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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!
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.
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.
You know it is getting down to the wire when your Facebook feed is flooded with posts asking for last minute camp packing advice on a Saturday night. With trunks set to be picked up next week, you are most likely running around frantically picking up last minute items. That being said, we thought this would be a good time to give you some Summer 365 tricks of the trade and our best packing advice from seasoned mom’s who have packed hundreds of duffles!
Summer is just around the corner, and we are so excited to work with our favorite camp-partners-in-crime, Dormify! They are a one-stop shop for all fabulous, yet practical, décor items for any small space. We are teaming up to give one lucky winner the ultimate bedding package to make your camper’s bunk their home away from home!
We are so excited it’s camp shopping season! We have an exclusive offer for Summer 365 clients and friends at our favorite one stop camp shop – Lester’s – who will get you set up with everything need with their camp shopping appointments! Read more about our top 10 tips for making your campers bunk their home away from home.
Valentine’s Day is all about showing the most important people in your life how much you love them! While you and your camp friends might be miles apart…you will always be together at heart. So browse below and find all of Summer 365’s best ideas on how to show the (camp) love.
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!
Being at camp you are laughing and having fun 24/7, but maybe not as much when it is dreaded Laundry Day. Good thing we found our newest camper of the week; Shark Tank Contestant and Founder/President of AfreSheet, LLC; Maxwell Cohen to help make Laundry Day almost as fun and easy as free swim! AfreSHeet is the world’s first and only fitted sheet with 7 soft, waterproof peel away layers.