Overnight Sleepaway Camp Guide
Parents talk about where to send their kids to school an awful lot, but you don't hear nearly as much planning about where to send the kids to summer camp. But I think that four or eight weeks of sleepaway camp can have a much greater impact on a child than an entire year of school. Why? Maybe because at camp, the lessons are all learned through experiences rather than books. Or maybe it's the independence they have there. Or that kids have a chance to try things they would never do in their regular everyday lives.
Whatever the reason, sleepaway camp is one of the most powerful and formative experiences a kid can have, so finding the right program is really important. There are specialty camps that focus on arts, sports, science, etc. but regular old general interest camps where kids spend time communing with nature are great too.
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Going to sleepaway camp is a rite of passage for many New York City kids. Young city slickers pack their trunks and spend four to eight weeks in the great outdoors, communing with nature and experiencing life without Mom and Dad.
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