We spoke to Lauren Rutkowski – the owner and director of Camp IHC – to hear some aspects of what she loves about her job. She shared with us this beautiful piece Camp IHC ran this past summer about their makeup free policy, and we feel lucky to be able to share it with you.
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Welcome to part two of our newest series Camper Confidential! Interviews with current campers to give us a behind the scenes look at camp straight from the source! You’ll meet kids and teens who live 10 for 2. Plus, mom chimes in to provide some important insight and perspective (so you first time camp mamas can breathe a sigh of relief…and maybe get some needed comic relief)! Meet Hallie and her happy campers Jack and Max!
Welcome to our newest series: Camper Confidential! Interviews with current campers to give us a behind the scenes look at camp straight from the source! You’ll meet kids and teens who live 10 for 2. Plus, mom sometimes might even chime to provide some important insight and perspective (so you first time camp mamas can breathe a sigh of relief…and maybe get some needed comic relief)!
In the spirit of the Valentine’s season, we are sharing all things LOVE this month. What’s better than a note straight from the heart? First up, a love letter to parents from summer camp as translated from a camp director, who speaks this language of love!
She’s back! Read the latest confession from one of our experts, giving you the real deal scoop on her experience as a second time camp parent. She is sharing her top tips and advice on packing to get your family camp ready!
Whether you are a first time camp parent or your child is returning for the 9th summer, now seems to be the time those packing lists have arrived. Packing is one of those things that has to be done, it needs to be accomplished at one point or another. And let’s face it… a goal without a plan is just a wish! So whether you are a planner or tend to be more of a procrastinator, here are 10 tips you won’t want to miss so you can create your own packing game plan!
Camp has always been a very special place for kids, but now more than ever, camp is playing a significant role in the growth of children. If you are a parent you know first hand just how addicted kids have become to technology and their phones…. Put away the phone, (not suggesting for 7 weeks) and just try and unplug and see what benefits you reap. Here are seven ideas for parents to unplug this summer.
Read the latest confession from one of our experts, giving you the real deal scoop on her experience as a first time camp parent! She is dishing on the day all parents dream about…. visiting day!
I am sitting here today and can’t believe how much I miss you. It hurts a little bit. Maybe because in one year at camp you grew up so fast – or because I know you will be so much more grown up when you get back in August….
t the age of 13 years old I decided it would be a great idea to embark on a 3-week journey to Fiji for an organized, teen community service trip. I was abnormally calm considering I was about to travel to a foreign country alone for nearly a month. My parents nervously dropped me off at JFK, and as I was checking into the flight, asked me one more time, “are you sure you want to do this?” I turned around, all of the sudden filled with nerves, and unsteadily said “absolutely!”