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I suppose in other parts of the country there are already some eco-kids camps. not sure if something as directly associated with a heated political charged topic would be popular in this area of the country but a 'farm camp' might be, which is a start to get kids thinking and involved with the land.

what would the insurance requirements be for something of this nature?

what other considerations would there be?
 
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I'd put medical at the top of the list of priorities.  A skun knee is not so bad.  A bee sting can be life threatening. 
 
                      
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I run a kids camp every summer. We take 35 kids for the better part of a week. We do background checks on all adults that are on the premises, even parents if they remain. This is required by our insurance company. We carry insurance for injuries that could occur (none ever have) as well as sexual misconduct insurance (never had an issue here either) as it is also required when having kids on the property.

We also have a hold-harmless agreement as an added pre-caution. There are lots of little things to consider, like never going in the first aid tent (or anywhere else) alone with a kid unless someone else is alerted and the door is left open etc...

Most of these are really counter-intuitive to me since we are all about building a village and community but they are what are required in this era.

Btw, the camp is on rural acreage that is incredibly pristine with old growth cedar stumps as nurse trees to second growth and lots of meadow. Some of the kids we have are locals and others are inter-city kids. Some of the kids are afraid to take their shoes off and run barefoot as they have never been allowed. We had one child who was concerned about stepping on a needle! There are definitely some heart-wrenching moments when working with kids from all sorts of backgrounds.


I hope this is helpful.
 
                                
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Kid's camp is heaven to children. They waited every summer to go to camps and enjoy each and every day with their old and new friends. This is a perfect getaway for children, no books and assignments just plain fun.california lacrosse camps
 
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