Coronavirus: Outdoor adventure camp operators left hanging after suspension of mass gatherings, school camps

The operators said there are sunk costs - food preparations for some camps are under way, logistics and transport have been booked, and camp leaders and freelancers have committed their time.
The operators said there are sunk costs - food preparations for some camps are under way, logistics and transport have been booked, and camp leaders and freelancers have committed their time.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - At least 108 upcoming local camp and enrichment programmes and 21 overseas programmes, run by 19 operators, have been hit by the sudden announcement on Tuesday (Feb 4) that large group and communal activities are to be suspended in schools from Wednesday.

These operators said there are sunk costs - food preparations for some camps are under way, logistics and transport have been booked, and camp leaders and freelancers have committed their time.

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