Broad & Bright Articles
AMSkier’s Broad and Bright library shares valuable summer camp resources and are open to the public. Broad and Bright is a smaller library curated from our full media center of SKI-Way articles, which is packed with valuable tips and resources for summer camps and camp leaders. This extensive library of SKI-Way articles, videos, podcasts and other summer camp resources is exclusive to our AMSkier summer camp clients. Each article is prepared by experts in the camp industry because we know informed and prepared camp leaders help make children’s summer camps safer and better. Several SKI-Way articles are published a month and full access to these articles, podcasts, and other media is exclusively available to AMSkier camp clients. Stay informed by legal experts, child psychologists, behavior specialists, and top leaders in the camp industry and consider insuring your camp with us.
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In this article, learn how camps can prepare for immunizations issues and handle non-immunized campers or staff. Example waiver included.
Once again, as every summer before, our Camp ALERT Network has received calls asking for assistance when campers or staff members have either actually made attempts or threatened suicide or violent acts. With over nine million of America’s youngsters and hundreds of thousands of staff caring for them at camps nationwide, it’s no surprise that this is what happens during the off-season is destined to happen at camp. What makes our AMSkier Family of Camp Directors different is that denial is not part of their “tool box” when caring for other people’s children.
Ken Glotzer, ACA Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient Twenty-eight years ago I was lucky to meet a gentleman who had the foresight, knowledge and ability to pick up the pieces of the camp industry devastated by the sexual abuse allegations of the 1980s. He envisioned a strategic partnership between the insurance and camp industries, working together […]
All Camps prohibit to some degree the use of “controlled substances” (i.e. drugs) both on and off campus, unless in accordance with a lawful prescription. But what if the prescription is for medical marijuana? Can camps continue to forbid the use of a substance that is prescribed in accordance with law? And what about those states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use? Can you ban your staff from using a perfectly legal substance?
As a mother of two young children, I feel like there is never a time when every family member is healthy during the winter months. Fortunately, by using food as our main line of defense we can strengthen our immune systems and fight off those runny noses and coughs once and for all! Here are a few key tips to keep everyone healthy this season.