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6 Ways to Ensure Your Summer Camper is a Happy Camper

March 27, 2014  |  Summer Camps, Early Learning  |  By Encompass

by Julie Forslin, Early Learning Manager, Encompass Summer has become a time to engage in learning opportunities—choosing the right summer camp from all the great options in the area can feel “in tents”! There are camps for children of all ages, abilities, personalities, schedules and interests—and I am going to share my 9 years of […]

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Get outside and PLAY!

June 24, 2013  |  Early Learning, Family Enrichment  |  By Encompass

By Kerry Beymer, Parent Education Manager I recently taught a class about exploring play and the importance of play in child development. We used to think play was important as a stress reliever for learning, but it is through play that children actually learn. So when you tell your kiddos, “Go outside and play,” you are encouraging […]

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