X

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.

What Happens When Homesickness Strikes

Monday, May 7, 2018/written by Kabeyun
What Happens When Homesickness Strikes
Many first-time camp parents ask camp directors and counselors the question, “What happens if my child gets homesick while at a summer camp for boys?” The good thing is, homesickness isn’t as common as many parents think. Many first-time campers never experience homesickness as they are having too much fun at camp to think about home and miss it. While homesickness is not...
Continue >
How to Select the Right Summer Camp for Your Boy
Summer is just around the corner, and you’re not sure what your son should do during his free time. Many parents consider camp at some point because the experience can be defining for their child. Take a look at how to select a summer camp for boys. The fun is infectious when you match your son to the proper program. Camping Type and Time Commitment When deciding on a summer camp,...
Continue >

3 Benefits of Going to an Overnight Summer Camp

Monday, February 19, 2018/written by Kabeyun
3 Benefits of Going to an Overnight Summer Camp
Many parents want their children to engage with other kids and learn how to be social. For many decades, summer camps have been a great option to keep children entertained and active when they're on break from school. By spending time at one of the overnight camps in New England, your child can create new memories and grow as an individual. If you're considering putting your kids in an...
Continue >

3 Characteristics of a Great Summer Camp

Monday, February 5, 2018/written by Kabeyun
3 Characteristics of a Great Summer Camp
If you are a parent thinking about sending your child to summer camp for the first time, you may be overwhelmed by the many choices available. In fact, there are more than 5,000 options across the United States. Consider these guidelines when you set out to choose the best summer camp for your child. Activities A camp should have many different activities available for your child to...
Continue >
7 Reasons Why You Should Send Your Son to a Boys Summer Camp
If you have ever experienced going to summer camp as a kid, you know about the amount of fun that awaits. Since boys in particular tend to be quite active, a summer camp for boys is the ideal setting to burn energy. There are several reasons why this can be a beneficial experience for your son. Socialization: Attending camp generally allows kids to take a break from the electronic...
Continue >

4 Tips For Talking to Your Son About Camp

Monday, January 1, 2018/written by Kabeyun
4 Tips For Talking to Your Son About Camp
There are many ways that your son can benefit from summer camp. Explaining the exciting benefits will help him embrace all that a summer away at camp has to offer. Use the following tips to talk to your son about a boys-only summer camp in New Hampshire. Talk About Summer Camp Early You can help your child prepare for summer camp by getting him excited as early as possible. Use photos...
Continue >
First357Last