February 06, 2017

How To Manage The Cost Of Camp

Come mid-winter many families begin their summer camp research in earnest. To help them, New York Family and the American Camp Association, NY & NJ, sponsor the city’s biggest Camp Fairs, which include a big array of top day camps and sleepaway camps. For more information and to register for any of the upcoming Camp Fairs in Manhattan or Brooklyn, click here. Here’s the schedule:  
Saturday, February 11 (Tribeca): Click Here
Sunday, February 12 (Cobble Hill): Click Here
At the same time, we also plan a bunch of newsletters focused on the camp experience. This one begins with a story on managing the cost of summer camp
It’s hard to put a price tag on your child’s learning and growth experiences, but parents should know that with a little planning and research there are a number of ways—some perhaps obvious, some less so—to help make summer camp more affordable. Learn More! »

10 Most Awesome Things About Camp

Summer camp provides children with an amazing summer experience, making it difficult to narrow down the reasons why camp is so great. After one summer at camp, your child will be able to come up with dozens of more ways that the camp experience is so awesome! Learn More! »

Why Campers Need Structure And Values

For generations, summer camps have been accepting communities where children gain important life skills such as self-confidence and respect for others. And rules—such as participation, technology usage, and dress codes—are a large part of what has allowed camps to maintain these positive environments. Learn More! »

New York Family Partner: Advantage Camps

Best Day Camp in NYC!

Advantage Day Camps offers every kind of fun!  Kids 4 to 14 will love kickball, soccer, gaga ball, tennis, swimming and more. Plus enrichment classes and excursions to NYC attractions! Even an extra hour of supervised time for kids before and after camp – FREE! Choose individual camp days with a 10- or 20-pack, weekly packages or a full season. Also share days or weeks between siblings! Transportation available, too. Choose Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club or Roosevelt Island, a quick tram or F-train ride away. Or if your camper loves tennis, check out our Advantage All-City Jr Tennis Camp – www.advantagecamps.net

More Camp Stories For Your Information And Amusement...

  1. TO CAMP ALONE: Everyone knows that summer camp is a great place to make friends and lasting memories, but how different is the experience for kids who go alone, instead of with a large group of hometown friends? Learn More! »

  2. A CAmp TO REmember: You won't believe which "This Is Us" star got her start at a New York state summer camp! Hint: she was nominated for a Golden Globe! Learn More! »

  3. GATHER 'ROUND THE CAMPFIRE: You can't enjoy roasting marshmallows over an open fire without some scary campfire stories! Give these a try with your little campers. Learn More! »

More Resources from New York Family:

Blackboard Awards Teacher Nominations

Take a moment to thank a teacher who adds so much to your child’s life and to your school community by nominating them for the 2017 Blackboard Awards for Teachers. By telling us about a teacher you admire, you are helping to honor some of our city’s most important—and most unsung—everyday heroes! Nominate Now! »

New York Family's Jan/Feb 2017 Issue

The January/February 2017 issue of New York Family magazine is here, featuring musician, TV host, and local dad-of-three Harry Connick Jr., the best strollers of the year, our big annual kids' classes guide (for all ages and interests), the coolest events and happenings for winter in the city, and much more! Follow the link to read every article. Check It Out! »

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