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How Campers Are Grouped at Future Stars Summer Camps

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jul 14, 2022 12:15:00 PM

Whether you’re sending your child to a specialty camp or a traditional summer camp, it’s important to most parents that their child will be challenged by their program of choice.

While our goal is to provide campers with an unforgettable experience and the opportunity to develop new skills, we also want to help them make new friends and grow healthy social skills. 

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Topics: Camper experience, first time campers, bonding, Friendship

What if My Child Doesn’t Know Anyone at Camp?

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jul 7, 2022 9:30:00 AM

Once the costs of summer camp are taken care of and the enrollment process is complete, there’s one more question that parents often have about their child's camp experience: 

"What if they don’t know anyone?"

We know that parents want their kids to be comfortable when they’re at summer camp. Many summer camps, Future Stars included, provide experiences that help quell any uneasiness surrounding a child going to camp on their own. 

Here’s what you need to know. 

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Topics: first time campers, Sharing, bonding, friends

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

How Does Skill Level Factor into Future Stars Camps?

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jul 8, 2021 9:30:00 AM

One thing that often comes to mind when parents are looking to send their children to activity-based summer camps is the varying skill levels of campers.

“Will my child have fun even with no experience? He’s never played basketball before!”

With COVID beginning to ease up and summer camps looking like a safer option than before, we thought it would be a good idea to dive into how Future Stars accommodates campers of all skill levels.

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Topics: Camper experience, first time campers, child development

Preparing for the 1st Camp

Posted by Jordan Snider on Apr 6, 2017 5:00:48 AM

A family preparing to send a child to a ‘first ever’ summer camp will likely experience a lot of emotional peaks and valleys. For parents and children alike, there will be rushes of excitement and maybe even a twinge of uncertainty. Something new naturally creates a mixed bag of emotions. Once those timid thoughts are conquered by all the ‘positives’ a child is about to be a part of  camp, it’s time to get everything in order to make it a pleasant success.

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Topics: first time campers, parents, planning, Views

The First Day of Camp: What to Expect

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 20, 2016 12:12:03 PM

If this is your child’s first time at camp, they may be feeling nervous. It can be scary when you don’t know what to expect and your child may feel better if you prepare them for what to expect on that all-important first day of camp.

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Topics: first time campers, Views

Why A Daytime Summer Camp Is Right for Your Kid

Posted by Jordan Snider on Jun 15, 2016 12:07:48 PM

When it comes to your kid’s summer, you’ll want to make sure you get it right. Camp doesn’t have to mean weeks away from home, find out why a daytime summer camp might be right for your kid.

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Topics: first time campers, Views

Right Between The Eyes....

Posted by John Mees on Jul 23, 2014 10:09:15 AM

Graham Nash said it best in his lyric, 'A man's a man who looks another man right between the eyes!' It's a simple gesture; looking into one's eyes while shaking hands. Simple, yet profound.

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Topics: coaching, first time campers, Views


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