Parenting: Making Summer Camp Count

May 9, 2012 7:40:42 AM PDT
My kids are in elementary school. When I look at summer camps, I'm mostly interested in letting them have fun, while learning something a little extra. Our local Parks and Recreation Department have spectacular camps that my kids attend every year. But, I'm discovering that teenagers are expecting much more from camp. There's a growing trend to make summer camp a college building experience.