Tips For First-Time Camp Parents

Sending your child off to summer camp for the very first time can be a little, well, scary.

Will they make friends? Will they be homesick? Will they like the camp routine?

And what about you, Mom and Dad--will you be homesick for your kids? Learning to let go and deal with separation anxiety is an important step for both parents and kids.

Here are some tips from the Girl Scouts and the American Camp Association for parents of first-time campers: .