Articles about summer camp


Guest Post: From the Camp Years to a Gap Year

Last updated: 09/22/2018

Guest post by Camille Heidebrecht, a regular contributor Winterline Global Education. She is an avid freelance writer and parenting blogger. She plans to pass her knowledge of th

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Spirituality At Camp

Last updated: 09/21/2018

The first camp directors were iconoclasts, a description that seems rather unspiritual. But nothing could be further from the truth. Instead of shying away from the spiritual aspec

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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Childhood Letters From Summer Camp Will Make You LOL

Last updated: 09/21/2018

It should come as no surprise that the creative genius behind Hamilton and In the Heights has a flair for drama. But the childhood letters Lin-Manuel Miranda shared on Twitter a

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Crucial Camp Conversations: Five Keys for Success

Last updated: 09/20/2018

How many of these sentences have you heard from inexperienced leadership staff? Talk like this often precedes a request for someone else to intervene and solve a problem, or it co

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Outdoor education at Lakefield College School

Last updated: 09/20/2018

One of Betsy Macdonnell’s first glimpses of life at Lakefield College School was a grade 9 outdoor education class, one of the stops on her first tour of the campus. “I remembe

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Communication Strategies to Create a Positive and Safe Camp Environment

Last updated: 09/20/2018

Researchers have postulated that counselors express lowest perceived competency in their ability to develop camper relationships, handle conflict between campers, and feel limited

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8 Reasons Camp America Will Be the Best Decision of Your Life

Last updated: 09/20/2018

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 8 Reasons Camp America Will Be the Best Decision of Your Life Ten years, feeling a little frustrated and having a very big itch to scratch, I applied to Ca

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WORKING AT SUMMER CAMP WITH ANXIETY - Natasha Atlas

Last updated: 09/19/2018

True story. My first night at camp and I totally freaked out. I was in a rusty old cabin with a bunch of strangers and then I saw the biggest spider I’ve every seen in my life. I

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How to Help Shy Kids Feel Comfortable at Camp

Last updated: 09/19/2018

For an outgoing child, summer camp opens them up to an exciting new world of people and experiences. For shy kids, however, the prospect of adjusting to a new environment while try

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Our 4 Goals for Kids at Overnight Camp

Last updated: 09/19/2018

As a director of an overnight summer camp, parents frequently ask me how kids benefit from attending such a camp. I’ve seen so many kids learn, grow and thrive to become the best

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