New Camp Listings (June 27-July 3)
Happy 4th of July!!! Not only do we have a lot to celebrate, we’re having some awesome weather! Here are the listings I added this week: Old Saratoga Athletic Association (Schuylerville) Corpus Christi Church (Round Lake) Mother Teresa Academy (Clifton Park) Clifton Park Center Baptist Church (Clifton Park) St Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (Saratoga Springs) — Bummer! Their VBS › Read more
New Camp Listings (June 20-26)
So was anyone else sneaking this year’s pile of school papers out into the recycling bin this weekend? I save a few things, especially samples of their writing, but the bulk of it must go and I find the task oddly overwhelming. Next up, cleaning out backpacks in preparation for our first summer camp of › Read more
5 Reasons Why I Love Summer Camp
Ok, I’ll admit it… once summer hits I start to fantasize about leaving my job just to have the whole summer “off” (I use that word loosely because as parents, we’re never totally off-duty!). But in reality, there’s a lot to love about summer camp. 1) Keeping the schedule. I am NOT a schedule person unless I › Read more
New Camp Listings (June 13-19)
Happy Father’s Day! To celebrate, we went camping, fishing and hiking this weekend, so I am REALLY thankful for the great weather and some time to relax. At home, i have a tendency to focus in on my to-do list (groceries, laundry, etc.. ) and before i know it, the weekend is over. Summer camp › Read more
New Camp Listings (June 6-12)
Well, Saturday has been a bit of a wash-out for those of us here in Ballston Spa. Thankfully, we weren’t trying to have a yard sale like so many of our neighbors. (Although we have LOTS we could sell! Think i could just direct people to our basement???) Here are the listings I added this week: Serendipity › Read more
New Camp Listings (May 30-June 5)
Heading out for the day tomorrow to celebrate my grandmother’s birthday (101!), so i’m posting this a little early. Been a quiet week here… just trying to keep it all together for these last few weeks of school. Keep thinking that it’s also time to finish up any camp paperwork still hanging around and make sure my › Read more
New Camp Listings (May 23-29)
(Posting a little late this week, oops!) Hope everyone has had a great Memorial Day weekend. We certainly have a lot of men and women to be thankful for. Here are the listings I added this week: The Children’s Garden (Charlton) Capitalland Lacrosse Club (Clifton Park) Hockey Hut (Clifton Park) Shen Summer Adventures (Clifton Park) Know › Read more
Summer Savvy: Sunscreen
As you’ve no doubt heard, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently came out with their 2016 Guide to Sunscreens. Armed with this new information, i took a trip to Target. Here’s some of what i found: • Goddess Garden – Ratings from 1-3 – Link • Coppertone – Ratings from 3-7 – Link Worth noting: We often used the Coppertone › Read more
New Camp Listings (May 16-22)
  Here are the listings I added this week: Brookside Museum (Ballston Spa) Sylvan Learning (Clifton Park) Airway Meadows Junior Golf (Gansevoort) Milton Summer Rec (Milton) Olde Saratoga Farms (Schuylerville) Stillwater Area Community Center (Stillwater) Mechanicville Area Community Services Center (Mechanicville) North Country Horses has also added another week of Pony Pals for the summer, › Read more
New Camp Listings (May 9-15)
I took a look at my calendar this morning and realized that there are only 6 weeks left until summer vacation officially starts. Time to nail down those plans! (As a parent with 2 weeks of camp left to fill, i too, feel the panic.) Here are the listings I added this week: Rolling Oaks Morgans › Read more

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