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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
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
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 Nourish Healthy Habits

Camps Nourish Healthy Habits

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

March 2012
Outdoor Fun is In Camps' Nature

Outdoor Fun is In Camps' Nature

Camp connects kids to the natural world and helps them balance over-structured lives.

February 2012
Language Camp: World-Class Fun

Language Camp: World-Class Fun

Summer camp is a great way for kids to gain world language skills, described as "a ticket for future economic prosperity."

February 2012
MetroKids Super Camp Fair Photos

MetroKids Super Camp Fair Photos

Photo gallery of the Jan. 27 fair in Conshohocken, PA. Hundreds of parents and prospective campers met with representatives from more than 60 camps and programs.

January 2012
Family Camps Are Fun for Everyone

Family Camps Are Fun for Everyone

Attending camp as a family offers an affordable mini-vacation that strengthens relationships in a safe environment.

January 2012
Camp fairs are for kids too

Camp fairs are for kids too

Here's how children can get the most out of visiting a regional camp fair.

January 2012

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Healthy Living

Kids and Therapy

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5 ways therapy helps prepare kids for life

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Book Reviews

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Reviews of the new children's books Noah's Ark and A Fine Dessert

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Music Reviews

Party Playlist & New Kids Music

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Family Fun Features

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What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

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Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

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What to do with kids in and around Doylestown, PA

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Meet a MetroKids Mom

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The Score: Sports Camps

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Sports camps for young athletes of all skill levels

How Camps Build Leadership

How Camps Build Leadership

How summer camps build leadership skills through games and activities they can't get at home or school

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Classes

How to Be a Child Star

How to Be a Child Star

What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Education Features

School Trends

School Trends

The latest on school trends, including using technology in the classroom, the flipped classroom, outdoor learning and TWI dual language immersion

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Mom Matters

Sandwich Generation Moms

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7 stress busters for moms caring for elderly parents and kids

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Solutions

How to Be a Child Star

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What it takes to help talented kids pursue their dream of becoming child actors, singers, dancers or models

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Parties

Party Places

Party Places

Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

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Party Features

Prom Savings

Prom Savings

How to save on prom — from the dress to the ride to prom pictures — plus prom themes and party ideas

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

Party Themes: 5 Parties That Give Back

The charitable birthday bash is a party theme that gives back.

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Local venues where you can host a kid's birthday party with popular themes.

Party Themes: The Half Birthday Party

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The half birthday party is a party idea whose time has come

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