Safety and Accreditation
Camp Whitesand has done made great effort to ensure that the programs of the camp are conducted with safety and professionalism. In keeping with this philosophy Camp Whitesand has, since the year 2000, consistently met the guidelines necessary to maintain accreditation with the Saskatchewan Camping Association. The following information regarding accreditation with the Saskatchewan Camping Association is taken from the SCA Directory.
In keeping with our goal of assisting camps in improving facilities, program and operation, the SCA has developed a program of accreditation. This program, with its mandatory standards and desirable practices, for all aspects of camp operations, is an educational tool designed to help camps become more knowledgeable about current government laws and safe camping practices. SCA recognizes the special differences among camps in Saskatchewan. Standards are not intended to regulate or limit the unique spirit or emphasis of any individual camp but to assist camps in evaluating and improving their facilities, program and operation. The standards are under constant review to include changes in government legislation and the concerns of the camping community.
In addition, in an attempt to ensure that safety practices of various aspects of the camp program, staff members receive training from the following accredited training organizations: