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How Summer Camps, Schools, and Recreation Programs Can Keep in Touch with Parents in an Emergency

January 5th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Risk Management, Technology

Emergency planning has always been a staple in the diet of the summer camp director, youth recreation director, principal, etc.  When parents put their children in our care, it becomes our responsibility to think of all the disasters that can occur so we have multiple plans in place.  The American Camp Association provides workshops and […]

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How We Coped with a Critically Injured Staff Member during Summer Camp

September 1st, 2008 · 1 Comment · Crisis Response, Director Development, Facebook, John Murphy

It was Saturday, July 19th, 2008.  I was at a wedding for one of my husband’s friends when I got a call from a staff member.  Not being able to take the call during the wedding I texted her back. Her reply: “Just wondering if u had heard of anything about john murphy there’s all […]

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