the program each week before you and your children are allowed to participate. Parents must wear a face covering, maintain social distancing, and stay with their children until everyone  has been tested and approved.  You can begin arriving 15 minutes before the program is scheduled to begin to allow time for the health assessment and temperature testing. Please be patient as this process will take some time to complete.

Additional Information:
*Families with children ages 4-5 years old can enroll (max 3 children, 2 adults per family).
*Each family should only register for 1 session due to limited capacity in order to
  give other 
families a chance to enroll. The same activities will be featured
  in each session.

*Each 2-week session runs Tuesdays and Thursdays and includes 4 classes in total. Be sure
  to carefully select the session you can attend when registering. 
*Families must agree and sign the City Green COVID-safety policy, which includes all
  children and guardians wearing masks (excluding children younger than 2 years). Any 
  family found intentionally disregarding the COVID-safety policy will be immediately un-
  enrolled from the program.  Please read the waiver below under forms before
 Participants will have to print and complete the waiver and bring it to the
  first class.

Health & Safety Requirements:
Please keep your child home if they have any viral symptoms or your child has been exposed to the virus - self isolate.

In the event that the program is closed due to a health emergency, participant will receive a partial refund for the days the program is required to be closed.

No handshakes, high fives, fist bumps, or hugging is permitted.

There is no sharing of equipment unless activity requires. Program equipment and supplies will be cleaned daily.

All activities will be socially distanced as best as possible. Some activities will be revised or modified to meet these criteria. This includes both active and passive activities.

Face-coverings will be required by participants and staff, until health restrictions are revised.

Hand washing / hand sanitizing will take place at the beginning and end of class. Feel free to send your child to the program with hand sanitizer and/or wipes as extra precaution. Hand sanitizer should contain at least 60% alcohol.

Only 1 participant will be allowed in the restrooms at a time.

Respiratory etiquette for coughing, sneezing and nose blowing will be encouraged at all times. Practice and encourage these health guidelines at home so that your child becomes accustomed to these procedures.

No outside visitors will be allowed at the programs other than City Green Staff/Program Instructors, Clifton Recreation Department Staff and Health Department Staff.

Be sure to thoroughly wash hands, for at least 20 seconds, when you return home.

City Green will clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects throughout the day.

Additional Forms and Files:
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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