Category Summer Camps

This category contains helpful articles on general summer camp issues including why you should attend and how to select a summer camp.

Overcoming Summer Camp Homesickness

boys at summer camp

How to Help Your Child Overcome Homesickness Each summer, thousands of boys and girls attend summer camp. Many of these sleep-away camps can last several weeks, so it is quite possible for a camper to experience a little summer camp homesickness…

The Benefits of Single-Sex Summer Camp

In platoon formation at military summer camp

I recently wrote about the importance of summer camp for teenagers. For that article, I interviewed SgtMaj Ford Kinsley, the commandant of cadets for Marine Military Academy in Harlingen, Texas. SgtMaj Kinsley runs MMA Summer Camp, which is a four-week…