Safety & Health
Staff Safety Qualifications
The health and safety of each camper is the primary concern
of each staff member at Roughing It. Supervision of the campers by staff is
ALWAYS constant. All staff members receive extensive safety and health training
during staff training each year. All staff members possess both First Aid and CPR certifications. All swim and waterfront staff
possess a current Lifeguard certificate and senior instructors possess American
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certifications. Senior horseback riding
instructors are currently certified instructors with the Certified Horsemanship
Association. Roughing It provides the very best possible training and
certifications to its staff.
participate in an intensive six day staff training with workshops on counseling,
safety, teaching and program planning. First Year Counselors receive an additional
one day staff orientation before the summer begins and all camp administrative
staff participate in eleven days of pre camp staff training.
Roughing It has
two medical doctors on call to provide consultation and medical services to our
campers. We also make annual arrangements with local paramedics and emergency
services to provide support to our staff.
We are Partners with Parents
We encourage and promote communication with parents. During camp parents are encouraged to call with
any questions or concerns or to speak with any of their child's counselors. Ann and Hobie are always available to talk with
parents or campers. There are also several times when camper families are invited to camp.
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