Research, Writings and Articles about Summer Camp
How to Define Camp: Coming up with an adequate definition of “summer camp” leads us to consider both the functions of camp, and the attributes of camp organizations.
Why Kids Love Summer Camp: Children love camp for many reasons, but this article identifies eight important experiences that summer camp provides but are ordinarily lacking in kids’ lives throughout the rest of the year.
Are Camp Expenses Tax Deductible?: There is some confusion about whether the cost of summer camp can be included as a child care expense on a family’s tax return. This article discusses the crucial difference between a day camp and an overnight camp.
Why Camp is about Heart: In addition to “21st-century skills,” children at camp learn to define their relationships to other people through kindness, caring and respect.