Summer camp/summer school

Checklist: Preparing Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

By Erica Patino

Summer camp can be a wonderful experience for kids, but it can also be a little scary—especially the first time. Here’s how to get your child ready.

Camp Logistics
Addressing Your Child’s Learning and Attention Issues
Dealing With Emotions

With the right preparation, your child can have a great camp experience—she may even want to return next summer. Here are camp options to consider.

About the Author

Portrait of Erica Patino

Erica Patino is an online writer and editor who specializes in health and wellness content.

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Portrait of Sheldon Horowitz

Sheldon H. Horowitz, Ed.D., is senior director of learning resources and research at the National Center for Learning Disabilities.

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