A Recent Study released by the Yale Child Study Center and reported on the American Camp Association’s website shows positive proof that the summer camp experience provides lasting real-world benefits to children. We put together this infographic to make the results of the study easy to see.
Parents noted increases in:
Campers rated their happiness as significantly higher after camp, and the overwhelming majority reported making new friends at camp and maintaining those friendships. A follow-up study (6 months after camp) showed that most of these positive changes were being maintained.
Sending your child to camp may be one of the best things you could possibly do for them this year!