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Summer camping resources

The West Newsmagazine 2018 Summer Camps & Opportunities Directory is a simple way to discover the great variety of summer programs in West County and beyond.

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Keeping campers happy and healthy

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP], besides providing children with memories that will last a lifetime, camp can positively impact kids’ psychological development, self-esteem and their sense of independence.

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Avoiding ‘summer slide’

Research has shown that children experience learning loss, sometimes referred to as “summer slide,” when they do not participate in educational activities during the summer months.

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It’s time to talk camp

Picking a camp for your child really has to be a two-way street, a conversation between parent and child that leads to a mutually agreeable and enviably fun place in the sun. 

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Calling all artists

The MOSAICS Fine Art Festival seeks entries for its 24th Annual Arts Festival event, Sept. 14-16 in Historic St. Charles. 

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