OUR MOST RECENT STORIES

Your Kids are Better at Delaying Gratification

Parents: Your Kids are Better than You at Delaying Gratification

Yes, some good news for parents even if it's also perhaps a bit embarrassing: turns out your kids are better than you at delaying gratification. This revelation runs counter to what most adults think, particularly in an era of smartphones,...
Kids piano and reading skills

Piano, Not Extra Reading, is Key to Kids' Language Skills

It's difficult getting kids (or adults, for that matter) to read these days. So if you're looking to improve your children's language skills, consider skipping those extra reading lessons and instead plunk them down in front of a piano. Or...
Extracurriculars are good for kids

Why Donating to Extracurricular Clubs is a Smart Investment

You're registering your child for a new extracurricular activity when you notice the 'donate' button. To give or not to give, that is the question, especially in an era when so many organizations - including schools themselves - already...
Our Obsession with Being Busy is Hurting Kids

Our Obsession with Being Busy is Hurting Kids

Our obsession with being busy is hurting kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of experts, who warn that otherwise well-intentioned parents are creating a generation of stressed, anxious kids thanks in part to their addiction to busyness and -...

OUR MOST POPULAR STORIES

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Why Fencing is the New It Sport for Kids

Eager to find a sport that challenges your child's body AND brain? Curious about which...

Why Girls Suffer High Rates of ACL Tears

Once rare in children, ACL injuries in kids have increased at the rate of 2.3%...
Adults are breaking kids

Adults Are Breaking Kids

Overzealous, yet well-intentioned adults are breaking kids. That's the consensus of a growing number of...

The Battle for Your Kids' Hearts and Minds

Any parent who has been driven half-mad by a child seemingly unable to put down...

Getting Teens High the Right Way

Your teenager wants to attend a party but your spidey sense is tingling. Years of experience...
Our Obsession with Being Busy is Hurting Kids

Our Obsession with Being Busy is Hurting Kids

Our obsession with being busy is hurting kids. That's the consensus of a growing number...
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CLUBS & CAMPS

OUR LATEST CAMP ADDITION

Although our kids' clubs and groups are (thus far) only located in the Virginia, Maryland and DC areas, our camps are nationwide. And we have to admit, after visiting our newest camp addition's website, we want to be kids again and attend Camp Wekeela. Check out their site and you'll feel the same way.

OUR LATEST CLUB ADDITION

We're big fans of clubs like US Arts because what they do can make such a huge difference in the lives of children. There is ton of evidence showing just how much kids' brains change when they're holding a paint brush, molding clay, playing an instrument, or acting.

Did You Know?

A ton of research has proved that extracurricular activities help kids academically, socially, with interpersonal relationships, and professionally. There literally are no downsides to kids engaging in clubs, camps, and other extracurricular activities.