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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

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

American Camp Association Accreditation & Why Its Beneficial.

Posted by Mariah Swigart on Feb 13, 2019 5:08:20 PM

Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to make sure that a kids or family camp was safe, reliable, and beneficial?  Businesses, universities, and products all bear the seal of some sort of accreditation, an easy way to tell that they are worth their salt. 

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Topics: ACA, Summer Camp, American Camp Association, Accreditation