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Learn About Kidscape Productions Spring Break Camps!

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Spring Break is just around the corner for WCSD students – a two week break thanks to the balanced calendar. And if you’re anything like me, you’re starting to wonder what options you have for at least a portion of that time. I didn’t have to wonder long. My daughter, …

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Sierra Nevada Journeys Family Camp

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I loved going to sleepover summer camp as a kid. As in it was the highlight of my youth. In fact, I have an entire scrapbook from the camp I went to my junior year in high school, where I wrote a poem about how much I loved camp. (Yes, …

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Urban Roots: A hidden gem in the Reno community

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Last Saturday, several Reno Moms Blog contributors, along with their kiddos, spent the morning at Urban Roots. Founded on the idea that food is a powerful tool for academic and sustainable agriculture instruction, Urban Roots provides school and farm-based opportunities for teachers, students, families, and future farmers. We spent time …

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10 Steps for Preparing Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

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School is over and summer is officially here! For many of our children, this means summer camps and sleepaway camps in particular. Part of your child’s success at camp depends on the preparations you make together before he/she ever leaves home. Here are some ideas for making the experience smoother …

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Beyond the Campfire: How summer camp helps kids reach important developmental milestones

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Allowing kids the opportunity to develop independence can be a struggle for many parents who question the safety and security of their child’s learning environment. Yet, child psychologists believe children develop their sense of independence by being away from their parents’ meticulous, and sometimes extreme, safety net. Summer camp provides an …

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