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Before you know it, Summer 2017 will be here! What will your kids be doing? Check our list of Summer 2017 programs.

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  • Benefits of Summer Camp

    The Benefits of Camp - More than Fun

    As 14 million children across the country head to day and overnight camps this summer, they'll return home with more than just a cute camp t-shirt. The summer camp experience can give kids an advantage in school and in life. more

  • What Goes on at the Camp Fair?

    Looking for what happens at the camp fair? Checkout our video more

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    Summertime Science

    With the current emphasis on STEM in many schools, a science-based camp could be just the thing. A STEM-based summer camp can be a great way to continue learning outside of the classroom, ignite a new passionate or build on something from the school more

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    Last Minute Tips Before Day-Camp Begins

    Camp season is upon us. Before sending your child to day camp, here are 10 last-minute suggestions. more

  • Going Tech-Free at Camp

    Going Tech-Free at Camp

    In our world of constant connectivity, some might argue that kids shouldn’t be expected to “unplug” for weeks on end. And yet most overnight camps are still tech-free zones. Why? Studies reveal there are good reasons for taking a tech break. more

  • Gift of Camp

    Five Reasons to Give Your Child the Gift of Summer Camp

    Every camp has a unique way of teaching kids their values while giving them opportunities to experience all kinds of fun they would never find at home.Now is the perfect time to begin exploring summer camps. more

  • Campers

    Overnight Camps Create Memorable Fun

    From whitewater rafting to performing arts and cooking, today's sleep-away camps appeal to a wide range of interests while still providing the long-term benefits summer camp is known for. more

  • Prepare Your Kids for Camp: 10 Things to Teach them Before They Go

    Away from the helping hands of parents and siblings, many campers are startled to find themselves responsible for, well, themselves for the first time in their lives. Don't send your kids to camp without teaching them these basic skills. more

  • Girl in tent

    Preparing Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

    This year, 10 million children will tote their sleeping bags to camp. But they may not do much sleeping. For many children, overnight camp is the first time they?ve slept away from their family for more than a night or two. more

  • CIT with Campers

    Teens Head to Camp - What it takes to be a camp counselor

    Many teenagers have fond memories of their summer camp experiences. They don't have to outgrow camp, they can become a camp counselor, or a counselor-in-training. This is a great opportunity to gain leadership experience and learn new skills. more

  • Girls playing

    Day Camp- Preparing for Adventures Close to Home

    Summer day camp is a great place where children can stretch their minds, exercise their bodies, develop new interests, and forge lasting friendships. Read how you can help make the most of your child's day camp experience. more

  • Finding the Perfect Summer Camp

    As parents start thinking about how to best fill their child’s summer days. The process of picking the best camp experience for your child doesn’t have to be difficult. more

  • Special Needs campers

    Camp for Your Special Needs Child

    Camp is a fun part of summer for thousands of children each year. But what about your special needs child? Will he miss out on experiencing camp? He doesn't have to. more

  • First Camp

    The First Year of Summer Camp Blues

    After months of searching for the right camp, filling out reams of paperwork, and cramming a month’s worth of clothes and personal items into a 34"x18" trunk, opening day at camp has arrived. Your camper is nervous and a little excited. more

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