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.
Children’s Camp COVID-19 Interim Guidance
NYS DOH COVID-19 Update for Children’s Camps
Interim Guidance at Children’s Camps Camp Operator Letter
Children’s camps COVID-19 Testing Consent Form
Once you have reviewed the new guidance and attested to it digitally please send Laura Bell an email confirmation at lbel[at]co.ulster.ny[dot]us. Permits will not be issued until guidance has been attested to.
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Important 2020 Measles Information:
NYSDOH Measles Response Playbook
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
FACT SHEETS 2021:
CPR Fact Sheet 2021
First Aid Fact Sheet 2021
Lifeguard Fact Sheet 2021
- Aquatic Spray Grounds
- Camp Trips
- Camp Trip Swimming
- General Activity
- Horseback Riding
- Rope and Challenge Course
Camp Meeting Archive:
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For further information about any of these programs and services, please call Environmental Health Services