Summer Camp

Whether it's five minutes or five hours away, summer camp can change your child's life. Here's what you need to know to get ready for camp.

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The Ultimate Summer Camp Packing List: 19 Things Not to Forget

Whether she’s off to a week-long day camp or a month-long sleepaway camp, be sure to check off the must-haves on our summer camp packing list that are often forgotten in the last-minute rush.
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Summer Camp Prep: What Every Parent Needs to Know

Summer camp is a rite of passage for kids. Here's how to not mess it up! Get tips on everything from picking a summer camp to ensuring your kid has the best time ever.
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11 Free Summer Camp Options for 2019

From NYC to Chicago, Los Angeles to Denver, these free summer camps and programs around the country offer tons of great experiences for kids without a hefty price tag. 
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8 Summer Programs for Kids That Don't Cost Much

From reading programs to cooking classes, these awesome summer offerings are packed with fun and educational experiences for kids—and none of them break the bank.
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10 Cool Summer Camps for Teens

Your teen will love spending the summer at any of these fun day camps and overnight camps for girls and boys. 
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8 Ways to Get Your Kid Ready for Day Camp

Your little one might have nerves about ending the school year and starting day camp. These expert tips will help you prepare for the first day.
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The Best Summer Camps for Every Type of Kid

These days, summer programs featuring traditional warm-weather fun aren't the only options available to families. Kids can live out all of their aspirations, fantasies, and more at these memorable camps for every type of kid.
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Happy Camper: Is Your Kid Ready for Sleepaway Camp?

Lots of kids this age love sleepaway camp, so think about whether your child is ready to pack his trunk.
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Parents Gone Wild: Camps Are Banning Care Packages Due to Competition

Some overnight camps have been forced to institute a "no packages" policy as the competition among parents to send bigger and better packages has gotten out of hand.