Coronavirus: Schools to pay operators' costs incurred for suspended camps, activities

In a photo dated April 5, 2016, an outdoor adventure educator is seen helping Farrer Park Primary School pupils during a three-day camp at the Dairy Farm Outdoor Adventure Learning Centre.
In a photo dated April 5, 2016, an outdoor adventure educator is seen helping Farrer Park Primary School pupils during a three-day camp at the Dairy Farm Outdoor Adventure Learning Centre.PHOTO: ST FILE

Schools that were supposed to run camps and other similar programmes in the next few weeks will have to pay outdoor camp operators for the costs already incurred.

The Straits Times reported last Thursday that schools here had suspended at least 108 camps and enrichment programmes and 21 overseas trips in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 12, 2020, with the headline 'Schools to pay operators' costs incurred for suspended camps, activities'. Subscribe