How Summer Camps Help Kids Stay In Shape
It is a well-known fact that many American children struggle with weight and diet-related issues. Children spend nearly 8 hours a day in front of a screen, including television, video games, tablets, computers, and smartphones. Although many parents mean well, many parents also tend to work full-time jobs which can get in the way of proper nutrition and exercise routines. For those busy parents looking for a healthy daycare alternative, there are kids camps designed with health in mind.
A Balanced Diet and Exercise
Studies show that only one out of every three children are physically active each day. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends at least an hour of exercise per day for both children and adolescents. Many children do not have a near Continue Reading
From Beach Camps to Drama Camps, Here Are Some Summer Camp Ideas for Your Kids
Every summer, most children are on break from school — sometimes for as much as nearly three months. This down time is great for helping them recharge and prepare for the next school year, but it can also promote inactivity if parents aren’t around to supervise. On average, children today spend more than seven and a half hours per day in front of a screen, for TV, video games, or using the internet. Even more shocking is that just one in three children, on average are physically active on a daily basis. Before they know it, an entire summer has gone by and largely been spent on the couch.
However, there are ways that parents can get their children more physically active during the summer — and help them have fun or learn something new, too. Continue Reading