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Last week, as I wrote a reference letter for one of our Section Directors looking to get into teachers college, it dawned on me how so many of our staff members, past and present have gone on to complete their post graduate degree in education. Summer camp is a great way to learn important teaching…Read more
As the Director of Kettleby Valley, an Ontario Summer Camp, I have the opportunity to meet with hundreds of parents. Over the years I’ve learned that, as parents, we hate to see our children struggle. The desire to protect our children is not unique to today’s families. Rather, it’s the way we define the term ‘struggle’ that…Read more
Like most summer camps in Ontario, we have our share of parents who are anxious about sending their children to camp. Even some of our families who choose our day camp program have hesitations. Did they arrive safely. Are they making friends? Are they being kind to others? Do they like their counsellors? These and so…Read more
Resilience and adaptability are important virtues that children learn while attending summer camp It’s tough to say what challenges our children might face when it comes to their working careers. Technological disruptions and automation are rapidly developing in the workplace, and it’s almost certain that the next generation will be subjected to a great deal…Read more
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