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Index of State of Delaware Business Licenses and Registrations

Recreational Camps

Apply to operate a camp for travel, recreation or vacation

Within Health Systems Protection, the Recreational Camp Program helps protect, preserve and promote the physical and mental well-being of Delawareans and minimize the incidence of communicable disease. Through the regulation and inspection of publicly and privately owned facilities, the program works to improve the general health and welfare of the people of the State of Delaware.

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Department: Health and Social Services

Division: Public Health

Office: Community Environmental Health Services


Recereational Camp permits are issued annually. A new application is required each year. A plan review is required for new construction or location change. Permits are valid from June – August with the exception of year round camps.



Application Form

Renewal Form

Licensure renewal forms are sent to the facilities annually, prior to the expiration of the current license. Please contact our office with any questions or to obtain a renewal form.

Applicable Laws

Applicable Rules and Regulations


Dana Lecompte can be contacted by email at and by phone at 302-744-1220.


This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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