Child Protection Plan

Kanakuk and Joe White hold your child’s safety in the highest importance, which is why we’ve developed the comprehensive Child Protection Plan. This plan includes background checks and exhaustive interviews with potential staff members,…

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“I asked two of my partners, both former United States Attorneys with vast experience in prosecuting crimes against children, to assist me in reviewing the extensive materials regarding Kanakuk’s plan. We found the materials to be well-researched, current with best thinking on how to prevent child exploitation, practical and pointed. In our opinion, these materials evidence Kanakuk’s substantial commitment to and investment of resources to the protection of children from would-be predators. In our opinion, yours is a first-rate program.” – John Ashcroft, former U.S. Attorney General

Staff Interviews

All potential staff go through an exhaustive interview with one of our trained staff who ask each applicant in-depth questions regarding family history, social involvement, spiritual growth, moral beliefs, and coaching abilities. Our interviewers…

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All of our full time summer staff receive extensive training throughout the year in the following areas:

Risk Management
Crisis Management
Safety Policies & Procedures
Zero Tolerance Policies Regarding Abuse
Comprehensive Sexual Abuse Awareness & Prevention

Proper conduct:


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One of the greatest concerns you as a parent faces is who influences your child. For this reason, we believe it is imperative that staff members are properly screened and possess the training, skills,…

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ADDITIONAL RESOURCES "Stop It Now! was founded on the belief that adults are in the best position to keep children safe from sexual abuse." source: Warning Signs in Children and Adolescents of Possible Child Sexual