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You're A Grown-Ass Adult

Marion Leary | Posted 06.29.2016 | Parents
Marion Leary

Ahh summer! A magical time when parents get a well-needed break from their children, and children from their parents. Or so I have heard. I never went to summer camp as a child, so I can only imagine the bliss; see mother wouldn't allow it, as "bad things could happen", and my child refuses to go. Go figure!

I Want To Go To Summer Camp Too

Shannon Wrzesinski | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents
Shannon Wrzesinski

I have been on all ends of the summer camping experience. A camper at Girl Scout camps growing up, a camp counselor at two YMCA camps during college, and now a parent sending my own sons off to camp.

Spending a Summer as a Camp Counselor Could Be the Best Decision You Make in College

Caroline Davis | Posted 11.17.2014 | College
Caroline Davis

Camp counselors are given numerous opportunities to teach, listen, support, mediate, aid, lead, and make critical decisions. There is no career that doesn't implement these skills, meaning there is no person who would be wasting their time by spending a summer at camp.

This One Time at Summer Camp: Why I've Never Had a Summer Internship

Ethan Miller | Posted 08.12.2012 | College
Ethan Miller

There has been a good bit of discussion lately about the potential personal and societal value of working at a summer camp versus getting an internship at a non-profit or government agency.

Equinunk, Tell Your Story

Lanny Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lanny Davis

Being a kid at a seven-week sleep-away camp is a field of dreams -- as close to heaven as a baseball field carved out of a cornfield in Iowa.