This policy is intended to protect both the children and volunteer workers and is intended to be a helpful resource in addressing the issues of child safety. Throughout this policy, the terms “child,” “children,” and “youth” refer to all persons under eighteen (18) years of age. Children’s programs at HBC include infant - 6th grade, and youth programs and activities involve grades 7-12. The standards implemented in this Children First Policy seek to uphold our commitment to the safety of the children and youth of HBC, whether members or guests.This policy governs all volunteers enlisted to work with children and youth.
Harrisburg Baptist Church is committed to the safety, welfare, and protection of all children and youth participating in the activities and programs of this church.