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Packing for camp 101: what you should bring

Carrie Kashawlic //
As camp season nears, campers and parents will be thinking about shopping and packing for camp. What do you bring and what do you leave at home? Most camps will send a suggested packing list to assist you with specific clothing needs. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact your camp. We’re all very happy to help make sure you and your camper are ready for a fantastic summer experience.  Do bring: A water bottle, and an extra one. (There must be a...

What to Send Your Kids While They're at Camp

Carrie Kashawlic //
If your camper is off to resident camp for the first time, you need to know that campers love to get mail. Here are a few tips about letter writing to be sure your camper’s mail brings out a smile instead of an onset of homesickness. Be positive in the letter. Write about what you want to hear about on Visiting Day or after camp ends — a new song, new friends, or an activity your camper was excited about. Acknowledge that you miss your camper, but try adding this spin:...

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