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Getting By With A Little Help From Camp Friends

Posted by on January 27, 2011

Jess Michaels, from the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey, recently posted a great article about why summer camp fosters such meaningful friendships.  Here is an excerpt:

Summer camp has always been a place where strong friendships have been made and sustained for years to come. In fact, The American Camp Association has found that 96% of campers say that camp helped them make new friends, while 92% indicated that other campers helped them to feel good about themselves. 69% of parents also mentioned that their child still remains in contact with friends made at camp. What is it about summer camp that helps foster friendships?

To read the full article, please visit: http://ourtownny.com/2011/01/19/getting-by-with-a-little-help-from-camp-friends/