Recreational camps for children - Community Sanitation

Applications, forms, memos to the local boards of health, and guidelines on recreational camps.

Please Note:

  • Proposed Amendments to 105 CMR 430.000 Minimum Standards for Recreational Camps for Children (State Sanitary Code, Chapter IV) were presented to the Public Health Council on May 17, 2023.
  • On Tuesday June 27, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. the Department will hold a public hearing for these proposed amendments. The hearing will be conducted on a moderated conference call. The Department encourages all interested parties to submit comments electronically or by mail. All comments must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday June 30, 2023. Information on the moderated conference call and how to submit comments can be found in the Hearing Notice below:
  • Local boards of health are required to notify DPH annually of licensed recreational camps for children pursuant to 105 CMR 430.632.

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