The Blog of Camps Kenwood and Evergreen

Interesting child development reading for our parents and camp friends

Posted by Jason Sebell on Mar 23, 2016 1:37:14 PM

Our summer camp in NH's leadership team spends a lot of time researching the latest articles, TED talks and videos out there about child development, psychology, and how children succeed, and we are happy to share them with our parents and friends. We post the most interesting things we find on the Parenting Resource page of our website. In the last few weeks there have been so many that we thought might appeal to our camp parents that we decided to share them in a blog.

5 Fun Ways To Build Your Child's Brain - Washington Post

5 Way To Let A Little More Risk Into Your Child's Day (and why that's a good thing)

Read more about our summer camp focused on child development

Three Friends, One Odd Girl Out: Cracking the Girl Threesome - Time Magazine

 

The Best Way To Fight With A Teenager - New York Times

Learn why Kenwood and Evergreen friendships last a lifetime

Camps Kenwood and Evergreen for boys and girls is a 7-week overnight camp in Wilmot, NH. We teach friendship, values and life skills in a traditional summer camp setting.

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Topics: parenting resource, washington post, 5 ways

21st Century Skills And Teaching Children How To Take Assess Risk

Posted by Jason Sebell on Nov 19, 2014 3:06:41 PM

 Talking about 21st century skills and the importance of teaching children how to assess risk

I hear it all the time: You work with middle school kids? That must be a nightmare! What a rough age. My response is usually something along the lines of “actually, I love working with this age group. Maybe it’s different at camp but mostly what we encounter are great kids who are really happy to be with their friends for the summer”. Based on almost twenty years of working with young people at our summer camp in NH that has certainly been my experience.

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Topics: 21st century skills, Healthy Risk Taking and Creativity, washington post, taking risks

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