Posts Tagged ‘American Camp Association’

How Are Things at Camp?

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

MOST CAMPS TRY TO OFFER A LOW-TECH EXPERIENCE, WHILE ALLOWING PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO STAY IN TOUCH Besides traditional letter-writing, many camps offer families different forms of communication to stay connected to their children. ONE-WAY EMAILS Today’s parents are busy, and camps know that email is an easy and convenient way for them to keep [&hellip
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A Camp For Every Budget

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Our Town Downtown, Special Sections

A Camp For Every Budget If you’re worried about how to afford summer camp, here are some cost-saving steps to consider Summer camp is a wonderful opportunity for children to learn life lessons like leadership, independence and self-confidence, as well as trying new activities like sailing, ropes course and waterskiing. It’s hard to put a [&hellip
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Expert advice on finding the right camp for your child

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By Charlotte Eichna 1. Involve Your Child—to a Degree “Obviously, you maybe don’t let the child pick the exact camp, because they may pick it from the pretty picture in the brochure and not based on safety or some other issue,” said Jon Malinowski, Ph.D., camping author and expert. “But the worst thing a parent [&hellip
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