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Child Policy

General Policy

Child Policy

The ACS policy regarding children is as follows:

Under 18: Must be accompanied by an adult on all tours

Under 16: Not permitted on exhibit floor or in scientific sessions

16 and older: Must be registered as a guest and have a badge to enter exhibit area, meeting rooms, or participate on tours

This policy includes infants in strollers and arms. Visit the Child Care page for additional information, including how to enroll your child into Camp ACS and Little Medical School.

Guest Tours

Children 18 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult on all tours. Please refer to each tour description for any specific age restrictions. Young adults 16 years and older must be registered and pay the guest registration fee to participate in Congress activities, including tours. Please note that ACS reserves the right to refuse boarding of a tour bus to anyone not complying with our age restrictions.