10 reasons why summer camp is good for your kid

March 24, 2016 JimmyB

Spring is a great time of year. The skies are clearing and warming weather reminds us that summer is just around the corner. For many parents, spring break is a reminder that they need to make childcare arrangements for the summer. Summer camp has been a staple of American life for generations, but did you know about these benefits?

  1. Camp creates an environment for kids that is just for them.
  2. It keeps their brains engaged. 
  3. At camp, its okay to take risks and make mistakes.
  4. Camp fosters independence and self-esteem.
  5. Kids meet people from outside their neighborhoods and make friends different from them.
  6. They can be inspired by positive role models.
  7. Camp offers different actives and teaches skills not learned in school.
  8. Camp creates a place where kids feel like they belong
  9. Kids are free to pursue their interests at their own pace. 
  10. Having fun is good for them!