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Bay Area Summer Camp Guide for Kids and Teens

This summer camp guide will help you find camps that fit your kids interests and provide some tips on how to make it easier to plan your summer with the greatest ease.  Bay Area kids benefit from a large variety of summer camps — sports, art, coding, outdoor and specialty camps! Many parents describe the […]

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Top Questions to Find the Right Summer Camp

With so many choices available, how do you find a summer camp that fits your family’s style? Here are key questions to ask when starting your search. By Wendy Chou Some parents see summer vacation as a chance to try new skills and challenges, and some would rather that their kids unplug and unwind from […]

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Summer Camps for Teens

Discover summer camp options (and alternatives) that are perfect for teenagers. From sports camps to robot camps, volunteering to leadership training…

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Choosing Musical Instruments for Kids: How Parents Can Help

The ability to play a musical instrument is a great talent that takes time and dedication. Learning to play music is a lot like learning to read—the earlier it starts, the better. When your child shows interest in taking up an instrument, try to resist the urge to pick for them or let them pick […]

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Camp Director Diaries: Camp Tawonga

Camp Tawonga has been a leader in Jewish camping since 1925. They offer a variety of different programs for campers of all ages from traditional camp fun to teen leadership programs, all set in the beautiful Stanislaus National Forest. Teens can also embark on retreats to Israel, Canada, and other locations. We interviewed camp director Jamie Simon […]

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5 Tips to Choosing the Best Summer Camp Programs for Kids

With so many summer camps to choose from, how do parents know what to look for in finding the right fit for their kids? Written by Sarah Antrim Not all children are the same, so what might be the right fit for one may not be for another. Never fear, ActivityHero is here to help! […]

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Top Reasons For Summer Sports Involvement

Elite sports begin young, and select those few who will be the superstars of the next generation early on. Whether you desire this intense experience for your child, or simply want them to be active, have fun and learn a new skill – summer is a great time to get it done. Competitive sports can […]

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6 Reasons To Pick this Winter Activity This Summer

Swimming, softball clinics and church camps – you can likely rattle off the lists of summer activity options in your sleep by now. However, there may be one “cool” sport you may have missed while packing your calendars full this summer – ice skating! Sure, it may take you a moment to shift your focus […]

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Outfitting Your Child for Summer Performing Arts Camps? Start Here

The San Francisco Bay Area is filled to the brim with artistic activities for kids of all ages. From first steps into a dance studio to summer performing arts camps for mastering a classical concerto, the truth of the matter is young people involved in the arts have special shopping needs that at times can be difficult […]