Camps ‘R’ Us Executive Director, Gary Turnier and Managing Director, Jason Turnier are members of the American Camp Association (ACA). All Camps ‘R’ Us campuses are licensed by the Nassau or Suffolk County Department of Health. We are proud to have been honored with several awards and accreditations.
As an ACA accredited camp, we undergo a thorough (up to 300 standards) review of our operations. American Camp Association collaborates with experts from the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Red Cross, and other youth-serving agencies to assure that current practices reflect the most up-to-date, research based standards in camp operation. Camps ‘R’ Us and ACA form a partnership to promote growth and fun in a nurturing environment.Currently, the Baldwin, Bellmore, Hicksville, Northport and Valley Stream campuses are accredited camps. Opening in 2013, the Farmingdale campus will receive its accreditation visit this summer.
In 2012, for the fifth consecutive year, Camps ‘R’ Us was designated a Safety 1st summer camp by Markel Insurance Company. We were recognized as one of 54 camps nationwide that were selected based on their exceptional commitment to the safety of their staff and campers. At Camps ‘R’ Us, safety is a top priority, and we are honored to be recognized as a leader in summer camp safety.