Summer for Kids
One of the biggest battles is to get them away from their computers, TVs and cell phones and out into the fresh air and wider world.
1 – Summer Camp
Summer camp is often the best solution for working parents in the summer. Children will get to do all sorts of activities, including sports and arts and crafts. The Y has many affordable camps around the country.
Compare the facilities. Some have a pool and the children will be allowed to swim every day, compared with only once or twice a week in other places. Continue reading
1 – Free or Cheap Summer Camp
Summer camp is often the best option for working parents. Most camps run by the Y, or perhaps a local school, are affordable. There will usually be a small additional fee per week for early drop-off and late pick-up, but it will be a lot cheaper than hiring a childminder.
The Y also offers scholarships. Parents need to apply early. Summer camp is usually a balance of physical activities, and arts and crafts. It’s a great chance for children to make new friends and learn new things. Continue reading