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Resources for Parents

CampSource staff has compiled the following list of books, articles and a DVD that will help parents better appreciate and navigate the world of overnight camp.


“Best Gift for Kids: Send them to Summer Camp”

“Make it a Summer Without iStuff.”

“Why Camp Counselors can out-parent parents”

“Camps to girls: leave the glitz at home”
(This is a good article for parents thinking about uniform camps)


Homesick and Happy:
How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow
by Michael Thompson
(recommended for parents thinking of sending their children to overnight camp)

Bug Bites and Campfires:
A Story for Kids About Homesickness
by Frank J. Sileo
(recommended for young campers and first time campers)


The Secret Ingredients of Summer Camp Success,
by Dr. Christopher Thurber
(recommended for parents of first-time campers)



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