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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape in many ways, including TACSC summer programming. We're committed to providing a safe opportunity for young people to connect with others, have fun and learn critical leadership skills that will help them navigate the changes to come - while holding safety as a top priority.

Last updated June 30, 2021.

We're committed to creating a safe environment for students to learn, laugh and connect with others. Keep reading to learn how.


Arriving on Campus:

  • All staff over 18 will be required to show a valid vaccination card on their first appearance on campus.

  • If you have had your first vaccination and the conference takes place before your second vaccination is scheduled, we will accept a single dose as vaccinated for the delegates. Please bring proof of the first dose. 

  • Anyone not vaccinated will require a negative COVID test no more than 72 hours prior to their first arrival on campus.

  • A short health survey will be required to be submitted by anyone coming onto campus. Any individuals leaving campus will be required to complete a second survey before re-entry. Please click here for the Mount Saint Mary's University Health Screening. Loyola Marymount University's Health Screening link will be sent to all parents and updated here shortly.
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  • Hand sanitizer will be readily available and encouraged to be used in all classrooms, dorm entries and exits, dining areas, etc.

  • TACSC will not be providing transportation to or from the airport this year for traveling delegates. If your student will be traveling to conference, please arrange for transportation to campus for check in.

Mask Requirements:

  • Although CDC and local authority mask guidance has recently been updated, Mount Saint Mary's University will still require mask wearing both indoors and outdoors. They have had advised that they do not anticipate this policy to change prior to Summer Conference or the High School Summer Seminar.

  • Loyola Marymount University is NOT requiring students to wear a mask for outdoor activities.

TACSC Supports the Following CDC Recommendations PRIOR to Attending Summer Conference:

  • Vaccination against COVID-19 for eligible staff, delegates and their family members.

  • Correctly and consistently using well-fitted masks that cover the nose and mouth.

  • Physical distancing, including cohorting (grouping children together to reduce potential exposures).

  • Handwashing and covering coughs and sneezes.

  • Avoiding crowded and / or poorly ventilated indoor activities (for example, engaging in outdoor activities whenever possible and increasing ventilation for indoor activities).

  • Routine cleaning to help maintain healthy facilities.

  • Staying home if sick or having any symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Getting tested for COVID-19 if having symptoms of COVID-19 or are unvaccinated and have been in close contact of someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19.

  • Contact tracing in combination with isolation and quarantine, in collaboration with the state, local, territorial, and tribal health departments.

  • Screening testing.

  • People who are fully vaccinated should follow CDC’s Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People.

  • Request that delegates, their families and camp staff follow guidance for travelers before camp arrival to reduce exposure to COVID-19.

  • Delegates and staff should be familiar with and follow all state and local recommendations or requirements for their destination and the jurisdictions they pass through during travel.

We're delivering the TACSC Magic in three ways to meet all families where they feel most comfortable.

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June 24 - 27 | Mount Saint Mary's University

There will be four councils of approximately 30 delegates and five staff. Each council will be considered a pod and small group work will be done among these 30 students. Keep reading for information about accommodations.

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July 15 - 18 | Loyola Marymount University

Students attending Summer Conference for days only will be broken into council similar to overnight conference attendees. Keep reading for more information about drop off and pick up instructions.

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July 23 - 25 | Mount Saint Mary's University

Open to rising freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors in high school. Level up your leadership skills with an in-person, overnight program. Keep reading for information about accommodations.

General Information:

  • In the dining hall, councils / pods will sit together for meals with social distancing between groups. All tables and chairs will be cleaned between meals. All seating will be outdoors, if possible.

  • Classes will be held in classrooms with a limit of 30 students and five staff. Students will be asked to wipe down their desk / seating area at the end of each day and common items will be cleaned daily.

  • For general sessions, no more than 150 students will be present in spaces designed for 300. Councils / pods will sit socially distanced from other groups.

  • All materials and supplies will be cleaned between groups and hand sanitizer will be readily available at all times.

  • At this time, masks will be required indoors.

Overnight Accommodations:

  • Overnight students will be in dorm suites to limit bathroom sharing. Check-in for overnight students will be 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on Thursday. Pick-up will be at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

  • Each overnight student will have their own room with no other students allowed in that room.

  • There will be a shared bathroom connecting two rooms that has a shower, toilet and two sinks, so each student will have a bathroom sink to themselves.
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Individual Rooms with a Shared Bathroom

  • Parents will be able to request suite mates for their student. A form for this process is coming soon.

Days-Only Conference Attendees:

  • All councils / pods will sit together in the same auditorium during general sessions with six feet of distance between each group.

  • Days only attendees will be dropped off between 8:45 and 9:15 a.m. each day. They will be picked up at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2:00 p.m. on Sunday.

  • Drop-off and pick-up areas will be designated in the parking lot.

  • Students will be temperature checked and parents will sign a waiver attesting that their students are symptom free.