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!”
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The Best Places for Teens to Travel3.21.15 by Summer 365
Summer 365 Campbassador, Rachel, reflects on the importance of teen travel during the summer and a hot list of 10 must-see destinations!
The Job of Choosing a Sleepaway Camp2.16.15 by Summer 365
Choosing the right sleepaway camp can be a daunting task! We went straight to camp owner/director veterans for some words of wisdom for parents as they begin their search and make this important decision.
Status Update: #BestSummerEver6.20.14 by Summer 365
School’s out for summer, school’s out forever… or so they wish! But that doesn’t mean that your teen has to sit on the couch, glued to the TV. Studies have shown how important it is for kids to be active over the summer, not only for their physical health, but also to keep up their brain activity. There are so many amazing summer programs for teens, there is no reason for your child to spend a single summer indoors. And trust us, once they get out there, they will grow and mature in ways that you may have never expected… and they’ll even thank you for it! It’s a win-win summer situation!
Happy Birthday Israel!5.6.14 by Lauren
Blue and white may be your camp colors, but today, the whole country of Israel is sporting those colors in honor of National Independence Day. Today is Israel’s 66th birthday! People throughout the country and around the world are celebrating the creation of one of the most beautiful and inspiring countries in the world.
Parents.com: Susan and Lauren Kasnett share 5 Key Tips For Finding A Camp For A Child With Special Needs3.28.14 by Lauren
We are huge fans of Parents magazine a leading publication that helps moms and dads understand the issues and challenges that are important to them and celebrates the joys of parenthood. And we are so excited to be featured experts on parents.com’s blog To The Max about raising a child with special needs. Summer 365’s very own Susan and Lauren Kasnett shared 5 key tips for finding a camp for a child with special needs. Click below to read the full story and their very informative and insightful advice.
Parents.com: 5 Key Tips For Finding A Camp For A Child With Special Needs
The NYT recently published an article on the 52 Places to Go in 2014, and we are experiencing a serious case of wanderlust setting in!
We are excited to report that many of these incredible locations are trip destinations offered by the fantastic summer program providers we work with. If you have a teen looking to explore, to travel, to learn, to give back, to meet new people, or to try new things we will help you find the perfect summer experience.