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 
On behalf of Dr. Amler, our Westchester County Camp Advisory Committee, we regret to inform you that due to the ever evolving COVID-19 outbreak the 2020 Children’s Camp Workshop, scheduled for April 1st, has been cancelled. Your permit applications will be mailed out and all additional required paperwork will be posted on-line. Additionally, we will also work to provide our 2020 Power Point presentation on-line. We will notify you when we have posted any and all information on our website. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Children's Camp Operator's Workshop Powerpoint Presentation

Summer Camp Application Packets 2020

Fact Sheets for Staff Certifications 2020

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