Overnight Summer Camps for Kids and Teens
One of the great decision-making challenges parents face is: which is the best camp for their child. With over 7000 overnight summer camps in the United States, choice in summer camps is astounding.
If you're looking to send your child to one of many overnight summer camps, otherwise referred to as sleepaway camp or residential, there are many choices available. Today's camps are basically designed to offer kids and teens a fun summer experience, where friendships blossom and self esteem grows. Overnight camps:
Types of overnight summer camps:
Looking for an overnight camp?
After January rolls in, many camps across the United States approach busy times which can go through spring. For camp directors, the process of "marketing their camp" to interested parents and kids is one that includes passing along important information about their particular sleepaway camp. This information may include a DVD of the camp, brochures and a face to face meeting with the director.
Some parents like to take a tour of the camp before sending. However, unless you visit the camp during the summer, you will not be able to get a true picture of the camp experience.
Here are ways to find out about camp
Young campers and sleep away camp
Kid's, especially young ones, can experience homesickness if they aren't
used to being away from home. Read our article about homesickness,
cause you're not alone. Also learn
more about the ACA before choosing a sleepaway camp.
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