Tag: sexual abuse awareness training

Reducing the Risk of Sexual Abuse at Camp

In the last five years, several nationally reported sexual abuse allegations at camp received significant press and attention. Concerned parents are asking camps: “What are you doing to protect MY child at THIS camp?” “What should camps be doing to address this risk?”   Why are children at risk at camp? Summer camp fills an important role in American culture, but camps …

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Third-Party Use of Facilities and Sexual Abuse Risk

Observations for Camps, Conference Centers, Colleges and Churches Any activity or locale where children are gathered engenders the risk of sexual abuse. Many of these gatherings take place in camps, conference centers, colleges and churches. All child-serving organizations should make reasonable effort to reduce the risk of child sexual abuse. What constitutes ‘reasonable’ effort is …

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