The Blog of the West Wind

The Blog of the West Wind

Offseason musings from the Director and other voices regarding Kabeyun’s philosophy and the role of camp in developing strong, confident, and caring boys.

A Brief Overview of Different Types of Summer Camps
With so many overnight camps in New England to choose from, how do you begin to narrow it down and find the right camp? One of the first things you can do is to determine what type of camp is going to be right for you and your child. If you have an older, more mature child who is ready for some independence, an overnight camp might be the perfect solution. For kids who aren’t quite...
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Day Camp Vs. Overnight Camp

Saturday, September 15, 2018/by Kabeyun
Day Camp Vs. Overnight Camp
When looking at all your options for boys summer camp and which one will be the best fit for your son, one of the biggest factors you’ll have to consider is whether you want to send him to a day camp or an overnight camp. For some boys, the thought of staying away from home and sleeping in a strange place is terrifying, yet for others, it is an adventure they can’t wait to...
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Tips for Adjusting to Life After Summer Camp
Regardless of how many times your child has attended a summer camp New Hampshire, adjusting back to life at home can be challenging. For first-timers, there is a plethora of information available online to help prepare for camp—what to pack, how to say goodbye, and tips for writing letters to your young camper. But what the transition back to home life? Here are a few tips to help both...
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Tips to Help an Anxious Child Prepare for Camp
Attending one of the best summer camps in New England is a summer tradition for many families. It becomes something that both parents and children look forward to, counting down the days until camp starts. Once at camp, days are filled with hours of outdoor play, campfires, and making friends and life-long memories. While camp is a fun and anxiously anticipated event for many, what about...
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Lasting Advantages of Summer Camp

Wednesday, August 1, 2018/by Kabeyun
Lasting Advantages of Summer Camp
As summer is quickly coming to a close, New England summer camps are wrapping up and campers are returning home. But just because camps are over for the summer, doesn’t mean that campers can’t carry with them the fun and excitement they experienced at camp. Although there are many benefits that come from attending a summer camp, here are 4 kids keep with them even after their days...
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10 Reasons Why Camp is Great for Kids
Anyone who has attended a summer camp themselves will know first-hand just how rewarding and exciting New Hampshire summer camps can be. Having had the experience yourself, as a parent it is only natural that you want your child to have those same experiences. But parents who did not attend camp as a child might not realize just how important of a role camp can play. Here are 10 of the top...
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