The benefits of a summer camp experience for children are enormous! The American Camp Association http://www.acacamps.org/
has done extensive research, and it seems readily apparent that a summer camp experience for kids increases their confidence
, their independence, their ability to care for others
and their willingness to shoulder responsibility.
Knowing all this, still doesn't make it easier for parents to send their children off to summer camp! However, there are things they can do to increase the likelihood of a positive and successful camp experience
. First, you need to choose a camp. This Instructable is here to help!
Hosted by Camp Fire USA Central Ohio Council http://www.centralohiocampfire.org/
, operating summer camps in and around Columbus Ohio, they encourage you to partner with an organization in your community in getting your child outside this summer!