WHAT IF MY CHILD ATTENDING SLEEPAWAY CAMP DOES NOT SPEAK ENGLISH

WHAT IF MY CHILD ATTENDING SLEEPAWAY CAMP DOES NOT SPEAK ENGLISH?

To Whom This May Concern,   I have a friend who does not live in Canada and she would like to send her daughter to one of your Member Camps. However, the little girl does not speak English very well. ...AnswerHello Holly,   The camps and programs we represent have years of experience helping children thrive in an English-speaking environment. Being immersed in any language every day, is the best way to ...Read more...
CAN MY CHILD BRING THEIR IPADPHONE TO SLEEPAWAY CAMP

CAN MY CHILD BRING THEIR IPAD/PHONE TO SLEEPAWAY CAMP?

Hi Dov - another question - can my kids bring their Phones to camp? What about an iPod or Tablet?   Betty AnswerHi Betty - Thanks for your Question!   Basically, every camp has its own policies for the use of cell phones and other hand held devices.   Once you have narrowed down your list of Favorite ...Read more...
SHOULD I SEND MY YOUNGEST CHILD TO SAME OVERNIGHT CAMP AS HER OLDER SIBLINGS

SHOULD I SEND MY YOUNGEST CHILD TO SAME OVERNIGHT CAMP AS HER OLDER SIBLINGS?

Hi ConnectU Staff! Hope all is well!   My question is as follows:   My youngest daughter (Megan) is ready to attend her first sleepaway camp. Do you recommend that we send her to the same camp ...AnswerHi Jane,   Great question!   What we tell parents who have asked that question in the past is that attending summer camp with a friend/sibling is such an individualized decision. If you do send ...Read more...
PICTURES  PHOTOS OF SLEEPAWAY CAMPERS ONLINE

PICTURES / PHOTOS OF SLEEPAWAY CAMPERS ONLINE?

Hi Dov,   It was great speaking to you and your staff the other day. One question I forgot to ask was regarding photos of my kids..... will there be a way to see pictures of my children enjoying camp ...AnswerHi Samantha - yes, many camps will upload daily pictures or even weekly videos of their campers, making it easier to see how much fun your child is having at camp. Make sure to speak to the Director (or ...Read more...
DEALING WITH SEVERE FOOD ALLERGIES AT SLEEPAWAY CAMPS

DEALING WITH SEVERE FOOD ALLERGIES AT SLEEPAWAY CAMPS

There are many different varieties of camps across North America (and overseas) that are designed specifically for children with food allergies. And many camps in recent years, have modified their kitchen & dining facilities to accommodate most food allergies.   These types ...Read more...
WHAT IF MY CHILD GETS HOMESICK WHILE AT SLEEPAWAY CAMP TOP TEN (10) WAYS TO PREVENT andamp CURE HOMESICKNESS

WHAT IF MY CHILD GETS HOMESICK WHILE AT SLEEPAWAY CAMP? TOP TEN (10) WAYS TO PREVENT & CURE HOMESICKNESS

Becoming homesick is a very normal occurrence for children who are away from their homes for extended periods of time. Ninety-five percent (95%) of kids experience at least a bit of homesick feelings when they are away from their family at summer camp. They will miss their Mom, their ...Read more...
HOW TO KNOW WHEN MY CHILD IS READY TO LEAVE HOME AND GO TO SLEEPAWAY CAMP

HOW TO KNOW WHEN MY CHILD IS READY TO LEAVE HOME AND GO TO SLEEPAWAY CAMP?

It is often hard to predict how your child will react to being away from home for an extended period of time. One good indicator is how he /she behaved at prior sleepovers - be it at a friend’s house, their Grandparent’s home or at another family member’s place. ...Read more...
HOW TO CHOOSE A SUMMER SLEEP AWAY CAMP

HOW TO CHOOSE A SUMMER SLEEP AWAY CAMP?

Choosing the perfect summer camp for your kids can be quite an intricate endeavour. To try and navigate through the plethora of camp types, locations, specialized activities and monthly fees that are out there can be quite overwhelming.   Here are the top fifteen (15) questions ...Read more...
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