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Articles in Summer Camp and Tweens & Teens

To Be, or Not to Be … a Shakespeare Camper

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Shakespeare camp may not be top of mind for most parents — unless your child is already a budding Kenneth Branagh or Judi Dench. Based on the responses parents have sent to the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival about its camps, maybe it should be.... Read full article

Learn Debate Skills with Debate Camp's New Online Learning Resource

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Debate Camp Online provides students with a welcome zone in which to learn and develop skills in parliamentary debate. ... Read full article

Should I Give My Teen Antidepressants?

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When my son was 15, and just starting high school, my family moved to New Orleans for my husband’s job. The culture shock was swift and intense, and we all felt it, but especially my son.... Read full article

6 Ways Camp Experience Influenced Adults

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How many kids do you think go to camp in the summer? According to the ACA (American Camp Association) website 14 million kids and adults attend camp every summer. Camp is an $18 billion industry. ... Read full article

Leaping into Learning

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The idea that we’ve removed recess in the name of giving children more time to work on skills that boost test scores is based on an absolute failure to understand the developmental link between play and healthy brains.... Read full article

Kids and Climate Without Tears

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Our kids have enough to worry about without adding the climate apocalypse—fires, mudslides, droughts, heat waves, hurricanes, and floods—to the list. I want the children in my programs to fall in love with the natural world...... Read full article

Where Have All the Children Gone?

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I worry that there there may be equal cause for alarm in a “silent summer” of backyards devoid of children’s voices. Parents used to have to shoo their kids outdoors to play. Now we hardly know that they are home. And that is not a good thing.... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Leadership Development Summer Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Leadership Development Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Dance Summer Camps in Contra Costa County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Contra Costa County Best Dance Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Contra Costa County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

The 2019 Top 5 Best Dance Summer Camps in Alameda County

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Here are the 2019 Top 5 Alameda County Best Dance Summer Camps as voted for by parents in Alameda County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area... Read full article

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