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Camp Definitions

Recreational Camp for Children means:

(1) Any day, primitive or outpost, residential, sports, travel or trip camp conducted wholly or in part for recreation or recreational instruction which:

(a) Operates for profit or philanthropic or charitable purposes, whether or not a fee is charged;

(b) Serves five or more children who are not members of the family or personal guests of the operator; and

(c) Operates for any period of time between June 1 and September 30 of any year or fewer than 15 business days during any other time of the year.

 

Residential Camp means a program which:

(1) Meets the definition of a recreational camp for children;

(2) Operates on a permanent site for three or more consecutive overnights; and

(3) Operates for at least four days during a 14 consecutive calendar day period in a city or town.

 

Sports Camp means a program which:

(1) Meets the definition of a recreational camp for children;

(2) Has a primary focus on one or more sports activities;

(3) Operates on a site for more than two hours but less than 24 hours a day; and

(4) Operates for at least four days during a 14 consecutive calendar day period in a city or town.

 

Day Camp means a program which:

(1) Operates on a site for more than two hours but less than 24 hours a day;

(2) Operates for at least four days during a 14 consecutive day period in a city or town; and

(3) Meets the definition of a recreational camp for children.

 

Travel Camp means a program which:

(1) Provides care for not less than a 72-hour period,

(2) Uses motorized transportation to move campers as a group from one site to another and

(3) Meets the definition of a recreational camp for children.

 

Trip Camp means a program which:

(1) Provides care for not less than a 72-hour period,

(2) Moves campers under their own power or by a transportation mode permitting individual guidance of a    vessel, vehicle or animal from one site to another and

(3) Meets the definition of a recreational camp for children.

Trip Camp includes, for example, a program which leads campers by bicycle, canoe or horseback from one site to another.

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