In this issue of Baltimore’s Child, we explore summer camp choices, from our feature on programs that cultivate a full camp experience for children with special needs to our blog about first-time overnight campers. You can also begin to explore camps yourself with our camp directory.
Health is a key focus in this month’s issue with our dental and heart health features.
Look for holiday fun for Valentine’s Day and Black History Month in our calendar of events, DIY craft blog post and feature on the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum.
A full breakdown of content is listed below. Find these articles on their corresponding pages in the digital edition and look for web stories posted online throughout the month.
14 Summer Camp Benefits for Children with Special Needs
Camps around the mid-Atlantic region offer fun, inclusive programming for kids.
24 Heart-healthy Habits
Diet, exercise and proper sleep form the building blocks for children’s wellness.
28 Dental Details
Get answers to questions about children’s oral health.
32 Commemorate Black History
Explore the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville.
20 Summer Camps & Programs
36 Education Guide
08 Editor’s Picks
Learn and play with these cool products.
10 Top 10 February Calendar
Mark your calendar for family fun.
Create a Valentine’s Day heart garland.
18 BC Blog
Learn tips to help prepare first-timers for overnight camp.
40 B’more Healthy
Find out how to prevent the most common children’s injuries.
42 Book Marked
Feel the love for good books this month.
44 My Turn
The grandmother of our February 2017 issue cover kid reflects on the love she has for
46 Parent You Should Know
Meet Etienne Nadeau of the Baltimore County Public Library.