Local Summer Camps Provide More Than Just Fun In The Sun

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School's out for summer and for many kids, that means camp is in session.

But after a year of masks, Zoom school, and quarantining, this summer seems like it has special meaning for campers and their families, as kids venture out, many for the first time.

How do you let kids be kids while also supporting them after a tumultuous year?

We take listener calls with Michele Rowcliffe, the president of American Camp Association, New England, which accredits hundreds of day and sleepaway camps in the region; and Nick Teich, CEO and Founder of Harbor Camps, which operates a handful of programs including Camp Aranu'tiq, for transgender and non-binary youth.

This article was originally published on June 21, 2021.

This segment aired on June 21, 2021.

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