Summer Camp

'Summer Camp' Rocks

Denette Wilford | Posted 09.21.2013 | Canada TV
Denette Wilford

Growing up, I never went to a proper sleepaway camp. I don't know if it's because I wasn't interested or my parents didn't want me to, but I never really thought I was missing anything. That is, until I watched the latest reality series, Summer Camp.

SavvyMom Roundup: Toddlers, Kids at Camp, and Family GPS

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

The July long weekend is always busy at my house because it's when we get the kids ready for camp. This year they'll be away for six weeks without any parents, homework, city pollution, cell phones, TVs or computers. They are off the grid at camp. I love knowing this.

Where Have All The Political Leaders Gone?

Jeffrey Bernstein | Posted 08.21.2013 | Canada Politics
Jeffrey Bernstein

Daily updates of the scandals washing over politicians from Montreal to Ottawa to Toronto have some officials looking more like Clay Davis of The Wire's Baltimore than much else. Where have all the leaders gone? Part of the problem, surely, is who we deify. We are guilty of perpetuating a celebrity-obsessed culture, whether those figures drop rhymes, dimes, or guidelines.

Hallelujah -- The Kids Are at CAMP!!

Kathy Buckworth | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada
Kathy Buckworth

My two youngest children are away at camp, and this reprieve from the usual melee that goes on at my house has allowed me to reflect on those things that kids do, and that use up equal measures of time and patience in ways you wouldn't realize unless you had kids, and then suddenly they were gone. Allow me to explain...

How Meal Planning Can Save Your Picnics

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada Living

If outdoor camping, summer picnics, and family BBQs are all on your to-do list for the next few months, meal planning is the first way to stay organiz...

The Beginner's Guide to Cottages

Kaitlyn Kochany | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada Living
Kaitlyn Kochany

Cottaging is a way of life for Canucks. Going to camp, hitting the cabin, swinging by the lake house/beach/what-have-you: it's in our blood. When you decide to make your grand escape, there are some basic summer cottage principles to keep in mind...

Teen Campers Sucked Counsellor's Toes For Treats

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.04.2012 | Canada Living

A summer camp north of Toronto has been accused of having children play games involving inappropriate acts in order to get treats, the Toronto Star re...