Tips For Parents About Camps

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Calming camp jitters — a guide for parents May 2018

Calming camp jitters — a guide for parents

Discover how to let go of your child and allow them to have a great camp experience

Do summer camps allow use of electronics? March 2018

Do summer camps allow use of electronics?

We talked to several camp directors about how they are handling requests by campers to allow them to use of phones and/or tablets

10 ways to prevent illness at camp April 2014

10 ways to prevent illness at camp

Summer camp can be alot of fun for kids but only if they are healthy. Find out how to ward off sickness.

Capturing the spirit of summer camp June 2013

Capturing the spirit of summer camp

If your child is going to summer camp, why not get them excited by picking up one of these books or movies

How I curbed bullying at camp May 2013

How I curbed bullying at camp

An anti-bullying program isn’t something you talk about once. It’s about daily attention to kids’ relationships.

Sleepover camp for young kids March 2013

Sleepover camp for young kids

Many camps take kids as early as 6 years old, how do you know if your child is ready?

Where to buy camp supplies June 2012

Where to buy camp supplies

Getting your kids ready for camp involves shopping for supplies, purchasing labels and preparing a care package (last one optional)

Is sports camp right for your child? May 2012

Is sports camp right for your child?

The pros and cons of having your child focus on one sport for an extended period of time.

Should friends go to camp together? March 2012

Should friends go to camp together?

For many parents, sending a child to camp with a buddy provides reassurance that their little one won’t be lonely or sad. But it may not always be the best decision.

Giving teens a chance to be leaders March 2012

Giving teens a chance to be leaders

Many camps offer leadership training courses that often lead to summer jobs for teens.

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