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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Summer Camps Are Open for 2021—Here Are the Safety Guidelines to Know
Children can enjoy summer camp this year as long as safety measures to prevent COVID-19 are taken. Here's what parents need to know before signing their kids up.
7 Summer Camp Activities You Can Totally Recreate at Home
Many summer camps may be canceled as we continue social distancing to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. From classic outdoor games to mess-hall fare, you can easily recreate everyone's favorite summer camp experiences and activities at home.
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.
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.
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. 
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. 
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.

What Summer Really Costs Parents

Sure, summer means sun and fun, but it also means scheduling and financial stress. From summer camps to child care, here's what to expect to pay-and where you may be able to find financial aid.