Every summer children are molested at camp.
More than 10 million children attend camp each year where they make new friends, learn new skills, and leave with wonderful memories. But for some, the experience becomes a nightmare…one that can last a lifetime. No one knows for sure how many children are sexually abused at camp by a counselor, an international worker, or by another peer, but even one incident is too many.
Reducing this risk requires more than a simple background check and a short training during orientation week. Implement Camp Care®, Praesidium’s comprehensive, camp specific solution and tell parents the steps you’ve taken to keep their children safe.
Click on the links below to learn more about Camp Care® and the other services Praesidium can provide to your camp.
Over the past couple of years we have developed a valuable relationship with Praesidium and their staff. The most notable benefit was access to their online training and assessment for all our staff as part of Praesidium’s Camp Care. Their online training site was easy to access and implement with our large group of staff who for the most part are only with us for the summer and come from all parts of the US and even Canada.
What we have also appreciated about working with Praesidium is that they are available to provide advice and support. They are just a phone call away and ready to share their experience when needed.
Camp Director, Echo Ranch Bible Camp
Praesidium’s Camp Care package is a valuable resource that assists camps across the nation in combating the evils of child abuse. Their screening and selection tools, model policies, and online abuse prevention training enhance camp staff member’s awareness of the issue and help hold each other to account.
Associate Director, Camp Ozark