Category Archives: Summer Camps

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

Coping Tips When Your Child Is Away at Summer Camp

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Parents can expect to feel some degree of separation anxiety when their child is away at summer camp for two weeks or longer, especially in the beginning. Even if there are other siblings in the house, it is perfectly natural … Continue reading

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Using the Internet to Find the Right Summer Camp


You are thinking to send your son or daughter summer camp?  Like most people today you turn to the Internet to find the perfect summer camp.  Going to your favorite search engine you type in the term “summer camp” and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Summer Camp Homesickness

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How to Help Your Camper 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 … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Single-Sex 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 … Continue reading

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