Camp Operators/Directors Information

Summer Day Camps Can Open June 29

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayNew York State has issued requirements and best practices for operating a summer day camp in 2020.

Before you open your camp, you must:

  • Read and affirm (PDF).

  • Read and incorporate the (PDF) into your daily operations.

  • Prepare a Reopening Safety Plan and conspicuously post it on site.
    • New York State has created a (PDF) to assist businesses in preparing a plan.

You must also get a camp permit from the NYC Health Department. See below for more information.

If COVID-19 cases begin to increase, the Health Department may require camps to reduce operations or close as an emergency measure to protect public health. If you have questions, email campinfo@health.nyc.gov.


A camp provides care to 10 or more children during the summer months. Camp operators must comply with Article 48 (PDF) of the New York City Health Code. Operators and directors should be familiar with recent changes to Article 48 (PDF).

Camp operators/directors must have a permit to operate a summer camp. You can apply for a permit or renew a permit online. Camps must renew their permit before they begin operating in the next summer season. If you need technical assistance submitting your online application, complete a technical assistance request.

In addition, new operators/directors must attend an NYC Health Department orientation session. If a camp will have aquatics activities, then the aquatics directors must also attend an aquatics orientation session. You can register for a session through the Health Department’s page.

Operators/directors may apply for or renew a permit even if the camp operator/director has not yet attended an orientation.

FAQs and Information on Required Qualifications and Resources

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayDocuments Required at Camp

Xổ số hỗn hợp hôm nayNew York State Department of Health Aquatic, CPR and First Aid Fact Sheets

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Injury and Illness Reporting Forms — New York State Department of Health

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