BULLYING RULE

BULLYING RULE

Trendcrafters does not excuse bullying and has a NO-TOLERANCE policy against all types of bullying. All campers must treat each other with respect by helping each other achieve the best possible experience. Campers must be aware of other camper's weaknesses and be willing to help meet camp expectations. Parents or guardian my be called upon to help a camper with difficulty meeting camp expectations.
Due to TrendCrafters NO-TOLERANCE policy, all incidents of bullying are seriously addressed. As such, TrendCrafters promotes communication and team building among staff, consultants, and campers to ensure that campers gain self confidence, make new friends, and go home with their camp experience.


BEHAVIOR GUIDELINES

Parents/Guardians please read our behavior policy with your child before camp.
TrendCrafters expect campers to be aware of our camp environment and be respectful of all properties and persons when participating in our programs. Mature, responsible and respect for the rights and dignity of others is expected at all time.


    Camp behaviors reflect the following core values:
    1. Responsibility for their actions.
    2. Respect for their themselves, each other, camp equipment, and camp environment.
    3. Honesty when relating and interacting with staff and fellow campers
    4. Caring in their relationship with fellow campers
    If a camper is uncomfortable with any camp experiences or needs assistance during camp, he or she should feel free to talk to a camp staff member.

CORRECTION MEASURES

The following behavior corrections apply when a camper does not follow the behavior guidelines.


  1. Staff will redirect the camper to a more appropriate behavior
  2. If inappropriate behavior continues, the camper will be reminded of behavior guidelines and camp rules, and the camper will be asked to decide on action steps to correct his/her behavior.
  3. If a child’s behavior still does not meet expectations and is affecting the experience of other campers, he/she will be referred to one other Youth Advocates.
  4. The Youth Advocates may also be called upon to work with the entire cabin groups who need additional support and behavior guidance.

Examples of unacceptable behaviors:
*Refusing to follow behavior guidelines or camp rules.
*Using profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.
*Stealing or damaging property (personal or camp property.
*Refusal to participate in activities, or corporate with staff.
*Disrupting a program.
*Leaving a program without permission.
*Endangering the health and safety of children and/or staff.
*Use of illicit drugs, alcohol, tobacco, or sexual conduct of any kind.
*Teasing, making fun, or bullying of staff or other campers.
*Fighting of any kind, whether verbally or physically.

If a Camper is sent home for disciplinary reasons Camper fees are non-refundable. Physical violence or bullying toward another Camper or staff member will result in immediate dismissal from the camp program.

Acknowledgement