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Teaching Children Life Skills

Posted by Jason Sebell on May 20, 2014 2:05:00 PM

Teaching Children Life Skills

At our summer camp in NH our focus is on creating the most developmentally impactful and fun experience possible for our campers. Each summer they gain skills traditionally acquired at overnight camp, like becoming a better swimmer or ball player, or learning new forms of visual arts. More importantly, at Kenwood and Evergreen we are also teaching children life skills like independence, resilience, and flexibility, along with how and when to compromise. These are vital skills that they will need throughout their lives, regardless of what they study in college or choose as their profession.

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Topics: 21st century skills, teaching children life skills, camper letter

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