COVID-19 – Resource Center for Camps

With the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) within the United States, now is an excellent time for summer camps to review and update health-related plans and procedures and communicate with your camp families and staff members.

The View from Here: Navigating COVID-19 at Camp This Summer

This blog from Laura Blaisdell, MD/MPH, FAAP, covers important concepts for camp directors to understand when it comes to operating this summer.

ACA, CDC, and ACH Town Hall for Camps and Out of School Time Professionals – May 11, 2022

The American Camp Association (ACA), the CDC, and the Alliance for Camp Health (ACH) welcome camp directors and out-of-school time professionals to attend a free 75-min Town Hall style webinar to ask questions about the current state of the pandemic and the implications of the latest variant on camp operations. We will cover the latest information on the coronavirus, details regarding recent changes to CDC guidance, current information related to testing and vaccination.

COVID-19 Tests — Apply for Free Tests for Summer 2022

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with state, local, and territorial health departments to allocate five million rapid, point-of-care, and over-the-counter tests per month to schools and camps serving students aged K–12 (up to 1.25 million tests per week).

Field Guide for Camps

This field guide is designed to provide camp directors and staff with a practical guide and tool kit to implement specific recommendations provided by the CDC in relation to risk reduction at camps. 

PPE and COVID-19 Test Kit Vendors for Camps

ACA's Buyer's Guide has a list of business affiliates that can help camps with their medical supplies this summer, including testing kits and PPE supplies.

The American Camping Association, Inc., doing business as American Camp Association (ACA), hereby disclaims any responsibility, liability, or duty to persons or organizations using these suppliers for any such liability arising out of the use of their products. A company's appearance on the Buyer's Guide does not imply an endorsement or a recommendation of products/services by ACA. 

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