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June 27, 2017

The Best Summer Camp in America (8) – An Overview of Summer Camp Accreditation

This is the seventh article in a series of ten on Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America. Accreditation Helps Confirm Credibility of a Summer Camp When looking for a camp it’s important to know how the program is evaluated and improved over time. Many camps are members of organizations that provide standards for the industry and educational opportunities... Read More

June 18, 2017

The Best Summer Camp in America (7) – The Staff Makes the Camp

This is the seventh article in a series of ten on Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America. Why a Great Camp Staff Is Important When choosing your family’s summer camp, consider the camp’s staff.  Most administrators will tell you that having the best facility and equipment is meaningless without an outstanding staff. Good counselors can inspire campers to... Read More

June 12, 2017

The Best Summer Camp in America (6) – Camp size matters

This is the sixth article in a series of ten on Choosing the Best Summer Camp in America. When Choosing a Summer Camp, Consider its Size The “size” of a summer camp can mean the size of the facility or how many campers it can accommodate. Enjoy the Outdoors Many of the established traditional camps are lucky enough to... Read More

June 4, 2017

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