ABINGDON, Md., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With more than 14 million children attending summer camp each year*, Kiddie Academy®, a leading educational child care provider, is giving parents and children across the country an early, in-person taste of Kiddie Academy's educational and fun summer camp experience: CampVentures®. More than 100 Kiddie Academy locations nationwide will invite their communities to attend this family-friendly, free preview event on Sat., Apr. 1, at 10 a.m. to help families confirm a camp choice for their kids and reserve their child's spot while availability is still open.
"Parents begin researching summer camp programs as early as January," said Richard Peterson, vice president of education for Kiddie Academy. "The Kiddie Academy CampVentures preview event gives an opportunity for both parents and kids to understand what our program is all about by experiencing a sampling of our summer camp curriculum and activities."
Families may visit www.kiddieevents.com/campventures to find the nearest participating Kiddie Academy location. The CampVentures preview event will spotlight programming available at Kiddie Academy locations nationwide, and will be open for any families seeking summer camp programs for children ages 2 to 12-years old. During the day, participants will be able to experience first-hand a summer's worth of camp programs, concepts, and education, and will have an opportunity to register children now, while spaces are still available.
"At Kiddie Academy, we aim to make summer as educational as it is fun by offering STEM-related activities along with field trips, special visitors and lots of summertime fun," added Peterson. "Our program inspires imagination through exciting activities and gives children a happier, healthier, better-rounded foundation for school and life."
For children preparing to enter school in the fall, summer camp at Kiddie Academy provides an introduction to school readiness concepts like taking turns, following a set schedule, learning responsibility, and getting familiar with their own independence before the first day of school. With CampVentures, a child's ordinary summer vacation is transformed into a fun and strong foundation for the future.
For a list of participating Kiddie Academy locations, or to reserve your spot to attend, please visit www.kiddieevents.com/campventures. For more information about Kiddie Academy and the CampVentures program, please visit www.kiddieacademy.com.
About Kiddie Academy®
Since 1981, Kiddie Academy has been a leader in education-based child care. The company serves families and their children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old, offering full time care, kindergarten, before- and after-school care and summer camp programs. Kiddie Academy's proprietary Life Essentials® curriculum, supporting programs, methods, activities and techniques help prepare children for school and for life. Kiddie Academy is using the globally recognized AdvancED accreditation system, signifying its commitment to quality education and the highest standards in childcare. For more information, visit www.kiddieacademy.com.
About Kiddie Academy® Franchising
Kiddie Academy Domestic Franchising is based in Maryland and has more than 180 academies located in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Approximately 30 new locations opened in 2016, and 35 more are expected to open in 2017 bringing Kiddie Academy's network to more than 200 open and operating locations next year. For more information, visit www.kiddieacademyfranchise.com.
*According to the American Camp Association
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