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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
5 Academic Camp Considerations

5 Academic Camp Considerations

If you're considering an enrichment camp for your child this summer, these criteria can guide your choice.

March 2012
Camps Teach Special Skills

Camps Teach Special Skills

If you have a child with special needs seeking to develop skills such as bike or horseback riding, arts, drama or sports, look into summer camps.

March 2012
Camps Nourish Healthy Habits

Camps Nourish Healthy Habits

Exercise, nutritious meals and outdoor fun are just the start of positive practices.

March 2012

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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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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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