Spotlight: Project PLANTS

This camp for rising 7th and 8th graders is guaranteed to develop some green thumbs. Students explore a variety of agriculture and horticulture themes, go on field trips, and do experiments and hands-on projects.

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Spotlight: Camp Glen Arden

Camp Glen Arden is a girls camp located in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Zirconia, NC. I spoke with camp director Erin Graham, who provided insights on what makes the program tick, and counselor Rachel Stukenborg, who explained what makes summer camp so impactful.

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How to Choose a Camp for Tweens

Dealing with middle schoolers is tough on so many levels. They’re technically able to stay at home alone during the summer. But what will they be doing? Choosing a day camp for your tween is not about day care. It’s about enrichment and skills development. For a well-rounded summer, there are several key areas to cover.

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