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Why You Should Start Thinking About Sending Your Child to Summer Camp Now

Summer camps are a great way to get your children to play outside with others their age. With a long summer ahead of us, enrolling your child in a summer camp can help them stay socialized with other kids in the area. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, 10% of students attend private schools in the United States and most of these kids also attend summer camps. Let's find out why you should be thinking of sending your child to a summer camp this summer and what the benefits are.

Making New Friends

Summer camps can help your children meet other kids their age from other schools. This can help them get out of their typical setting and enhance their social skills. At summer camps, your children can join a cabin group or make a new group of friends they might not have met if you didn't enroll them.

Campers also get the opportunity to develop healthy relationships with role models, including camp counselors, older campers, and leaders, in addition to making new friends and lasting connections. Creating new friendships is also beneficial for improving one's confidence and self-image.

Time With Nature

Who wouldn't want the chance to disconnect and spend time outside after a year of heightened screen time? Children can spend time at summer camp in a calm setting with space to run around, a lake to swim in, woods to explore, and fresh air to breathe in. Overall, children find summer camps to be a tremendously enjoyable, healthy, and rewarding experience.

Independence

Summer camps are frequently the only time many kids spend time away from home. While this could be daunting for some, it's also a great chance to develop independence and self-worth. In a secure, supervised setting, children practice making decisions without their parents, which is good for growth.

Because summer camps offer a safe atmosphere where kids can begin to take their first independent steps away from home and school, as a parent, you should consider sending your child to one near you. If you are interested in sending your child to a summer camp this summer or next, reach out to us today and learn all about our great summer camp.

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Lynn-Rose Joins the International Schools Partnership

We are thrilled to announce that Lynn-Rose has joined the International Schools Partnership (ISP), a group of 46 premier international schools in 12 countries and growing. ISP is recognized across local communities and the global education sector for amazing learning, ambition and growth, and we look forward this next exciting phase of our school's journey.