It’s hard to know how much and what kind of activity your child needs over the summer -- scheduled family activities, community camps, academic programs, or residential camps. That can be determined by you and your child, but it is known that children who participate in summer activities, experience learning gains and those who do not, lose some learning gains from the past school year.
Summer! Now What? Enjoy this sampling of PHP articles.
|Exploring Summer Camp Options|
|Selecting After-School Programs|
|Tools of the Trade|
|The Pivotal Role of Parents|
|Beyond School Walls|
|Set up your own camp|
|The Art Museum Treasure Hunt|
|Discovering the Next Superstar|
Additionally, summer is usually one of the only times your child can delve deeply into an interest area or do challenging high-level concept work with like-minded peers.
There are many considerations when thinking about camps and programs your child might attend. Here are a few things to consider when looking at camps or programs.