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Entries Tagged as 'Risk Management'

Should Camp Counselors Be Allowed to Apply Sun Screen?

July 3rd, 2011 · 4 Comments · Health & Wellness, Risk Management

I was contacted by the Washington Post to comment on the new law in Maryland that would require parental permission before kids can use sunscreen. It was the first I heard of the law. The guidelines said, “Camp staff should limit touching the camper as much as possible. Under no circumstances should campers assist each […]

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What Summer Camps Can Teach Startups About Supervising Interns and Young People: A Comment on Michael Arrington’s Tech Crunch Apology

February 5th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Human Resources, Risk Management, Technology, Teens

Michael Arrington, founder and co-editor of TechCrunch, is dealing with an issue today on his blog that highlighted how we rely on interns and young people, often forgetting they are still at an age where their reasoning is not firing with 100% accuracy. This is an area summer camp directors and recreation professionals hold special […]

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