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7 Reasons Why Your Middle Schooler Needs Camp

Camp gives your middle schooler: 1. An Identity: Kids need an identity. Middle schoolers are defined by their looks, material stuff (cool shoes, backpack, gaming devices), parents, grades, and their athleticism. Camp allows kids to be known for being a great archer, team player, cannonball Read more

Parents, Step Away from the Computer-Why the Camp Website Pictures Don’t Always Tell the Whole Story.

These are excerpts from a very hilarious post written by Hollee Actman Beeker, a blogger who sends her kids to camp. If your child is currently attending a safe, well supervised summer camp from 1-7 weeks in duration, you will certainly be able to relate Read more

5 Steps to Prepare for the Summer Camp Experience

Summer camp offers a lot more than a vacation for your children. It’s an opportunity for your child to explore a world that goes beyond his/her neighborhood. It also presents an opportunity for you and your child to practice “letting go.” This allows children to Read more

What to Expect On Your First Day of Camp!

This is for the first time Sleepaway Camper orfor returning campers who forgot! If you are nervous about getting on the bus, all we have to say is: You are normal!!!! Here are some Hints for the First Camp Day! Wake up and leave yourself Read more

Summer Camps Make Kids Resilient

Sending children to a residential, or day camp, builds resilience – by Michael Ungar, Ph.D. as published in Psychology Today I recently spoke to 300 camp directors about how to make children more resilient to life. Summer camps, we discovered, are perfect places to help Read more

Top Tips When Selecting a Camp For Your Child

So you’re thinking about sending your child to summer camp. Terrific! We know that it’s a milestone in your child’s development and an incredibly important family decision. There are so many options from which you can choose but perhaps the most important thing to keep Read more

How to Get the Most Benefit From Your Camp Tours

Deciding on the right summer camp for your child is a big decision filled with many considerations. Big camp or small? Same gender or co-ed? Specialty camp or general? Lots and lots of decisions to make and perhaps one of the very best ways to Read more

Top Tips When Selecting a Camp

So you’re thinking about sending your child to summer camp.Terrific! We know that it’s a milestone in your child’s development and an incredibly important family decision. There are so many options from which you can choose but perhaps the most important thing to keep top Read more

Teens and Summer Programs

If you’re the parent of a teen-ager you already know that they are a very special breed. Sometimes they seem to be mature beyond their years and at other times, well, not so much. They’re complicated creatures and although the idea of finding the perfect Read more

Scheduling Camp Tours

How to Get the Most Benefit From Your Camp Tours? Deciding on the right summer camp for your child is a big decision filled with many considerations. Big camp or small? Same gender or co-ed? Specialty camp or general? Lots and lots of decisions to Read more