Camp Oliver, Changing the World, One Camper at a Time.
Health Care at Camp Oliver:
Your camper's health and well being is important to every staff member at Camp Oliver. Our summer staff attend a week long staff training that includes CPR/First Aid certification, food handler's certification and health orientation from our Health Supervisor.
Meals at Camp Oliver are prepared and served by certified and experienced staff. Providing nutritious and tasty meals and snacks for campers and staff with the guidance of the Summer Food Service Program developed by the USDA.
Camp Oliver's accommodations for campers include 6 cabins, main lodge, dining hall, swimming pool, archery field, basketball court and low ropes challenge course set in a rustic environment with hilly and uneven terrain. Camp Oliver also provides an infirmary and Health Supervisor that is qualified to administer First Aid, CPR, give medications, monitor temperature, take blood pressure and evaluate conditions. Our swimming pool is supervised by a Lifeguard certified by a nationally recognized organization such as Red Cross. Both have access to emergency medical aid. Our closest is the Descanso Fire Station located 2 miles from our camp. The closest medical clinic is located in Alpine, 13 minutes from camp and the closest emergency hospital is Sharp Grossmont Hospital located 27 minutes away.
Camp Oliver is open to all children from all backgrounds. Parents and guardians should consider and consult with their health care providers if a summer camp that can provide basic medical care is right for their child if they have special medical needs. Camp Oliver is able to administer the following types of medication: EPI Pens, all liquid and pill forms of medication, inhalers and insulin (for controlled diabetes). If you and your health care provider feel your child needs a camp that offers a higher level of care, we can recommend a summer camp that specializes in these areas. Also you may look for these special camps at the American Camp Association. See button below.