Safety 1st hall of fame 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Safety 1st recipients!
A grand total of 52 youth camps received the prestigious Safety 1st designation this year.

Each year, Markel’s Safety 1st program recognizes policyholders who have shown an exceptional commitment to the safety of their employees and customers. Many of our camps have received the designation for multiple, consecutive years, and we offer them special congratulations!

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The Safety 1st Award recipients for 2018:

10+ year recipients

  • 4-H Camp Middlesex – Ashby, MA

  • Camp Fern - Marshall, TX

  • Camp Howe – Westfield, MA

  • Camp Gilbert - Watertown, SD

  • Camp Jump Start at Living Well Village – Imperial, MO

  • Camp Marimeta for Girls - Mundelein, IL

  • Camp Nicolet for Girls – Eagle River, WI

  • Camp Odayin - St. Paul, MN


  • Camp Olympia – Rockville, MD
  • Camp Ronald McDonald at Eagle Lake – Sacramento, CA
  • Camp Watonka, Inc. - Paupack, PA
  • Camp Willow Run & Camp Willow Springs - Littleton, NC
  • Camps 'R' Us - Farmingdale, NY
  • Children's Association for Maximum Potential - Lackland AFB, TX

  • Galileo Learning – Oakland, CA

  • Evans Creek/Upward Bound Camp for Persons with Special Needs, Inc. – Lyons, OR


  • Princeton University Sports Camps – Princeton, NJ

  • Setebaid Services, Inc. – Winfield, PA

  • Summer's Edge Day Camp & Tennis School - Medford, MA

  • Tamarak Day Camp & Tamarak Country School - Lincolnshire, Il


6-9 year recipients
  • Camp Holiday Trails – Charlottesville, VA
  • Camp Mont Shenandoah – Millboro Springs, VA
  • Camp Taum Sauk - St. Louis, MO
  • Camp Ton-A-Wandah of Herdersonville – Hendersonville, VA Coyote
  • Trails School of Nature – Medford, OR

  • Green River Preserve – Cedar Mountain, NC
  • Inside Out Stop - Look. Listen. Learn. - Hendersonville NC Kingston's

  • Camp on Larkin’s Pond – Peace Dale, RI

  • Kostopulos Dream Foundation/Camp Kostopulos - Salt Lake City, UT


  • Outpost Summer Camps - Poway, CA

  • Sports Plus Day Camp – Sherman Oaks, CA

  • Tate's Day Camp - Knoxville, TN


2-5 year recipients
  • Camp Glen Arden - Zirconia, NC

  • Camp Hobe' Inc – Salt Lake City, UT

  • Camp Kinneret Summer Day Camp - Agoura Hills, CA

  • Camp Ma-He-Tu – Colts Neck, NJ

  • Camp Natoma - San Luis Obispo, CA

  • Camp of Dreams – Chicago, IL

  • Camp Seale Harris - Birmingham, AL


  • Coastal Ecology Programs – Savannah, GA
  • Falcon Camp - Shaker Heights, OH
  • Heart of Virginia Scout Reservation – Richmond, VA
  • Hidden Pond Day Camp at the Rinx - Hauppauge, NY
  • Night Eagle Wilderness Adventures, Inc. - Wallingford, VT
  • North Star Reach – Ann Arbor, MI
    Oziku – Novato, CA

  • South Mountain Christian Camp - Bostic NC
  • Squire Camps - Birarcliff Manor, NY
  • Talisman Programs – Zirconia, NC
  • The Road Less Traveled - Chicago, IL
  • YMCA Camp Mohawk - Litchfield, CT


First year recipient

  • Camp Granite Lake - Golden, CO

  • Camp Independence of San Antonio - Fair Oaks Ranch, TX

The information provided in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and should not be considered as all encompassing, or suitable for all situations, conditions, and environments. Please contact us or your attorney if you have any questions.