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How to help kids after a tough first summer away
Summer camp can support a child’s social and emotional development and provide opportunities for growth, so how can a parent find the right one?
Follow this advice for saving on the costs of camps and giving your little ones a fantastic experience.
The American Camp Association offers these recommendations to help your child have a great camp experience.
Children move beyond basic camping through survival skills-themed experiences.
For both working and stay-at-home parents, helping a child adjust to being in new places is an inevitable step of early childhood.
Are your kids headed to camp? Help prevent homesickness with the following tips.
A dad muses about the joys that lie ahead for his daughter at summer camps, both those he sends her off to and those he creates at home.
Whether you're raising an artist, mathematician or athlete, an arts-based camp may be just what your child needs to further enrich, his or her developing brain.
Consider these camp experiences, which mix fun with out-of-the-ordinary learning for children.
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how camp doctors, nurses and other medical personnel are working to create a safe and healthier environment for kids.
Follow this checklist to ensure you have the right supplies, equipment and sundries while camping.
From the mountains to the sea, these camping destinations in the Carolinas have good reputations for family fun.
North Carolina lakes offer pristine natural beauty and endless opportunities for family adventures.
From choosing a day camp that's right for your child to knowing what to pack, camp directors offer expert and practical advice.
Teens who join the camp staff as counselors in training gain beneficial experience that lasts beyond the summer.
Getting ready for your child's first summer camp experience means having real conversations about what to expect.
Don't let bullies ruin summer fun; see how camps are working to avoid power imbalances and what guidance you can give your camper.
Camps now send out tweets and update blogs and photo galleries, so parents can experience their child's camp life without actually using a phone.
Are your kids going to camp? Stop worrying. Here's how.
Illnesses and accidents can happen at camp, so it's best to know what procedures a camp has in place for emergencies.
Whether your special needs your child requires, camps across North Carolina offer a wide range of options.
Young athletes explore sports, improve skills and learn life lessons.