There are many questions on a parent’s mind when researching summer camps for their children. Will this camp offer activities they like? Will they make friends at this camp? Can I afford to send my child to this camp?
While these are all important questions, the first question that needs to be asked should be “is this camp accredited?”
We all want our children to be happy and successful. Would you believe that letting them spread their own wings - without us by their side - may be the most effective way to do this? Our job as parents is to give our children the tools they need to go out in the world and discover who they are and what they want to become – their purpose in life. A child can only truly grow if given some freedom and the chance to gain confidence by exploring new ideas and activities.
Most parents know that kids benefit tremendously from going to summer camp. But have you ever thought about how sending your kids to camp can benefit you - the parent? Based on my own experiences as a seasoned parent of summer campers as well as conversations with other parents, I can assure you that camp is great for you too.
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