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Maintaining Summer Camp Friendships Throughout the Year

Maintaining Summer Camp Friendships Throughout the Year One big part of what makes campers and counselors enjoy camp is meeting new friends. Riding horses, creating colorful tie-dye shirts, joining… View More

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Summer Camp Memories - Make a Scrapbook

Summer camp is something kids never want to forget. Meeting new friends, bouncing on the trampoline, giggling with cabinmates or having fun at the lake make camp days a warm memory. As summer ends and school starts, summer camp memories can be compiled in a scrapbook. Your camp photos, brochures, postcards, collected… View More

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The Incredible Island Life at Canadian Adventure Camp

Life on Lake Temagami means waking up every day to a new adventure. This summer, campers enjoyed a mix of new and traditional experiences that all add up to an amazing season. As you look back on the past several weeks, we hope that these are just a few of the unique activities that stand… View More

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Cool Water Sports at Summer Camp

At camp, cooling off from the summer heat is just a dive into the lake away. However, campers often find that competition heats up faster on the water than it ever could on land. Not only does the water create the ideal place to perfect spins and flips on a wakeboard or skis, but the cool air on the lake also means that kids can stay engaged in their favorite… View More

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Getting Along with Summer Camp Cabin Mates

Your cabin mates are the people that you spend the most time with at camp, and you may just find your future best friend sleeps in the bunk next to yours. While it can seem strange at first to share a cabin with kids that you don’t know, you’ll quickly discover how fast you form friendships when you use these tips to get along… View More

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What Makes Lake Swimming Perfect for Summer?

There is no better way to kick off the summer than with a run and jump into the nearest lake. Whether your kid loves flying on the Tarzan swing or slowly easing into the water from the shore, lake swimming provides them with tons of opportunities to strengthen their health and engage in a whole lot of fun. As your kid heads to their… View More

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Preparing Your Child Emotionally for Summer Camp

Summer camp represents independence and freedom for kids who embrace the opportunity to spend several weeks away from home. Yet, new and younger campers sometimes need a little help getting over those jitters that accompany trying something new. Now that the opening date for summer camp is just around the corner, you can use these strategies… View More

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Hosting Your Own Campfire at Home

Campfires ignite a sense of camaraderie among family and friends that fills the heart with warmth and there is just something amazing that happens when everyone gathers around the fire pit for a sing-a-long. Kids often request a campfire at home during the months when summer camp is NOT in session, and it’s easy to host your own when you… View More

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How Important is 'Unplugging' to Children?

Kids today are inundated with technology, and parents often find it difficult to know how to determine when it has all become too much.   While smartphones and laptops have definite benefits for helping kids stay in touch with their loved ones and complete homework, there are also downsides to spending too much time staring at a… View More

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Is Summer Camp Counselor a Job for You?

Summer camp counselors play a vital role at camp by helping each kid in their cabin get the most out of each day’s experiences.   While many young campers aspire to be a counselor, the truth is that it takes a special kind of person to handle the day-to-day responsibilities of working at camp.   As you… View More