Myths vs. Facts
We are constantly barraged with information about camps – from emails to headline news to parents talking on the sidelines at little league. Sometimes it’s hard to separate fact from fiction. You will want to know what’s true and what’s not true as you answer the all-important question: What will I do with my kids this summer? To help guide you, here is a compiled list of myths versus facts about camps.
Summer camps help children develop new interests, choose a new direction and make lifelong friends. With so many camps to choose from, how does a parent decide which is the right program for their child? The summer camp industry has changed dramatically in the past few years and parents should learn about the different options in order to make a wise choice.
As summer begins, millions of children head to summer camp - eager, excited and...homesick? Research indicates that homesickness is the norm, and not the exception. It is common for campers to feel a tinge of homesickness at some point during the camp session. So, how can parents help? By exercising a little preparation and patience, parents can help ease any homesickness in their otherwise happy campers.
Before you know it, it’ll be time to pack the sunscreen, swimsuits and bug spray for summer camp. But how do you pick the right camp for your child? What about safety issues? With so many camps to choose from, where do you start? These questions can help.
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