Posts Tagged: summer camp

Mom’s Guide for First Time Day Campers

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For local mom Amy Mund, sending her son to a day camp at Cincinnati Nature Center was an obvious choice, since she is a member of the staff. But that doesn’t mean she didn’t have her concerns.    “My biggest concern was that my son, who had just turned 7 at the time, was in… Read more »

Prepare Your Child … And Yourself for Camp!

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For parents, the most heart-racing, adrenalin pumping moments happen when you let go and watch your child try something on his or her own. The moment the training wheels come off, the first trip down the driveway on the skateboard, the time our children ride the school bus – these are more than just memories,… Read more »

Camp Unplugged: Loosening the Digital Umbilical

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by Christopher A. Thurber, Ph.D.   Young people between eight and eighteen spend an average of 6.5 hours a day absorbed in media — much of the time is solitary. Pro-Children Solutions Electronic technology has done a lot to make life more convenient. Sadly, the 1950s dream of having robots and computers do most jobs… Read more »

Why Day Camp?

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Why Day Camp? By Marla Coleman  Children learn life skills that become habits of the heart. Another mother wrote that the family was on a ski trip. The son got to the top of a steep hill and started to panic. The mom said, “What would you do if you were at camp?” and he… Read more »

Summer Camps for the Preschool Set

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Summer camps for preschoolers are catching on — check it out! Or, if you’re looking for something really different, join forces with friends to create a summer co-op camp for your kids — it’s fun and trés affordable!   Big Shots TrainingCenter bigshotstraining.com Preschoolers can enjoy 90 minutes of basketball, soccer and free play as… Read more »

What’s Hot at Local Camps!

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There’s a ton to explore when it comes to summer camps, and we’ve got the skinny on local top-notch programs that will satisfy kids of all personalities. Read on to find out what’s new this year, and make plans to visit our free SUMMER CAMP ADVENTURE FAIR on Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Blue Ash… Read more »

Summer Camp Warm Up

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The summer of 2016 will be here before you know it. Get ahead of the pack by planning your child’s summer camp adventure now!

Special Camps for Special Kids

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Summer’s a great time for kids to experience camp — and kids with special needs are no exception. With summer just a few months away, book your child’s adventure NOW. Here are some local options.

The Center for Courageous Kids

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Summer camp might seem far off, but one special camp operates year-round and provides fun respite for kids and families.  The Center for Courageous Kids, a non-profit medical camping facility located in Scottsville, KY, is for kids with life-threatening illnesses.  The campus features an on-site medical center in addition to activities like swimming, horseback riding,… Read more »

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