Why You Should Start Shopping Early for Summer Camps and Programs

By: Camp Electric
  • November 8, 2019

When the weather turns cold, the last thing that’s probably on your mind is what your family will be doing next summer. Why think about June when you’re in the middle of planning your Thanksgiving feast? You might be surprised to know there are a few good reasons to start shopping early for summer camps and programs. Even if you’re in the early stages of planning for next year, we think you should begin mulling over your options. Here are just a few of the reasons why you need to start shopping early for summer camps and programs.

What to Bring to Summer Camp: Preparing for Adventure

By: Camp Electric
  • April 2, 2019

Between the anxiety of trying new things and the last-second panic of feeling like you’ve forgotten to pack something, knowing what to bring to summer camp can be an exhausting checklist. You already know to pack your toothbrush and clothes, so we wanted to remind you of a few things you should consider when running through your personal What to Bring to Summer Camp list. Some of these are more hands-on than others, but we believe they will all help you or your child survive the packing process.

Coolest Summer Camp Activities: Get Excited!

By: Camp Electric
  • July 30, 2018

For those attending a summer camp for the first time as well as those who return annually, there are certain activities that can really get you excited. Every kid has different interests (and fears) that make for a unique camp experience, but the coolest summer camp activities all fall into a few distinct categories of fun. No matter if you are headed to the mountains, the beach, or the country, each camp provides its own set of events to which you can look forward. Here are some of the coolest summer camp activities to anticipate this year.

Summer Camps: How Much Should I Be Willing to Pay?

By: Camp Electric
  • March 15, 2018

No matter what kind of product you’re shopping for, you want to make sure that you’re getting a good deal. There’s nothing wrong with liking a bargain. Even if you have the means to cover just about any cost, you want to make sure you aren’t wasting money. It’s true for everything from buying groceries to purchasing a new car. Why would shopping for summer camps be any different?

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Picking a Summer Camp

By: Camp Electric
  • February 16, 2018

“I’m bored.” These dreaded words are the first indication of a summer that was poorly planned. Although your child can do many exciting activities during the summer, one of the most popular options over the years is to attend a summer camp. In order to save you from restless nights and an angry middle-schooler, we want to warn you about a few mistakes that are common when picking out a summer camp for your kids. Whether you’ve sent your children to camp before or not, the process of making summer plans can be nauseating.

Free Resources to Help You Find the Best Summer Camp for Your Kids

By: Camp Electric
  • February 1, 2018

Have you ever wondered if your child is getting the best summer camp experience? If you’re looking for an ordinary, run-of-the-mill, rustic cabins by a lake summer camp, there are so many from which you can choose. How will you know the mediocre from the magnificent? It turns out that you have some free resources that can guide your decision. Don’t worry about breaking tradition or shopping around: we’re living in an exciting time with new technology and opportunities everywhere. Let’s use the information before us to find the best summer camp for your kids.

Camp Electric and Kanakuk: A Summer Camp Comparison

By: Camp Electric
  • January 21, 2018

Finding the right summer camp for your child can be difficult. Do you simply sign him or her up for whatever your church or local YMCA is doing? Or do you send them to one of the many prestigious private summer camps out there? We all have different preferences that help us to pick the best camp for your child, whether it’s location, cost, or settling for whichever camp his friends are attending.

Best Summer Camps for Teens: What Should I Look For?

By: Camp Electric
  • December 15, 2017

We all know just how hard it can be to find what your child needs, be it clothes, schools, Christmas gifts, or the best doctor. Life is already complicated enough, having to navigate the world for your children is simply added pressure. That’s why we’re here to help you understand how to find the best summer camps for teens. While most camps will be perfectly fine, some may be better suited for your child than others. So here’s a few things to look for when searching for the best summer camps for teens.

Camp Counselors: Who's Watching My Kids This Summer?

By: Camp Electric
  • November 29, 2017

The first time parents send their kids off to summer camp is a moment of both fear and excitement. When a child takes the next step in their development, whether it’s learning to use a toilet or walking across a stage to pick up a diploma, it’s a proud moment for parents. You might also have a lot of questions about what comes next. We know that parents who are sending their child off to camp for the first time (or to a different camp) are going to have a few questions. A big one has to do with who will be watching their kids while they are gone.

7 Reasons Why We Need Summer Camps for Teens

By: Camp Electric
  • November 21, 2017

As the world presses on with social media and other technology, it may seem like the days of old are quickly passing us by. One time honored tradition that has yet to slip away, however, is the fun of summer camps for teens. As the summer months rolls around, these camps are as much a part of the season as catching fireflies, watching fireworks, and grilling out by the pool. Although we can all agree that summer camps for teens can be fun, some might question the necessity of such institutions. Here are seven reasons why we think these camps are a vital part of the childhood experience.