Information for Camps and Camp Training*
Training - General
2. Basic Guidelines for Safe Relationships with Campers (Camp Mennoscah, Kansas)
Training - 2014 Mennonite Camping Association
Sample Training Affadavits
Sample Policy Documents
Child Abuse Prevention Resources. American Camp Association, 2015.
Criminal Background Checks: Background Information and Guidance for Camps. American Camp Association, 2011.
For Camp Counselors: Guidelines About Child Sexual Abuse and Exploitation. National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, 1986.
Humans, J. (2011). Preventing Sexual Abuse at Summer Camp: Five Tips for Parents. MomsTEAM.
Rollins, C. (1998). Train Away Risk. Camping Magazine, 5, 27–30.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. (2007). Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Within Youth-serving Organizations: Getting Started on Policies and Procedures. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
*The links provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by Dove's Nest.
Special thanks to Marlene Bogard, Minister of Christian Formation, Western District Conference, Mennonite Church USA