Camp Behavior Expectations

CAMPER BEHAVIOR

Prior to camp session please review these expectations and the “Voyageur Rules and Guidelines”with camper.

Camper must indicate their understanding & agreement by signing first page of registration form.

  1. Campers are responsible for their actions.
  2. Campers must respect themselves, other campers and adults, camp equipment and facilities, and the environment.
  3. Campers will demonstrate communication, cooperation, & caring.
  4. The following is Not Permitted by campers:
  • Leaving an activity without permission or without adult supervision
  • Endangering the health & safety of children or staff in any manner
  • Smoking, alcohol or illegal or inappropriate drug use
  • Theft or destruction of property
  • Profanity or vulgar language (swearing)
  • Hostile language towards others (name calling, teasing, disparaging comments)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Inappropriate physical behavior (i.e. in a sexual manner or threatening gestures or body language, fighting)

Discipline

When a camper does not follow the behavior guidelines, Parent Leaders or Staff or Volunteers will take the following action/steps:

  1. Indirect redirecting behavior (changing camper’s focus)
  2. Verbal redirecting of behavior (“please stop…” or “please do….”)
  3. Require camper to stand or sit by an adult leader
  4. Remove camper from activity
  5. Initiation of formal evaluation of behavior for possible dismissal

Dismissal from camp (camper fees – including those of accompanying family members - are non-refundable if a camper is sent home for disciplinary reasons).