Holidays, no matter which one, is supposed to be fun. Do you think you can cut it by just being at home? Then you are seriously missing out on all the action, drama, fun and a chance live life to the fullest. Why waste free time at home when you are a kid and beat the heat with activities that you’ll enjoy and cherish for the rest of your life.
Summer camps run in the summer months of June, July and August, for around 9 weeks or more. Children can participate in them for any number of days or weeks. It’ll be full of a number of activities which can be anything from sports, drama, circus skills, cooking, outdoor and adventure or even scuba diving. It’s certain that there is a camp that will run any sort of activity imaginable as per what your kid desire.
If you’ve been to camp, you’re not surprised to hear about the benefits of summer camp. Experiencing life at camp yourself as a child, you know the profound positive effects that still matter to you as an adult, and you also know that you want the same thing for your own kids.
Benefits of summer camp
Well, to begin with, your kid won’t be trapped within just the four walls of a room. Campers will get a chance to run around freely, learn, meet new people and make new friends, but above all – have some fun.
Summer camps are known to provide a safe environment where children gain self-confidence as they learn new skills. It can also turn out to be a place of education where they can gain social skills while truly enjoying their time there. It can bring out the hidden potential in your kid and develop them into more than what they used to be and more.
All camps provide the campers with engaging activities of their interest that they can actively participate in. It’ll help them grow in different ways and instil responsibility in them. To be frank, nobody can predict how a personality can develop in a child but all that can be done is to guide them in the right direction with the right set of advice and activities.
- Unplug from technology
Expansion of technology these days have definitely brought a gap in social interaction among youth, so much that they chat to each other on phone while in the same room. Summer camps help your kid to unplug from the tech and experience the real world – real people, real activities and real emotions. They realize that there is plenty to do. Camp is real!
- Develop natural skills
Camps provide the right instructions, activities, facilities and equipments which help in developing skills in social interaction, artistic talents, life skills and much more. One can find one’s own natural skills through this and aspire to be what they truly want to be.
- Make true friends
Camp is a place where children can make true friends who lasts longer. Free from social expectations and pressure from others, camps provide a chance for children to be free from ties and encourages them to relax and make good friends. Let them just enjoy the singing, dancing, laughing, talking, playing, eating and doing what they like together – and help them make lasting memories and cherished relationships.
- Gain resiliency
Life will not be always perfect. One has to be resilient to keep moving forward in life which will be full of twists and turns. The challenges, people and activities one faces during a camp can be tackled with the right amount of tenacity and faced up front. Once they are successfully overcame your kid will gain the confidence to face anything that comes their way.
- Learning teamwork
One can’t do everything all y themselves. At moments like this teamwork proves to be an important factor to get things done. The various group activities provided at the summer camps teaches you kid how to be a team player and co-operate with others and tackle the challenge. It also lets them gain a lot of social skills while with a lot of people.
- Gain social skills
A social skill is any skill facilitating interaction and communication with others. Children develop social skills by being with other people and interacting with them. Having conversations with people and getting to know each other are part of this. This can lead to gaining new knowledge, develop new relationships or gaining confidence to talk and reduce shyness.
- Gain confidence
Camps help children build self-confidence and self-esteem by removing the competition element when compared to the academic period. Here the competitions are held for fun learning, where children can just be themselves. Being at ease with the surrounding will make them more open and they can improve themself step by step.