Environmental Health

Off-Site Field Trips


Field trips are a special treat for every camper!  In order to ensure the safety of the children while away from the designated camp site the New Jersey Youth Camp Safety Standards require that camps provide the following on out-of-camp trips:

  • Provide a copy of the written parental consent for emergency medical treatment to accompany each camper on all off-site trips

Please help your camp by providing the forms for emergency treatment of your child if they should sustain an injury or become ill while on a field trip. 


Field Trip Safety

Ask about methods of transportation and how field trips are managed. Will camp members split into groups? How do group supervisors/chaperones communicate with each other? What is the adult to child ratio? Is there a buddy system? What is the protocol for a lost camper?

Read more on Safe and Sound Schools Summer Camp Safety Checklist


Last Reviewed: 6/1/2021