Thousands 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 2022
The 2022 Children's Camp Workshop was held online this year on May 5, 2022. This is mandatory, you can view the recording, the webinar and powerpoint presentation below.

2022 Children's Camp Operator's Workshop Presentations

Summer Camp Application Packets 

Fact Sheets for Staff Certifications 2022

Workshop Resources


Safety Plan

Camp Sanitary Code

Free Handwashing Posters

Important information about Measles for the camp season:
NYSDOH Webinar: How to prevent the spread of measles in children's camps (Youtube)
NYS Measles Cover Memo 4-18-19
NYS Vaccine Preventable Diseases Measles Letter 4-18-19
NYS Flyer: Prevent the Spread of Measles at Summer Camp 2019

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 Resources:

  • WJCS Autism Center's Camp Guide 
    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