START 7 DAY FREE TRIAL

Featured camps

Parents

Finding A Summer Camp In 2021

Written By: happycamper

Finding a summer camp for your child!

It does not have to be a daunting task to begin the search for a summer camp for your child. Happy Camper Live provides the largest summer camp and programs directory. With over 10,000 listings, we make it easy for parents to find the right fit for their campers. There are many ways to begin the search.

Summer camp

If you already know a camp that is of interest, learn more by exploring the website and getting more details about what the camp has to offer.

1. Camp Type

2. Camp Category

3. Camp Activity

4. Country

There is a wonderful program listing on happycamperlive.com that helps you narrow down your searches.

Now that you have a list, what do you do next? It’s time to contact the Camp Director. Compile your list of questions. Some good ones to include are:

1. How long are your sessions?

2. How do you handle first time campers?

3. What is the daily program like?

4. How do you handle allergies, dietary issues or other camper needs?

5. How does my child get to camp?

6. How will I communicate with my camper?

7. Do you allow electronics?

Kids at summer campThere are just a few questions to start your conversation. Have about 10-15 questions handy. Camp Directors also will send you great follow-up materials. You can also check out their website after the call when you have more context, and do further research now that you have an understanding of the program.

Summer camp is a great experience for children. Finding the right one is a process. Give yourself some time to gather information to help you make the best decision. Camp is an amazing experience for kids. Often campers spend multiple years at camp, so make sure you take the time to find the best match you can.

Tagged:- camp listing, camps near me, find a summer camp, summer camp, summer camp directory, summer camp listing, summer camp near me

RELATED ARTICLES

Activities

Arts and crafts

Capturing Memories: Tips For Creating A Summer Camp Scrapbook

Creating a summer camp scrapbook is a fantastic way to capture the memories of camp and relive them for years to come. Here are some tips to help you craft a scrapbook that truly encapsulates the spirit of your summer camp experience. Gather Supplies To create a beautiful scrapbook, you’ll need the right supplies. Here’s […]

Activities

Cooking

Campfire Cuisine: Learning Basic Outdoor Cooking Skills

There’s something magical about cooking over an open flame under the starlit sky. Whether you’re camping deep in the wilderness or simply enjoying a backyard bonfire, mastering basic outdoor cooking skills can elevate your camping experience to a whole new level. Learn about essential tools and techniques. Cooking Tools Before you embark on your culinary […]

Read More...

Campers

Map It Out: Familiarizing Yourself With Your Summer Camp

As the sun rises on the horizon and the scent of adventure fills the air, you find yourself at the threshold of a new chapter: summer camp. Whether you’re a first-time camper or a seasoned veteran, getting acquainted with your temporary home-away-from-home is crucial for a smooth and enjoyable experience. So, before you dive headfirst […]

Read More...

Activities

Campers

Outdoor adventure

The Benefits of Sending Your Child to a Nature-Based Summer Camp

In today’s digital age, children are spending more time indoors, glued to screens, and detached from the natural world around them. However, there’s a timeless remedy to this disconnect – nature-based summer camps. These camps offer an immersive experience in the great outdoors, providing a plethora of benefits that extend far beyond the summer months. […]

Read More...

Activities

Campers

Education

Exploring STEM Activities in Summer Camp

Summer camp offers kids a break from the academic grind and a chance to explore new activities, make friends, and enjoy the outdoors. In recent years, many summer camps have expanded their offerings to include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities, blending fun with education. Why STEM in Summer Camps? Hands-On Learning STEM activities […]

Read More...

HAPPY CAMPERS

Greet Each Other In Spanish

Read More...

Keeping Camp Games Fun for Every Camper

Read More...

3 String DIY Artwork Projects

Read More...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Read More...

categories

Activities (196)

Arts and crafts (56)

Camp stories (11)

Camp traditions (20)

Campers (89)

Cooking (34)

Education (5)

Family activities (76)

Featured camps (12)

Gift Guides (11)

Music (9)

Outdoor adventure (29)

Parents (61)

Podcast (25)

School (15)

Science (9)

Sports (32)

STEM (5)

Water sports (1)