If you're a parent of a summer camper, this area is for you.
We've collected tips and advice from leading camp professionals to help you get ready for camp on every level.

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Name Labels for Camp

The Ultimate Guide to Buying Name Labels for Camp

"I need to label E-V-E-R-Y piece of clothing and accessory that I send with my child to camp. Where do I start?" Presenting, the ultimate guide...

Is Your Child Ready for Sleepaway Camp?

Is Your Child Ready for Sleepaway Camp?

Everyone's registering for camp, but what if my child's not ready? Fill out this fun, informative quiz to see if your child is ready to go to camp.

The Wackiest Items People bring to Camp

The Wackiest Items People bring to Camp

From the dad who installed an air conditioner unit in his child’s cabin to the kid who brought a week’s worth of McDonald's food...
Your Guide to Choosing a Summer Camp

Your Guide to Choosing a Summer Camp

These are the questions that summer camp directors, leaders and experts say you should be asking when choosing a summer camp for your child. 

Are You Ready To Send Your Child To Camp?

Are You Ready To Send Your Child To Camp?

Fill out this fun camp quiz to see if you’re ready to send your child to camp.

20 Myths About Summer Camp

20 Myths About Summer Camp

Read the truth about these common myths about camp!
You Know You’re at Camp, when THIS is Considered Completely 'Normal'

You Know You’re at Camp, when THIS is Considered Completely 'Normal'

When you're chasing after a squirrel who just ran away with one of your glue bottles, there's a good chance you're at summer camp. Presenting, the ultimate list of ‘Normal’ at summer camp.
Why Camp Counselors Can Out-Parent Parents

Why Camp Counselors Can Out-Parent Parents

In this wonderful article about one of the main educational benefits of summer camp, Michael Thompson encourages parents to take a step back and allow camp counselors to work their magic.

Summer Camp Shopping in 10 Minutes Flat

Summer Camp Shopping in 10 Minutes Flat

What do you think about when you hear the words “Summer Camp”? Nostalgic memories of childhood?  the wonderful adventures your kids are about to experience? The quiet time that awaits while the kids are off at camp?

Whatever you're thinking, there's one thing looming in the background which every camper parent dreads... Packing For Camp. Too many things to get. Too many places to buy them from. Too much time wasted. 

If this sounds familiar to you then: a) we feel your pain, and b) we have great news!

Packing for Sleepaway Camp - 4 Items You May Not Have Thought About…

Packing for Sleepaway Camp - 4 Items You May Not Have Thought About…

So, you’re driving home, trying to collect your thoughts. “Summer’s here. School’s almost out. Kids are going to camp. Must start packing. What do I need to buy? I can get through this. Breathe.”

You get home and remember that the camp sent you the official packing list. You find it under a large pile of papers. You read it. You call your friend Stacey who just knows stuff (you definitely know someone like that) and she gives you her yearly packing tips. You try to conjure up the faint memories of sending your kids to camp last year this time. The picture’s becoming clearer. You’re almost there…

If this description in some way resembles your life in the past few weeks, keep reading. We’ve thought about 4 things that you might just have forgotten to consider (in order of necessity).