Before KidsCamp

Community organizers all over the world can now organize in-person WordPress events, following local laws and safety measures. Check out our latest guidelines for in-person events!

The following will ensure you have a safe and successful kids event.

  • Research Local laws about holding an event with kids. Most places require at minimum a waiver and some places even require background checks. Make sure you understand your local laws.
  • Run the event through your venue. Some venues will have pre-made waivers or other liability needs when hosting an event where kids will be attending. Running the event through the venue during early planning will alleviate any issues the day of.
  • Email kids@wordcamp.org to inform WordPress Community SupportWordPress Community Support WordPress Community Support PBC is a subsidiary of WordPress Foundation. It is created specifically to be the financial and legal support for WordCamps, WordPress Meetup groups, and any additional “official” events organized within the WordPress Community Events program. about the event. They will help guide you to a mentorMentor Someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. (if this is your first event) or make sure you have what you need if it’s not.
  • Ensure the entire event is family friendly. This includes the after-party, lunch, presentations, etc.

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