Summer Camp News & Notes – Week of March 18

• A camp for kids with disabilities is being name dropped on an episode of Celebrity Apprentice.

• The Orange County Register took a look at how an improving economy might benefit summer camps.

• iPhone app-building is the latest fad to hit the specialty camp market.

Four things your kid will get from summer camp.


• “Parents find new benefit to Jewish camp: Freedom from themselves

• College Xpress blog took a look at bands that met or formed at summer camp.

• Summer Program Search listed 25 famous summer camp alumni, which included a couple we didn’t already have (but have now) on our own Famous Alumni List.

What did we miss from this week?

Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at and I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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