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Project Playdate's new SummerPlay program for kids ages 3-10 organizes group playdates to art, culture, education, and fitness venues in NYC during the gap days between school and camp in June and August.
Are your kids ready for overnight camp? More importantly, are you? The moms behind Mabel's Labels offer some great questions to ask camp directors to put your fears to rest.
Looking for the right summer camp for your child? Here’s some helpful tips and advice from Mabel's Labels, a company founded by four moms. See below for their suggestions for great things to consider when choosing a summer camp for your child!
The benefits of summer camp, and how sending kids to summer camp help them form new interests, gain new experiences, and learn new skills.
The benefits of sending your kids to summer camp are numerous, from preparing them for college to helping them form friendships outside your influence. Here are four ways camp helps kids form a connection to nature.
Did you send your kids to summer camp? You may be able to write off the expense on your taxes. Find out if your child's summer camp qualifies for Child and Dependent Care Credit.
Even though you can find after-school activities for any interest your child may have, summer camp is still an important experience for your child, from making new friends to getting prepared for college.
Here are Long Island programs that offer children summer fun, great instruction and wonderful social settings. Get to know them all.
Parents will get a chance to meet camp directors and learn about summer camps and other summer programs for kids in the NY metro area at the 33rd annual Westchester Camp & Summer Activities Fair, to be held in White Plains on February 8.
Camps 'R' Us, a traditional summer day camp, is offering a holiday break camp in West Islip this year during the school break.
The Goddard School in Hastings-on-Hudson now offers specialized summer programs for preschoolers enrolled in its summer camp, including gymnastics, nature, and fort building.
Juggling summer camp schedules for several kids can be tough, but if you plan ahead, it is possible to help each child enjoy camp and without having a crazy schedule.
The Dorothy P. Flint 4-H Camp, located in Riverhead, recently named Brian Morris as its new camp director. The sleepaway camp on Long Island is an ACA-accredited camp for ages 8-16.
OrganiKids will offer an organic summer program for kids in Sayville. The program includes indoor and outdoor summer activities such as gardening, nature hikes, mud kitchens, and picnics.
Who doesn't love s'mores? This classic campfire dessert may be delicious, but it can turn into a sticky mess, leaving kids covered in marshmallow and chocolate. Try these three less-mess versions that have all the flavor of the traditional treat.
Planning a camping trip? There are some things you should know about cooking food on a campfire. Check out these 10 expert tips for cooking safely and efficiently on an outdoor fire and you'll be making drool-worthy eggs al fresco in no time.
The Hewitt School's Summer Clubhouse Camp for kids on the Upper East Side has added two new programs. Shawn Shafner of the POOP Project will teach campers about digestion, plus campers will participate in Zumba for kids.
Broadway Workshop holds performing arts camps for children in Manhattan. It will offer its Junior Excel Camp this summer for ages 9-13.
LIU Post Summer Youth Camps will add three new programs to its schedule of camp programs for 2014: cheerleading camp, horseback riding camp, and an academic enrichment camp.
New Canaan Nature Center recently expanded its summer camp programs to include more outdoor recreation and education. The nature and adventure summer camps in Fairfield County offer three levels based on age.
Rockland Jewish Family Service Summer Camps for Children with Social Deficits will offer two new programs this summer: Camp Kipanga for children ages 5-10 and Camp Katikati for children ages 11-13. The camps are for children with social deficits such as autism, ADD, and social anxiety.
What do you do when your child says she doesn't like her camp and refuses to go back? A parent shares tips to solve the case of What's Wrong at Camp to make your child's summer at camp enjoyable.
Usdan Center for Creative and Performing Arts recently announced new additions to its summer camp curriculum. The camp will add a theater audition workshop, a Broadway dance workshop, and sewing and fashion production to its 2014 camp offerings.
Local camp owners and directors share advice and tips for camp parents—10 things they wish parents didn't do when sending children to camp. Plus, counselors share five things they want parents to know.
The Knox School Summer Adventure, a summer day camp at The Knox School in St. James, will offer stand up paddle boarding, a marine science program, and Lego robotics this summer.