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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TWN: CAMP SEASON 2015 – SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPERS IDENTIFIED AS A UNIVERSAL CONCERN Norman E. Friedman, M. Ed., Executive Director, AMSkier Partners Originally Published on SKI-Way, Oct 1, 2014 It’s no secret the number of camp aged youngsters (no age exempt) with identified clinical issues has been increasing. Camps “suffer” from issues that the public […]
SCOOP: WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR EMPLOYEE’S PERSONAL PROPERTY AT CAMP? Alan Cooper, Esquire, AMSkier General Counsel, Claims Director Originally Published on SKI-Way, Dec 7, 2012 The place where personal property and camp meet can be challenging for directors and staff to navigate. From musical instruments to cooking equipment to electronics, directors and their senior employees […]
By AMSkier Partners, Norman Friedman, M. Ed & Cathi Fischer, LCSW As the largest insurer of children’s summer camps in the United States, we consider the health, safety and welfare of children our primary concern. The data that our Camp-ALERT-Network gathers is often relevant for anyone responsible for the care of other people’s children. What […]
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.