Summer Camps Under Scrutiny With Abuse In The News26:33

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Six people came forward last week claiming that they were sexually abused at a Christian summer camp on Cape Cod and many more are continuing to speak out.

Thousands of kids attend camps each year — many swear by them. With summer around the corner, many families are wondering how how they can make sure their children are safe at camp.


  • Bill Hoch, vice president, Massachusetts Camping Association; president, Western Massachusetts Camp Directors Association
  • Leslie Paris, history professor, University of British Columbia
  • Richard Rice, co-director, Camp Safety Project
  • Craig Sandler, owner, State House News Service

This segment aired on April 11, 2011.