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Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Stop Your Sleepaway Camp Fears

Kids love the freedom and fun of overnight camps, but parents still worry about sending their kids off for the summer. Learn how to stop your sleepaway camp stress.

June 2013
Camps Add Summer Learning Programs

Camps Add Summer Learning Programs

Kids' summer camps are putting academic literacy programs on the sun-and-fun schedule.

May 2013
The sports camp decision

The sports camp decision

How to choose a summer sports camp

April 2013
Summer on the Spectrum

Summer on the Spectrum

Philadelphia-area summer camps for kids with special needs

April 2013
Language camps: more than words

Language camps: more than words

At select summer camps, children can explore a different culture while experiencing full immersion in a world language.

March 2013
Day camp or day care?

Day camp or day care?

Summer day camps offer many of the advantages of day care as well as fun and active outdoor play.

March 2013

2013 Super Camp Fair Photos

Families sampled activities and gathered in-depth information at the MetroKids Super Camp Fair, Jan. 27, at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott.

February 2013
An arts camp for every child

An arts camp for every child

Whatever your child's art interests -- acting, drawing, music, photography or another -- there's a summer program to match.

February 2013
Camps help kids build resilience

Camps help kids build resilience

Under pressure to succeed academically, socially, in extracurricular activities and with social media, kids to be able to learn from mistakes.

February 2013
Rapid rewards: Kids gain skills after just 1 or 2 weeks at camp

Rapid rewards: Kids gain skills after just 1 or 2 weeks at camp

The increasingly popular trend of shorter essions and more registration options has not diminished summer camp's benefits.

January 2013

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The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

Go Skiing with the Kids

Go Skiing with the Kids

At what age can kids learn to ski? What about lessons? Should you rent or buy their equipment? Local ski experts answer your questions.

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Family Fun Features

Family Guide to Black History Month

Family Guide to Black History Month

A roundup of venues in the Delaware Valley where families can celebrate and learn about influential African Americans throughout history.

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Photo Galleries

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

2016 Super Camp Fair Wrapup

The 8th Annual MetroKids Super Camp Fair, held Jan. 31 at the Conshohocken (PA) Marriott, attracted hundreds of families who met with camp representatives and started planning their summer adventures.

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Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Secondary Education

College Access for All Students

College Access for All Students

Tips on college preparation for first-generation college students and other students from families with limited college experience.

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Parenting

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

The Dangers of Coats + Car Seats

Make sure your child's bulky winter clothing doesn't interfere with her car seat's ability to restrain her in an accident.

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