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Preparing a Shy Child for Summer Camp

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 30, 2022 12:15:00 PM

Summer camp season is an exciting time for children everywhere.

Veterans of camp get to see all of their old friends and get back to their favorite summer activities. Newcomers have a brand new experience to look forward to.

However, for shy kids, there can be some extra preparation involved. The excitement levels are there, but there are some strategies you can use to quell the uneasiness surrounding a new environment for a shy camper.

Here are five tips for preparing a shy child for summer camp. 

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Topics: Camper experience, bonding, child development, Confidence, emotions

A Look at Volleyball History - Everything You Need to Know

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 29, 2022 4:45:00 PM

Many sports have a rich and interesting history. 

Tennis players used the palms of their hands before rackets were invented. Basketball used a peach basket for a hoop and referees had to climb up a ladder to retrieve the ball. 

Volleyball is another sport with an interesting history. Before growing into a global phenomenon, it had humble beginnings.

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Topics: Views, volleyball

What is the Future Stars Lunch Program?

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 23, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Summer camp season is nearly here—are you ready?

Enrollment for summer camp is an exciting time. After you start filling out the forms, you start to feel that sense of excitement, knowing that your child will have an unforgettable summer.

We like to maintain a straightforward, seamless enrollment process at Future Stars to amplify this excitement. However, there are a few extras to consider when enrolling at Future Stars.

One of those extras is the Future Stars lunch program.

Below, we’ll highlight some of the most common questions we get about our lunch programs, from locations to dietary considerations and more.

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Topics: Camper experience, nutrition

6 Lunch Ideas For Summer Camp That Kids Will Love

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 16, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Camp season is just around the corner!

As the weather heats up, camp veterans and newcomers have one thing on their minds: They can’t wait to get to camp. Once the camp preparation is done, there’s only one thing left to take care of.

Summer camp lunches.

Many camps offer lunch programs for campers (we do at our Syosset, Farmingdale, and Southampton locations!), but if you prefer to send your child with a packed lunch, here are 6 ideas to get you started.

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Topics: Wellness, nutrition

Day Camp or Overnight Camp - Which One is Best For My Child?

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 9, 2022 1:00:00 PM

Summer is almost here, and with it comes one of the most exciting times for kids: Summer camp season!

The camp season also involves choosing the right type of summer camp for your child. You’ve got traditional vs. specialty camps, art camps, sports camps, and more. 

There’s also the choice between sending your child to day camp or overnight camp.

To help you decide, we’ll lay it all out for you—here’s what you need to know about day camps and overnight camps. 

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Topics: Camper experience, first time campers

What Equipment Do Campers Need to Bring?

Posted by Jordan Snider on May 9, 2022 8:15:00 AM

Getting your child ready for summer camp involves a ton of preparation. You’ll need to decide which type of camp is right for them, whether you want to send them to sleepaway camp or day camp, and more. 

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How Does the Future Stars Enrollment Process Work?

Posted by Jordan Snider on May 8, 2022 4:25:07 PM

If you want to give your child an unforgettable summer camp experience, look no further than Future Stars. We have camps for nearly every activity and interest, from sports to science to arts and more. 

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How Flexible is Future Stars Camp Scheduling?

Posted by Jordan Snider on May 8, 2022 11:14:15 AM

When it comes to registering for summer camps, early enrollment is always the best option. It ensures that campers have their spots reserved and helps camp staff organize the best possible camp experience. 

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Why You Should Attend a Summer Camp Open House

Posted by Jordan Snider on May 7, 2022 4:21:01 PM

With summer right around the corner, summer camp season is fast approaching. 

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Staff to Camper Ratio - Why Does it Matter?

Posted by Jordan Snider on Apr 20, 2022 4:12:34 AM

When selecting the best summer camp for your child, there are many things to consider, from the type of camp you choose to the available dates.

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