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AVDC2017: Frequently Asked Questions

Parents, understandably, have an unlimited number of questions when it comes to sending their kids to camp – so we wanted to address the topics they’ve been asking about most lately! What are your camper to staff ratios? Romper (just finished N) and Hopper (just finished JK) cabins have 3 counselors and a max of…

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Top 10 Photos from Summer 2016

Each summer we take oodles and oodles of pictures, and each photo is awesome in its own way – but there will always be a few that stand out above the rest. Whether it’s the smiles, the costumes, the poses, or the facial expressions, there are some features that just make a moment undeniably and forever…

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Let’s Get Rad!

This past summer the newest kids’ accessory took camp by absolute storm. Introducing…RaDTaG bracelets! They way these bracelets worked is everyone in camp (staff included!) was given an AV-branded silicone band that’s meant to be decorated with themed tags. Everyone then went about their daily activities trying to earn relevant tags for specific things they…

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Q&A with Honey Bee!

Honey Bee is one of AV’s latest and greatest staff members. She experienced her first summer at AV this year, and then decided to stick around and help out in the off-season! Here’s the scoop: How did you first hear about camp? Did you go to any camp as a kid? I first heard about…

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Make Halloween Spooky, Not Scary

Halloween is an exciting time of year for all (kids = trick or treating, adults = trick or treat leftovers (shh)) ­– but inevitably there are some safety issues when it comes to being out on the streets on this long-anticipated holiday.                           …

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Autumn Activities You’ll Fall For

It’s time to face reality – summer has come to an end – but that doesn’t mean all fun has! Each season presents us with something new and exciting, so we want to help you keep the camp spirit alive all year long! When you think of fall, you probably think of the 3 L’s:…

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Are Your Children Getting Enough Exercise?

As screen time continues to replace physical activity more and more, our children’s physical activity will continue to suffer. In fact, today, only 9% of Canadian children from the ages of 5 to 17 are receiving the 60 minutes of heart pumping exercise they require each day. A Healthier Life We all know that regular exercise…

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4 Ways You Can Better Your Child’s Posture

Growing up, you were probably constantly reminded about your poor posture. You were told time and again to keep your shoulders up, not to slouch, and to sit up straight. While some may have brushed off the advice, deeming it “nagging”, those who kept true to it over the years are likely the benefactors of straighter…

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Overcome The Summer Learning Gap

School’s out for the summer! We all remember the anticipation we had as children as we waited for the clock to reach the final moments of the semester. After all, we had dreamed all school year of the excitement for the warmer weather and fun of getting back to our summer camps. But, when thinking about…

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7 Classic Summer Camp Movies!

Looking to get your children even more excited for their time at camp? Break out the popcorn for a great evening with some of these hilarious and relatable summer camp movies! The Parent Trap Released: July 29, 1998 Rated PG Dennis Quaid, Lindsay Lohan Whether it’s the original 1961 film or the Disney 1998 remake,…

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