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The Benefits of Overnight Summer Camp

At Northeast Ohio Parent, we talk often about the reasons why attending summer camp benefits kids.

Have you heard why an overnight camp experience can be so powerful? Watch

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Camp Skills: Explore New Things or Refine Existing Talents?

Many kids, when given the opportunity, explore camp activities to try and learn new things. For others, focusing on a specialized camp helps them hone that skill. When considering a summer camp, parents should decide what is the best fit for their child: explore new things or refine existing skills. ...
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Camp of the Week: Hawken Summer Programs

Hawken School offers a wide variety of summer camp options for varying age levels and interests, including Day Camps, Passport Camps, Innovation Camps, Athletics Camps and a Summer Studies Program. Camps run at varying intervals between June and August at Hawken's campus in Lyndhurst. ...
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Join Us This Weekend for Camp & Summer Programs Fair Fun!

There's still time to register for Northeast Ohio Parent's fun-filled camp events taking place this weekend! Join us on Saturday and Sunday to connect with a variety of diverse camps under one roof, enjoy music and science entertainment, have a chance to win raffle prizes and camp scholarships — and much more! The events, in Westlake and Lyndhurst, are family-focused and free to attend. ...
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Everything Animals: Caring for Critters Makes Summer Camp Even Better

Thinking about fun at summer camp might conjure up activities like archery, canoeing, crafts, swimming or hiking. But for many campers in Northeast Ohio, summer camp isn’t summer camp unless there are animals. Whether learning to ride a horse or wrangling a goat, shearing a sheep or snuggling with a bunny, summer camps in the region have plenty of opportunities for your family to get back to nature. ...
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The Value of Summer Camp

In addition to teaching campers tangible skills — how to canoe, what poison ivy looks like — overnight camp teaches independence, confidence and social-emotional skills. When your child attends a quality overnight camp, it isn’t just fun; it’s also a valuable developmental experience. ...
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Camp of the Week: Cleveland Play House Summer Academy

Registration is now open for Cleveland Play House Summer Academy, which offers exciting programs for young people ages 4-18, ranging from creative drama to musical theatre. The programs excite creative potential and nurture your child’s passion for the performing arts. ...
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Camp Friendships: Campers Share Their Experiences

A camp experience provides children an opportunity to learn new things, have fun and set aside the screens — it also gives them a chance to make lasting friendships. Camp

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Weighing Options and Choosing the Right Camp for Your Child

Most summer camps and programs offer a mix of educational, fine arts and sports experiences, but it can be hard to know what is available and what might be the best bet for your child. To help you get a handle on your options, we provide a list of camps by category, as well as useful tips from camp directors to help you select the experience that’s right for your children.  ...
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A Breath of Fresh Air: Mother Nature Keeps Kids Active, Healthy and Learning 

Technology is pretty cool, we get it. It’s convenient, it’s entertaining, there’s a lot of great learning tools out there. Yeah, yeah, we know. read more

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