Governor Asa Hutchinson announced several directives on Thursday regarding youth team sports, day camps, overnight camps, and community pools.
Team sports for ages kindergarten through 12th grade may begin for schools and communities effective June 1st. This does not include to college or pro sports. See the full directive at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/pdf/directive__team_sports__.pdf
Summer day camps are allowed to meet as of May 18th. This covers organized, daytime group activities for children outdoors or indoors, including vacation bible school, band camps, and arts camps. See the full directive at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/pdf/directive_covid_summer_day_camps.pdf
Residential or overnight camps may meet effective May 21st, if following the directives established by Arkansas Department of Health. See the full and lengthy directive at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/pdf/directive_overnight_camps.pdf
All types of recreational pools can open to their patrons on May 22nd if they meet the requirements. Facilities can begin to contact their local health units to facilitate opening. See the full directive at https://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/pdf/PoolRecreationalDirectiveFinal5.8.20.pdf