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Month: February 2014

Choosing the Right Camp Means Choosing the Right Questions

Choosing the Right Camp Means Choosing the Right Questions

I believe every child should try summer camp. (Of course, it is possible I’m biased.) But I believe children should have the opportunities to put into practice what they have learned at home … away from home. There are hundreds of great camps out there – some that are day only, some that span weeks at a time, some focused on sports or arts or horseback, some academic based – but no matter the program, they all share a common…

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Beyond The Packing List: Parent Preparations

Beyond The Packing List: Parent Preparations

                                 Camp preparations reach further than the items on a packing list. For an extraordinary summer experience, we believe in preparing Lonehollow families in all areas of camping; before, during and after the summer. For campers to be fully geared for 2014, parents should be as well. As psychologist Heidi Smith Luedtke explains, "fear of letting go can also be driven by our own uncertainty about…

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