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Why “Camp Friends” Last a Lifetime

Why “Camp Friends” Last a Lifetime

If your child has gone to summer camp before, you may have heard them enthusiastically tell stories about their “camp friends.” You might even have camp friends yourself if you’ve been to a summer program before! Many of these friendships will transcend childhood and...
The Benefits of Summer Camp for Homeschooled Kids

The Benefits of Summer Camp for Homeschooled Kids

In many ways, the benefits of summer camp for homeschooled children are the same benefits any kid experiences from summer learning and fun. Summer camp gives kids, homeschooled or not, a place to discover new interests, hone a skill, make friendships, and help prevent...
How to Prevent the Summer Slide

How to Prevent the Summer Slide

Are you familiar with the “summer slide”? It’s the tendency for children to lose some of the achievement gains they made in the previous school year. Children can sometimes lose a whole grade-level’s worth of skills over the summer, putting them at a...
How to Choose a Summer Camp

How to Choose a Summer Camp

With thousands of summer camp opportunities listed on Blueprint4, choosing the perfect program for your child can feel overwhelming. We’re here to help! Keep these important steps in mind as you search and get ready for your child to have a fun and fulfilling summer...