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HEARINGS

BEFORE THE
SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

OF THE
COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NINETY-THIRD CONGRESS
SECOND SESSION

ON H.R. 1486 and Related Bills BILLS TO PROVIDE FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION

OF PROGRAMS FOR YOUTH CAMP SAFETY

HEARINGS HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 15, 16, 1974;

JUNE 12, AND 13, 1974; AND
BEAR MOUNTAIN, N.Y., JUNE 7, 1974

Printed for the use of the Committee on Education and Labor

CARL D. PERKINS, Chairman

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1974

37-569 O

COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND LABOR

CARL D. PERKINS, Kentucky, Chairman
FRANK THOMPSON, Jr., New Jersey ALBERT H. QUIE, Minnesota
JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

JOHN M. ASHBROOK, Ohio
DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey ALPHONZO BELL, California
JOHN BRADEMAS, Indiana

JOHN N. ERLENBORN, Illinois JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan

JOHN DELLENBACK, Oregon AUGUSTUS F, HAWKINS, California MARVIN L. ESCH, Michigan WILLIAM D. FORD, Michigan

EDWIN D. ESHLEMAN, Pennsylvania PATSY T. MINK, Hawait

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

EARL F. LANDGREBE, Indiana PHILLIP BURTON, California

ORVAL HANSEN, Idaho JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania

EDWIN B. FORSYTHE, New Jersey WILLIAM "BILL" CLAY, Missouri

JACK F. KEMP, New York SHIRLEY CHISHOLM, New York

PETER A. PEYSER, New York MARIO BIAGGI, New York

DAVID TOWELL, Nevada ELLA T. GRASSO, Connecticut

RONALD A. SARASIN, Connecticut ROMANO L. MAZZOLI, Kentucky

ROBERT J. HUBER, Michigan
HERMAN BADILLO, New York
IKE ANDREWS, North Carolina
WILLIAM LEHMAN, Florida
JAIME BENITEZ, Puerto Rico

SELECT SUBCOMMITTEE ON LABOR

DOMINICK V. DANIELS, New Jersey, Chairman JOSEPH M. GAYDOS, Pennsylvania

MARVIN L. ESCH, Michigan LLOYD MEEDS, Washington

WILLIAM A. STEIGER, Wisconsin PHILLIP BURTON, California

EDWIN B. FORSYTHE, New Jersey ELLA T. GRASSO, Connecticut

PETER A. PEYSER, New York JOHN H. DENT, Pennsylvania

RONALD A. SARASIN, Connecticut JAMES G. O'HARA, Michigan HIERMAN BADILLO, New York

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Hearings held in-

Washington, D.C.:

May 15, 1974.

May 16, 1974..

June 12, 1974

June 13, 1974

Bear Mountain, N. Y.: June 7, 1974.

Text of H.R. 1486 ..

Statement of-

Ball, Mrs. Joan, State legislation chairman of the New York State

Congress of Parents and Teachers, the PTA.-

Castro, Nash, general manager of the Palisades Interstate Park Com-

mission, accompanied by John Reid, superintendent of camps of the

Palisades Interstate Park Commission ----

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Christofero, L. S., manager, Camping and Engineering Service, Boy

Scouts of America, North Brunswick, N.J.---

Cooper, Theodore, M.D., Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health,

Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, accompanied by

Frank E. Samuel, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislation

(Health); Bruce Dull, M.D., Assistant Director for the Program,

Center for Disease Control; and J. Michael Lane, M.D., Center for

Disease Control, HEW, Atlanta, Ga -----

Feehery, James, director of camping services, Michigan State Depart-

ment of Social Services ----

Gates, Howard III, P.E. chief, camp and recreation section, New York

State Health Department.---

Haughie, Dr. Glenn, Monroe County, Health Department ---

Kirk, Dr. John J., New Jersey School of Conservation ---

Krieger, David, son of owner of Camp Monroe, Monroe, N.Y...

Kurman, Mitch, Westport, Conn.--

Oakerson, Mary, member, National Board, Girl Scouts of America,

accompanied by Marianne Pinney, National Staff Member, Task

Force for Youth Camp Safety; and Kathleen B. Ross, Washington

representative.----

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Rosenthal, Hon. Benjamin S., a Representative in Congress from the
State of New York ..

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Solomon, Mrs. Ben, Leadership Library --

Stolz, Alan J., Westport, Conn., representing the American Camping

Association -----

Sussman, Dr. Oscar, director, consumer health services, State of New

Jersey --------

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Tofany, Vincent L., president, National Safety Council, accompanied

by Harry N. Rosenfield, general counsel, National Safety Council;

and John Flemming, manager, public safery department, National

Safety Council .---------

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Williams, Ms. Charlotte, vice president, Alpha II, consultants, social

systems management, Sacramento, Calif.; Dr. Kenneth G. Cook,

Ph. D., Century Research Corporation, Arlington, Va.; and Dr.

Peter ). Verhoven, National Recreation & Park Association,

Arlington, Va.-----

Prepared statements, letters, supplemental material, etc.:

Camp Fire Girls, Inc., New York, N.Y., position statement of ------

Christofero, L. S., manager, camping and engineering service, Boy

Scouts of America, North Brunswick, N.J.:

National Standard Camp Rating 1974 Information and score

sheet"---------

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Statement of

1974 National Standards for Scout Camps of the Boy Scouts of

America.---------

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