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Behaviour Mangement 

It is the duty of APF to guarantee the health and security of each child while they are at camp. APF acknowledges that in order to protect the welfare and safety of every child, it is critical to promote positive behaviour and provide staff with clear rules for handling misbehaviour. It ought to be seen as essential to both the Equal Opportunities Policy (16.0) and the Health and Safety Policy (9.0). Our  behaviour policy provides instructions on appropriate behaviour at camp for the children, parents/guardians, staff, and management. This policy also specifies what will happen if behaviour is found to be inappropriate. APF works to encourage positive behaviour, which each camper and staff member should uphold
Steps we take to to deal with poor behaviour
Step 1: If a child misbehaves the activity leader should take the child to one side and explain what they have done wrong and why it is not acceptable. Indicate the behaviour that is acceptable so they have the means to improve. 

Step 2: The child should be given a timeout from the activity if their bad behaviour persists; the duration of the timeout should not exceed the child's age in minutes. They ought to reaffirm the appropriate conduct. The leader will then bring up the incident with the Camp Manager, who will subsequently let the designated adult pick up the child.

Step 3: Should the child's behaviour not significantly improve following the first two stages and a conversation with the parent(s) or guardian(s), the camp manager should speak with head office about part exclusion. If everyone agrees, the camp manager will get in touch with the parent(s) or guardian(s) and ask them to pick up the child as soon as possible. They will fill out an incident report form detailing the events. Part exclusion is the term used to describe this. The child will be permitted to return for any additional days scheduled; but, the parent(s) or guardian(s) must make it plain that this is the last warning and that, should the child's behaviour not significantly improve, the child may be permanently excluded.

Step 4: The Camp Manager and Head Office will assess the problem if the child's behaviour doesn't improve. The youngster will be permanently removed from camp for the duration of the season and the camp manager will get in touch with the parent(s) or guardian(s) if the child is judged to be totally unmanageable or hazardous to others.
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