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10 Reasons Why Your Camp Friends Are Still The Best Friends You’ve Ever Had

by Laura Argintar We accumulate many friends over the course of all the stages in our lives, but the girls who stick around the longest are, without a doubt, your camp friends. Unlike the relationships you have with your poorly termed “sorority sisters” or high school BFFs, your camp friendships have been in your life forever….

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Science Explains Why We Love Our Camp Friends So Much

 By Matt Saccaro  October 31, 2014 The news: The reason we had such a fondness for our friends from summer camp has more to do with science than you might have thought. Researchers from the University of Southampton recently discovered that the way we experience nostalgia can have a tremendous impact on how our relationships develop. According to their…

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5 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH SUMMER CAMP

Summer may be officially over (it’s September 22 already?!), but we are here to give you 5 reasons to fall in love with summer and camp all over again… YOUR CHILD…. 1. Learned how to make the best-ever s’mores, and can now make them whenever, wherever. 2. Lived in a bunk long enough to miss giant sleepovers, so…

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This Is Why We Run

So there’s this blog post that’s been making the rounds this week about Visiting Day. You know the one. About the “Running of the Jews”? Gotta say. Something about it just doesn’t sit right with me. Are you surprised? Me too. Because The Running is totally a thing. Like, TOTALLY totally. I know. It sounds awful….

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THE MAGIC TRICKS OF SUMMER CAMP | SUMMER 365

By: Jill Wormser, Summer 365 CIT Follow me down memory lane… back to when you were little and saw your first magic trick. You didn’t really understand it, you couldn’t fully explain it, but you know that it amazed you and exceeded all your expectations of what you thought was going to happen. This is…

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Letting Go…Overnight Camp

Posted on 10. Apr, 2014 by KB in Posts Since many of us will be sending our children off to either day camp or overnight camps in a few months, I thought I would share my own experience of “letting go” when my twin boys embarked on their first 2 week sleep away camp last summer. Overnight camp…

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Summer Camps Make Kids Resilient

Sending children to a residential, or day camp, builds resilience Published on February 5, 2012 by Michael Ungar, Ph.D. in Nurturing Resilience I recently spoke to 300 camp directors about how to make children more resilient to life stress. Summer camps, we discovered, are perfect places to help children optimize their psychosocial development. After all, summer camps are places where children…

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Why Camp Will Help Your Kids Get a Great Job

BY ANDY PRITIKIN   In this piece, Friedman interviews Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google — the guy in charge of hiring for one of the world’s most successful companies, and a model for companies in the 21st century. Bock states that Google has determined that “G.P.A.’s and test scores are worthless as…

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The Coolest Things About Summer Camp What’s so awesome about summer camp? Check out our top reasons to give your child the experience of a lifetime!

by Jess Michaels Camp can provide children with an amazing summertime, making it difficult to narrow down the reasons why it is just so great. Here’s our list of stand-out qualities about summer camp. Your child will likely be able to come up with dozens of more ways that their camp experience rocks! Learn New…

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7 Reasons Why Your Middle Schooler Needs Camp

Guest blog by Anne Archer Yetsko When I Googled the phrase “middle school,” two of the top hits were “Middle school survival” and “Middle school: the worst years of my life.” I found that to be a pretty good depiction of how most people feel about this slightly (or not so slightly) traumatizing and awkward…

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