Planning for Risk Management for Your Camp

This course helps directors, owners, administrators, and managers think about their responsibility for making camp a safe and enjoyable experience. This course will discuss the importance of risk management and the ultimate responsibilities of the director and examine the concepts necessary to design or revise their risk management plan including:

  • The Risk Management process
  • Risk control techniques and intervention points
  • Legal liabilities, tort litigation and negligence
  • Standards of Care
  • Critical parts of the risk management plan
  • Emergency and crisis planning
  • Handling exposures
  • Responsibilities of the person in charge
  • Crisis strategies
  • Factors that contribute to accidents
  • Lessons learned from others
  •  Risk analysis and evaluation
  • Record retention and destruction

Don't miss Connie's book Risk and Crisis Management Planning: A Workbook for Organization and Program Administrators (Third Edition)!

Connie Coutellier


Single person access  

Price: $39 member; $74 nonmember

  • For You: To have instant access to the course use the "Purchase the Course for Yourself" button below
  • For Someone Other than You:  Please contact us.

Subscription access

Purchase access for multiple persons 

Price: $65 member; $150 nonmember for bundle of 10 learners

Please note the following for subscription access:  

  • Your staff will self-enroll into course with an enrollment key we provide.
  • Your staff may complete the program at their convenience. 

Bundles for alternate numbers of learners may also be accommodated, contact us

Presenter Bio(s)

Connie Coutellier is an international trainer, consultant, and author. She is a national field executive for Camp Fire USA and a past national president and director of professional development for the American Camp Association. A list of the books she has written includesCamp Is for the CamperDay Camp from Day OneManagement of Risks and Emergencies, andThe Outdoor Book. She has more than 15 years of experience as a day and resident camp director in four camps in the USA and one in Malaysia, and over 30years of experience in youth development and outdoor program administration training and development. She has written online training courses, assisted in the writing of the ACA Outdoor Living Skills books, and served as a consultant for both the development of the ACA’s Basic Camp Management book and the curriculum for the ACA and the International Camping Fellowship camp director courses.