homesickness

The Do’s and Don’ts of Homesickness

The Do’s and Don’ts of Homesickness

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For millions of children, youth, and adults, summer camp is right around the corner. Camp is a unique environment that promotes growth and independence. For…
Being Away from Home Builds Self-esteem, Independence

Being Away from Home Builds Self-esteem, Independence

One of the many joys of parenthood is helping children navigate new waters. And, while often these situations are met with hesitation, slight anxiety — or in the case of some first-time campers, homesickness — it is these moments that develop the twenty-first century skills needed in adulthood. New situations, such as going away to…