Posts Tagged ‘Camps’

Camp Counsel

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Seven questions to ask before sending your child to camp By Renee Flax So many factors go into choosing a summer camp that it’s often difficult even to know where to begin. Here, the seven most crucial camp questions parents should ask. How do I prepare my child for overnight camp? If you can, take [&hellip
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Happy Camper

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To the Editor: Your delightful article, “Send In Snail Mail” (May 6), jogged some wonderful memories as a camper, counselor, head counselor and finally as the “matriarch” of a reunited camp group. I remember mail call, the glee in receiving mail from home, from my mom, my aunts, my cousins and friends. I also remember [&hellip
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Send It Snail Mail

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Let kids unplug while they’re at summer camp By Bethany Kandel I just received a postcard from my son at sleepaway camp, and I’ll have to preserve it. After all, it’s going to become a relic of the past, along with hand-written love letters and thank-you notes from the days before fax machines, email and [&hellip
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Daytrippers

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10 things to consider when choosing a local camp By Meira Maierovitz Drazin Summer camp options include everything from specialty camps that focus on theater, sports or academics to general all-inclusive programs. In general, day camp is a wonderful experience for children of most any age, as it allows them to grow by making new [&hellip
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CAMP UNPLUGGED

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Electronic technology has done a lot to make life more convenient. But the seductiveness of new technology probably contributes to most Americans’ working longer than 40 hours per week. For many people, checking e-mail outside of work hours is habitual. This summer, I regularly saw parents “on vacation” at the beach checking their e-mail on [&hellip
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Set for Summer

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Families got a head start on their children’s summer activities with the Camp Fair Series this past weekend. New York Family Magazine played host to more than 400 families and representatives of 50-plus camps who attended fairs on the Upper East and Upper West sides. The fairs featured both city day camps for younger children and [&hellip
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Summer Camp Savings

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Camp can be the experience of a lifetime, but in the here-and-now, budgeting for your child’s summer adventure may seem daunting. Fees range from $75 to more than $650 per week for accredited day and resident camps, according to the American Camp Association, with day camps being a little less expensive (weekly fees are about [&hellip
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Destination Day Camp

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Summer is the ideal time for kids to romp around outdoors after having spent nearly 10 months cooped up in the classroom. To keep children active and learning throughout the summer months, many parents look to day camp, which takes the nurturing environment of school and injects it with a little summertime fun and outdoor [&hellip
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Tackling a Camp Fair

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For the past several years, Manhattan Media and the American Camp Association-NY have successfully worked together to bring New York City families camp fairs. The purpose of these fairs is to bring together families and camps so that people can explore the various choices concerning accredited summer programs for their children. The response from both [&hellip
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