Camp staff just about everywhere and adults raised with the camping experience will tell you summer camp isn’t only about recreation. More than anything, they say camp teaches individuals about life and how to live it well. It’s a unique place to learn.
Summer camp offers all kinds of fun and character building experiences for kids of any age. Whether you’re looking for a few hours of entertainment or weeks of intentional skill building for your child, you can find it at camp.
Parents spend a lot of time trying to motivate their kids. We use chore charts, checklists, reminders and rewards to get them to feed the dog, clean their rooms and complete their schoolwork. But these techniques don’t change behavior long-term. Real motivation must come from within.
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