Emergency Response Plan

 This Emergency Response Plan applies to Camp McLanlin as a whole.  While at Camp McLanlin, these procedures MUST be followed.

Parent does not arrive to pick up girl:  This situation will be covered by the SG.4 of the responsible Guider for her camp and site where the problem has occurred.


Missing Person:  This situation will be covered by the SG.45 of the Responsible Guider for her camp.  The Responsible Guider will also advise the camp Caretaker so that backup plans can be made if the initial search is not successful.


Intruder:  (Human) Advise the Caretaker that there is an unauthorized human intruder on the property, indicating last known location.  If possible, escort intruder off camp property.  If the intruder is persistent/threatening, use the air horn to alert the camp Caretaker so that they can make a 911 call.  After the removal of the intruder, the caretaker will advise all camps that the situation has been resolved and remind Guiders to be alert and to report any unusual visitors/activities for further action.


Intruder:  (Animal-bear or cougar) Advise the Caretaker that there is a large animal on the campsite, indicating last known location.  Guiders to implement their own onsite plan for the safety of their campers.  Remain alert to any sightings.  If the animal is persistent or threatening, relay this to the Caretaker in person or by air horn, so they can contact the local conservation officer.  If appropriate, after consultation with Caretaker, move outdoor campers to an indoor location, (cooking shelter, unused indoor site.)  The Caretaker and the Responsible Guider will monitor the situation so that appropriate plans can be made to continue or terminate the camp.


Broad Medical Emergency:  (e.g. Norwalk Virus) Responsible Guider to implement her onsite plan for medical emergencies.  In addition, advise the Caretaker and all other camps of the situation so that quarantine of the affected area can be established.  In consultation with the Responsible Guider of the affected site, the Caretaker will contact local medical help if appropriate.  If necessary the Responsible Guider will arrange for the termination of camp and exit to home.


Massive Storm:  (high winds, power outage, heavy rain or snow etc…) Responsible Guider to move campers to safe location with health forms and First Aid kits.  Caretaker will monitor weather and evacuation plans will be put in place if necessary.
Evacuation: Forest Fire (Note: fire travels up hill) Guider who discovers the fire will immediately contact the Caretaker in person or by air horn. If the Caretaker is unavailable, the Guider will place the 911 call.  All camps will exit using the camp road, to outside the main gate area, leaving accesses clear for emergency vehicles.  Guiders must take health forms and First Aid kits with them.  All campers to remain at gathering point until firefighting personnel have advised it is safe to move.


Evacuation: Fire at Site, (Note:  Fire travels up hill) Guider who discovers the fire that cannot be put out easily or is spreading, will immediately contact the Caretaker in person or by air horn.  If the Caretaker is unavailable, the Guider will place the 911 call.  Advise the camps in close proximity to the fire.  Vacate the site.  NOTE: if the fire grows a broader evacuation is needed.  All camps will exit using the camp road, to outside the main gate area, leaving accesses clear for emergency vehicles.  Guiders must take health form and First Aid kits with them.  All camper to remain at the gathering point until firefighting personnel have advised it is safe to move.


Earthquake:  Use Duck, Cover, Hold within the immediate camp area underneath solid protection (tables in shelters/cabins, beds) or in small groups hug a tree trunk until shaking has stopped for several minutes.  Remain on the site unless it is apparent that the structure is unsound.
 

Important Numbers:

EMS Ambulance: 604-792-4621

Fire: 604-853-3566

Police: 604-859-5225

Poison Control: 800.567.8911

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