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Camper Resources

New & Noteworthy: Summer camp is an incredible experience for all children, but for those with special needs, it can be a true respite from the challenges of everyday life. Read more…

Ready for camp? How to tell if your child is ready

How do you know when it’s the right time to send your child to camp? Read more…
Safety: Here’s the best way to discover how safe a camp is before registering. Read more…

Six reasons why camp is important for your child’s development

Child Development: Here are a few of the ways day or sleepaway camp can help children grow. Read more…

Best ways to research a camp

Here are a few ways to find the right match for your camper. Read more…

‘Homesick and Happy’ author explores benefits of sleepaway camp

Child Development: As time for choosing camps nears, Dr. Michael Thompson, author of “Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow,” explains the importance of children spending time away from home and developing confidence and independence Read more…

Calming first-time camper fears: Tips to change nervousness to excitement

Behavior: Behavior tips parents can use to help first-time campers deal with anxiety. Read more…
Being away from the comforts of home offers your camper growth opportunities in a wide variety of competencies. Read more…

The eight best things about camp

Camp is one of the most amazing experiences a child can have, and it goes way beyond just swimming and playing sports all day. Camp contributes to a child’s physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development. Read more…

Question camp policies to create a summer of good memories

Family Values: Your camper will be spending a good portion of the summer under the rules and regulations of someone else, so it’s prudent to make sure that your standards and beliefs are in line with those of the camp. Read more…
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