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June 18, 2015

The Best Summer Camp in America (5) – Consider the Camp

This is the fifth article in a series of ten on “Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America.” When Choosing a Summer Camp, Consider the Location Part of a quality summer experience is the opportunity for kids to feel a bit of independence from home. If the location is too close to home, part of the adventure may be... Read More

June 18, 2015

Core Principles of the Best Hiking and Backpacking Summer Camps

Backpacking is not only an unforgettable experience, it’s the backbone of a community of people who love to explore different terrains, climates, flora, and fauna first hand. They love to watch the sun go down every evening and wake when the sun rises in the morning. They hear the birds and look at the stars, they make friends with... Read More

June 3, 2015

The Best Summer Camp in America (3) – Consider the Camp Program

This is the third article in a series of ten on “Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America.” When Choosing, Consider the Camp’s Program What sort of experience are you looking for? There are high adventure camps, traditional ones with a wide range of activities, dance camps, skateboarding, football, computer, and the list goes on. The length of the... Read More

May 20, 2015

5 Benefits to Sending Your Kids to Music or Arts Summer Camps

1. Music and Arts Camp Encourage Kids to Express Themselves in More Than Just Words Verbal communication is an important part of development for any child, but in addition to speaking, kids also need to learn how to express their thoughts, ideas, and feelings in other ways. Arts summer camps help kids explore visual mediums of self-expression, while those... Read More

May 3, 2015

The Benefits of Working a Mountain Biking Job at a Summer Camp for Kids

Why Consider Mountain Biking Summer Camp Jobs? Camps are a special place, not only for kids, but also for staff, counselors, and directors. Summer camp brings back some of the best childhood memories, that is why it can be one of the best professional experiences any adult can have. Summer programs allow girls and boys to learn to become... Read More

April 25, 2015

Christian Retreat Centers: A Great Place to Work

Retreat and conference centers on summer camp properties are a great place to work and gain valuable professional experience. One of the most rewarding environments to work in, especially when they are located in a natural setting. Director Positions If you are seasoned and looking for a full time director position, you will need to have experience with: fundraising,... Read More

April 11, 2015

Where and How to Plan a Christian Retreat

Building your church community can be fun and relaxing. When you want time away from your busy life to connect with others in a more spiritual way, you also connect with yourself and with God in a deeper way. Why Summer Camps Make the Perfect Christian Retreat Centers Summer camps allow you to take time away from the hustle... Read More

March 25, 2015

5 Unique Adventure and Sports Summer Camps for Kids

Do you have a unique child interested in exploring the world? Does your son or daughter want to learn something more than what school, video games, TV, and even parents can teach? Then you should consider sending your kid to sports summer camp. There are more options than just football, baseball, basketball, archery, and swimming. There are a wide... Read More

March 11, 2015

Core Principles of Top Gymnastics Camps

There are several types of camps for your budding or experienced gymnast. There are elite, commercial, and collegiate programs. Depending upon your children’s interests and skill level, there are many options to help you find the right gymnastics camp. Before you and your kids make a decision, be sure the camp you choose has the core principles that all... Read More

March 4, 2015

Core Principles of High-Quality Mountain Biking Summer Camps for Kids

Mountain bikers are a close-knit community of professional and recreational cyclists. Kids interested in mountain biking are not only physically fit, they also learn to connect with and enjoy nature and other people. It’s important to send your child to a camp that you review and evaluate to be sure the it meets the highest standards. Here are a... Read More