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The kids are registered for camp and I’m starting to check off my long list of things to purchase for the big day. This year is a little different from last, as my eldest will be going away for a full week instead of the two day sampler she experienced last year. Thankfully, the most important item on that list arrived last week, which means I can breathe a little easier and start to prepare the items that I do have.  Camp can cost a pretty penny, which is why it’s so important to make sure that you’ve labeled all […] Continue reading →

To the delight of many, Prince William announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton yesterday. As the “princess to be”, Kate will become what many little girls dream of! Of course, becoming a princess is more than just a beautiful girl with pretty gowns and jewels. A real princess is one that embodies compassion and kindness. One of our sponsors, Princess Prep offers a program unlike any other. This London-based sleep away camp was founded by author and royalty expert Ms. Jerramy Fine for American girls ages 8-11 years old. The camp’s unique curriculum takes inspiration from real princesses […] Continue reading →

For over 35 years, Girl Scouts Smile Camp has been putting smiles on the faces of elementary-age children with disabilities for over 35 years. Kids ages 5-11 years-old who live with cerebral palsy, TMH, EMH (trainable mental handicaps and educable mental handicaps), hearing and visual impairments are invited to attend this week-long day camp. This year the Smile Camp will take place at the Girl Scouts state of the art North Fork Leadership Center* in Middleburg, Florida where activities are planned and staffed by 9-12th grade Girl Scouts, who are invited to participate as counselors in this outdoor experience with […] Continue reading →