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)!
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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!
Read the latest confession from one of our experts Hallie, giving you the real deal scoop on her experience as a first time camp parent. She is sharing all the feels about departure day and her camper coming home!
I’m not going to lie, I started hearing murmurs of other camp families getting their first letter yesterday and then I was consumed with the thought of mine. When was I going to hear from my new camper? Is he happy? Does he like his bunk? Then it all pays off… I have turned all my energy to total jealousy! What I would do to be in his shoes again.
Well, it’s only been 3 days since I put my son on the bus for his first summer at camp but it feels like an eternity! I kept reminding myself that it’s healthy for our kids to be anxious and nervous sometimes and to be pushed out of their comfort zone, from this they learn.
At Summer365 we are all about creative ways to make your camper happy. Writing letters and emails have become a daily routine for most parents. We have come up with a list of 6 wild, wacky and creative letters you can send in the mail and yes these are very real.
Summer reading… your camper will actually enjoy?! And the crowd goes wild! Check out camp veteran and beloved author Stacy Davidowitz’s newest installment in the Camp Rolling Hills book series, Breakout!, and get your child in the reading (and camp) spirit!
SOS! It usually happens during that first week of camp, when the adrenaline and crazy-making of packing, labeling, shipping, driving, hugging, kissing, and saying good bye has ended when you realize… your kid isn’t home! Have no fears, Summer 365’s survival kit to the rescue.