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May 5, 2013

The Number of Children Diagnosed with ADHD On the Rise

ADHD Numbers Skyrocketing for Kids Age 4 to 17 Did you know that eleven percent of all children in the United States are affected by attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that number is 16% higher than it was in 2007. Parents with kids affected by ADHD might wonder whether their child could... Read More

April 5, 2013

Peer Approval Stimulates the Adolescent Brain

Teens Take More Risks When Pressured By Peers Science Daily reports that teens’ brains are more sensitive to rewarding feedback from peers. The article posits that adolescents are more reckless than younger children, but they do have the knowledge and ability to make competent decisions about risk. The teenage brain is still developing, and research shows that teens are... Read More

March 5, 2013

PE and After-School Programs Help Children and Teens Excel

Kids and Teens Still Aren’t Doing Nearly Enough Physical Activity Nanci Hellmich in the USA Today article, Kids Need To Step Up Physical Activity, Report Says, argues that, despite prodding from their parents, teachers and doctors, American kids just aren’t getting enough physical exercise. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 29% of teens get... Read More

November 25, 2012

3 Ways Summer Sports Camps Nurture a Lifelong Enjoyment of Athletics

Summer is over and it’s back to school for kids and teens all over the world. For many, this means sitting behind a desk for most of the day with limited activity. Studies show that children need to move their bodies and stay active to be healthy. That’s where sports comes in. Sports provides the necessary activity and personal... Read More

November 14, 2012

Sports Summer Camps: Grow Your Child’s Dream

The Olympics inspires dreams. If your child has been watching the Olympics and is now saying s/he wants to win a gold medal or a competition, it’s not too late to enroll them in sports summer camp. There are plenty of sports summer camps offering a multitude of sports that still have openings. Tennis Summer Camp If your daughter... Read More

September 30, 2012

USA Swimming: The National Governing Body of Competitive Swimming

What is USA Swimming USA Swimming is the official website for the national governing body of competitive swimming in the United States. It is responsible for selecting the US Olympic Swimming team and other teams that represent the U.S. It also governs the overall operation of the sport of swimming within the country. According to their objective, “Build the base,... 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

June 30, 2012

Best Resources for Sports Summer Camp Equipment: Part 2

More Sports Summer Camp Equipment Resources (continued from Part 1.) Sports camp brings all kinds of memorable experiences and benefits. Kids learn the value of exercise and being outdoors, and they develop confidence and team building skills. Sports summer camp wouldn’t be a sports camp if it didn’t have high quality equipment, though. That’s why we offer a summer... Read More

June 15, 2012

Choose Fun and Money Over Unpaid Internship this Summer

Are you on the fence about what to do this summer? Are you toying with the idea of doing something “useful” for your career like an unpaid internship or something traditional like life-guarding or camp counseling? We say go for the old school summer and get a job as a summer camp counselor. Pros and Cons of Unpaid Internships... Read More

September 7, 2011

Inspiring Kids to be Strong, Active and Courageous at Sports Camp

Keeping Kids Healthy Inside and Out at Summer Sports Camps In the modern world, boys and girls alike need to spend the warmer months outside, experiencing the sun, trees, fresh air, wildlife, and more. Summer sports camps give kids the opportunity to explore a variety of sports activities and connect with other children in a positive, cooperative and exciting... Read More