Prepare for Summer Camp - Expert Tips and Advice
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.
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!
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).