Posts Tagged ‘Sleep-Away’

The Four-Week Option

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Years ago, summer camp was typically an all-or-nothing experience: young people rushed home from school, packed their bags and said goodbye to their families for eight weeks. But today’s kids, with their jam-packed schedules, often can’t sacrifice two months for sleepaway camp. And so more and more camps have accommodated families by offering two- and [&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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SLEEP-AWAY CAMP DEBUNKED

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Finding the right sleep-away camp for your child can be a time-consuming and even stressful challenge. For some practical advice, we turned to Dr. Christopher Thurber, a school psychologist, father, and co-author of the best-selling book The Summer Camp Handbook. How much should you involve your child in the process of choosing a camp? I [&hellip
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