Your Family’s Summer Camp Planning Guide
Minnesota parent summer camp planning guide

Thanks to myHappyCamper for sponsoring our Summer Camp Planning Guide.

Stress-less summer camp planning with myHappyCamper

Stressed by summer camp planning? With myHappyCamper you can discover the right camps for your child based on age and interest, plan your “13 weeks of bliss” on our interactive calendar and collaborate with friends. Join for free to start “building your village one HappyCamper at a time!”

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Though it may seem a bit early to plan for June, July, and August, now is the best time to knock out your summer scheduling for the kids, including enrichment activities, day camps, and even overnight experiences.
 
Because the kids can’t spend the entire summer in front of their screens, right? Especially when they can learn art, science, language, music, theater, creative writing, sports, history, and more — or participate in countless adventures in the great outdoors. In this issue, you can check out feature stories about summer camps and informational advertisements from local summer camp providers. Read it right now!

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Summer Camp Directory

Our comprehensive Summer Camp Directory offers a streamline planning. Firstly, it provides a diverse array of camp listings (over 150 camps), catering to various interests and preferences. This variety allows parents and campers to choose programs that align with individual needs, ensuring a fulfilling experience. The directory also centralizes essential information, facilitating easy comparison of camp details. Accessibility is enhanced, simplifying the research process and saving time for families. You can filter your searches by day camps, overnight camp, arts, dance and more! Additionally, the directory fosters community engagement, connecting parents and camp organizers. Ultimately, it transforms the daunting task of planning summer activities into a well-informed and efficient process, enhancing the overall camp experience.


Newsflash: Camp is Good for Kids

Summer camp is good for kids because fosters personal growth by promoting independence, teamwork, and resilience. It provides a unique environment for developing social skills, self-confidence, and a sense of responsibility. Engaging in diverse activities, children build lasting memories and lifelong friendships, contributing to their overall well-rounded development.

Read more about why camp is good for kids here.


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Summer Camp Planning goes from Job to Joy with myHappyCamper

Stressed by summer camp planning? With myHappyCamper you can discover the right camps for your child based on age and interest, plan your “13 weeks of bliss” on our interactive calendar and collaborate with friends. Join for free to start “building your village one HappyCamper at a time!”

Find out more about myhappycamper here.


Summer Camp Planning Guide – Camp Quiz: What Type of Camp Should Your Child Attend?

Finding the best camp is essential for our children’s comfort and growth. Camps can offer them experiences and tools to go out in the world and discover who they are and what they want to become. A child can only truly grow if given the freedom and chance to gain confidence by exploring new ideas and activities, and eventually finding their passion.

If you are struggling to find the right camp for your child this summer, take this fun and easy quiz. You’ll be able to discover which type of camp is the best fit for your child. 

Take the Camp Quiz here.


7 Reasons Parents Should Consider Sending Their Child to Camp

With summer calendars quickly filling up, it can be hard to try and squeeze in one more thing. But if you have never sent your kids to a summer camp, here are seven reasons why you should consider it!

With so many options, it’s easy to find a great fit for your child.

Read the article here.


Top Signs That Your Kids Are Ready For Their First Sleepaway Camp

How can you tell whether your kids are ready for their first extended stay away from home? Here are 7 important signs that experts say should inform your decision.

Read the full article here.


Camp Gear: Tips for Packing for Camp

Plan ahead: Think about how long you’ll be living out of a backpack, duffel bag, suitcase, or trunk. Follow the rules: Review the packing list provided by your camp. Label everything: Use laundry pens, as well as iron-on or sew-in labels. Avoid sore feet: Break in shoes and boots before camp begins. Find out more tips here.


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Beat the Summer Slide: Keeping Kids on Track During Summer Break

Parents in Minnesota play a crucial role in preventing the summer slide, a phenomenon where students experience a decline in academic skills during the summer break. Engaging activities, consistent routines, and educational resources can make a significant difference. Read our comprehensive guide here.


Thank you to myHappyCamper for sponsoring the 2024 Minnesota Parent Summer Camp and Resource Guide.

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