There’s an old cliché – there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. Well, we live that out here in my household! My kids love playing outside no matter what the weather. And if you gear up the right way, you can enjoy being outdoors as a family, year-round, no matter where you […]
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Every year around this time, when summer is put to rest and we have only our memories of our recent camp summer, we turn toward the season ahead of us, and to life at home and at school. And we also get ready for the NEXT summer, when we’ll be back at camp again. […]
Do you worry about homesickness at camp? Or about missing your child too much? These do’s and don’ts will help you prep your child and yourself for a successful summer!
My final blog in a series devoted to what it was like to send my son to camp for the first time even though I am already a camp director. I learned that it isn’t easy, but it is good!
Off he went — my first born — to sleepaway camp. And even though I’m a camp director myself, I now saw it all through a camp parent’s eyes. And it’s not easy!
Camp Director Elizabeth Dawson Shreckhise answers the questions that parents most want to know about sleepaway summer camp readiness.
Parents are finding that their kids benefit from life skills, like being a self-starter, resilience, and personal responsibility. Camp can help get them there!
Editor’s Note: First of two posts all about reading at camp and reading at home. This one is on our new Lending Library, and Friday’s post will be on parent reading resources. One of the great joys of camp is that, while there is an intense amount of learning going on for the campers, it […]