Camp Artemis Code of Conduct
We the participants of Camp Artemis, adult volunteers, and parents/guardians of the participants, united by the understanding of our roles in the enjoyment of every camper at camp, do hereby agree to the following:
All campers and all staff members are expected to:
•Abide by the Girl Scout Promise and Law.
The Girl Scout Promise
On my honor, I will try: To serve God* and my country.
To help people at all times, And to live by the Girl Scout Law.
The Girl Scout Law
I will do my best to be honest and fair, friendly and helpful, considerate and caring, courageous and strong, and responsible for what I say and do, and to respect myself and others, respect authority, use resources wisely, make the world a better place, and be a sister to every Girl Scout.
•Display respect for all persons, property, and authority.
•Follow all Girl Scout and Camp Artemis rules and procedures.
•Read and follow the list of rules below, specific to Camp Artemis.
Parents/Guardians of youth participants are expected to:
•Ensure that their camper has the needed items for camp, including the materials listed on the packing list, and necessary paperwork.
•Read the list of rules and disciplinary procedures below with their camp participant.
•Understand that if their Girl Scout does not comply with Camp Artemis rules or prevents other girls from enjoying a positive camp experience, she shall be dismissed from camp early
Rules of Camp Artemis: These rules have been established to insure that every person at camp has a safe and fun experience.
•Maintaining a positive attitude, being enthusiastic, and being responsible for personal cleanliness is expected of everyone. •All campers will use the buddy system, they will not travel anywhere within camp alone, without a “buddy.” •Bullying or teasing will not be tolerated. Inappropriate language and profanity is not allowed. Threatening behavior, fighting, lying, and stealing will not be tolerated at Camp Artemis, and will be reason for immediate expulsion •There will be no discrimination towards any girl at Camp Artemis, nor will there be any promotion of lifestyle, political or religious beliefs. •All campers will be expected to complete daily tasks and actively participate. •Appropriate apparel is expected. Campers will be expected to wear close-toed shoes at all times, with the exception of the pool area and in the shower room. This does not include the path between the two areas. •What Not to Bring to Camp: No weapons may be brought to camp. No electronics may be brought to camp and will be confiscated (to be returned at the end of camp). Cameras are an exception to this rule, but please be aware that Camp Artemis is not responsible for lost items. Bringing food, beverages, and candy to camp is not allowed unless for medical purposes. •No drugs or illegal substances will be in the possession of any participant and will be reason for immediate expulsion. •All medications brought to camp will be checked in with the nurse upon arrival. •Respect of all equipment and of the environment is expected. •It should be noted that this list of rules does not provide for all possible circumstances, nor does it substitute for common sense.
Camp Artemis Disciplinary Policy
For all inappropriate behavior, Camp Artemis exercises the three-strike policy. However, certain actions will not be tolerated and may be cause for immediate dismissal from camp. If a camper is dismissed, the parent/guardian shall be asked to collect his or her participant from Camp Artemis or pay for transportation costs.
The three-strike system is as follows:
•First offense: A warning from a staff member •Second offense: Detention in Camp Director’s office and a phone call home •Third offense: Parent or guardian will be notified and the youth participant will be dismissed.