We are going to talk about ten things you can do as a parent to help your child make friends at camp - even though you can't be there with them. While your kids are exploring, learning and playing at summer camp, you will not be there with your child. This can be a startling thought for many parents, especially if it is the first time their child has attended a summer program.
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Rachel Solden, a 17 year old from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, has spent the last four summers attending three of JKCP's different camps and programs. In 2014, she spent four weeks at our Xploration Summer Camp at Haverford College. The following two summers, Rachel spent several weeks at our Enrichment Summer Camp at Villanova University. Most recently, she spent four weeks throughout this past summer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Art: Summer at Penn Program. Over her four years with us, Rachel has really come into her own as a young adult. She attributes JKCP for helping her become the confident, independent woman she is today.
For those of you who don’t know me, I am Haverford College’s (unofficial) mascot – the Black Squirrel. The College has always been known as the Fords. However, in the 1980’s I came into the picture when the baseball team noticed a bunch of my ancestors on campus and saw us to be a great representation of what their team and college stands for – unique, energetic and hard working individuals.
Imagine a hands-on, interactive summer experience with no boundaries or borders. A place where you get to use your imagination, creativity, knowledge and skills to explore topics you love. After listening to your feedback, we have worked hard to create the new Xploration program at Haverford College, and are extremely excited to be introducing the newest addition to the program, the Collaboration Lab. Here's how it works.
Today's blog post is from Amanda, a student at JKCP's International Leadership for Social Impact program. This summer leadership program for high school students teaches leadership skills and provide real world experience on how to be an engaged global citizen. Throughout the four week summer program students utilize the pillars of the United nations to engage with students from around the world and grow as a future leader.
Hey everyone! My name is Amanda and I am currently a high schooler in California and guest blogger for JKCP. I am actively involved with the Model United Nations (UN) program at my school and attend conferences around the state on the weekends. Being involved in Model UN teaches you a lot of great things that you can take with you for the rest of your life! Below is a brief synopsis of my top five:
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If you’ve met Julian, he’s probably asked you “howzit?” A friendly, South African greeting meaning hello, how are you, what are you up to? On our blog, we’ll share how we’re doing and hope you’ll do the same. So…howzit?
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