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 2021
The 2021 Children's Camp Workshop was held online this year on April 28, 2021. This is mandatory, you can view the recording, the webinar and powerpoint presentation below.

Children's Camp Operator's Workshop 2021

Summer Camp Application Packets 2021

Fact Sheets for Staff Certifications 2021

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 Rescources:

  • 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