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Camp Walt Whitman, located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire, is the best coed sleepaway camp available in New England. Boys and girls from 2nd grade to teens have the time of their lives every summer. Visit site: Camp Walt Whitman 1000 Cape Moonshine Rd Piermont, NH 03779 603-764-5521 cww@campwalt.com – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: How To Make Summer More Meaningful To Your Kids


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How to Make Summer More Meaningful to Your Kids
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Oh, the glorious days of summer, with balmy
mornings perfect for biking down to the park, hot
afternoons spent cooling off by the pool and
idyllic evenings of barbecues and catching
fireflies.
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At least, thats how we parents may like to think
of summer.
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Unfortunately, todays kids are more likely to be
found on the couch glued to various electronic
devices than out and about in the sunshine.
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Take a few simple steps this year to make sure
your children have a summer thats both fun and
meaningful.
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Spend Time Together
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In all the hustle and bustle and multi-tasking of
modern life, its easy to put off just hanging
out with the kids in favor of getting everything
done.
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Remember, they wont be little forever take a
step back and spend a day or an afternoon as a
family, whether locally or on a short day trip,
letting your kids share in the decision of where
to go.
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Take off for a relaxing day at the beach complete
with sand castle building, body surfing and
everyones favorite picnic foods.
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Meander through a local museum, take in an
amusement park, meet the denizens of the local
zoo or set off on a kid-friendly hike.
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It doesnt have to be an all-day affair even
taking a few hours with your youngster each day
to run through the sprinkler, draw chalk pictures
on the driveway or lie on a blanket after dinner
and look at the stars can make all the difference
in your childs summer.
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Sleepaway Camp
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Your kids may be clamoring to finally go to
overnight summer camp.
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Stories from friends and siblings often inspire
that big step from summer in the neighborhood to
the exotic excitement of spending whole weeks
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with other kids and no parents in a
lakeside wilderness where hiking, swimming and
campfire shenanigans rule.
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Take a look at some camps with your child and let
them get started on the fine summer tradition of
sleepaway camp.
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Summertime Reading
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Theres a reason summer reading programs have
endured for so long They really do get kids
excited about reading.
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Sign your youngsters up at the local library or
take a look at the reading list theyve brought
home at the end of school.
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Kids literature has been booming in recent
years, with loads of adults now addicted to young
adult books.
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Just take a look at recent movies many are
adapted from teen best sellers.
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Library reading programs feature exciting
activities, prizes and a chance to get together
with friends and classmates during the summer.
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Read a few of the books yourself and talk with
your kids about the characters and plots.
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Nurture A Love Of Nature
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There may be a few more bugs about, but summer is
definitely an amazing time to be outside.
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Go for a nature hike with your youngsters and
have fun identifying animal tracks, flowers and
wildlife.
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Local nature centers will be sure to have guided
hikes and many feature organized summer camps and
activities.
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Zoos are always a popular option, and many happy
memories are made while spending hours in the
reptile house or watching the monkeys play.
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Immortalize Your Memories
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At the end of summer, collect all the photos and
create a summer album full of everyones favorite
memories.
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You can make it yourself or create a cool photo
book on one of the on-line services like
Shutterfly.com.
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From delights to disasters, each years summer
album will become a treasured part of your
familys history.
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After, as time passes you'll find some of the
most magical words your child will say are
"remember when we...."
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If you're considering sending your child to an
overnight summer camp, be sure to visit our site
to learn about Camp Walt Whitman.
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Located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire,
Camp Walt Whitman offers a safe, nurturing
environment in a beautiful mountain setting.
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Our camp is a coed sleepaway camp, with separate
areas for boys and girls.
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www.campwalt.com
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Camp Walt Whitman 1000 Cape Moonshine
Rd Piermont, NH 03779 603-764-5521 cww_at_campwalt.co
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