Recharging your spirit 

Recharging your spirit 

Recharging your spirit One of the myths of a tech addiction camp is that we simply have everyone unplugged and they’re fixed.  While this would be a nice notion it normally isn’t how it works, especially since in our modern world you at...

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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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The Summerland Difference

The Summerland Difference

The Summerland Difference Aren’t most summer camps tech-free? This is a question we at Summerland Camps hear often.  Can’t you just send your kid to any summer camp program and they will unplug for the summer?  While the answer is technically...

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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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Smartphone Habit Change Summer Camp

Smartphone Habit Change Summer Camp

Smartphone Habit Change Summer Camp We at Summerland understand how difficult it is to be a parent.  Not just because a significant portion of our staff are parents themselves, but also because we talk to parents every day who are struggling and...

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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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