There is less emphasis on having a boyfriend or sexual distractions from boys in general.
With pressures from school, friends, family, extracurricular activities, and technology, camp can be the perfect getaway for boys and girls to learn about themselves while they learn about others in a single-sex environment.
We think before we speak things like ‘This cake will go right to my butt.’ They can talk about pressures, body image, appropriate role models, and nutrition with healthy young women who are active, eat well, and not obsessed with their bodies,” Raill says.
Deciding whether to send your child to a single sex camp or a coed camp can be an important determining factor when choosing a summer camp.
When we were first looking at overnight camps for her, we weren’t specifically interested in a single-gender camp experience.