Stories tagged: summer camp
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
WSU’s Camp Candoo mixes fun and friendship for children with speech disorder
One year ago, Griffen Grames could barely say his own name. Griffen, 7, has speech apraxia, a motor disorder that makes it hard to plan speech. He knows what he …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 5 p.m.
Preventing unhappy campers: Parents can help prepare kids for their first sleep-away camp
Summer camps offer kids outdoor adventures and new friendships, but first-time cabin dwellers might also encounter a few jitters.
Sat., Feb. 4, 2017, 8:36 a.m.
The Spokesman-Review looking Summer Camp Directory submissions
The Spokesman-Review is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Summer Camp Directory. In early May, we plan on publishing our annual section detailing many of the summer camps and youth …
Mon., Feb. 15, 2016, 10:11 a.m.
S-R is accepting entries for 2016 Summer Camp Directory
We’re working on the 2016 Summer Camp Directory; deadline to submit entries for the printed guide is March 11.
Sat., July 4, 2015
UGM offers free summer camp for disadvantaged kids
The children playing in the shallow waters of the Spokane River were laughing. The midafternoon dip was a refreshing respite from the day’s heat. As they clung to canoes and …
Sat., Feb. 22, 2014
UW camp for children accepting applications
Camp Kesem, a weeklong camp run by the University of Washington for children who have a parent or have had a parent with cancer, is accepting applications. Campers must be …
Sun., July 21, 2013
Keep letter-home tradition alive by choosing your own misadventure
The letter home from summer camp is an American classic. These dispatches from the canoes and crafts backcountry have long been a seasonal ritual cherished by parents on the receiving …
Sat., July 2, 2011
E. coli sickens Lutherhaven workers
Five kitchen workers at Camp Lutherhaven have been sickened by E. coli, Idaho Panhandle Health officials confirmed Friday morning. Three more staffers are ill, but lab tests haven’t linked those …
Thu., Nov. 18, 2010
Breakfast to help send kids to camp
Summer seems like a distant memory to most of us – but not 10-year-old Hannah Ellis. When she talked about summer camp, words exploded like a popcorn kernels in a …
Tue., Aug. 7, 2007
CdA program cultivates children’s imaginations
When Ali Shute started a program to help children in area homeless shelters explore their creativity through art, she saw results quickly. “It didn’t take too long to realize we …