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  • Fall is here! We’re getting festive!

    Posted by on September 30, 2015

    Autumn is all about community and festivals. Now that our families have settled in after summer vacation and back-to-school, they will spend their weekends with friends and family, enjoying the colors of fall and the plentiful events in our area.  For example, we recently saw many of our Breezemont families at the Armonk Fall Festival.  We […]

  • Grow Your Child’s Mind For Success!

    Posted by on September 21, 2015

    You have already gotten your child new school supplies and clothes, but did you make sure to that they had a new mindset? Earlier in the summer, we introduced you to the 12 character building skills and here is one way that you can help your child develop those skills and be successful! Carol S. […]

  • Something Old and Something New

    Posted by on July 27, 2015

    Remember that warm and fuzzy feeling you get when you step back onto the camp grounds? That mixture of familiarity and excitement when you saw old friends, heard traditional songs, and participated in classics like gaga and our parachute games. With the security and confidence of a comfortable environment and classic experiences, children have an […]

  • Breezemont After Hours!

    Posted by on July 20, 2015

    Summer is officially in full swing! Our campers are constantly running, jumping, growing and learning all day long.  But what happens after the camp day is done?! As the sun starts to set, Breezemont has developed some new nighttime traditions throughout the summer months.  Our Breezemont Summer Concert Series is a wonderful way for all members […]

  • Nothing But Fun at Breezemont!

    Posted by on June 12, 2015

    What has put parents over their tipping point?  Malcom Galdwell, author of The Tipping Point, discusses what has changed the youth sports environment from a relaxing day of fun and games to an ultra intense competition between children.  He credits the imbalance between patience and expectations causing parents to forget that child development is not a […]

  • Welcome New and Returning Breezemont Head Staff of 2015!

    Posted by on June 3, 2015

    Our Extraordinary Staff is Busy Leaving Their Mark on the World… As summer approaches, we want you to get to know our head staff. We are excited to introduce them to all of you. Jeff Rocco, Associate Director & Staff Recruiter  Favorite Activity at Camp: I can’t wait to go down the biplane!  Favorite Special Activity […]

  • Friendships Made to Last

    Posted by on May 29, 2015

    Returning campers are so excited to see their old friends and staff. New campers are warmly welcomed and build relationships that last. Social skills and teamwork are part of our 21st Century Skills Experience and it all begins in a few short weeks. Children learn to depend on one another when engaging in activities and playing games. […]

  • It’s a Fact: Music Builds Brains

    Posted by on May 26, 2015

    According to VH1’s Save the Music, music “engages students and increases graduation rates, improves early cognitive development, math and reading skills, enhances learning in other core subjects, develops critical thinking and leadership skills, and fosters self-esteem and the ability to work cooperatively in teams.”  That fits right into our 21st century skills program! Our Breezemont Experience in 2015 […]

  • The Breezemont Experience: Part 2!

    Posted by on April 1, 2015

    A couple of weeks ago, we posted about the national P21 Initiative, designed to give your children the skills they need to be successful and thrive throughout their lives. Last week, we attended the American Camp Association Tri-State Conference 2015 where we heard from a wide range of educators, psychologists, social cause champions (Marc Kielburger) and […]

  • Breezemont Motivates Self-Motivation!

    Posted by on March 16, 2015

    Does your child get up on time? Do his or her homework before it’s due? Make his or her bed? Self-motivation is an important skill for all kids to have. Plus, kids who are self-motivated are proven to grow up to be more successful adults. Self-motivation is just one of the twelve 21st Century skills that children need […]