Get ready for summer camp with these tips
Clara Brady, 8, climbs at the Rock About Climbing Adventures Camp in Reimers Ranch last year. JAY JANNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN
We’re getting excited about our summer camp guide. Find in on Feb. 24 at campguide.austin360.com. You can find last year’s guide now.
Fantastic Magic Camp instructor Elias King teaches the art of juggling to kids attending magic camp.
For this year’s camp guide, we visited three very different camp last summer where we learned to rock climb, do magic and make art. We also went to a camp where high school girls get skills toward finding a career.
We’ve been writing about camp for 25 years and have shared a lot of tips.
Here are some of our favorite recent camp tip stories:
How to pick a camp
How to find the right summer camp for your kids
The questions every parent should ask when choosing a summer camp
Know what to ask before signing kids up for camp
Let kids try something new, challenging at camps
Our to-do list
Get your camp plans made with our to-do list
Pick your camp: How to map out your summer schedule
Plan for camp Mommy or Daddy now
Get swim lessons now before kids head off to camp
Take lice precautions before sending kids off to camp
Get your physical, medical forms lined up
Who’s on the list to pick up your child from camp?
Keep kids safe around water this summer
A guide to sun screen and sun protection
Find the right containers to pack for camp
Get packing for camp with these tips
Talk to camp early about child with different physical, emotional needs
Tips on paying for camp
Once at camp
Letters from camp: What they say and don’t say about your child