Resources for Girls Summer Camp Parents

If you know of websites, articles, books or other resources that provide useful information related to the positive growth and development of girls and young women, please let us know so that we can share this information with all of our parents. Contact us to share your suggestions!

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American Camp Association - Camp Families Section

Information regarding the benefits of camp, what kids think of camp, and other expert information regarding child and youth development and the camp experience.

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Building Strong Families – Search Institute

Articles and tips based on the Search Institute’s extensive and powerful research regarding positive developmental assets.

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Dads and Daughters

Great resource for Dads looking for information on how to be strong fathers.

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Love and Logic Institute

An organization dedicated to making parenting fun and rewarding, instead of stressful and chaotic, by providing practical tools and techniques that help parents achieve respectful, healthy relationships with their children.

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Medline Plus: Parenting

Parenting articles and resources provided by the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. National Library of Medicine.

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MVParents.Com

A resource for raising smart, strong, responsible kids.

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National Parenting Center

The National Parenting Center provides advice, support, and guidance for parents through interactive systems allowing parents to access experts on many parenting issues.

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Parenting.Org

A service of Girls and Boys Town, providing information and articles about current issues facing children and youth today.

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Deducting Summer Camp Expenses with the Child and Dependent Care Credit

According to TurboTax, “If you paid a summer camp… to care for a qualifying child under age 13 or a disabled dependent of any age, you may qualify for a tax credit of up to 35 percent of qualifying expenses of $3,000 for one child or dependent, or up to $6,000 for two or more children or dependents.”

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