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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
DAY CAMP DECISIONS

DAY CAMP DECISIONS

Is your child ready? Which camp is right? How do you prepare? Advice for parents of young first-time day campers.

May 2012
7 Camp Activities To Try at Home

7 Camp Activities To Try at Home

Families and friends can capture the summer camp spirit by trying these fun and popular games and experiences.

April 2012
Arts Camps: A Happy Picture

Arts Camps: A Happy Picture

Kids can unwind, gain self-confidence and expand creative and critical thinking as they paint, sculpt, dance and make music.

April 2012

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Healthy Living

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Medical

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Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Music Reviews

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's Earth Day Playlist

Kathy O'Connell's kids' Earth Day playlist

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Family Fun Features

Mother Nature's Best Kid Spots

Local places for kids to go wild with nature

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

Take the Kids: Cape May, NJ

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What to do with kids in and around the popular shore town of Cape May, NJ

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

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Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure Camps Give Kids the World

Adventure camps that let kids travel to learn or perform community service broaden horizons.

Camp: A Day in the Life

Camp: A Day in the Life

A day in the life of a summer camp

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Education Features

Autism Teaching Strategies

Autism Teaching Strategies

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Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

Hot Topic: Standardized Testing

An overview of the local standardized testing debate and the controversy surrounding the administration of Pennsylvania's PSSA, New Jersey's PARCC and Delaware's Smarter Balanced Assessment

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Health & Nutrition

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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New Mom

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Baby Tech: 4moms' rockaRoo

Wow a baby shower guest of honor with this high-tech swing rocker.

Baby Shower Planning

Baby Shower Planning

Cute baby shower ideas and party themes for preggos

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Maternity

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Tweens & Teens

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

Are E-cigarettes Safe? No!

E-cigarettes appeal to tweens and teens, but the dangers of vaping — including nicotine poisoning — are high.

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Party Features

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Special Needs Parenting

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Autism: Through My Eyes

Autism: Through My Eyes

10 things kids with autism want the world to know

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