Day and Overnight Camp Providers

Provincial Rules and Regulations

Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen is a three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures.

For an overview of rules currently in effect:

For detailed rules, review the regulations below. Note that all regulations include general rules applicable to all businesses and organizations, followed by additional sector-specific rules.

In addition to the resources below, please review the Child Care and Schools sections of our website for additional guidance as it applies to your setting.

WDGPH Guidance

The guidance documents listed here are intended to supplement the Provincial documents listed below. Camps are required to follow Ministry of Health COVID-19 Safety Guidelines (see below).

Ontario Guidance for Day Camps

Ontario Guidance for Overnight Camps 

IMPORTANTAs per section 10 of Ontario Regulation 503/17: Recreational Camps, all overnight camps are required to develop and submit a camp safety plan in writing to the local health unit before opening or operating the camp.

Please email to request a Recreational Camp Opening Notification Form that overnight camps must complete and submit with their safety plan several weeks prior to a proposed opening date.

COVID-19 Screening Tools

Who should complete the daily screening tools? The screening tools should be completed daily by all staff, visitors and children who are attending the day camp.

Who does the screening criteria apply to? The screening tools are designed to determine whether staff, visitors and children should attend day camp each day.  All children ,staff and visitors should follow the directions provided in the screening tool including when to stay home and when it is safe to attend day camp.

Other Resources for Camps

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

General Cleaning and Disinfection

Posters and Signs

Please visit our Signs and Posters page for more

Please visit our Workplaces and Businesses page for more reopening guidance information.