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Summer Camp, Free Pampers, and Teacher Trouble - Links We Love

Diapers are expensive, which is why you should enter LilSugar's giveaway where you could win a full year's worth of Pampers. Pampers will also donate the cost of 50 tetanus vaccines to UNICEF. -- LilSugar Segregation in schools is on the rise,...

Summer Camp - Are You Afraid to Spend the Money?

With the Dow falling faster than Joaquin Phoenix's asking price for a film, many parents are cutting back on unnecessary expenses. And it's not just new video games or fancy sneakers. Summer camp is on the chopping block. While day or sleep-away...

Helicopter parents require their own camp counsellors

With all the hand wringing and obsession over children, it's amazing that summer camp has survived the Helicopter Parent Era. But counselors and cabins and bunk mates are still available, but there have been some changes. Many summer camps have had...

Manitoba camp for gay teens a success

Many kids go away to camp during the summer. Some are general outdoorsy-type camps while others are more focused and specialized. When I was younger, I spent several summers at a camp that included hikes, canoeing, arts and crafts, and about six...

Summer camp memories

As the end of summer slowly approaches (and it would have to given the unbelievable heat), I find myself thinking about my favorite memories of summers past. The part of me that will always be a kid resurfaces every summer to reminisce about summer...

Image of the Day: Riding high

One of the best parts about being a small person is that you can perch just about anywhere for a better view. Such is the case with this little guy. And doesn't he look like he thinks his bird's eye view is just about the best thing in the world? I...

Those Friday folders, again

Remember last year when Jerry Falwell's Liberty Council fought for -- and won -- the right to send religious information home in the "Friday folders", and then got their knickers in a twist because other, non-Falwellian religions took advantage of...

Military summer camps on your schedule?

There were more than a few moments over the winter when I dreamed of carting my kids off to summer camp. Any kind of camp would be great, but perhaps a military sort of camp that would whip them into shape and lend them some discipline sounded even...

Would you send your kid to combat camp?

A week or so ago, we happened to be at a local mall where a summer camp fair was taking place -- there were tables all through the mall promoting science camps and horseback riding camps and nature camps and soccer camps and so on. One such table...

American Idol to host summer camp for kids

Alright, I am going to completely reserve judgment on this (and talk about it in a subsequent post), but for now I'd like to hear what all of you think instead. American Idol has announced they will begin hosting summer camp this year. In short, it...

Paul Newman hosts camps for terminally ill children

Paul Newman is one of the few celebrities who use their fame to help those with less. His line of specialty foods has raised over $200 million dollars for charity to date. But another philanthropic endeavor of his are his Hole in the Wall Gang camps....

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