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  • Effective June 30, 2005, new regulations pertaining to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) requests will be implemented and certified agencies are expected to incorporate the requirements of these regulations into their CORI business processes immediately.
  • In accordance with MGL c. 111, s. 219 (effective October 28, 2004) and 105 CMR 221.000: Promoting Awareness of Meningococcal Disease and Vaccine, the April 2008 DPH fact sheet "Meningococcal Disease and CampAttendees: Commonly Asked Questions" is required to be distributed to all parents or guardians of children in youth camps.
  • The 2007 brochure (Information about Recreational Camps in Massachusetts: Questions and Answers for Parents) pdf format of Info about Recreational Camps in Mass. will help parents make informative decisions when choosing a camp for their children

The following table includes applications, forms, memos to the local boards of health, and guidelines on recreational camps.

Please Note:

  • Local boards of health are required to notify DPH annually of licensed recreational camps for children pursuant to 105 CMR 430.632.

 


This information is provided by the Community Sanitation Program within the Department of Public Health.