Academic Summer Camps: Are They Worth It?

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PRO: They offer positive role models.

At many academic camps, the counselors are current college students and the instructors are dedicated teachers. If you put a scholarly kid in that kind of environment, she will be able to hear from other people—people she may even consider “cool”—that school and homework are important. Don’t miss out on a chance to expose your hard-working student to encouraging role models you’ll both appreciate.