Risk Management Services
Risk and Crisis Management
Arthur J. Gallagher and Co.

Darrow Milgrim

818-539-8668 Darrow_Milgrim@ajg.com http://www.ajg.com

Insurance, Risk Management & employee Benefits Consulting; where experience makes all the difference! Our services are custom-fit to help mitigate your risks at camp while minimizing costs and include loss control, claim advocacy, crisis management & disaster recovery. Visit us at www.ajg.com or call 866-304-2300 X8668 for a camp consultant near you. Gallagher has arranged for a travel protection plan that can include Cancel for Any Reason and Interrupt for Any Reason (CFAR/IFAR) coverages. Visit https://www.travelinsured.com/agency/?p=ACAcamps

Camp Background Checks

DeeAnn Myers & Khali Benney

816-875-3699 support@campbackgroundchecks.com http://www.campbackgroundchecks.com

Camp Background Checks is your trusted partner in ensuring the safety and security of your camp environment. With a dedicated focus on background screening solutions and the privilege of serving camps for 30 years, we understand the unique needs of camps and prioritize the well-being of campers and staff. Our comprehensive screening services cover criminal history, sex offender registry checks, and more, providing camps with the tools to make informed decisions in their hiring process. We offer a seamless and efficient platform, enabling camps to conduct thorough background checks with ease. Committed to compliance and accuracy, Camp Background Checks is the reliable choice for camps seeking a partner dedicated to safeguarding their community. Choose confidence, choose Camp Background Checks for a safer and more secure camp experience.

Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

Tracy Schmeltzer

800-554-2642 tschmeltzer@churchmutual.com http://www.churchmutual.com

As you strive to make a positive difference in the work you do, it is important to have a partner that is uniquely focused on protecting facilities like yours and understands the emotional strength, physical effort and depth of resources required to serve others. As a specialty insurance carrier for camps and conference centers, Church Mutual® is committed to protecting your organization so you have the peace of mind to focus on what matters. We offer a wide range of insurance coverages to meet your needs and budget. Call for a quote to learn more and visit our website to review the safety materials available for camps and conference centers: https://www.churchmutual.com/112/Safety-Resources-for-Camps-and-Conference-Centers

Curtis Thaxter

Jack Erler

207-774-9000 PSmith@curtisthaxter.com http://www.curtisthaxter.com

For more than 45 years attorney, Jack Erler has represented Maine children’s camps and the Maine Youth Camping Association resolving legal problems, training staff, assisting camps to achieve their goals and advocating for children’s camps before the Maine Legislature and administrative agencies.

Morrow Insurance Agency, Inc.

Marsh Dark

800-228-3132 kjeffries@morrowinsurance.com http://www.morrowinsurance.com

Get a second opinion on your specialized insurance needs. Our extensive experience in safeguarding camps and campers have given us the ability and expertise to offer a series of unique programs and specially designed coverages. Select and qualified camps are eligible for this special program.

National Background Investigations, Inc.

Elaine Jenny

410-604-6200 elaine@nationalbackground.com http://www.nationalbackground.com

Providing the most cost-effective and comprehensive background screening solutions, both locally and nationwide to the camping industry for twenty-five years. WBENC Certified, female owned and operated our staff is dedicated to the investigative industry, while maintaining a commitment to customer service and quality reports. Because some things never change...

National Camp Group Insurance Agency

Bjorn Waldron

703-777-6500 bwaldron@ncginsurance.com http://www.ncginsurance.com

Camping activity involves many unique risks and exposures. National Camp Group has the knowledge and expertise to provide camps with the right insurance coverage at the best price possible. We represent some of the top insurance companies in the industry providing camp-specific insurance programs.

The Camp Legal 'Counselor'

Victor Norris

248-335-5000 vnorris@camplegalcounselor.com http://www.camplegalcounselor.com

As The Camp Legal “Counselor,” Victor Norris’ 40 years in youth camping and 30 years of litigation experience as a practicing trial attorney, uniquely qualify him to both litigate summer camp liability claims and serve in the role as expert witness and consultant to camps and the insurance industry.

The Redwoods Group

Katie Johnson

919-462-9730 kjohnson@redwoodsgroup.com http://www.redwoodsgroup.com

Redwoods uses caring to create change. We provide insurance and management consulting to socially responsible, youth-serving organizations. Our work is to serve, and our purpose is to transform. We use data gathered through insurance to guide behavior through consulting. So that together with our customers, we bring prevention to the forefront and healing to all.


Jeff Baierlein

206-473-8050 info@viristar.com http://www.viristar.com

Viristar provides training and consulting services to camps worldwide. Viristar offers four services: 1) risk management training, resources, and expert guidance; 2) program and curriculum development, 3) business management consulting, and 4) wilderness medicine training. Led by a team of experienced industry experts, Viristar has provided staff training, safety audits, strategic planning, and risk management consultation to camps and related programs in dozens of countries and across the USA.

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