Camp Inspection Checklist

This Camp Inspection Checklist can be used by camp operators to conduct safety and maintenance checks to ensure a welcoming and safe space for visitors.

Camp Inspection Checklist



General

1. Does the camp have a system for safety inspections and maintenance procedures in place? Is it reviewed annually?


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2. Are all buildings, structures, and activity areas in good condition?


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3. Are all fences and gates in good condition?


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4. Are restrooms clean and well-maintained?


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5. Is trash picked up on the grounds and in parking lot areas daily?


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6. Are the dumpster areas checked daily for trash control?


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7. Are exterior and interior lights checked weekly? Are bulbs replaced as necessary?


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8. Are gutters and downspouts checked for proper draining weekly?


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9. Are windows and screens checked for damage weekly?


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10. Are common-area door hinges, latches and weatherstrips checked for issues weekly?


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11. Are water softeners and the salt supply checked weekly?


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12. Is the sick room stocked with a first-aid kit and other medical supplies?


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Playground

1. Is equipment checked by camp staff before campers use it?


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2. Is the area under and around playground equipment covered with at least 9 to 12 inches of shock-absorbing material? Is it firmly attached to the ground?


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3. Is the playground cleaned regularly and inspected for broken glass and sharp metal objects?


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4. Is all equipment visibly stable while in use?


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5. Are metal equipment and hardware free of corrosion?


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6. Are wooden structural components free of rot, major cracks, and splinters?


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7. Is equipment free of pinch, crush, and shearing points that could lead to injuries?


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8. Is equipment free of protrusions and projections that could entangle clothing?


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9. Is the playground regularly inspected for worn or missing parts or loose bolts?


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10. Are the bases of equipment free of tripping hazards?


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11. Are the areas above and around the equipment free of suspension hazards?


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Fire Safety

1. Is the fire alarm system functional and audible throughout the camp?


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2. Do all buildings used for sleeping have working smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, and at least two emergency exits?


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3. Are there fire extinguishers in all appropriate locations, including the kitchen area?


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4. Are fire extinguishers and smoke detectors inspected monthly?


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5. Are furnaces professionally cleaned and inspected annually?


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6. Are fire inspections completed annually by the fire department?


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Electrical

1. Is an annual inspection conducted by qualified personnel?


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2. Are all frayed, worn, or dried-out cords replaced immediately?


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3. Are power lines checked by the service company annually?


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Sleep Areas

1. Do upper bunks have guardrails?


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2. Do all buildings used for sleeping have functioning carbon monoxide detectors?  


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3. Do all buildings used for sleeping have ventilation, temperature control, space for movement, and space between beds?


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Kitchen Area

1. Are there cleaning and sanitation procedures to follow to keep the kitchen clean?


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2. Is the floor free of obstructions and slip-resistant?


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3. Are the stairs, passageways, and storage rooms well-lit?


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4. Are protective devices on machinery adequate and sanitary?


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5. Have emergency stops been tested on kitchen equipment? Are they in working order?


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6. Are walkways, floors, and appliances kept free of grease accumulation?


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7. Are dining and kitchen garbage cans covered when not in use?


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8. Is there adequate kitchen ventilation (e.g., fans)? Is the range hood free from grease and working properly?


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9. Are all food safety procedures followed to ensure food is wrapped and stored properly?


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10. Are thermometers available and accurate?


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11. Are all preparation surfaces in good condition with no cracks or damage?


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Aquatics

1. Is the aquatics area regularly inspected for sharp edges?


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2. Is there an appropriately stocked first aid kit in the aquatics area?


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3. Are pool ladders, steps, and treads in good condition?


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4. Are walkways and decks in good condition and coated in nonslip material?


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5. Is water tested regularly in accordance with applicable regulations?


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6. Are screens over all water intakes secure?


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7. Are pumps and equipment in good condition?


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8. Are shower houses and dressing rooms sanitary?


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9. Is the gate lock operating properly?


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Vehicles

1. Are vehicles properly maintained? Are pre-trip inspections conducted prior to use?


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2. Are the steering and brake systems, fluid levels, and tire conditions checked daily?


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3. Are first-aid and emergency accessories stocked and in all vehicles?


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End Of Season

1. Is all furniture—including couches, chairs, and benches—checked for and free of food particles?


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2. Are all areas—including the kitchen, outdoor space, and sick rooms—sanitized?


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3. Are all buildings inspected to ensure there are no openings for rodents to enter?


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4. Are all food sources removed from the camp before closing for the season?


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5. Are roofing materials inspected for cracks, lifting, or damage?


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6. Are the plumbing and heating systems winterized?


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7. Is the septic system free of any leaks, and if needed, has it been emptied for the year?


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8. Are all equipment and tools cleaned and winterized?


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9. Are electrical wires, vents, pipes, windows, and doors checked for air leaks? Are any leaks sealed with caulk or insulation?


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10. Are outdoor furniture, picnic tables, benches, and hammocks stored in a safe place to protect them from weather and critters?


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