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It’s that time of year again! Summer camp time! Parents have to be more and more vigilant than ever when it comes to the care of their children. Be sure to look beyond the eye catching brochures, rehearsed sales pitches and social media blast. Our children are worth the extra time and research required to safely select the best-qualified summer camps possible. When deciding which summer camps to trust with your children, be sure to do your research.

8 Essential Tips

To Selecting The Best-Qualified Summer Camps

Key #1 Do your homework.

Look beyond the “price is right” and impressive flyers and brochures. Do your homework by asking for references, verifying information, researching organizations by getting the facts. Look beyond social media.

Key #2 Ask lots of questions.

Ask questions first. Inquire staff qualifications/training, background checks and selection process, ask about camp schedules, activities, food preparations, transportation, emergency planning, camp feedback (complaints and praises), camp history, supervision, the organization’s history etc.

Key #3 Remember the camp staff and volunteers.