How to Select a Summer Camp for a Child

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In late spring, many parents begin to think about what their child can do during their summer vacation. Because most parents work, finding a safe place for a child throughout summer is imperative. For a lot of parents, a camp environment is a good option for a child who loves to learn and keep busy. Of course, you should discuss summer activities with a child rather than making the decision on your own to avoid having a child who feels emotional stress.

Two Basic Types of Summer Camps for Kids

There are two basic types of summer camp for children that include an overnight or day only environment. When a child has never been away from home overnight, a day only environment is a good choice to help with the transition to independence. However, children who do not feel anxious about being away from home for several weeks will enjoy a sleep-away camp.

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