How to Make Summer Camp Work During the Coronavirus
Summer is coming fast, and parents are beginning to panic about camp. They don’t know whether it’s safe for their kids to go.
For many, it will be. But not for all.
It’s important to understand from the start that’s it’s impossible to reduce risk to zero. Our goal should be to reduce the risk of infection low enough that the benefits outweigh the harms.
There are many benefits to camp. Outside of the joy it brings, it’s good for kids to socialize, to play and to grow independently of their parents, especially after being cooped up inside for so long. It’s also good for parents, who might be freer to work. Perhaps most important, camps give us a chance to kick the tires on …continued .
[Source: New York Times]