Family camps bring parents and kids together. Camps offer many of the same features as traditional camps. Counsellors engage children in a range of structured activities; other programs are geared to adults. Time is also set aside for parents and their children to participate in activities with other families.
Here's a List of family camps
Chantal "Match" Jackson wrote:
Many families find Family Camp is a great way to introduce younger children to the idea of camp. This has meant for us that we sometimes have 10 year old kids that have received their 10 Year Paddle.
Trefor Munn-Venn wrote:
or us, family camp is one of the most important things we do with the boys each year. It's dedicated time together. It's time in nature. We try new things. We meet new friends and reconnect with old ones. We've built some of the most important family memories we have at family camp.
Family camp is a way to expand the camp experience for children of all ages. It's a balance of something new and exciting for kids, a more affordable vacation for the whole family, and a way for parents get a break with trained staff around to entertain their children.
Jim McHardy wrote:
Family Camps also offer a supported opportunity for families with special needs children to get away and to network with other families.
Sandra from Canoe Island French Camp wrote:
Families can experience the fun that younger campers take part in all summer. This is also a great way for potential campers and parents to find out about activities and the camp facilities. Adults attending alone or with friends are also welcome to attend. Activities for participants for all ages are planned.
My daughter will be 9 by summer 2015 and has severe ADHD managed by meds. She is small for her age. She wants to go somewhere that will help her learn how to waterski/rock climb, etc. I want to make sure wherever she goes will not limit her from these activities by age/size. I also want to make sure she is in a caring environment that will show her patience. The camp does not NEED to be a faith-based camp, but can be.