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Summer Camps

Summer camps can provide a valuable learning option for those children and their families ­interested in pursuing educational, recreational, or vocational opportunities. Summer camps focus on a wide variety of options, with some providing a residential experience where children stay for a period of time whereas others have students attend only during the day. Some camps are of general interest; others specialize in programming in the arts, athletics, computers, foreign languages, math and science, reading, and the like. Some camps welcome all students, whereas others focus on a special population, such as the gifted, children with special needs, those interested in losing weight. Some camps are operated by not-for-profit organizations, and others are run as commercial enterprises. While the program offerings at ­summer camps have ...

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