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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

February 5, 2013

Art and Music Help Children Develop

Learning Music Grows Kids’ Brains According to Lily Avnet’s article in the Huffington Post, Music Lessons Early In Life Could Boost Brain Development, Study Suggests, children who receive music lessons early in life develop brain mass faster than those who don’t learn music. The Journal of Neuroscience reports that musicians who began to playing a musical instrument before the... Read More

October 8, 2011

Art Summer Camps Support and Encourage Your Child’s Creativity

Children spend much of their time learning basic skills such as reading, writing and math, but it is also essential that kids are encouraged to creatively express themselves through song, dance, painting, crafts, acting, musicianship and more. Creativity and imagination  are an important part of how kids grow, learn and succeed. Art camps can provide the perfect atmosphere for... Read More

August 19, 2011

The Top 5 Reasons for Working at a Summer Camp

Summer time presents plenty of opportunities for work: internships, high-paying labor, classes, travel, volunteer work and summer camp jobs for college students.¬† Each offers it’s own rewards, however, no matter what interests you or what your college major, working as a summer camp counselor is one of the best opportunities. Traveling and living somewhere different. With the wide selection... Read More