After spending many summers at an all girls overnight camp in Pennsylvania, a veteran sleepaway camper turned counselor writes a letter to her younger self sharing genuine lessons and advice with all first time and future campers.
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3 Steps to Nailing “The Last Meal”5.31.21 by Summer 365
3 Tips for Nailing “The Last Meal” before you send your campers off to sleepaway camp!
All the Feels // Time to Tour!5.10.21 by Summer 365
A camp obsessed mom and Summer 365 advisor begins the exciting camp touring process for her daughter.
7 (not so) spooky camp myths!10.21.20 by Summer 365
Do new kids not make friends? Never wash or detangle their hair? Starve since they’re picky eaters? NO WAY! Seven spooky camp myths debunked!
Love Yourself Love, Camp2.27.19 by Summer 365
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.
Camper Confidential2.24.19 by Summer 365
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!
Camper Confidential2.9.19 by Summer 365
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!