Important Educational Resources on Summer Camps for Parents — American Camp Association — Dr. Michael Thompson — Partnership for 21st Century Skills
All of the following forms are due on the date indicated and are available, along with descriptions, in your myManitou account.
|Camper Profile||April 1|
|Bunk Requests||April 1|
|Camper Photo||April 1|
|Activity Preferences||May 1|
|Letter to My Counselors||May 1|
|Codes of Conduct||May 1|
|Cell Phone Registration Form||May 1|
|Health History||May 1|
|CampMeds Medication Form||May 1|
|Health Insurance Card Upload||May 1|
|Physician’s Examination||May 1|
|Luggage Form||May 1|
2019 Parent Guide
The following resources have proven valuable to directors and leadership as they craft one amazing summer after another. We recommended them for parents as well as prospective staff members.
- Camp Parents — The camp resource for families, provided by the American Camp Association, offers expert advice on camp selection, readiness
- Dr. Christopher Thurber — A board-certified clinical psychologist and internationally-recognized expert on education, youth development, mental health and summer camp.
- Partnership for 21st Century Skills — P21 aims to position 21st century readiness at the center of US K-12 education by building collaborative partnerships among education, business, community and government leaders.
- Dr. Michael Thompson — A clinical psychologist, school consultant and international speaker on the subjects of children, schools and parenting, with special emphasis on the impact of summer camp experiences. Dr. Thompson is a New York Times bestselling author of “Homesick and Happy,” a must read for any new camp parent.