Do you have an emergency plan for medical evacuation or similar?
This would fall under part of each facility’s emergency plan. All campers are made aware of the emergency evacuation procedures upon arrival at camp. Refer resource page
Does the site have an evacuation plan, including maps, instruction checklist, assembly sites and operating system?
All CYC Ltd facilities have an accreditation approved emergency plan for many contingencies. Refer resource page .
What are the expected standards of behaviour?
While instructors have the technical knowledge and expertise to instruct students and other guests, the teachers/group leaders continue to have the responsibility for the general safety, welfare and behaviour, at all times.
Does the site provide a 24-hour caretaker or supervisor who lives on site that teachers can contact?
Each CYC facility has a 24-hour caretaker or assistant who lives on site.
Is the site accredited as a school camp by an accreditation body recognised by the Victorian Education Department?
Every CYC Limited facility and site is accredited by the Australian Camping Association (ACA) via the ATAP program and the National Accommodation, Recreation and Tourism Accreditation (NARTA). Both these accreditation bodies are recognised by the Victorian Education Department.
Does the site hold the appropriate Health Department certification?
All sites hold current local Health Department certificates for Prescribed Accommodation and Registration of Food Premises.
Is the site fully covered by public liability insurance on an on-going permanent basis and what is the limit of liability?
All CYC Limited sites hold current public liability Insurance to the value of $40 million.