Parents, it's already time to register kids for summer camp in Alaska
I have distinct memories from childhood summer camp experiences in the 1970s — of leatherwork and lanyard-stringing, campfire skits and canoeing. Back then, kids went to sleep-away camp to learn the finer points of communing with nature, meeting new friends and returning home with a tie-dye T-shirt, dirty laundry and a host of mosquito bites. Our parents wrote to us, and we might have written back, but camp was a sacred place about which we divulged little.
Today’s summer camps run a diverse and lengthy spectrum of a few hours to a few weeks, usually with specific goals in mind. Like... read more