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Allergy Season is Here – Are You Ready?

Spring is in bloom, which means it's that time of year for allergies. And if you live in Orlando, this year is one of the worst. Did you know that Orlando ranks #1 in the country for allergies? But this doesn't mean you have to lock your kids indoors and never set foot outside. Here [...]

2018-03-02T14:17:16+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|

SportysTyme Announces New Dates for 2018 Sports Camps (Seminole County)

Summer is just around the corner, and it’s not too early to start thinking about summer plans. Sports camps are a great way to get kids out of the house, try new things, and build teamwork. If you’re new to sports camps, learn about all the benefits that a sports camp can provide over traditional [...]

2018-02-13T16:32:36+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

The Impact of Camp on Kids

You may have chosen a summer day camp out of necessity because your kid is out of school and you need to work. As we've reviewed in this blog, though, there are many benefits to camp that your child can experience. You can see the impact of camp on your child in several different ways. Maturity [...]

2018-02-06T11:39:16+00:00 July 9th, 2017|

Day Camp Promotes Family Bonding

There are many benefits to summer day camp. Kids have the opportunity to explore new activities, build skills, forge friendships, and gain self confidence. With a camp like SportsTyme in Central Florida, kids play a wide variety of sports every day, allowing them to test out new activities and see what suits their talents and [...]

2018-02-06T11:39:16+00:00 June 8th, 2017|

Sports and Childhood Obesity

The spread of childhood and teen obesity over the last few decades has medical professionals looking for sustainable solutions. Around 33% of high school students are overweight or obese. Health authorities recommend children get at least an hour of moderate to vigorous exercise every day.  Academic literature is clear that physical activity has physical, mental, and [...]

2018-02-06T11:39:16+00:00 June 1st, 2017|

Making New Friends through Camp

The summer is a long time to be home alone or with one's older siblings. A summer day camp is a great way to give kids an opportunity to try new things, build skills, and gain strength. It can be tempting to send kids to the same camp as their best friends. Attending the same [...]

2018-02-06T11:39:16+00:00 April 30th, 2017|

Questions to Ask of Your Child’s Summer Camp

Whether you choose an overnight camp or a day camp like SportsTyme, it's important to get to know the camp before sending your child. Here are some questions you might ask to help you to better get a feel for the camp and whether its an environment you want your child to spend time in. [...]

2017-04-17T22:30:36+00:00 April 17th, 2017|