If your kid is having a hard time getting into the "summer camp spirit," maybe these classics (and modern classics) will help get them in the spirit. And once they've gone to bed, there are plenty of goofy (or scary!) camp flicks for adults, too!
Swimming, roasting marshmallows, and getting outdoors are among the many things this author loved about her childhood camp experience. But what about the things kids don't love about summer camp, like awkward dance nights and cleanup duty?
"America's Educator" Ron Clark, author of "The End of Molasses Classes," talks about how to banish boredom from the classroom, make teaching a desirable profession (again), and what to do when you don't like your kid's teacher.
What you can do to adequately prepare your children for standardized tests (those anxiety-inducing things that seem to take on greater import every year) no matter your budget or child’s learning style.
Kids have a lot to look forward to at the Queens Zoo this month, when the zoo hosts another session of its popular children's program, Wildlife Adventures Mini Camp. Kids ages 6-10 can learn about animal life, visit different animal groups, go on behind-the-scenes tours of zoo exhibits, watch live animal presentations, participate in arts and crafts, and much more.
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.
Safe Space, an agency based in Jamaica, NY, has launched a new treatment program called Redirections, which will offer juvenile offenders between the ages of 12-17 an opportunity to seek therapeutic support and adult encouragement.
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Share your story in the Caring Kids Awards program and be recognized for the giving back that you do. This program celebrates the many good deeds that families do together to teach their children the importance of helping others. 8 families will be recognized win given $500 as a special thank you. Caring Kids Awards.