Everything you need to know when choosing and sending your child to summer camp

Are you looking for a summer camp for your child or have you found the right camp and are now getting ready to send them off to camp? Here is the place where you will find all the answers to your Maryland summer camp questions from what type of camp to choose and what camps are out there to what to pack and how to handle homesickness. We also have stories on the benefits of camp if your not quite sold yet that summer camp might be a good fit for your child.

Read on for links to every camp question that might come to your mind while you are preparing your child for summer camp. If you have a quesiton, we are sure to have the answers right here on our main summer camp feature page.

The Maryland summer camp search

Check out our story on tips for finding the perfect Maryland day camp for your child. Day camp
Overnight Camp Considering overnight camp for you child? Check out our story on How to know if your child is ready for overnight camp.

There are a considerable number of specialty camps out there from science to soccer to dance. If you think your child might benefit from an adacmic camp be sure to read our story on Why choose academic summer camps.

If your child a gifted athlete or wants to become one or just loves sports, check out Choosing the right summer sports camp.

If you have a child with special needs, check out Finding the right camp for your special needs kid.

Check out a story on college prep at summer camp and get your teen ready for the days to come.

Still need help diserning which camp might be best for you child? Click here for more tips on selecting a camp.

For lists of camps in the Maryland area be sure to check out our Maryland Summer Day Camp Directory and our Overnight Summer Camp directory.

The benefits of summer camp

If you are still on the fence about sending your child to summer camp, we have several articles that might help make your decision.

Academic Camp Check out our article on how academic camps can be a fun way to prevent brain drain.
Camp offers a one-of-a-kind way for kids to make friends. Check out our story on camp friendships to learn more. campFriends

 

Be sure to also check out the story on the Wonderful world of day camps.

Preparing your kids for summer camp

Once the camp is selected and your child is ready to go, there is still much to be done from the packing to dealing with jitters.

Don't know where to start when it comes to packing? Check out our story on What to pack for summer camp. campPacking
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Need help in the care package department? Check out our stories on creating a cool camp care package or fun ideas for a camp care package

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