Summer Community & Rec Camps in Saratoga County
Town Rec Camps are often your best bet for low-cost summer fun. Most offer field trips too! This is information for Summer 2019 — specifics may change in the future. Please email me at if you notice that I’ve missed a program OR my info is incorrect — many thanks 🙂 Ballston Area Community Center › Read more
Q&A: Camp TOGA
1) For those people who haven’t heard of it before, what is camp at Camp TOGA all about? Camp TOGA is all about providing a safe and nurturing environment for children entering Kindergarten-8th grade. We develop age-appropriate activities for kids to allow them to indulge in summer fun, develop their skills, and provide them with new › Read more
Q&A: Camp Cedarbrook
1) For those people who haven’t heard of it before, what is Camp Cedarbrook all about? Camp Cedarbrook is a Christian girls overnight camp in the Adirondacks. Something that make us unique are we are girls-only. This means that we are focused on helping girls discover who they are in Christ. Girls are free from › Read more
Q&A: TSL Adventures!
1) For those people who haven’t heard of it before, what is camp at TSL Adventures all about? TSL is a recreational day camp rooted in strong community and boasting unique activities and a finely tuned structure geared toward instilling cooperation, social skills development, and love of good old fashion play. 2) Anything new this › Read more
7 Summer Camp Mistakes to Avoid
Mistake #1: Not getting buy-in from your kids early on. It sounds crazy, but I’m already working on next year’s summer camp schedule. It’s all very hypothetical right now, but each week (usually in the car) I talk to my girls about what they liked or didn’t like about the camp and what we might › Read more
5 Summer Survival Tips for Working Parents
How many summers do you have left with your kids while they’re still kids? 3? 2? When put into perspective, summer carries a lot of weight. But when you’re a working parent you tend to groan at all the how-to-keep-your-kids-busy-over-the-summer tips because your summer isn’t quite so carefree. To be honest, I find summer more › Read more
10 Sites to Find Camps in Saratoga County… and Beyond!
But wait, isn’t this site the best place to find camps? Ha! I’d like to think so, but in reality, there are LOTS of places online to find summer camp information. Here are a few of my favorites:   1) SaratogaMama In addition to having an extensive calendar of family-friendly events, Colleen Pierre has created › Read more
Gearing Up for Summer – Summer Learning
We’ve all been there, school has wrapped for the year and the kids just need a break. But before you know it, it’s a week before school starts and you’ve done absolutely nothing to prepare them for the new year. Oops… Here are a few resources that have worked for us in the past or that › Read more
Gearing Up for Summer – Packing
By the time school wraps up for the year I’m ready to throw in the towel when it comes to packing lunches and backpacks (or at least the part where I have to nag my kids to do it). But it’s a big part of summer camp, so I’m preparing stuff-wise, even if I’m not › Read more
Gearing Up For Summer – Outdoor Basics
I love that my kids spend the bulk of their summer outside, but that does require some additional preparation. Here’s my list of outdoor basics: (Disclaimer: The Amazon and Target links are affiliate links — thank you for helping to keep this site running!) 1) Hat For the past two years, my girls have worn a bucket-style › Read more





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