SummerCamp PictureThousands of children attend the county's over 250 children's summer camps each year. To help ensure a safe and healthy camping experience, Health Department staff inspect all county camps at least twice annually.

Camp Operator's Workshop 2018
A mandatory camp operator's workshop was held on April 18, 2018. Camps were required to present evidence of staff qualificaitons and implement comprehensive safety plans to prevent camper injury or illness. 


2018 Children's Camp Operator's Workshop Powerpoint Presentations


Summer Camp Application Packets 

2018 Fact Sheets for Camp Staff Certifications


Workshop Resources


Safety Plan

  • Safety Plan Template for Camps (fillable)


Camp Sanitary Code

Vaccinations and Communicable Diseases
It is recommended that all individuals who will be working in or attending summer camp are vaccinated. See below for details.

Rabies Guidelines for Camps

Tickborne Diseases

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus)

Camp Rescources:

  • WJCS Autism Center's Camp Guide 2014
    In the WJCS Autism Camp Guide you will find: Internet Resources for Special Needs Camps, Camp Referral Services, Camp Fairs, Day Camps and Sleep Away Camps