My love for summer camp didn’t skip a generation. Thank gawd.

I grew up going to summer camp. I would count down the school days until it arrived because they were my most favorite days of the year. And while my kids have gone to little camps in the past, this is the first year we’ve sent our son to a true traditional outdoor summer camp. Being the shy and somewhat reserved kid that he is, I was super nervous that he would come home miserable and unhappy.  Boy was I wrong to worry. I’ve never seen him so happy (as in he woke me up at 6:45 this morning asking if it’s time go to camp yet.)

Tree Note Cards; Notecards; Personalized Stationery; Summer Camp; Woodlands;  Forest; Camping; Pine Tree; Scouts; etsy blog
Personalized stationary for kids going to overnight camp.

It’s been just a few days and so far he’s: Canoed Climbed a rock wall

Rode a horse

Passed the deep water test

Gone down the water slide a zillion times

Made friends with a kid nicknamed Guacamole (he sounds delicious)

Cooked outdoors (again delicious)

Lost two water bottles (tomorrow he’s learning about the camp lost and found) And so much more to come…; etsy blog;; Deluxe Misting Fan; water bottle fan
Fan + Water bottle = awesomeness

I literally don’t think I’ve ever seen him so excited. And you know what makes me the happiest? They tire him out so much during the day that he passes out before 7PM every night (which gives me insight into why my parents sent me to camp every summer). Since I assume many of you are sending your kiddos to some sort of day or overnight camp, I’ve gone ahead and compiled your must-have list to get them, and you, through the summer:

Summer camp message pillow; etsy blog;; pillow for camp
Camp pillow!;; etsy blog; Letters from Camp Mad Libs; summer 2014; summer camp;
Mad Libs never gets old. Ever.
Mabels labels; summer camp; summer camp labels; etsy blog;
I love a good package of labels.
summer camp; Kids Personalized Little Brown Reusable Canvas Lunch; snack bag;  personalized camp bag; etsy blog
Reusable lunch bag


Crazy 8; summer camp; crazy 8 discount code; summer 2014; kids clothes; etsy blog;
Kids need clothes too.
etsy blog; SUMMER CAMP BAG; Drawstring Duffle; Rainbow Colors; Chevron and Polka Dots;; urban creative
Cute summer camp bag.


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