CAMP FOR KIDS IN NY

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Often when parents begin researching a camp for kids they have some kind of growth experience in mind, something they hope their child will gain from his or her time at camp. Sure they want the experience to be fun, but they also hope it will be formative too.  There’s a lot going on during childhood years, so it’s important to get it right.   Having a good place to place your child during the summer that helps strengthen your family values is key.

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TOP 10 REASONS WHY CAMP IS GREAT FOR CHILDREN

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If you’ve been to camp, you’re not surprised when you hear about the benefits of summer camp. Experiencing life at camp yourself as a child, you know the profound positive effects that still matter to you as an adult, and you also know that you want the same thing for your own kids.

But if you didn’t go to camp as a child, you may not realize just how good the experience is for children. You may not know why so many parents are committed to sending their kids to camp. So while we have talked about most of these before, here is a list of the most important reasons to send your kids to camp.

 

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IS YOUR CHILD READY FOR CAMP?

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It’s a common question, even from parents who went to camp themselves. Children have such individual needs and develop at so very different rates, there’s no age or school grade to point to. One child might be perfectly ready for camp after kindergarten, and another may want to wait a couple more years before starting. Being away from the comforts, familiarity and consistency of home is a big step for a child, so how is a parent to know if the time is right?

Here are 5 ways to know if your child is ready for a day camp experience.

 

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