Virtual Camp Participation Agreements

Participating in Wolf Camp means agreeing to honor the experience as a safe haven for every person — physically and emotionally. Also, please help us best explain the following agreements by discussing them (with your child) in an age-appropriate manner consistent with your family values. Campers will also add agreements they wish the group to honor during the week, and instructors will have a few more details to add that will help make Wolf Camp fun and safe.

Please note that participants may be asked to leave camp at any time at the discretion of the Lead Wolf Camp Instructor or Camp Director. Participants who are asked to leave for not complying with these agreements for participation in camp will not receive a refund for time missed during the camp week. These agreements are particularly important to ensure a safe, educational, and fun experience under challenging circumstances that are unique to Wolf Camp.

___ If I am uncertain who my camp director, lead instructor and assistant instructors are, and what level of permission I have to follow their directions, I will ask the responsible household adult for clarification.

___ I agree to discuss only age-appropriate themes and behaviors around other camp participants. I will respect the personal boundaries of other virtual camp participants, including all my words and behavior they may or may not witness.

___ I will refrain from sharing any stories, jokes, or comments which are derogatory toward others in camp, toward groups of people in the outer world, and toward sensitive themes such as bodily functions. Respect will be the foundation of conversations on religion, race, ethnicity, nationality, subculture, language, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation and gender identity regardless of appearances.

___ I will remain within the physical boundaries designated by the household adult. If they are unclear, I will ask for clarification.

___ I will only go out by myself with permission from the household adult who must know my whereabouts at all times, and my expected return time.

___ I will only approach natural bodies of water under clear supervision of the responsible household adult.

___ I will respect all plant and animal life during camp, harvesting only what I have permission to use.

___ I will put nothing in my mouth unless I have already learned how to correctly identify it and that it is 100% safe to eat.

___ I will pay attention and remain as quiet as I can when participating online, and will also take the initiative to ask questions and give input at every opportunity that I feel I have something to share.

___ I will always encourage others to rise to the challenge in every group activity.

___ I will watch out for the physical and emotional safety of every person in camp. I understand that this means I will take the usual school-like rules to a new level, to a place of full respect for instructors and other campers.

___ I will not litter. In fact, I will bring a garbage bag and gloves to safely bring clean wrappers, bottles, etc. home with me to dispose of during camp each day.

___ I will inventory all of my belongings before leaving my secret spot and returning home at the end of every study experience.

 ____I will follow additional rules specific to all locations I find myself during camp. Examples include knowing the difference between what I can do at home, what I can do outside, and what I can do in neighboring public areas. Or simply knowing to use appropriate footwear based on substrate hazards and type of activity, kitchen and sanitation rules, tool safety, etc.

These agreements will be reviewed as necessary during camp to clarify them for participants, and campers may add agreements they wish the group to honor during the week. Instructors will also have a few more details to add that will help make camp fun and safe.

We’re serious about our Agreements for Participation so please only apply after you know you can keep those agreements at all times to ensure safe, exciting and unique learning experiences. Thanks!


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