Parents

Taking a Deep Breath: Asthma and Color War from a Camp Doc

By Ron Goldenberg, MD Dr. Ron we have a boy in the infirmary who can’t breathe.   This call is common at camp, especially during Color War.  It is mid-August and it is often a hot and humid 85+ degrees. I make my way over to...

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Why I Went to Summer Camp

By Hayden Vick Ah, 7:30 is here again, and the ringing of the bell I now know all too well has stirred the men of cabin six. Sleepy-eyed and exhausted, we all get out of bed at the bell’s request because we know that the...

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Bunks Are Good for Brains: The Neuroscience of Sleepaway Camp

Tina Payne Bryson, PhD You’re known as someone who teaches parents and educators about the brain. Is that what you’ll talk about at the ACA conference? It’s true that I spend most of my professional time talking to people about the brain. But it’s also...

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