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Oh hey there! I’m Ingrid–a Camperoo intern and junior at Rice University studying psychology and business. I love drawing from my childhood memories and letting my inner child come out when I’m writing for Camperoo! I am always inspired by the posts my fellow bloggers write, and I love turning their ideas into a reality with my friends. If I could go back to camp, I’d go to Adventure Out’s Surf Camp!

Camp Director Interview: Randy Comensky

Camp Director Interview: Randy Comensky

Today we have a very special guest! Randy Comensky has been the Children and Camping Director for the Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center of Houston (ERJCC) for five years now. The ERJCC has been a safe place where families and individuals ...

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An easy, tasty way for your kids to eat their macrobiotic veggies!?

An easy, tasty way for your kids to eat their macrobiotic veggies!?

If, like most Austin parents, you’re interested in helping your kids develop healthy eating habits, you could send them to Culinary Camp (where campers spend time in the kitchen learning the basics of food preparation and healthy eating) or Food for Life (where campers ...

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Shows and Food: 2 for 1 at Benihana in Houston

Shows and Food: 2 for 1 at Benihana in Houston

こんにちは! (Kon’nichiwa! Hello!) Are you trying to embrace the Japanese culture? Have your kids try out Hanabi Judo or Aikido! Once your kids are all tuckered out from camp, you can try going to a Japanese hibachi restaurant!  Having grown up in ...

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Foreign Films and Creative Cooking at San Francisco Restaurants

Foreign Films and Creative Cooking at San Francisco Restaurants

If you’re interested in getting your kids exposed to foreign cultures, there are two ways we can help you. You can consider sending your children to learn foreign languages with Footsteps Child Care or culinary camp with the Mei Jia ...

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From Blueberry Picking to Blueberry Smoothies!

From Blueberry Picking to Blueberry Smoothies!

Every week, I spend about $12 on organic blueberries. When they’re on sale, I buy even more and freeze them to add to my morning smoothies and yogurt snacks. I love these berries because of their health benefits (they have ...

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Fourth of July Dessert Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Fourth of July Dessert Recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries

Holidays always pose a battle for me between eating all the delicious treats and staying true to my “healthy living” goal. I have been looking all over for healthy Fourth of July dessert recipes for a long time, and I ...

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Picture Your Perfect Austin Scavenger Hunt

Picture Your Perfect Austin Scavenger Hunt

I’m not a huge fan of running around all day trying to find obscure items. To me, a scavenger hunt’s main purpose is to help me familiarize myself with a new location. I would much rather focus on experiencing the ...

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Save Up to 75% on These Overnight Camps!

Save Up to 75% on These Overnight Camps!

As we’re now smack dab in the middle of summer, you may be feeling the pressure to get your kids into an overnight camp. Well, we have some VERY good news for you. Right now, you can SAVE UP TO ...

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This Weekend’s Dallas Event Picks

This Weekend’s Dallas Event Picks

Are you wondering what to do in Dallas this weekend? Instead of it being another weekend spent cozying up to your couch, check out these great, family-friendly things to do: Dallas Arts District Summer Block Party What do you do ...

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How to Plan Your Backyard Campout

How to Plan Your Backyard Campout

Are you looking to get your kids out of the house? How about a gentle, old-fashioned, and fun introduction to nature? Whether your children are hooked on video games or begging to go foraging in the wild, I encourage you ...

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