PCA 2020

Camps

The Happy Camper Checklist

Summer camps in Calgary come in all shapes and sizes, appealing to a range of interests and ages. Here’s how to find a camp that invests in your youngster by creating an unforgettable experience where they’ll meet new friends, gain self-confidence, and learn new skills - all while giving you peace of mind.

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How to Handle Bedwetting at Sleep-Away Camp Gracefully

Sleep-away camp is a childhood ritual that every child should be able to enjoy. But for children who wet the bed, sleeping away from home can be a scary prospect. Kids who suffer from this condition are often worried that other campers will discover their secret, or that camp staff won’t be supportive. But the truth is that most camps are well-prepared to help kids with this common childhood issue, and camp staff are committed to making sure every child has a great camp experience.

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The Well-Rounded Camper: 30 Life Skills Kids Build While Away from Home

Feeling anxious about sending your child away to camp this summer? Fret no more. This list of life skills reminds you of all of the reasons to send your kid to camp in the first place. Remember, being away from the comforts of home offers your camper growth opportunities in a wide variety of competencies. Best of all, once your kid is safely dropped off at camp, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy some much-needed downtime, knowing your child will return home transformed by their experiences. Here are 30 skills to remind you why camp is always a good idea for your child, as well as a panacea for 21st century predilections.

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21 Summer Camp Packing Tips for Newbie Parents from Seasoned Ones

Are you sending your child (gulp!) to overnight camp for the first time this summer? No worries, the kids at camps will have fun - it’s the parents who need the peace of mind. And getting the right items packed should help alleviate a little of this anxiety for you. This collected and curated advice about what to pack comes to you from parents who have been there, done that (and a few who were campers themselves as youngsters). These tips might be the only packing list you need.

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