Wild Rumpus Forest and Nature camps are not licensed or supervised by the State of Minnesota. We are exempt from licensure pursuant to Minnesota Statutes 245A.03 Sub.2(27) as outlined below and therefore are not eligible to receive child care assistance payments.
(27) a program operated by a nonprofit organization incorporated in Minnesota or another state that serves youth in kindergarten through grade 12; provides structured, supervised youth development activities; and has learning opportunities take place before or after school, on weekends, or during the summer or other seasonal breaks in the school calendar. A program exempt under this clause is not eligible for child care assistance under chapter 119B. A program exempt under this clause must:
(i) have a director or supervisor on site who is responsible for overseeing written policies relating to the management and control of the daily activities of the program, ensuring the health and safety of program participants, and supervising staff and volunteers;
(ii) have obtained written consent from a parent or legal guardian for each youth participating in activities at the site; and
(iii) have provided written notice to a parent or legal guardian for each youth at the site that the program is not licensed or supervised by the state of Minnesota and is not eligible to receive child care assistance payments.