News archive - May 2014

Friday, May 30, 2014

IN THE MEDIA: Camp Research Project shows experience provides kids with many benefits

There are many benefits of sending your child to summer camp.

Dr. Troy Glover and his research team at the University of Waterloo released a study, The Canadian Summer Camp Research Project, in 2011 that explored the outcomes of summer camp participation.

The five-year study concluded that, "Participation in provincially accredited camps promotes positive change in five key areas of development: social integration and citizenship, environmental awareness, attitudes towards physical activity, emotional intelligence and self-confidence and personal development."

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