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You’re Invited

Join Executive Director, Sara Kuljis, and Associate Director, Jessica Peterson, for monthly conversations to learn more about how children grow and thrive at summer camp! At camp, the staff meets daily on the Porch for encouragement, coaching, and planning.

Now, we invite you to meet us on the Porch!

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May 24, 2023: A day in the life of your camper

Join Directors as we talk about a day in the life of your camper! We chat with special guest, Snickers, who speaks to the health care of your camper at camp.

April 26, 2023: Preparing your child for camp

Join Directors for helpful tips on preparation for your child’s camp session including, important online forms, packing tips, and helpful conversations to have with your camper. This is an engaging and practical way to start the pre-season fun!

March 29, 2023: Skill Building Through Activities

At YSSC, our numerous activities are not just something to fill time. They are intentional learning and development experiences. So how do we make these activities powerful tools to grow your camper? Tune into this month’s conversation to learn about a core of our program, our activities.

February 22, 2023: How do I know if my child is ready for sleep away camp?

Perhaps you’ve been looking into sending your child to camp, but you’re not sure if they are ready to spend several nights away from home. Tune into this month’s conversation to learn how to evaluate if your child is ready for sleep-away camp!

January 23, 2023: Why is camp great for kids?

Have you ever wondered why families choose to invest in sleep-away summer camp for their children? Join YSSC Directors Sara “Salsa” Kuljis and Jessica “Sprinkles” Peterson as they share their research and experience about how children uniquely learn, grow and thrive through sleep-away camp programs.