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Victoria Johnson

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N.C. Breaks Top 5 for Most Summer Camps

Posted by : Victoria Johnson | 11 Sep, 2017

With over 90 traditional overnight camps, North Carolina ranks #4 for summer camps per state.

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Forget About the Kids! How about Summer Camp for Adults?

Posted by : Victoria Johnson | 3 Aug, 2017

Yes, this is a thing.

A few years ago I attended a week-long chamber music workshop for amateur adults at my alma mater, UNC Chapel Hill. My colleagues thought it was a crazy way to spend vacation time, but it was the most rewarding experience I had had in a long time. Anyone who did something well in college and gave it up to get a real job knows how much you miss that sense of accomplishment.

You too can revive your youthful passion at a summer camp!

There are many great camps for adults serving a variety of interests. Some last a week while others take place over a long weekend. While there are tons of experiential vacations out there (everything from ranching to surfing to wine making), this list aims to align to the types of camps we send our kids to.

 

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Why Summer Camp is Good for Your Child's Career

Posted by : Victoria Johnson | 19 Jul, 2017

While planning my children’s summer camp schedules from my office cube, I often felt jealous that they got to spend ten weeks attending fun and amazing day camps. I wished I could go to hip hop dance camp, build a robot, or spend a week exploring nature. Compared to the daily grind, a summer filled with new and exciting experiences sounds fantastic.

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Topics: Day camp

How to Find Last-Minute Summer Camps

Posted by : Victoria Johnson | 3 Aug, 2017

Click here to get a list of camps with openings!

Can you identify with one of the following?

  1. You’re not a planner. You’ve procrastinated on finding camps for your kids and now you feel like there’s nothing good left.
  2. You thought you had everything nailed down, but there was a last-minute cancellation or a change in your schedule.
  3. You felt so busy during the school year with soccer, gymnastics, and clubs that you couldn’t fathom putting your kids in more activities during the summer. Now that you’re faced with ten long weeks of togetherness, you’re having second thoughts.
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Topics: Day camp, Camp planning