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!
Mom, if you’re afraid of sending your kid to camp you’re not alone. You might even think, “What kind of mother would do that – send her kid AWAY for three weeks or more? What will the other parents think? Or my family? Will they think I don’t love my child?” And that brings me […]
There are things learned and experienced at camp that have a positive lasting impact for kids. Namely, being tech free in a natural and supportive setting allows the child to develop into a fuller person with better relationship skills.
If you’ve made excuses for not sending your child to camp it may be time to reexamine them. From time in nature to time away from screens to time in self development, camp is back and smart parents are choosing to send their kids.
Getting a new camper ready for camp might mean facing some anxieties — hers and yours. But LOVE comes to the rescue to get you both there confidently!
A Thanksgiving message from Elizabeth at Camp Alleghany for Girls and some holiday specials to ease your wallet for the coming holiday season!
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!
We’ve got recruiting parties & Ice Cream Socials throughout the fall and winter in various Maryland and Virginia locations — come see us and bring friends!
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.