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Camp vs. Cash

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Summer camp might not be the first item on a family’s list of budget necessities during the economic slump. But many experts believe that camp is crucial for a child’s educational and social development, arguing that parents should think twice before cutting back. “Parents do a disservice to their children when they think that camp [&hellip
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Room to Grow

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When I was 15, I was in my sixth summer at a traditional camp for boys in New Hampshire. One night after dinner, my counselor from the year before (a six-foot, five-inch English rugby player) asked me if I wanted to throw a baseball around. We spent an hour or two playing catch and talking [&hellip
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COOKING CAMP FOR CHILDREN

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The Sylvia Center is offering weeklong cooking camps for 2009 winter and spring school holidays. Corinne Trang, a cookbook author and mother living in the city, crafted the curriculum. Students will learn how to cook a variety of dishes using organic food. The Sylvia Center focuses on nutritional education for school children. The fee per [&hellip
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NOTES ON SUMMER CAMP

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For more than 100 years, parents horrified at the prospect of having to care for their restless, sullen teens with no help at all from algebra teachers have been dumping their progeny on summer camps. In the old days, as ’80s period pieces like Meatballs, Little Darlings  and Friday the 13th document, these camps were [&hellip
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SEPARATION ANXIETY

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Homesickness is normal. In study after study, researchers have found that 95 percent of boys and girls who were spending at least two weeks at overnight camp felt some degree of homesickness. Children at day camp may also feel pangs of homesickness, but less frequently. But homesickness builds confidence. Overcoming a bout of homesickness and [&hellip
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IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR SLEEPAWAY CAMP?

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Do you know what camp you’re sending your kid to? Experts say it’s never too early to start looking. But before you do there are a few key issues to address to ensure you have a happy camper on your hands. After all, every camp is different, and it’s important to make sure the one [&hellip
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