Before you forget: Evaluate this summer’s camps for next year

By Nicole Villalpando nvillalpando@statesman.com Every year you swear your going to write down some things about the summer camps you’ve been sending your kids to so...

Friends for life: Camp can create strong bonds

Melissa Erickson This article appears in Summer Camp magazine 2019. Elizabeth Much's summer camp days are long behind her, but the friendships she made 30 years...

Tips on making friends

Melissa Erickson This article appears in Summer Camp magazine 2018. Making friends is easy for some people and harder for others, but at summer camp making...

How to survive parties, school, camps in a gluten, dairy and...

By Nicole Villalpando nvillalpando@statesman.com San Francisco-area chef Amy Fothergill had to put her training to use in a different way when she had two children with...

Austin company Waldo Photos has new way to find kids’ camp photos

By Nicole Villalpando nvillalpando@statesman.com Every July, as I send my kids to a three-week camp near Waco, I become a crazy person. Each day, I log...

Trends in summer camp opportunities

Trends in summer camp opportunities
Melissa Erickson This article appears in Summer Camp magazine 2019. One of the biggest trends in summer camps is the way they allow kids to make...

Advice for pre-camp jitters

Melissa Erickson This article appears in Summer Camp magazine 2019. While some kids may feel pure excitement about heading off to summer camp, most combine those...

Camp-packing tips

Melissa Erickson This article appears in Summer Camp magazine 2018. Packing for summer camp can be a chore or a fun family activity. Follow these tips...

The Questions Every Parent Should Ask When Choosing a Summer Camp

Summer dawns, which means one thing for thousands of Texas children: camp. Here are the questions every parent should ask when choosing a summer camp...