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Measles and Regulated Summer Camps

Posted by Mariah Swigart on Aug 21, 2019 12:09:50 PM

Summer is an exciting time for kids, as school gives way to freedom and the prospect of going off to a camp.  Nowadays, there is an ever-growing variety of camp options ranging from traditional choices to sport or activity focused experiences, such as horseback riding or junior chef camps.  For parents, the wide array of options can prove to be difficult to choose from. 

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Topics: Summer Camp, American Camp Association, measles, regulations, health trends

8 Benefits of Summer Camp

Posted by Christa Melnyk Hines on Jun 24, 2019 10:40:36 AM

Hi, Jason here from Camps With friends! As I'm new to the summer camp industry I'm always looking for great articles that will help me understand the summer camp industry a little bit better.

In this article 8 Great ways your child can grow from the experience, I picked up a lot of great nuggets which would help motivate me as a parent to look for new summer camps for my 2 girls ( Kiera & Scarlet ) who are 9 & 6 respectively.

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Topics: Summer Camp, American Camp Association, community, Adventure Camp, summer camps

The Best Summer Camps In the USA ( Drone Videos ). Part 2

Posted by Jason Mellet on Jun 20, 2019 8:13:23 AM

An aerial drone view of your favorite summer camp isn't often what you get to see when you drop your kids off at Summer Camp. We've compiled a few amazing videos from some of America's favorite Summer Camp Venues. We had such an incredible response to the Part 1 blog we've decided to do this part 2.

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Topics: summer camps, maine teen camp, drone videos, Camp Takajo, liberty guides, the mountain, cheley colorado, camp eagle, international sports training camp

HOW BEING A CAMP COUNSELOR MADE ME A BETTER MEDICAL STUDENT

Posted by Dr. Jessa Miller on May 28, 2019 10:10:45 AM

BY DR. JESSA MILLER

While the majority of my pre-med classmates spent their undergraduate summers working in research labs and shadowing physicians, I was off playing Euchre with 10-year-olds and teaching canoeing classes. From the ages of 14 to 21, I spent every summer at Ann Arbor YMCA Camp Al-Gon-Quian.

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Topics: blogging, summer camps, Guest Post

5 All-Boys Summer Camps in the Northeast

Posted by Mariah Swigart on May 15, 2019 1:12:44 PM
Integrity, honesty, compassion, and respect are all familiar concepts to the boys attending Camp Takajo. This camp in Maine uses a system of twelve Arch Ideals to teach positive character traits through their engaging summer camp program.
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Topics: Summer Camp, American Camp Association, summer camps, all boys summer camps, Camp Takajo, Camp O-AT-KA, Birch Rock, Camp Greylock For Boys, Camp Sangamon for Boys, Boys Only

The Best Summer Camps In the USA As Seen From Above. ( Drone Videos )

Posted by Jason Mellet on May 6, 2019 1:26:59 PM

 An aerial drone view of your favorite summer camp isn't often what you get to see when you drop your kids off at Summer Camp. We've compiled a few amazing videos from some of America's favorite Summer Camp Venues.

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Topics: summer camps, maine teen camp, drone videos, virginia outside, camp kupugani, French Woods Sports and Arts Center, Camp Olympia

Adventure Awaits - Why send your kids to an adventure camp?

Posted by Mariah Swigart on Apr 30, 2019 12:13:52 PM

In today’s world of modern technology, children need an extra push to enjoy and find adventure in the outdoors. That is where adventurous summer camps can be a vital part of childhood development.  These adventure-based summer camps build the focus, confidence, and sportsmanship in kids which is best learned through practice. Here’s how such outdoor adventure camps accomplish growth and make a monumental impact in the campers. 

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Topics: Summer Camp, Adventure Camp, summer camps, colorado camps

5 All Girl Summer Camps in the Northeast

Posted by Mariah Swigart on Apr 1, 2019 1:50:03 PM

Where a community is formed, friendships flourish, and at these five all-girl summer camps in the northeast, wonderful things are blossoming.  Through a safe and welcoming environment these camps foster lasting friendships and a summer full of fun experiences with new comrades.

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Topics: Summer Camp, all-girl, northeast, community, riflery, horseback riding

5 Marketing Tips You Should Take To Your Grave

Posted by Jason Mellet on Mar 26, 2019 10:08:56 AM

There are so many rules of thumb in business. Actually, there’s too many to count. Don’t worry because we’ve done the work for you, and scoured the earth for the information that’ll help assist you in the long run.

We’re passionate about your success and want you to get it right the first time. Read further for our top biz tips, to help you on your journey to success!

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Topics: Small Business Marketing Tips

The Best Times to Post on Social Media for Summer Camps & Other Small Businesses

Posted by Jason Mellet on Mar 25, 2019 4:41:51 PM

You know what they say ‒ timing is everything, especially with your social content. Optimal posting times via social media is one of the most important things to consider when developing your social media marketing strategy.

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Topics: Small Business Marketing Tips