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May 22, 2020
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Wolf Administration Releases Summer Camp and Recreation Guidance 

Harrisburg, PA – With an understanding of the need for Pennsylvania families to secure child care options this summer, the Wolf Administration today issued frequently asked questions to provide guidance to parents, summer camp operators, public bathing places, part-day school-age programs, and other entities that provide necessary child care and enrichment and recreational activities for children and youth during the summer months.

“We understand the need to secure child care options as parents and caregivers return to work across the state,” Gov. Wolf said. “And for providers of these programs to understand how they may operate. We hope that this guidance helps everyone in need of viable options for their children’s care and recreation this summer and eliminates some of the stress and worry associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and how it is affecting our everyday lives.” 

The Pennsylvania Department of Health issued the FAQs that include guidance on:

The FAQs are available here.

The guidance does not apply to public school-operated summer programs or extended school year services. Guidance related to reopening public schools will be released by the Pennsylvania Department of Education later.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lyndsay Kensinger, ra-gvgovpress@pa.gov

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