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10 reasons why you will love being a School Camp Parent

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ILearning to Surf - School Campf you have kids, chances are somewhere along the line over the next 13 years of Schooling your kids will head off to various locations on a School Camp.

In New Zealand our camps usually get to be in the great outdoors, in the thick of nature, they’re a place to get dirty, try new things and come home with a weeks worth of enviable stories to offload on your siblings and neighborhood friends.

I’ve just counted and Miss 13 has been on 6 School Camps so far.

If you’re a parent, chances are you will be asked somewhere along the line if you want to be “Parent Help” on the above said camps.
Some of you will be reeling away in horror now at the very mention of the thought, some of you be excited at the prospect of it.

I jumped at the chance to be Parent Help on Miss 13 camps from the very first one**. Over the years I have been on 5 of her camps, to places far and wide around New Zealand including 1 in the South Island.

I’m not naturally maternal and don’t ‘love’ kids…but when it comes to Camp…it totally rocks and the kids totally rock!

So I thought I would compile a list of:

10 reasons why you will love being a Camp Parent:

 

1. You get to do some super cool activities alongside the kids that you might not normally easily get to do, like…   Read more

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