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Ask the Expert: How Does Sleepaway Camp Help Children With ADHD Develop Better Decision Making Skills?
Sending your child with ADHD to summer camp or a travel program can be nerve-wracking. Eugene Bell, Ed.M. of Summit Camp offers advice for parents on how to worry less about summer programs geared towards children with ADHD and special needs, and how sleepaway programs can help children with ADHD learn decision making skills. (read the story...)

How Camp Helps Kids Gain Confidence and Independence
Summer camp, and especially sleepaway camp, helps kids develop confidence and independence, and their experiences at camp help them break through their comfort zones, build lasting friendships, and find who they truly are. (read the story...)

Suffolk County, Long Island's Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
If you're looking for the best Suffolk County, Long Island day camps or specialty camps, NYMetroParents has you covered. Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Suffolk County, Long Island. Our guide includes day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Northport, Oyster Bay and all over Suffolk County, Long Island. (read the story...)

Long Island Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: The best Long Island day camps and specialty camps are here! Whether your child is interested in dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, sports, or other specialty camps, or you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to camps and summer programs in Nassau County, Long Island. Our guide includes Nassau day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings for campers and families in Hicksville, Melville, Great Neck, Roslyn and the rest of Nassau County, NY. We also have Suffolk day camps, specialty camps, sleepaway camps, and outings in Northport, Oyster Bay, and all over Suffolk County, Long Island. (read the story...)

Manhattan Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Our listings for summer camps in Manhattan, NYC offer day camps, summer activities, programs, and specialty camps for Manhattan kids. Search speciality camps and programs for children interested in theater, sports teams and programs, dance, gymnastics, martial arts, even find tutoring and academic summer programs for kids in Manhattan. You'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive kids camp guide for Manhattan, from the Upper West Side, to the Lower East Side, SoHo, Midtown, and all Manhattan neighborhoods. (read the story...)

Fairfield County CT Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Our guide to summer camps in Fairfield County, CT covers camps, activities, and summer programs for kids. Read below for Fairfield County day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, summer activities and kids programs, from Greenwich, to Fairfield, Norwalk, Stamford, and Westport. These camps, programs, and activities offer kids dance, theater, martial arts, gymnastics, art, sports, or other specialty summer camps, even academic summer classes and tutoring programs in Fairfield County, Connecticut. (read the story...)

Queens NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Find results for the best day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, and camper outings in Queens, NY. Search Queens camps for kids interested in sports programs, theater, gymnastics, art or martial arts. Browse academic summer programs for kids in Queens, including Astoria, Flushing, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Fresh Meadows, and Forest Hills. (read the story...)

Brooklyn, NY Camps and Summer Programs for Kids
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Whether your child is interested in theater, gymnastics, art, martial arts, or other specialty camps, or if you're looking for academic summer programs, you'll find what you're looking for in our comprehensive guide to summer camps and programs in Brooklyn. Scroll down for a list of day camps, sleepaway camps, specialty camps, and camper outings in your area. (read the story...)

Westchester County Camp and Summer Program Guide - Section 3: Sleepaway Camps and Camper Outings and Services
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Sleepaway camps for kids near Westchester County, NY including, specialty programs, from dance and music programs, art classes for kids, Westchester sports programs, and more. (read the story...)

Rockland County NY Summer Camps
UPDATED FEBRUARY 2014: Looking for summer camps for kids in or near Rockland County, NY? Here you'll find traditional day camps, specialty camps like sports, theater, and academic camps, and other summer programs for kids and teens in Southeast New York, including New City, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Pomona, Suffern, and West Nyack. (read the story...)

Southampton Racquet Club Undergoes Winter Renovation
Southampton Racquet Club and Camp, a division of the Timber Lake family of camps, is undergoing a complete renovation this winter, which will be complete by the time camp starts this summer. (read the story...)

These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps
Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games. (read the story...)

Westchester Camp Caters to Gluten Intolerant Campers
Camp Eagle Hill, a sleepaway camp for children located in Elizaville, NY, recently introduced its gluten-free kitchen. The new kitchen, which serves all the same foods as the regular kitchen only gluten-free, was implemented to keep campers from feeling separated. (read the story...)

Earthplace and Camp Mahackeno Team Up for Summer Camp
Earthplace The Nature Discovery Center is partnering with the Westport Weston Family Y to offer a summer day camp for kids in Fairfield County at Earthplace's 62-acre wildlife sanctuary in Westport. (read the story...)

Camp Countdown: A Month-by-Month Timeline to Get Ready for Summer Camp
It can be overwhelming to decide how to pick a summer camp for your child, and it often seems like there is an endless list of things to do before your kids can actually go to camp. How do you pick the right camp? What should you ask the camp director before sending your kids away for the summer? What should you pack your kids for their time at summer camp? When should you send your child their first letter? But don't worry, we've got all the answers to those questions. Check out our full timeline for the camp countdown, with instructions about what to do each month of the year when it comes to camp planning. Is it time for camp yet? (read the story...)

Why Touring Camps This Summer Will Help You Pick the Best Camp for Your Kid Next Year
Maine Camp Experience offers tips on when exactly to visit camps, what to look for when researching, and how to decide whether the camp is right for your child and family. (read the story...)

Advice and Help for Anxious Kids at Summer Camp
Is your child anxious about the upcoming summer at camp? Summer camp should be a fun experience for kids. For children whose anxiety gets in the way, NYC’s Child Mind Institute offers suggestions on how to clear the fear to make way for a more formative experience. (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...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the Northeast
Check out weight loss and diet camps for kids in New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and Vermont. (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...)

Weight Loss Camps and Programs for Kids in the NY Metro Area
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 metro area. (read the story...)

How To Pack for Camp
Every parent knows there's a buzz in the air before a child heads off to camp! Here are some tips and suggestions — from the toes on up — for how to pack light. (read the story...)

Special Camps for Special Needs Children
Here are 10 questions to ask about a prospective summer program if you have a child with special needs. (read the story...)




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