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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
Camp trends go mainstream

Camp trends go mainstream

Most summer camps have taken steps to prevent bullying, serve healthy meals and employ social media.

January 2013
There's a great camp for your child

There's a great camp for your child

Involving your kids in finding the right summer camp can be a fun family project. Here's how to go about it.

December 2012
Convenient Camps Near Home

Convenient Camps Near Home

Summer day camps offered by Delaware Valley parks and recreation departments are abundant and affordable. Non-residents can usually enroll their kids for a small extra fee.

June 2012
Why Kids Say They Love Camp

Why Kids Say They Love Camp

Friends, challenges, science experiments, acceptance, the food, the freedom to be themselves — that's why kids love camp!

May 2012

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Healthy Living

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

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Music Reviews

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kids Music: For the Beach and Back to School

Kathy gives us a beach playlist, talks up the Kids Corner Stage at the Philadelphia Folk Festival and reviews new back-to-school CDs.

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet Our CoverKid: Jaime Lynne W.

Meet 7-year-old CoverKid Jaime Lynne W., winner of a John Robert Powers scholarship

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Classes

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

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Education

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

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Education Features

The Art of Public Speaking

The Art of Public Speaking

Help kids get over their fear of public speaking with classes and tips.

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Cool School Supplies

Cool School Supplies

Cool school supply ideas for kids heading back to elementary school, high school, middle school and college.

What Is a Charter School?

What Is a Charter School?

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in the Delaware Valley, including a list of area charter schools.

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — Delaware

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Delaware

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — South Jersey

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in South Jersey

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

The Charter School Alternative — Philly & PA Suburbs

Everything parents need to know about charter schools in Philadelphia and its suburbs

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Mom Matters

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

The Women's Guide to Family Car Buying

Tips to get women comfortable with the process of buying a family car

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Maternity

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public

How to breastfeed in public — in comfort and with confidence.

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Solutions

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

How to Keep Up with Gifted Children

4 ways parents and teachers can encourage gifted children

Corporal Punishment

Corporal Punishment

Experts and readers debate the physical discipline method of corporal punishment

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Special Needs Parenting

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a Special Needs Family

Divorce in a special needs family can be fraught. Here's how to act in your child's best interest.

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