12 Things I Learned at Summer Camp That are Still True

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  Where I grew up, in the suburbs of New York City, it was commonplace for children to spend eight weeks each summer at overnight camp. From as early as the age of 6 through 16 or so, many of my contemporaries were ensconced in camps across New England, each perched on a lake. Some may think sending children away for that long at such young ages is slightly barbaric, … [Read more...]