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Skin Deep

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Preparing for a long-awaited summer glow. By Ashna Ali After the long spell of seasonal confusion, we’re all counting the days until we can face a full sun—no peek-a-boo. Since winter has beaten our faces dry, it will be essential to give our skin some TLC for the summer. Here are some tips for the [&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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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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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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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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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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