This publication was produced within the European project "Keeping Children Safe in Sports", cofunded by the European Commission's Rights, Equality and Citizenship Program (REC 2014-2020). The project is coordinated by the Terre des hommes Romania Foundation, in partnership with Terre des hommes hommes Greece and Terre des hommes Hungary. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the European Commission.
Every year, thousands of children choose to join a sports club or to participate in recreational activities such as day camps and summer camps. Participation in these activities promotes healthy child development. However, one should also be aware that children may face risks and dangers in sports and recreational activities.