Articles about summer camp


Planning for Your Kid's First Summer Sleepaway Camp

Last updated: 01/15/2019

How to find the right camp for your kids—and how to know if they're ready. I was a camp kid. At the end of my sixth grade year, I spent a month away at Gold Arrow Camp in the...

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Why Now is the Time to Recruit Top Students for Summer Help

Last updated: 01/10/2019

Recruiting, recruiting, recruiting—it’s on every director’s mind and to-do list. As you follow up with campers from last summer, tend to marketing tactics, and make appearances...

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3 steps to boost your child’s outdoor time — and health

Last updated: 01/03/2019

Outdoor play is correlated with physical activity, improved motor skills, better vision and vitamin D levels — health benefits which have made outdoor play, especially in...

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7 Things You’ll Learn at Summer Camp

Last updated: 12/28/2018

If you’ve ever spent a summer at camp you’ll know the feeling of coming home and immediately wanting to go back! Between us we have now completed four summers at camp and after...

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11 Awesome Examples of Super-Shareable Camp Social Media Posts

Last updated: 12/26/2018

If a picture speaks 1,000 words, how many words does a GoPro video of your campers being launched from The Blob speak? I'd venture to guess at least 17,000. The point is that...

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Webinar - Go All IN With Internships & Don't Miss OUT On a Great Opportunity for Your Camp Staff!

Last updated: 12/09/2018

Summer staff can be a challenge to find and establishing camp positions as university practicums or internships can help fill the gap as a competitive option for students...

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Season for Sharing: How Jameson Camp helps kids become leaders, rather than bosses

Last updated: 12/08/2018

Tracy James wasn’t sure what to expect the first time he arrived at Jameson Camp, a 130-acre children’s camp hidden in the woods off Washington Street on Indianapolis’...

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What's the Best Age for Camp?

Last updated: 11/30/2018

You probably want a number here.  If you’re only going to read these first two sentences, then I’ll pick the age of nine. But my real answer is a bit more complex. When to...

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Internship, Test Prep — or Camp? Summer Planning amid the Noise and Haste

Last updated: 11/25/2018

Internship, Test Prep — or Camp? Summer Planning amid the Noise and Haste Internship, Test Prep — or Camp? Summer Planning amid the Noise and Haste Internship, Test Prep — or...

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The 7 Life Skills You Learn at Camp - An Adult's Perspective

Last updated: 10/25/2018

Photo by:  Brodie Vissers I can’t remember at what exact age I went to summer camp, but I do recall collapsing into a torrent of tears on the first night because I was a...

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