Tips For Parents About Camps

Should kids go to camp

Should kids go to camp this summer?

A Montreal pediatrician explains why she feels the benefits of kids attending camp outweigh the risks of contracting Covid-19

How to prepare your child for a first sleepaway camp experience

Sending kids off to camp isn’t just about offering them a good-time getaway. Yes, we hope our little campers will

Fairies’ offer sage advice on lice

My preteen son came home from 12 days of sleepaway camp this summer with a bucket full of wonderful memories

Calming camp jitters — a guide for parents

The countdown is on. Every week that ticks closer to the end of school also means it’s one week closer

Do summer camps allow use of electronics?

I feel a great need to send my child to a sleep away camp this summer. It’s not because I’m

Capturing the spirit of summer camp

Warmer temperatures and the looming end of school signal the start of the summer adventure known as camp. Attending a

How I curbed bullying at camp

I grew up at Camp Arowhon in Ontario’s Algonquin Park. It was my happy place, where being a great canoeist

Sleepover camp for young kids

Sleepover camp – it’s all about bunking with friends, campfires, nature, activities and fun, but is your 6-year-old ready? When

Where to buy camp supplies

There are three steps to getting your child ready for camp and we have them all covered. You need to

Is sports camp right for your child?

Does your child aspire to be the next Serena Williams, Wayne Gretzky or Vince Carter? If so, attending a sports

Should friends go to camp together?

As a child, Andrea Tomkins attended an overnight camp — and loved it. She has fond memories of trying new

Giving teens a chance to be leaders

When Amy Zeidel was 16, she began thinking about future summer jobs. She liked working with children and wondered if