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18 Questions to Ask Your Child Besides “How is Camp?”:

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Robyn Diamond5.06.18

If you’ve ever asked your child “how was your day” you know how frustrating it can be to get any answer besides “fine”. The key to getting a real answer is asking a direct question. Here are 18 questions to help you get some info about what’s going on at camp. Note: Please try to limit your questions to three per letter, or your camper’s eyes might gloss over and overwhelm will kick in. Let’s take this whole question and answer thing slow and steady. Fingers crossed, both sides will be happy with the results.

  1. What is your favorite food at camp?
  2. What was the most helpful thing you did for someone else today?
  3. Who made you laugh or smile today?
  4. What was the hardest thing you did this week?
  5. What is your counselor’s silliest rule?
  6. Tell me 3 bunkmates names and where they are from?
  7. What were you proud of this week?
  8. What new activities do you want to try at camp this summer?
  9. What new things are you learning at camp?
  10. Who wakes you up in the morning and how?
  11. What are you excited to do tomorrow?
  12. How were you brave today?
  13. What are two Hebrew words you use every day at camp?
  14. What’s the funniest thing that happened at camp today?
  15. What did you do during rest time today?
  16. Who is your favorite Israeli counselor and why?
  17. Which of your counselors is the funniest, strictest, loudest?
  18. Which friend(s) did you spend the most time with this week?

Now your that you have a plan for your letter writing, check out these 10 last-minute tips to prepare for camp. You can use some of your new found free time to check out our upcoming retreat and programs and make plans to join us in the mountains either solo or as a family.