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How children find their independence at overnight camp

We all want our children to be happy and successful. Would you believe that letting them spread their own wings - without us by their side - may be the most effective way to do this? Our job as parents is to give our children the tools they need to go out in the world and discover who they are and what they want to become – their purpose in life. A child can only truly grow if given some freedom and the chance to gain confidence by exploring new ideas and activities. 

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Why summer camp is great for … parents

Most parents know that kids benefit tremendously from going to summer camp. But have you ever thought about how sending your kids to camp can benefit you - the parent? Based on my own experiences as a seasoned parent of summer campers as well as conversations with other parents, I can assure you that camp is great for you too.

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Theatre education: More than just performance

Theatre classes are often envisioned as the perfect extra-curricular activity for the imaginative, dramatic, spotlight loving child – and they are! Along with performance skills, theatre arts education poses a wealth of other benefits for all kinds of children including the development of transferable skills that can set youth up for success in many other areas of life. Every year we see all sorts of children participate in the theatre arts programming that we offer ranging from students who are shy and quiet to students who are outgoing and live for the spotlight. 

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10 reasons your teen might love being a camp counselor

Did your teenager love summer camp as a child? 

Do they need a job but can’t work during the school year because of homework and activities? Maybe you’re ready for your teen to get employment experience, but still have some carefree time outdoors away from electronics. Day or overnight camp is the perfect place for teens to transition to the world of the employed. The paycheque is nice, but being a camp counselor has other rewards, too.

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