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Helping Campers with Homesickness

(c) 2021 Dr. Chris Thurber

Still think homesickness goes away by itself after a few days? Not doing anything in the months before opening day to prevent intense homesickness? This handout covers the practical findings from my groundbreaking research on homesickness. Combined with the video Summer Camp Success, this material can cut homesickness in half.

Keywords: homesick, missing home, anxiety, depression, parent, Prep4