January 15th, 2015

What do colleges want to see teens accomplish in the summer?

As we speak throughout the year with college admissions officers, we hear most often that an experience that challenges a teen personally, getting them out of their comfort zone, is important. Some of the greatest challenges students face when they enter college are group living, problem resolution and time management. Anything a teen can do […]

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January 15th, 2015

If my child has special needs, how do I evaluate options?

Finding the right summer camp fit is even more paramount when a child has a special need, be it social, emotional, academic, behavioral or medical. First, the philosophy and programming must be considered; the base of any good camp choice. Then parents must dig deep and ask intentional questions about their child’s need(s), how they […]

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January 15th, 2015

How do I know my child is ready for overnight camp?

Camp readiness is a combination of a child’s maturity, independence, outgrowing day camp; as well as peer and parent discussions. Oftentimes children want to do more activities when they come home from day camp; which means parents need to entertain them in the evening when they themselves are tired from their long day. They also […]

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