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April 28, 2014

How Music Beneficially Correlates with Moods

A recent article posted on healthychildren.org details the many ways in which music beneficially correlates with moods. The article highlights examples like military marches to instill confidence and courage, shopping malls to pump up consumer enthusiasm, and setting lessons to song to encourage stress free memorization in the classroom. The Calming Influence of Music The article cites a series... Read More

January 26, 2014

Why Music Education Matters and the Benefits of Music Summer Camps

Writer and professor Laura Lewis Brown thoroughly details the benefits of music education in an article on the PBS Parents website titled¬†“The Benefits of Music Education“. Citing a number of studies and industry professionals, she highlights the social and mental advantages of early music integration. Many of these perks are maximized with intensive study like music summer camps. Music... Read More

December 26, 2013

Making Friends at Summer Camp that Will Last Throughout the Year

Kids learn so many things at summer camp. Some learn to swim, others learn a new craft and others improve their tennis game. These are all great but one of the best and most important parts of summercamp is making friends. According to Gary Forster, National Camping Consultant for the YMCA of the USA, the number one reason why... 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

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