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Top 4 Benefits of a Summer Sports Camp

Summer camp can be one of the most amazing and unforgettable experiences in a child’s life. With all of the options out there, choosing one can be difficult.

Here are a few reasons why sports camps are good for all kids:

Disconnect from Technology

Let’s face it: kids love their screens. Many are more comfortable playing video games, watching TV or tablets, and spending time on social media than they are on the court or the field. By sending them to an athletic day camp, they’ll be able to spend their mornings and afternoon free from all things technology while getting some much-needed exercise and interaction. That leaves their evenings free to plug back in!


Build New Friendships

Creating new lifelong friends at camp is something kids remember for the rest of their life. Summer camp allows kids to branch out of their comfort zone and experience new and exciting opportunities. Athletic day camps help to bond children together by shared interests and goals. Being on a team is a perfect way for any kid, no matter how shy, to foster friendships. 


Stay Active

It’s important to teach children how to stay healthy at a young age and to lay the foundation for a healthy and active lifestyle. Sports are a great way to show our kids that exercise can be fun! Enrolling your kids in sports camps allows them to try a sport for a week. They can broaden their skill set while having fun.


Feel Good About Themselves

Almost all sports are goal-oriented activities. An athletic summer day camp is a great place for your kids to learn about setting and achieving those goals. They don’t have to be highly skilled athletes to thrive. Nailing a new move in gymnastics or mastering a dribbling technique can boost their confidence in unknown ways. No matter what camp they attend, by trying new things and taking risks, your child will build character. Plus, they’ll be able to come home and tell you about it that night!


At Chelsea Piers, it’s our goal to make sure your child has a great experience this summer. Check out our website  for scheduling options in Gymnastics, Ninja, Tennis, Soccer Ice Hockey and more for kids ages 3 to 18.