Children's day and overnight camps are regulated by the Ulster County Department of Health according to the State Sanitary Code Subpart 7-2.
The Ulster County Department of Health strives to help children have a rewarding, fun experience at camp while in a safe and healthy environment. Permits are required and camps are inspected at least twice a year.
There are about 30 day and 30 overnight camps in Ulster County serving thousands of children each year.
Important 2019 Measles Information:
NYSDOH Measles Response Playbook
UCDOH Commissioner's Letter to Children's Camp Operators and Orders Requiring Attendees and Staff to be Vaccinated against Measles
Mandatory 2019 Digital Camp Director's Meeting
Digital 2017 Camp Director's Meeting (for reference)
American Red Cross courses offered at the Kingston YMCA
Ellis & Associates Lifeguarding/CPR Courses can be found at https://www.jellis.com/classes/local-lifeguard-training
- Aquatic Spray Grounds
- Camp Trips
- Camp Trip Swimming
- General Activity
- Horseback Riding
- Rope and Challenge Course
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For further information about any of these programs and services, please call Environmental Health Services