Laurie is the Guide for the Maine Camp Experience community of 30+ traditional sleepaway camps. She is diligent about trying to find the right camp for each child and spends significant time counseling prospective camp families by phone, email and live chat. Laurie helps families create a target list of camps, answer questions, plan tours, and also suggests where to stay and what to do while in Maine. Her services are free to families (she is part of the Maine Camp Experience staff). Laurie meets with the camp directors throughout the year, as well as frequently communicates with them online and by phone. In the summers, she spends time at the camps to continue to see firsthand what makes each special and different. Laurie’s older child will be spending her first summer at a Maine camp this season, with her younger child excitedly waiting in the wings.
Camp is just starting, but this time of year is also the traditional kick-off to plan for next summer. Parents only have seven short weeks to preview camps firsthand this season for their kids for next summer. Just as parents would visit colleges, visiting camps is important because camp is a very significant financial, emotional, and life shaping investment. NOW is the time to book visits. Here are top summer camp tour tips from mainecampexperience.com, the comprehensive camp planning resource:Continue Reading