How your KOA could be liable for cyber crime

Like most American small businesses, KOA campgrounds are at risk of having their reputation or finances damaged by theft or crime facilitated by the internet. This is known as Cyber-crime. To the extent that your KOA holds the electronic information of others, your state laws may make you liable for...

Campground Golf Carts: What You Need to Know

It has become more common every year for KOAs to offer golf cart rentals, and it can be common for campers to bring their own personal golf carts onto the campground property. The enjoyment factor of golf carts may be obvious, but there are many other benefits as well. Renting...

How to Properly Insure Your Campground’s Cabins

Cabins, from Camping Cabins to larger Park Models, are a key part of revenue generation for many KOA Campgrounds. It is essential that KOA owners know, and fully understand, what is covered by their insurance and what is not, especially if one or more of your cabins experience damage. What...

Why you should review your KOA’s building insurance every winter

Have you had the good fortune of undamaged campground buildings for a number of years? When you least expect it, your KOA may experience loss or damage to a building that is covered by your insurance. Having your insurance policy pay to repair or replace that building is why you...

Wagon Ride Safety at Your KOA

What is it about riding on a tractor or horse-pulled wagon that brings out the kid in just about everyone? Whatever the reason, it is imperative that your KOA takes the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of your guests and staff. Whether your wagon is being pulled by a...

Help from the Handyman: What you need to know

What happens if your KOA’s handyman causes an unnoticed water leak within your walls, causing the growth of a fungus? What if a camper bumps into his ladder and both are injured in the resulting fall? What if he turns out to be a terrible handyman and the roof you...

Tree Trimming: Why It’s So Important

Would you leave the floor of your store covered in debris or slick with oil? Of course not! All of us know intuitively that people walking through the store do not expect to encounter these hazards, and could easily injure themselves. How would you react if you walked into the...

Protecting your Work Camper while they are on the job

What happens if a Work Camper is seriously injured? Work Campers are wonderful people who are extremely integral to the operations of many parks. They provide valuable services without the cost of an employee. But what happens if a work camper is seriously injured? What if someone has their hand...