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I’m a former camp director. Here’s why we shouldn’t get too excited about the CDC report showing how Maine camps hosted 1,000 kids and counselors with only three coronavirus cases.

A recent CDC report revealed how four summer camps in Maine were able to operate while successfully limiting COVID-19 transmission. Jack Hodgson, a former director at a non-profit New Jersey summer camp, now a postgraduate researcher at Northumbria University in Newcastle, England, says this is encouraging news – but there […]
I’m a former camp director. Here’s why we shouldn’t get too excited about the CDC report showing how Maine camps hosted 1,000 kids and counselors with only three coronavirus cases.
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CDC: Maine overnight camps hosted over 1,000 kids and counselors, and only 3 contracted the coronavirus. Here is the safety plan they followed.

The camps all followed the same plan that included rounds of screening, testing, and quarantining before and after camp arrival. Campers and counselors were split into cohorts that quarantined together like family units. Three asymptomatic attendees at three different camps tested positive for COVID-19 after arrival, but none of them […]
CDC: Maine overnight camps hosted over 1,000 kids and counselors, and only 3 contracted the coronavirus. Here is the safety plan they followed.
Lifestyle

Wealthy families are hiring coaches and out-of-work camp counselors for private ‘summer camps’ to keep kids entertained while they’re stuck at home

Some ultrawealthy parents are hiring ex-camp counselors and coaches to create private “summer camps” for their kids in their own backyards, two high-end staffing agencies told Business Insider. Many parents are wary about sending their kids to sleepaway camps this summer as they typically do because of the continued spread […]
Wealthy families are hiring coaches and out-of-work camp counselors for private ‘summer camps’ to keep kids entertained while they’re stuck at home
Lifestyle

Take a look at how the wealthy are keeping their kids busy, from socially distant horseback-riding lessons to $600 paddleboarding camps

Summer camps across the US are cancelled as social distancing measures remain in place. Parents are turning to creative – and often expensive – measures to keep their kids busy this summer, from hiring “quarantine buddies” to sending their kids to socially distanced horseback-riding lessons. Others are planning on sending […]
Take a look at how the wealthy are keeping their kids busy, from socially distant horseback-riding lessons to $600 paddleboarding camps
Lifestyle

30 photos of abandoned summer camps that will give you the creeps

Jared Rydelek of Weird Explorer found an abandoned Girl Scouts camp outside of Utica, New York. Jason Huckeba of the YouTube channel Huck Outdoors explored an abandoned summer camp that a film crew used for the set of a horror movie. The YouTube channel NJ Outdoors featured a tour of […]
30 photos of abandoned summer camps that will give you the creeps