Children’s Summer Camps

We provide guidance to summer camp operators on health and safety issues and our Environmental Health staff:

  • Permit and inspect Children's Summer Camps
  • Review safety plans, lifeguard credentials as applicable, water quality reports as applicable
  • Observe lifeguard and safety drills during inspections
  • Conduct food service inspections
  • Provide guidance to operators related to health and safety issues

Inspection Results

Contact our office by emailing the Madison County Health Department or calling 315-366-2526.

Apply for a Permit or Renewal

Contact our office by emailing the Madison County Health Department or calling 315-366-2526.

What is Considered a Regulated Children's Summer Camp

  • A property used any time between June 1 and September 15 by children under 16 years of age, under general supervision, involving two or more group activities of which at least one is a nonpassive recreational activity, with significant risk of injury.
  • A regulated children's overnight camp is occupied by persons under 18 years of age.
  • A regulated traveling summer day camp regularly operates between May 15 and September 15, and regularly transports children under 16 years of age on a regular schedule to a facility, site or property primarily for organized group activity.

Swimming Pool or Bathing Beach

If your camp utilizes a swimming pool or bathing beach, go to permitted beaches and pools.

Meals Provide

If meals are provided at the camp, go to permitted food service operations.

Contact Information/File a Complaint

Email the Madison County Health Department or call us at 315-366-2526.