Five things to look for in a children’s summer camp

With summer just around the corner, the pressure is on to find the right San Diego summer camp for your kids. Put the panic on hold. We’ve put together a…

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Five things to look for in a children’s summer camp

With summer just around the corner, the pressure is on to find the right San Diego summer camp for your kids. Put the panic on hold. We’ve put together a guide to help you in your search for the perfect children’s summer camp

 

Tips for choosing the perfect summer camp

 

The most important thing is the staff
Every parent worries about leaving their child/children all day. This is a completely normal and important concern which is why it’s important to look for a summer camp which hires experienced staff.

Try and search for staff whom will help your kids feel welcome. Make sure the camp leaders have passed a security check.

Look at the goals
When choosing a summer camp in San Diego, it is important to look for the goals that they have set for the children. Make sure summer is not only a time for fun but also for learning.

The best camps will provide a variety of activities for your children to enhance their learning and social skills.

How hard do they push?
It seems like a weird question at first but it’s definitely an important one. During a day camp your child will be kept busy with different sorts of activities. However, it is important to not push children too hard and allow them plenty of breaks.

Ask about the number of breaks they will be getting throughout the day, how many potty breaks, snack breaks, etc.  Summer camps need to provide the right combination of fun and relaxation.

Communication
As a parent, it is not pleasant being left out of the loop and not knowing what your child is up to all day. Make sure that the camp you are looking at supports open communication between parents, staff, and children.

Also, as a parent, you want to stay included and have access to any information about your child at all times. It makes you feel comfortable and safe leaving your child in their hands every day.

Fun
Last but certainly not least, ask yourself if your child will really enjoy this camp. Don’t settle for an average summer camp. Summer is a time for adventure and fun. Dance to EvOLvE prides itself on providing amazing summer camps and we can’t wait to welcome your child.

In the meantime, should you have any questions or queries please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

 

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