Advice For Parents

2022 Commercial Boat Inspections and Testing Information

Jenne Walker //
NHCDA and Marine Patrol are pleased to announce the commercial boat inspection and CBL testing schedule for the upcoming summer. We are going back to our usual methodology of having various sites that camps can take their boats for inspection and send their personnel for testing. Please be aware that each camp may have COVID protocols that will need to be honored. This may include a vaccination requirement, pre-arrival negative COVID test, masks, cohorting by camp etc. Since testing may...

Ken Robbins: What's lost when camps close? $150M and so much more

Jillian Lynch //
This op-ed appeared in the Tuesday, July 21 New Hampshire Union Leader. FOR OVER a century, camp has been a summertime staple, nowhere more so than in New Hampshire. Every year, as camps help shape the lives of over 150,000 young people, New Hampshire’s camp industry generates millions of dollars in revenue and supports countless jobs. In 2020, however, every camp in the state is either shuttered or profoundly constrained due to COVID-19. Without direct and measurable support, the...

Summer camp in NH: Summer, only better

Lara Skinner //
Summertime is a beautiful time to be in New Hampshire. Whether it’s navigating the rocky shore of tide pooling at local beaches or hiking some of the most challenging trails in the world in the White Mountains, there’s so much to do here in the summer. And let’s not forget amusement parks, community recreation spaces, movies on the library lawn or a family trip to the Lakes Region. There are so many options. Why then, in the name of all that is 603, would parents...

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