Choosing the Right Camp

Tips and guidance for making the ideal choice for your child

SEVEN TOP TIPS

How To Search Wisely

You are beginning to search for a summer camp for your child, but with all the options, how do you choose? The good news is there is a camp for every child with any interest. This year marks the 150th anniversary of summer camp. For generations, camp [READ MORE]

WHAT TO ASK

Ten Questions for the Camp Director

When choosing a summer camp, families want to make sure they are choosing the right camp for their child. We recommend that parents ask the camp director at the camp they are interested [READ MORE]

CAMP REVAMPED

Five Exciting Summer Camp Trends

For 150 years, families have been excited about the myriad of options and benefits of attending summer camp. While many camp traditions and activities have remained the same, in recent years, [READ MORE]

READY OR NOT?

Helping Your Child Feel Comfortable About Going To Camp

Sending your child to camp for the first time is a major milestone for a child, one that is often marked by excitement, anticipation and perhaps even some anxiety. For many [READ MORE]

THE BIG PACK

From Clothing To Must-Have Gear, Here's What To Bring

Confused about what to pack for camp? When parents need to consider every weather scenario as well as which camp activities their child might be engaged in, packing for camp can be rather daunting. For sure, the [READ MORE]

BUDGETING FOR SUMMER CAMP

Surprising Ways Parents Can Save

In today’s economy and uncertain employment climate, most families certainly need to consider the family budget when planning a summer camp experience for their [READ MORE]

THE BIG Question

Choosing The Right Type Of Camp For Your Child–Single Sex Or Coed?
TRADITIONAL OR SPECIALIST? – CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE.

When searching for a sleepaway camp–or resident camp, as some call them [READ MORE]

A CAMP FOR EVERY BUDGET

If You’re Worried About How To Afford Summer Camp, Here Are Some Cost-Saving Steps To Consider

Summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn life lessons like leadership, independence and self confidence as well as trying new activities [READ MORE]

HOW ARE THINGS AT CAMP

Most Camps Try To Be Low-Tech Havens While Offering A Number Of Ways--From One-Way Emails To The Occasional Phone Call--For Parents and Children To Stay In Touch

For generations, summer camp has been a respite from technology, a chance for [READ MORE]

SPECIAL CHOICES

For Children With Special Needs, There’s Been A Wonderful Bloom Of Camps–General And Specialized–That Can Help Them With Their Challenges While Enjoying The Full Camp Experience

Summer camp provides children with the opportunity to develop new skills, build self confidence [READ MORE]

THE SPECIAL BONDS BETWEEN CAMPERS

As Social Communities With Shared Values And Lots Of Group Fun, Camps Often Produce Friendships That Last A Lifetime

Is there any friend like a camp friend? Of course there is, though summer camp is such a unique and social experience, one of [READ MORE]