Investment in your child 

Investment in your child 

Investment in your child Most of the leadership staff at Summerland Camps have worked in therapeutic boarding schools and summer camps for two decades.  Regardless of the focus of the camp; weight management, tech addiction, or behavioral issues...

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Quantity vs. Quality

Quantity vs. Quality

Quality versus Quality  Lately, much attention has been given to terms like “digital detox” and the idea of completely unplugging. While the idea sounds nice, getting off the grid, it’s usually a short-term solution as smartphones and...

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Importance of Friendships

Importance of Friendships

Importance of Friendships One of the main concerns we hear from campers before they attend is that they are nervous about not knowing anyone at camp.  Most teens come to camp independently, without a friend or sibling and don’t know anyone...

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Letting Kids be Kids

Letting Kids be Kids

Letting Kids be Kids Ask an adult about their childhood and they will likely share memories and experiences that are quite different than how our children are growing up today.  There is no denying that today’s youth is exposed to more adult...

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Summer Camp for Life Skills

Summer Camp for Life Skills

Summer Camp for Life Skills Now that The World Health Organization has classified gaming addiction as a disorder, many professionals are questioning if you can truly be addicted to an activity.  Regardless of terminology, if your child is using...

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Dealing with Resistance

Dealing with Resistance

Dealing with Resistance No one disagrees that being a parent is tough.  Our children’s brains are still developing; what they want to do, and what they need can sometimes be pretty far from each other.  As their parent, you are your children’s...

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Distance to gain perspective

Distance to gain perspective

Distance to gain perspective Have you ever felt like a different person on a vacation?  Like you could try some things new, take up a new skill, eat new foods and just be different than how you are back at home?  This is part of what makes...

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