Fun in the Summer Sun
An Interview about Summer Camps
camp is on the minds of kids and parents right about now. For those
with school-aged children, finding a camp is the challenge of the moment.
Whether it's a sleepover, specialty or day-camp, you've got to do your
research to make sure your kids are happy and safe. Then you've got
to find a way to pay for the fun -- which can run more than five thousand
dollars a summer for overnight camp.
we've asked Susan Silverstein, the Director of Paradise Farm Camp in
Dovington, Pennsylvania to stop by. Her camp is the oldest in the country.
It was established in 1875 to bring financially disadvantaged city kids
to the country.
Camps On the Web
in finding a camp for your kids this summer? Luckily, the Web
is packed with information for you. Below we've compiled a list
of camp resources, and while the focus is on kids' camps, some
include information on adult camps, family camps, etc. as well.
To reach Paradise Farm Camp, send them e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Association, Inc
An organization dedicated to helping parents find the right
camp for their children. All NCA camps are accredited programs
that have met strict standards including health, safety, quality
programming, and have been evaluated by NCA staff.
CampPage Guide to Summer Camps
A resource for information relating to residential summer
camps in the United States and Canada. The focus is on traditional
summer camps with general programs rather than specialty camps
or sports camps. They also provide a great list of links to
the other major summer camp directories, gift ideas for campers,
and camp staff employment.
Summer Camp Directory & Resource
In addition to a directory of 2000+ camps, this site also
boasts online chat rooms, bulletin boards, interactive guest
books, camp.mag (an online camping magazine) and info on getting
your child outfitted for the summer.
Guide to camps and summer experiences, including family camps,
resort camps and tours/adventures.
In addition to the camp directory, this site features a store
for gear, listing of summer jobs at camps, and resources for
The search engine for camps, with info on adult camps, tours/adventures,
and conference sites, as well as the 2000+ camp directory.