Let us know if this conversation sounds familiar:

Dad: So how was camp today?

Son: Fine

Dad: What did you do today?

Son: Nothing

At the Y we help children learn, grow, and thrive every day at Summer Camp. Here are some tips put together by our friends at #yappin4youth to help you engage your child and learn about what’s really happening at summer camp.

Tell me about the best part of your day?

Tell me about the best part of your day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Can you show me something you learned or did today?

Can you show me something you learned or did today?

What rules are different at camp than they are at home?

What rules are different at camp than they are at home?

Who do you sit with at lunch?

Who do you sit with at lunch?

What’s the biggest difference between camp this summer and last summer?

What’s the biggest difference between camp this summer and last summer?

What is your biggest goal this summer?

What is your biggest goal this summer?

What did you read today?

What did you read today?

Did anyone at camp do anything funny?

Did anyone at camp do anything funny?

Who did you play with today? What did you play?

Who did you play with today? What did you play?

Tell me about the hardest part of your day

Tell me about the hardest part of your day