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Summer Camp is an Important Developmental Step for Kids and Parents

In an article from the Washington Post, Michael Thompson, the author of Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents can Help a Child Grow, is interviewed about the effects of early childhood independence. He purports that, if approached properly, … Continue reading

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Encouraging News Regarding Childhood Obesity

Preschoolers’ Obesity Rates Falling While one in eight American preschoolers is obese, that number is only one in seven amongst low-income children. That number has fallen in 19 US states and territories and has only risen in three states. Sports … Continue reading

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Peer Approval Stimulates the Adolescent Brain

Teens Take More Risks When Pressured By Peers Science Daily reports that teens’ brains are more sensitive to rewarding feedback from peers. The article posits that adolescents are more reckless than younger children, but they do have the knowledge and … Continue reading

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PE and After-School Programs Help Children and Teens Excel

Kids and Teens Still Aren’t Doing Nearly Enough Physical Activity Nanci Hellmich in the USA Today article, Kids Need To Step Up Physical Activity, Report Says, argues that, despite prodding from their parents, teachers and doctors, American kids just aren’t … Continue reading

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My Wonderful World: A National Geographic Campaign to Promote Geography

What is the Campaign? National Geographic’s ‘Mywonderful World’ is “a National Geographic-led campaign—backed by a coalition of national business and non-profit organizations—to expand geographic learning in school, at home, and in communities. We want to give kids the power of … Continue reading

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Find the Perfect Short-Term Job Adventure

Camppage, A Great Resource for Short Term Job Adventures! Are you looking for opportunities to work, travel, play, live, learn, help, create, experience and grow? Camppage.com’s summer camp job listings is the place to check out! Work, find your passion … Continue reading

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Great Backpacking Websites for Hiking and Backpacking Summer Campers and Staff

Hiking and backpacking is an outdoor pastime in many parts of the world. It is a wonderful way to get and experience nature and it’s a lot of fun but it also involves skill. Hiking and backpacking summer camps can … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Reasons for Working at a Summer Camp

Summer time presents plenty of opportunities for work: internships, high-paying labor, classes, travel, volunteer work and summer camp jobs for college students.  Each offers it’s own rewards, however, no matter what interests you or what your college major, working as … Continue reading

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Sports Summer Camps and Outdoor Adventure Camps: Get a Summer Camp Job that Keeps You Healthy and Fit

If you’re a college student, you’re probably looking ahead and thinking about a summer job so you can help your parents pay for that college tuition that’s piling high.  If you’re the outdoorsy, sporty type, you definitely don’t want to … Continue reading

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Summer Sports Camps: Inspiring Kids to be Strong, Active and Courageous

Keeping Kids Healthy Inside and Out: Summer Sports Camps In the modern world, boys and girls alike need to spend the warmer months outside, experiencing the sun, trees, fresh air, wildlife, and more. Summer sports camps give kids the opportunity … Continue reading

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