OBC’s Response to COVID-19

Okutama Bible Chalet is committed to providing a safe, healthy, camping experience.

We are accepting rental groups at a reduced capacity. In light of COVID-19 we ask everyone who comes to our facilities to abide by the following guidelines:

  1. Refrain from coming if:
    • Not feeling well
    • Been out of the country two weeks prior to arriving at OBC
    • Been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks prior to arriving at OBC
  2. Provide a list of people attending
    • name, address, and telephone number
  3. Things to bring:
    • Mask
    • Thermometer
    • Sanitizing Items (to use amongst your group)
  4. Wear a mask in all common areas
  5. While on campus, refrain from being in small, narrow, crowded areas together and from
    speaking loudly on or outside of camp (ex. taking a walk)
  6. Main dining area:
    • Wash hands at the sinks or use hand sanitizer prior to entering
    • When entering the dining room, a staff member will take your temperature and give everyone a glove
    • Do not change the chair settings as it abides to social distancing required (please do not upload pictures on SNS (social network) of seating)
  7. Ofuro Time
    • Only 2-3 people at a time
    • Do not sit in the tub together and fellowship
  8. Check-out time:
    • Leave futons out on the floors
    • Leave the windows open
    • Bring dirty sheets to baskets outside the laundry room
  • Staff Commitment:
    • Our temperature will be taken before we arrive on campus
    • While walking in areas where campers are, we will wear masks
    • In all areas used by campers, we will sanitize door handles, hand railing, toilets etc. twice a day