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July 28, 2014

USNews.com Reports on How Summer Vacation can be a Time for Self Discovery

USNews.com published a June article emphasizing the importance of high schoolers using summer vacation as a time for self-discovery and pursuit of academic and professional interests. According to the article, summer offers a framework for low-stress exploration of activities, colleges, and careers through a couple of different avenues: Experts support educational camps and college prep programs as beneficial summer... Read More

December 5, 2013

The Benefits and Concerns Around Kids and Sports

A recent article from the NYU Child Study Center interviews the Center’s sports psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor, Dr. Marianne Engle, on some of the benefits and concerns around kids and sports. Sports summer camps not only offer many of the benefits mentioned by Dr. Engle, but they also address a number of the concerns in their diverse and... Read More

November 20, 2013

Sports Summer Camps as an Alternative to Competitive Club Teams

Writer Carol Mithers recently wrote a critique of competitive youth sports for Parenting.com. She highlights the booming trend of cleat-wearing tots and 8-year-old soccer players running sprints, and offers insight about the emotional and physical health risks of specializing in sports at a young age. In contrast to this trend, summer camps engage kids in a wide diversity of... Read More

July 30, 2013

Summer Camp Teaches Kids Real Life Skills

Lisa Damour, private psychologist, clinical instructor at Case Western Reserve University and director of the Laurel School Center for Research on Girls, recently wrote “Don’t Make Your Children the Exception to Every Rule” for a NY Times parenting blog called Motherlode. Using the anecdote of an angry father stepping in when Dr. Damour spoke with his daughter about her... Read More

July 22, 2013

Summer Horse Camps: Plan an Unforgettable Summer Camp Adventure

The Importance of Summer Camps for Kids Camp is an experience most children treasure well into adulthood. It is often thought of as a time to get your first taste of independence as a kid and to have your first clear vision of your future as a teen. Kids need to spend time exploring the outdoors, different activities,  new... Read More

June 22, 2013

Find the Perfect Summer Experience for Your Child at a Camp in California

Explore the Unlimited Options Available at California Summer Camps California is a unique state. In addition to being one of the largest states in the U.S., it is also home to a wide variety of climates, terrains, cities, culture, art, outdoor activities and more. This statewide diversity makes the summer camp opportunities for kids endless. Whether your child is... Read More

May 29, 2013

Summer Camps with Christian Programs for Boys and Girls

  Christian Camps in the US and Canada Many families believe in the importance of sending children to summercamps that support family values and Christian ethics.  In order for parents and children to feel comfortable with time spent at day camps and overnight camps for kids it is often preferred if the camp has a program based on Christian... Read More

April 18, 2013

Building a Healthy, Supportive Environment for Differently-Abled Children

Families living with a disability face some unique challenges, but in today’s world there are many opportunities for disabled children to live full, active and exciting lives. Children experience any number of disabilities including Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Downs Syndrome, Autism and more. Families dealing with these types of illnesses often need support and education in order... Read More

March 24, 2013

Adventure Camps for Boys & Girls: How to Help your Child Choose the Best Summer Camp Experience

  Adventure Camps: Exciting Learning Opportunities for Kids Exercise and outdoor learning  is necessary for proper brain development in children. In a world full of technology, video games, websites and other online activities can dominate a child’s life. Adventure camps give boys and girls the opportunity to explore nature, physically challenge themselves and improve overall health. Mentally, emotionally and... Read More

September 2, 2012

After Sports Summer Camp is Over; Keep the Momentum Going

It’s getting close to the end of the summer and school will soon be starting up again. Many parents and children are already talking about back to school shopping and getting prepared for the big first day of school. If your son or daughter attended sports summer camp and loved the sport they were immersed in, there are many... Read More