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How to Choose the Perfect Summer Program for Your Child with Autism

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Summer camps and programs can be transformative experiences for children with autism, offering opportunities for growth, socialization and skill-building. However, selecting the right camp...

10 Types of CAMPS to Explore

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Use our Family Fun checklist to narrow down your child's camp choices. Is there a type of camp they may not have considered yet?...

What Type of Camp Will Your Child Like?

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When I was younger, I only had one choice for summer camp—the town camp. The town camp was a traditional all-day (6-hour) camp with...

Learn A Skill This Summer: Specialty Camps Give Kids Focus and Drive

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With many summer camps closing their registration period only a few months into the year, you might be feeling the pressure to narrow down...

Ask a Camp Director: Learn from Frederick Area Summer Camps

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Camp season is quickly approaching and as parents, you want to do everything you can to make sure your child has a fun, safe...

‘Raising a Little Hell’ at Camp Paul Newman: Local camps encourage kids with serious...

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Camper Victoria Saunders loves swimming at The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp in the summer. It’s not an activity she usually gets to...
Friends looking into the distance together at summer camp.

When to Register Your Child for Camp

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It may not be the first thing that comes to mind as the snow begins to pile up in the Mid-Atlantic, but winter may...

Memories of Dining Hall at Thurmont’s Camp Airy Remain Strong After Fire

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  As a 7-year-old at Camp Airy for Boys, Frank Blatt was introduced to the concept of dessert. His family “didn’t believe in dessert,” he...

Days End Horse Farm Offers Legacy Camp for Youth

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  Days End Farm Horse Rescue started its Legacy Summer Camp for juniors and youth (ages 7-17) a decade ago. The Woodbine-based nonprofit rescues and...

Medications at Summer Camp: What Do Parents Need to Know?

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Summer camp is drawing near, and your kids are looking forward to a break from their regular routines. However, required medications aren't something that...