Summer break is looming, and the stretch of nearly two months without a school routine can be daunting for parents. Finding high quality alternatives to school that provide a break without contributing to summer learning loss is often a challenge.
Fortunately, our community offers a wide variety summer camps and programs to keep school-aged children busy and enjoying new experiences. As a study from the National Education Association reports, out-of-school programs, focused on personal and social development, “have a positive impact on students’ grades, academic achievement and self esteem.” So it’s important for parents to select an enriching program.
We’ve come up with three things to look for in a program to help you narrow down your list of potential summer camps for your kid(s)… find out the three things to look for in planning a great summer experience for your child!