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This Summer Camp Gives Hope To Kids With Cancer

The Huffington Post | Will Tooke | Posted 08.31.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


This Adult Summer Camp Separates Workaholics From Their Phones

The Huffington Post | Susannah Gruder | Posted 08.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Who Wants To Play Happy Family? (aka Visiting Day Blows)

Jen Mendelsohn | Posted 08.02.2016 | New York
Jen Mendelsohn

Before you start with me--I get it. I defy you to find anyone who loved summer camp more than me. Cheering, color war, waterskiing, rope burning, bunk...

Why I Still Go To Summer Camp At Age 61

Iris Krasnow | Posted 07.26.2016 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

Two summers ago, at the age of 59, I began working at my old camp in the northern woods of Wisconsin, the same camp where I spent 10 summers of my youth. Four decades later, I returned to resurrect the camp magazine that died in the early 1980s.

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

A Trip To Summer Camp Now Expands Your Relational IQ

Taylor Butch | Posted 07.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Taylor Butch

Calling all adventurous and creative people desiring to expand their relational IQ... This recent summer camp experience for adults centered on reintr...

ADVICE 32: Summer Lovin'(?)

Brent Stoller | Posted 07.15.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Brent Stoller

Photo Credit: Brent Stoller To send in a question, please complete this short Google form. All submissions are anonymous, even to the author. ***** ...

I Failed At Motherhood

Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Patricia Ribeiro Wolfson

What I was not prepared for was feeling like a failure. It didn't happen right away. It was a slow burn. A notion that slowly crept in as my family expanded and my kids got older.

Operation Purple Camp: Supporting Veterans, Families, and Kids

Ryan Pavlu | Posted 07.06.2016 | Impact
Ryan Pavlu

There is still work to be done to ensure military kids have the tools they need to thrive. They represent the future of any family, and their success and empowerment matters as much as the success and empowerment of their military parents. That's why any sign of improvement in how families cope with the deployment of a loved one is significant - and worth replicating.

When It Comes To Camp Pics This Summer, It's All About The Money Shot

Hollee Actman Becker | Posted 07.05.2016 | Parents
Hollee Actman Becker

Fourth of July weekend has now come and gone, which means the kids have officially been away at camp for a over week. You should know this even if you don't send your own kids off to sleepaway for the summer, because over on Facebook, the entire process of getting ready for the big send off was meticulously documented by every single person you've ever met.

6 Things To Do This Summer To Save Money At Tax Time

Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA | Posted 07.01.2016 | Business
Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA

Gorgeous weather, cold drinks and barbeque -- summer can feel like an endless vacation. But between day trips, the annual family vacation and regular ...

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!

Kids Are Not Supposed To Die - Especially At Camp

Jennifer Lovy | Posted 06.28.2016 | Parents
Jennifer Lovy

Kids are not supposed to die - especially not at summer camp. But "supposed to" didn't matter last week when 11-year-old Jadyn Larky died in a freak accident at an overnight camp in southeastern Indiana.

These Vintage Jewish Summer Camp Photos Will Make You Miss Childhood

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.27.2016 | Religion

Jewish summer camp can have an affect on children that lasts a lifetime. Kids who attend Jewish summer camp are more likely to practice Jewish traditi...

9 Adult Summer Camps Across The Country That Look Ridiculously Amazing

PureWow | Posted 06.28.2016 | Travel

Swimming in the lake, bunking in cabins with your besties and sneaking off to smooch with Timmy in the woods. Ahhh, those were the days... Well, now y...

Inaugural Intergenerational Summer Camp Launches in Southern California

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Tzvi Miller

Last week I got the chance to speak with Mr. Brice Harris, a retired man living in Pasadena, California. Harris is a resident of the Villa Gardens Retirement Community, where people live independently or with assisted living. Before retiring, Harris worked as a college professor, teaching at Occidental College, and is now an active and enthusiastic member within the Villa Gardens community.

Why I'm Not Watching TV This Week

Brian D. McLaren | Posted 06.16.2016 | Impact
Brian D. McLaren

Sharp young counselors -- some high-schoolers, some in college, and some a bit older -- give a week or more of their summer to give a handful of kids a chance to do things they'd never get to do otherwise.

Summertime Madness - Keeping Your Kids Entertained 21st Century Style

D.D. Kellington | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
D.D. Kellington

OK, summer's here. The kids are out of school. Take a deep breath. Don't panic. It's going to be all right, I think. Parents who have children of a ...

Why Summer Camp Transforms: Stillness in the Midst of Movement

Wayne Meisel | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Wayne Meisel

I loved recess. When I was young, schools didn't have a name for Attention Deficit Disorder, much less tolerance for it. So running out to the playgro...

Summer Camp in the Kitchen

Tzvi Miller | Posted 06.07.2016 | Taste
Tzvi Miller

Raise your hand if you ever went to and/or worked at sleep away summer camp. A hundred million hands go up. Raise your hand if you ever worked in a summer camp kitchen. Ninety percent of hands go down.

It's Time for a New Summer Reading List

Jane Swift | Posted 06.07.2016 | Parents
Jane Swift

The summer reading list has provided students with a link to school during the dog days of vacation for decades. While it's important for students to read real literature during the summer -- wasn't Moby Dick on the list every year? -- the idea of a traditional book list today seems outdated and incomplete.

Summer Vacation is for the Birds (VIDEO)

Meredith Masony | Posted 05.27.2016 | Comedy
Meredith Masony

When I hear the words, "Summer Vacation" it sends shivers down my spine. I have three children, who I love, but the summers can be intense. Check out ...

Summer Camp Is Not the Time to Let Your Guard Down About Food Allergies

Dr. David Stukus | Posted 05.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Stukus

As schools let out and families being their fun summer adventures, it is a good time to remind everyone with food allergies about the importance of maintaining vigilance and preparation.

9 Online Camps to Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) This Summer

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.24.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

By Caroline Knorr, Common Sense Media OK, don't laugh. Virtual summer camps -- where kids head to the computer instead of the pool or park -- are a ...

Why I'm Not Sending My Kids to Summer Camp

Kristina Cappetta | Posted 05.17.2016 | Parents
Kristina Cappetta

Although I hate to answer a question with a question...why do I have to send them to summer camp?