All Princeton University Sports Camp participants are required to provide copies of immunization records from a physician’s office or a valid medical and/or religious exemption from immunization. All campers must provide records that satisfy the immunization schedule set forth at Immunization of Pupils in School, N.J.A.C. 8:57-4 or provide an official letter from a physician indicating that immunization is in progress. Your camper WILL NOT be allowed to participate without the appropriate medical records.
The Parental Release Form & Health Form are also included in the Camper Information Packet. A link to the packet is provided in the Confirmation Receipt e-mailed after registering.
Participants are required to submit the Parental Release Form, Health Form and a copy of their Immunization Records at check-in. Without these documents completed in their entirety, campers will not be permitted to participate in any camp activity.
The Parental Release Form must be signed by the participants parent/guardian and includes areas to list an emergency contact.
The Health Form must be completed and signed by the participants parent/guardian and covers the camper's medical history, insurance policy, allergies, medications and any limitations.
Medications at camp
In accordance with N.J.A.C. 8:25-5.3(h), Princeton University will not administer medications of any type (prescription or over-the-counter) to camp participants of any age. Princeton University will not be held responsible for housing/storing medication(s). Parent(s)/Legal Guardian(s) and camp participants will be held responsible for administering and housing/storing medication(s) in a discrete place during camp.
We strongly recommend Parent(s)/Legal Guardian(s) of camp participants that have been prescribed medication(s) that are self-administered to treat potentially life-threatening conditions (ie. inhalers, EpiPen) meet with the Health Director during check-in to discuss their use.
New Jersey Youth Camp Standards (N.J.A.C. 8:25) require campers to be immunized with the vaccinations required for child-care center, preschool or school attendance as appropriate for the camper's age, according to the immunization schedule found in N.J.A.C. 8:57-4. An immunization schedule can be found at http://nj.gov/health/cd/documents/k12-parents.pdf.