Cooking at Camp
In my last posting, I wrote about all the visual arts we offer at Maine Arts Camp. With more than 60 activities, we have many other types of activities as well. We provide high quality instruction in everything we offer, all in a non-competitive environment. And [...]
In my last blog post, I wrote about how to know if your child is ready for overnight camp. Ready or not, many campers will experience homesickness, even if they’ve been to camp before. This usually happens in the first day or so, and in most cases it dissipates by the third day. [...]
Tonight a new tradition was born at Maine Arts Camp. We now have a lobster and a moose character who will be bringing us tidbits of information on a regular basis. It all happened when our senior art director, Marilyn Barry happened upon some adorable character hats on a day off [...]
Session 1 is drawing to a close at Maine Arts Camp, and so many wonderful things have been transpiring: new friendships, courage to try new things, beautiful artwork, talented and fun performances, and so much more. Please join me as I give you a glimpse of what’s been happening here and what your children have been up to!
As you pack for summer camp with your child, you have the opportunity to set the tone for your child’s camp experience. Read how you can fill these moments with intentional conversation that will empower your child with the skills to feel self-confident while having realistic expectations about camp.
As I am completely immersed in thoughts of camp, I find myself wondering what new adventures lie ahead for us this summer. Communicating with our staff on a more regular basis, I am feeling the excitement growing as we prepare to join each other at our summer “home.” While campers are busy shopping and packing, staff are doing and feeling many of the same things. Please join me as I fill you in on what happens at staff training, and how we come together to create the magic of camp!
Camp can truly change a child’s life. It’s amazing how the benefits last a lifetime. Read the stories and comments that we hear from our campers and their families. Camp is a place where kids can make new friends, try new activities, learn to take care of themselves, and gain huge amounts of self-esteem.
One of the biggest parts of my job as assistant camp director is talking to parents throughout the year. I hear from parents of returning campers as well as prospective campers, and I answer many questions and address many concerns.
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