Safer Online Interaction

We all know that it's important for camp professionals to strengthen their relationships with the children they serve.

It's fun to keep in touch with kids after camp is over--and it's tempting to turn to social media such as Facebook.

After all, teens love to chatter on Facebook and they are savvy about interacting through technology.

But "Facebook friending" a minor isn't necessarily appropriate for camp staff. And it can be legally risky.

The folks at West Bend Insurance say there is a way to interact with kids on Facebook that might work better: Subscriptions.

When you allow someone to "subscribe" to your Facebook news feed, you can control which posts they see and keep the lines of communication from blurring.

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