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!
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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.
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….
I’ve been following lots of different stores and websites that sell camp items in the hopes of finding some great visiting day swag for my son. Here’s the problem…1) He’s a boy and doesn’t care about all the (awesome) camp jewelry etc (but would it be weird if I bought it for myself?!) 2) He’s not a candy kid…
Countdown for #summer2017 is on! There are less than 50 days until the start of the camp 2017 season!! We are in high-gear planning and preparing for this summer…AND 2018!
While it might seem awhile away, if you are planning to send your child to summer camp in 2017, now is the perfect time to begin your camp search. Summer 365 will help you explore the right options, plan your tours and rookie days this summer and navigate the sleepaway camp search process. We’ll make it fun and easy…promise!
One of the many staples at camp is having a decked out friendship bracelet stack. Our newest Camper of the Week, Carly Marks, always had the chicest bracelet stack and now has used her friendship bracelet making skills for her amazing jewelry business CARLYMARLY DESIGNS!
This Mother’s Day the Summer 365 team would like to appreciate and express much gratitude to all the female directors, who are mothers to hundreds of campers each summer. Read our interview with Camp Watitoh Director, Britton Bitterman.
Countdown for #summer2016 is on! There are less than 100 days until the start of the camp 2017 season!! We are in high-gear planning and preparing for this summer…AND 2017!
The Summer 365 Counselors are feeling thankful for the wonderful gift that is a summer spent at camp. And so, as we settle into our turkey and stuffing (and yes Thanksgiving s’mores are obviously on the dessert menu), we thought we’d share what aspects of camp we are truly grateful for…from friendships to field days and everything in between. From our family to yours Happy Thanksgiving!!