Safety has always been a key concern of any 4-H experience. Risk management planning is a structured process that provides for a safe experience for participants and staff. The plan also works to protect the organization from loss and helps assure the continuance of the program. Risk management plans include systems to identify, evaluate, reduce, prevent, or control loss of resources associated with the operation of a camp. Knowledge of 4-H standards and legal requirements help planners understand the “Standard of Care” expected by parents and the organization.
In order to assess your awareness of risk management, please answer each question below. After you have completed this assessment, you will be directed to a website where you can get additional resources to help you expand your skills, knowledge and abilities to provide all the people involved with the camp the skills and information to they need design and implement a good risk management plan.