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More Summer Camp Fun for the Winter Months
As a way to combat the cold winter months and psych your kids (and yourself) up for summer that currently seems just out of reach, we’re bringing camp home with an array of slightly modified camp activities that can easily be implemented indoors. Our official guide starts in the February issue, but as promised we’ve got many more ideas, so here they are… (read the story...)

Re-Create Summer Camp at Home this Winter
As winter descends, it can be tough to keep kids entertained indoors. Recreate summer camp activities in the comfort of your home and quickly become the coolest counselor/parent around. (read the story...)

Kiddie Kitchen in Stamford CT Launches Cooking Camp for Kids
Stamford CT's Kiddie Kitchen, known for its cooking parties, is now offering a culinary summer camp program that teaches kids all about breakfast food, international food, and grilling. (read the story...)

Oh My Word! Fun Fill-in-the-Blank Postcards for Campers
These tell-it-like-it-is, fill-in-the-blank cards from Oh My Word give campers an easy and fun way to write home. (read the story...)

When Teens 'Graduate' Camp
Your young teen can learn responsibility and professionalism (and have a little fun in the process) by becoming a Counselor in Training. (read the story...)

Prevent 'Summer Brain Drain': Academic Summer Programs for Kids in NYC and Beyond
Don't let summer brain drain (the regression in math and reading skills that occurs over school vacation) happen to your children. Keep their brains active this summer at one of these great programs in the New York City area and beyond. (read the story...)

Ten Questions to Ask the Camp Director
When researching summer camps, American Camp Association recommends asking the Camp Director the following questions to get a sense of the camp's environment. (read the story...)

Is Your Child Ready for Summer Camp?
How do you know when your child is ready for summer camp? Read on for the American Camp Association's suggestions for deciding whether it's time for them to take the plunge. (read the story...)

Four Ways to Prepare Your Child for the Day Camp Experience
Is your child getting ready to attend day camp for the first time? The American Camp Association offers a few steps for getting them ready for a successful day camp experience. (read the story...)

Five Reasons Summer Camp is Important For Your Child
The American Camp Association discusses why summer camp plays a vital role in a child's development. (read the story...)

Ask the Experts: What to Know Before You Send Your Kids to Camp
Whether it's your first or fifth round with summer camp this year, heed the advice from these local experts for less stress at the starting line. (read the story...)

Broadway Theater Workshops Now Offers Advanced Theater Camp for Teens
Broadway Theater Workshops is offering a new summer program, Advanced Theater Camp, for teens who want to master the craft of stage performance. (read the story...)

How to Manage Several Summer Specialty Camps
From soccer to theater to chess, there's a specialty camp for every interest. But what happens when you enroll your kids in more than one? Our experts explain how to make the hectic schedule seamless — and how to keep your sanity, too. (read the story...)

Mary Ann Hall's Music for Children to Offer Camp Get Enough Music Program This Summer
Mary Ann Hall's Music for Children will offer a new summer music camp called Camp Get Enough Music for kids in Fairfield County, Connecticut. (read the story...)

How to Choose a Camp for Children with Special Needs
Day camp, sleepaway camp, or short-term respite camp—which is right for your child with special needs? Gina Maranga, director of program operations at Block Institute in Brooklyn, offers advice on how to select the best summer camp for a child with special needs. (read the story...)

How Parents Can Overcome Their Separation Anxiety When Kids Leave Home for Summer Camp
When children leave home for sleepaway camp, sometimes it's the parents who struggle with separation anxiety. Here, the experts at the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey offer tips for how to cope. (read the story...)

From Homesick to Home Away from Home: One Boy's Tale of Overcoming His Homesickness at Sleepaway Camp
One local boy shares his story of dreading his first sleepaway camp experience, in his own words, and how he overcame homesickness to have the best summer of his life. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Child Make Friends at Camp
If you're sending your older child to camp for the first time, chances are she'll be surrounded by kids who’ve attended before. Read on for advice for nervous newbies on really making friends, not just blending in. (read the story...)

How to Pack for Summer Camp
We sat down with a few summer camp experts, including moms and camp directors, to bring parents practical advice on what to pack (and what NOT to pack) with your child for camp. (read the story...)

How Parents Can Deal with Young Children's Separation Anxiety: Advice from the Experts
When it comes to raising your kids, you want the best advice out there, which is why we turned to the experts. Will this summer be your little one's first camp experience? His first time away from home and his family? Prepare for separation anxiety at camp by reading the advice we've compiled from experts, including camp directors in your area. (read the story...)

Getting Ready for Camp: Vaccines and Physicals
Experts offer tips for parents on vaccines and other health prerequisites required by children's camps. Get in the know before your kids go this summer. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Long Island. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Brooklyn
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in Brooklyn. (read the story...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in Manhattan
If your child is struggling with weight, he or she might need extra support outside of your family. Check out these weight loss camps and programs run by experts in children's health - including nutritionists, physicians, and fitness instructors - that cater to kids in the New York City area. (read the story...)


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