Posts Tagged ‘summer camp’

How Are Things at Camp?

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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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Choosing a Camp at the Last Minute

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Special Sections, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

  By Jess Michaels Summer is in full swing and your children are finished with school. Now what do they do? Do you regret putting off looking for a summer camp? Don’t worry, there are still some summer camps with availability for your child. And keep in mind that looking for a camp this summer [&hellip
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From Active to Artsy

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts Our Town Downtown, News Our Town, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Summer Guide, West Side Spirit

A guide to summer day camps By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond If you tally all of the day camps in the city along with all of the day camps within an hour’s drive, you have an extraordinary menu of summer experiences. From traditional day camps that offer a mix of sports, crafts [&hellip
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A Guide to Educational Summer Day Camps

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Continuing Education, Family, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond   We doubt that anyone thinks of New York City as a summer camp mecca—but by most standards, it really is. Consider all the children’s activity centers and enrichment programs that the city is blessed with—some go on hiatus and some slow down in the summertime, offering [&hellip
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A Camp For Every Budget

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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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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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