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Best Specialty Camps for Kids in Michigan

Best Specialty Camps for Kids in Michigan

Traditional camp will always be in style, but these days, there are a lot more options for your child. Here are 10 types that are getting kids psyched for summer.

March 2014
Camp Friendships are Unique Experiences for Kids

Camp Friendships are Unique Experiences for Kids

Connections forged at summer camp can be some of the best relationships children have, giving more insight into themselves – and the bigger world.

March 2013
Career Focused Camps Give Southeast Michigan Teens an Edge

Career Focused Camps Give Southeast Michigan Teens an Edge

Many colleges are offering summer fare for high schoolers. They experience campus life and explore ambitions – or, just as importantly, discover what they might not want to be when they grow up.

March 2013
Finding a Great Summer Day Camp for Your Kids

Finding a Great Summer Day Camp for Your Kids

From assessing children's interests to scoping out security – and asking lots of questions – here are six solid ways to find enrichment that's the right fit.

March 2013
Is Overnight Camp Right For Your Child?

Is Overnight Camp Right For Your Child?

Summer rite of passage – or a scary proposition? For many parents, including this local mom, it's a toss up. Read on for the pros, cons and many perspectives.

April 2012
Classic Kids Camps: Getting Back in Touch with Nature

Classic Kids Camps: Getting Back in Touch with Nature

Overnight camps battle encroaching technology and overly-connected parents to offer experiences in nature – and building independence.

March 2012
'Glamping' Vacations for Families

'Glamping' Vacations for Families

One part camping, one part glamour equals an outdoor trip even your pickiest campers can enjoy.

July 2011
Preparing Your Child for Camp

Preparing Your Child for Camp

A parent's primer to handling the must-do list, from choosing a camp and scheduling physical exams to managing allergies and homesick kids.

May 2011
Top 10 Smart Kid Camps in Southeast Michigan

Top 10 Smart Kid Camps in Southeast Michigan

There are plenty of A+ camps in Michigan that allow kids to learn, grown and achieve when school is out.

March 2011
10 Reasons to Send Your Child to Camp

10 Reasons to Send Your Child to Camp

Parents and camp leaders let parents know why camp is worth the money.

March 2011
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