Managing A Young Campers Independence Part 2: Bully Prevention

At camp, children enjoy a different kind of independence compared to school recess, but unfortunately neither a grassy playground nor the presence of nature at camp can completely stop bullying. Children can, unfortunately, still be subject to degrees of teasing and while there’s no definite way to stop bullying for good, there are ways to tackle the situation early on. Here are 5 Tips to prevent instances of bullying at your camp.

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Ready or Not? Helping Your Child Feel Comfortable About Going to Camp

For parents, sending their child to camp for the first time is a major milestone, one that is often marked by excitement, anticipation, and perhaps even some anxiety. For kids, it’s a near dream come true: to sleep away in a place that’s not grandma’s or a friend’s house; that’s a phone call and drive away. This will be their first real separation from parents and as a result may deal with rocky transition from the comforts of home.

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The Summer Illness Resistance Checklist

Here’s a scenario for you. You’re a ten-year-old kid, it’s the morning of the very first day of summer camp. Your bunk mates are all outside, surrounded in bright colored grass and healthy trees. You can hear them from outside but you can’t join them. Not because you’re in trouble or acting rebellious—but because you are stuck in the nurse’s cabin. You are sick and to make matters worse, this can happen to anyone if they don’t keep their health in good standing.

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CampSite Features: Introducing Tasks

As fun as water balloon fights, midnight canteen raids and Color Wars can be, camp is still a business. But since most people don’t get into camping for the business side of things, it’s important that your camp management software handles most of the day-to-day for you - giving you more time to focus on the important things (like pool parties).

CampSite is committed to adding functionality that makes it easier to run your business, and in a more intelligent way.

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