Checklist for Compliance with Minors

Program Directors are required to complete all items on the checklist 30 days prior to the first day of the program in order to comply with registering their program, camp, or activity.

Completed? Item
Program Registration
Background checks: Contact your unit’s or department’s HR representative to verify your program staff are in compliance with University Policy 6.6.2, Reference Checks, Information Verification and Background Checks
Training: Ensure program staff have completed training prior to working with minors. RMI 2101 online course – Protecting Children: Identifying and Responding Misconduct available in CULearn: https://culearn.cornell.edu/
Facilities Use Agreement: Ensure Program has signed and complies with a Facilities Use Agreement.
Parental Permission: Ensure parents / guardians have signed a Parental Permission Agreement.
New York State Camps: Please visit the Tompkins County Health Department’s website if you are developing a new program or camp.  Camps are required to obtain a permit to operate in New York, including at Cornell University.  All camps must comply with NYS Public Health Law, Subpart 7-2 “Children’s Camps”. If you have any questions about compliance please contact René Borgella Jr.: rborgella@tompkins-co.org
External Entity Programs: Collect a certificate of insurance listing Cornell University as the Certificate Holder and named Additional insured.  Insurance Requirements for External Entity Programs