Please check the Penn State Health Guidelines page for the latest information about masking and the University’s ongoing COVID-19 response.

Application for Returning Counselor

ATTENTION:

Outdoor School is a residential program. You will be eating and living in close proximity with the youth participants, who are not required to be vaccinated. To protect yourself and our participants, it is strongly advised that you are vaccinated before attending Outdoor School. University Health Services offers free vaccines at the Student Health Center.

The Pennsylvania State University requires adherence to its policies at all times while on Penn State property or attending University events. Penn State has issued rules and precautions which follow, or may in some cases exceed, guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. By attending or participating in this program, event, or activity, you agree to adhere to such guidance and policies, you acknowledge the risk of being exposed to or infected by COVID-19, and you assume any and all such risk.

As of May 2022, this guidance includes basic health, safety, and sanitation measures (staying home when sick, washing/sanitizing hands often, etc.). Wearing a mask is optional at this time, however Outdoor School will follow any changes in guidelines and requirements implemented by Penn State.

YOUR PRESENCE AT THIS PROGRAM, EVENT, OR ACTIVITY INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ADHERE TO ALL UNIVERSITY POLICIES, INCLUDING HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICIES SUCH AS MASKING IF APPLICABLE, AND YOUR ACKNOWLEDGMENT THAT YOU ARE VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATING IN THIS PROGRAM, EVENT, OR ACTIVITY. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE THE CONTAGIOUS NATURE OF COVID-19 AND ASSUME ANY AND ALL RISK OF EXPOSURE TO OR INFECTION BY IT OR ANY VARIANT THEREOF, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PERSONAL INJURY, ILLNESS, SEVERE COMPLICATIONS, PERMANENT DISABILITY, AND/OR DEATH.