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Hey, teens! The top 10 skills needed to be a good camp counselor

Now is the time for parents to start researching camps for their kids, and there are a lot of summer camps in Calgary to choose from. It’s also the time of year when students have to start thinking about a summer job, and being a camp counselor is a popular choice. Being a camp counselor is a great job – as long as you are not too keen on making a lot of money. Of the vast majority of camp counselors I know, none have ever said they did it for the money. However, being a camp counselor, especially at a sleepover camp, will give you a wide variety of unique skills and experience.

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How to handle bedwetting at sleepaway camp gracefully

Sleepaway camp is a childhood ritual that every child should be able to enjoy. But for children who wet the bed, sleeping away from home can be a scary prospect. Kids who suffer from this condition are often worried that other campers will discover their secret, or that camp staff won’t be supportive. But the truth is that most camps are well-prepared to help kids with this common childhood issue, and camp staff are committed to making sure every child has a great camp experience.

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Summer camp 101: Making the most of summer

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.

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Will they be okay? Will You?

You’ve researched the best camps, packed their bags, and told them they will have fun, but you are still filled with worries about sending your child away to be cared for by others.

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