Ten Things Your Kid’s Camp Won’t Tell You

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Tangles in the New Safety Net

Camps around the world have begun implementing emergency action plans (EAPs) that have never existed before.  Terrorist attacks, tornadoes, and armed assailants are no longer just splashy headlines.  These crises are possible at summer camp (as we are reminded by insurers and companies who specialize in -- you guessed it -- crises response).  So, camps are considering the addition of shooter drills, storm drills, and regional disaster planning to their fire and lost bather drills. CampMinder Vol. 3 (2013) Members Only...

Sleep-Away Camp Success

Singing around a fire, bunking in a cabin -- overnight camp is a special experience.  Here's how to know if your child is ready. Parents (June 2001) Members Only Content Hello, friend! You've stumbled onto some members-only content. If you'd like to check out this section you can sign up for a FREE MEMBERSHIP! All of my published articles are free to members. Already a member? Simply login here to access all the content at your membership level.

Skirt the Blues

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Ready, Set, Camp!

Flashlight, check!  Bug spray, check!  Sleeping bag, check!  All that remains on your summer-camp checklist is preparing your child emotionally for the experience.  Here's what to do. Scholastic Parent & Child (May 2007) Members Only Content Hello, friend! You've stumbled onto some members-only content. If you'd like to check out this section you can sign up for a FREE MEMBERSHIP! All of my published articles are free to members. Already a member? Simply login here to access all the content at your membership...

Preventing the Pain of Parting

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Not a Happy Camper

Homesickness at summer camp is a common ailment, but parents and leaders can help Scouts win the battle, become more independent, and have lots of fun. Scouting (May/June 2008) Members Only Content Hello, friend! You've stumbled onto some members-only content. If you'd like to check out this section you can sign up for a FREE MEMBERSHIP! All of my published articles are free to members. Already a member? Simply login here to access all the content at your membership level.

Deepening Knowledge of the Variables

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Youth as Objects or Partners?

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