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Forums: NH DHHS sessions with Day and Resident Camps

Ken Robbins //
NH Camps participated in online meetings with Terri Peck and Patricia Tilley from the NH Department of Health and Human Services to discuss the recently issued guidance from the state for this summer's operation of Day and Resident Camps. Terri and Patricia were gracious enough to record the audio from the session and supply that here for those who weren't able to attend.   Day Camps Forum   Resident Camps Forum

2020 Spring Membership Meeting Recorded Video

Ken Robbins //
On Wednesday, April 1, 2020, NH Camps hosted its spring membership meeting remotely using Zoom. We had an unfortunate glitch for the first 20-25 minutes before we were able to lift the 100-participant cap, so for those who were kept out and missed some or all of the meeting, or for anyone who was unable to attend, the 1:30 recorded video is available here. This presentation is not without its glitches – the speaker isn't always highlighted, the shared-screen image of the agenda...

HB 1301 - Youth Employment Laws Changing 8/23/16

Ken Robbins //
Our incredible Legislative Committee, chaired by Heather Riley, has provided all NHCDA members with this valuable information about changes to Youth Employment Laws that should be beneficial to camps. As of August 23, 2016, youth employment certificates can be issued by principles and parents only after the determination of a satisfactory level of academic performance by the student.  The full text of this bill can be found here. Please take a minute and read the text of...

Governor Hassan Signs Amendment to Youth Employment Law that Benefits Summer Camps

Ken Robbins //
NH Camps received notification from the Inspection Division of the NH Department of Labor on June 9 about the upcoming change to the law for 16/17 year-old employed youths. The law and the amendment (in bold and italic) are listed below: HB 1105 exempts 16/17 year olds working in summer camps for minors from the restrictions in hours under RSA 276-A:4 VII. 276-A:4 Prohibitions.  VII. No youth 16 or 17 years of age who is duly enrolled in school shall work for more than 6...

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