American Academy of Pediatrics http://www.aap.org
American Camp Association http://www.acacamps.org
Canadian Camping Association http://www.ccamping.org
Canadian Paediatric Society http://www.cps.ca
AAP helps young campers stay safe and healthy. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/AAP-Helps-Young-Campers-Stay-Safe-and-Healthy.aspx. Published March 28, 2011. Accessed October 10, 2013.
BBB advises parents to check facilities, qualifications to ensure safe, rewarding camp experience for child. Better Business Bureau website. Available at: http://lima.bbb.org/article/bbb-advises-parents-to-check-facilities-qualifications-to-ensure-safe-rewarding-camp-experience-for-child-25541. Published March 10, 2011. Accessed October 10, 2013.
Creating healthy camp experiences. Pediatrics. 2011;127:794-799.
Fun and safety—ACA camps set the standard. American Camp Association website. Available at: http://www.campparents.org/funsafety. Accessed October 10, 2013.
Gluten free camp a hit for kids with celiac disease. American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website. Available at: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/news/Pages/Gluten-Free-Camp-A-Hit-For-Kids-With-Celiac-Disease.aspx. Published February 15, 2010. Accessed August 5, 2011.
Make summer camp safe for your food-allergic child. Kids With Food Allergies Foundation website. Available at: http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org/resourcespre.php?id=146&. Updated July 29, 2012. Accessed October 10, 2013.
A partnership of caring—parents and camps join together. American Camp Association website. Available at: http://www.campparents.org/childprotection. Accessed October 10, 2013.
Sending your child with special needs to camp. Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/parent/system/ill/sending%5Fchild%5Fcamp.html. Updated November 2010. Accessed October 10, 2013.
When can I go to sleepaway camp? Kids Health website. Available at: http://kidshealth.org/kid/talk/when/when%5Fcamp.html. Updated June 2013. Accessed October 10, 2013.
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