Summer Tech Camps: Fun and Learning from Minecraft to Mars

Kids want a summer full of fun and excitement, while parents hope their children will expand their horizons and keep learning even if they aren’t in the classroom. There are numerous summer camp options focused on technology that ensure kids have a fun, exciting and educational experience. Whether you have a child who is obsessed […]

Summer Arts Camp Traditions in Michigan: Interlochen and Blue Lake

Now’s the time of year to start making summer camp plans for your children. Many Chicagoans have a long tradition of sending their youngsters to Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in central-west Michigan and Interlochen Center for the Arts in northwest Michigan. Here are some reasons why these camps might be places to consider for […]

Overnight Success: Find the Right Camp for Your Child

Sending your child to an overnight camp isn’t just a financial investment, it’s an investment in your kid’s happiness, so the right fit is essential. So how do you know if your child will be okay away from home for a week or longer? According to Ron Levin, director of the Chicago JCC’s Camp Chi […]

Not into Sports Camp? Don’t Sweat it!

Kids relish their summer vacation, so finding the right summer camp is hugely important, especially for working parents who require all-day options.   Fortunately, living within a few miles of one of the largest cities in the country has its advantages, especially if your kid has the creative bug or likes nontraditional outdoor activities. AIC […]

Away Camp Isn’t the Answer? Stay Home and Camp This Summer

Let’s face it. Not all kids are meant to go away for camp. Whether it’s not their speed or not in your budget, away camp isn’t the only answer to summer fun.   Make it Better found some interesting summer camps on the North Shore that fit the bill for your family. Evanston Northwestern University […]