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The Art and Science of Youth Development: The Role of the Camp Counselor

Last updated: 05/31/2019

What do campers need from the counselors who work with them? They need caring relationships with adults they can trust. They need clear limits, high expectations, and healthy...

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Make Copies or Make a Difference? Camp Is a Real Job

Last updated: 05/31/2019

The mounting pressure to forego a summer at camp in favor of an internship is higher than ever. Many of you may already be thinking that this is your last summer. The pull is...

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Mindful Parenting Checklist & Why You'll Find It Useful

Last updated: 05/30/2019

Today I want to share with you a Mindful Parenting Checklist. While I don’t think you will use this checklist every day, I do think you will find it useful to use for about a...

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Are Your Kids Staying Safe While Riding?

Last updated: 05/29/2019

With the weather warming up and summer vacation getting closer, we can all expect to see our neighborhoods fill up with kids riding their bikes, roller skates, scooters and...

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An At-Tent-ion Grabbing Summer Activity For Kids

Last updated: 05/29/2019

For many parents, finding ways to keep the kids busy over the long summer break is a constant struggle. For those dreading the constant cries of ‘I’m bored!’, the following is a...

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Summer ice activities are so hot right now | Cool Mom Picks

Last updated: 05/29/2019

During these dog days of summer, when there’s really no other word to describe the heat but “blergh,” we parents have to think way beyond the sprinklers and water balloons that...

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How to properly vet summer camps before sending your kids

Last updated: 05/28/2019

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - The school year for students on the traditional calendar is winding down. That means thousands of area children will be on summer vacation soon. Finding...

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The Secret to a Screen-Free Summer

Last updated: 05/28/2019

This summer, help your kids to develop healthy screen habits with our new secret weapon — a hardware charging station that doubles as a screen time management system called The...

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13 hilarious parenting rules you never thought you'd have to make - Today's Parent

Last updated: 05/27/2019

Parents took to Reddit to talk about hilarious parenting rules they never thought they’d have to make. Some even posted weird rules their parents had to make for them when they...

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The Top 12 Camp Activities We Need to See in the Next Olympics

Last updated: 05/26/2019

Every 4 years, we become glued to the TV to watch our favourite country compete for gold and glory at the summer Olympic games. Even without the sports, the pageantry and...

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