5101:2-18-19 Information for parents of children attending approved child day camps.

(A) The onsite administrator of the approved child day camp shall supply the parent or guardian with written information concerning the program and activities of the camp on or before the first day of camp. This information shall include, at a minimum:

(1) A statement which includes the following information:

(a) The camp's name, address and telephone number.

(b) A statement of registration and approval as a child day camp from the Ohio department of job and family services (ODJFS).

(c) A notice the laws and rules governing the operation of the camp are available at the camp for review upon request.

(d) A notice that the administrator and each staff member and employee of the camp are required under section 2151.421 of the Revised Code to report suspicions or knowledge of child abuse or child neglect.

(e) A statement that a custodial parent, custodian or guardian of a child enrolled in a camp shall be permitted unlimited access to the camp during its hours of operation for the purposes of contacting their children or evaluating the premises. Upon entering the premises, the custodial parent, custodian, or guardian shall notify the administrator of his or her presence.

(2) A description of the child day camp's program goals and objectives and weekly written program, as developed according to rule 5101: 2-18-13 of the Administrative Code.

(3) A description of the child day camp's program including, at a minimum:

(a) Days and hours of operation

(b) The maximum number of children per camp staff member

(c) A sample of the daily program schedule for the camp

(d) Types of general and specialized activities offered by the camp.

(4) A description of the child day camp's procedures concerning:

(a) Behavior management of children as outlined in rule 5101: 2-18-22 of the Administrative Code.

(b) The serving of meals, as outlined in rule 5101:2-18-24 of the Administrative Code.

(c) Emergency procedures as outlined in rule 5101:2-18-23 of the Administrative Code.

(d) Safety procedures as outlined in rule 5101:2-18-21 of the Administrative Code.

(e) Management of illness and medications as outlined in rules 5101:2-18-15 and 5101:2-18-16 of the Administrative Code.

(f) Camp fees.

(g) The release of a child from the camp to any person(s) other than the custodial parent or guardian.

(h) The transportation of children including field trips as outlined in rule 5101:2-18-14 of the Administrative Code, and transportation of a camper to a source of emergency medical care as outlined in rule 5101:2-18-23 of the Administrative Code.

(i) The camp's plan for the supervision of campers as required in rule 5101:2-18-12 of the Administrative Code.

(B) A copy of all written information required to be given to the parent or guardian shall be available for review by ODJFS.

Effective: 04/01/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/26/2008 and 04/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5104.22
Rule Amplifies: 5104.22
Prior Effective Dates: 9/1/93