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June 19, 2013

Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

A provocative article on the Psychology Today blog investigates why in France, there is almost no ADHD. Read the article HERE

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June 14, 2013

Failure: The New Success

 by Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character Kids need a combination of autonomy and support, and it’s often difficult for them to get this at home or at school. It’s a hard balance to strike for any parent or any teacher. Parents are sometimes so wrapped […]

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May 2, 2013

Welcome to camp’s new website

Welcome to the new Camp Arowhon website. We’re excited about the clear and easy-to-follow navigation. We listened to feedback from our camper parents about the old site, and have tried hard to meet your needs better. For instance, all that good,  urgent stuff like bus times and packing list is front row centre, under Parents […]

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Girl Power Arowhon Style

Before being a camp director, I was a journalist for 20 years. During that time, as well as being restaurant critic for The Globe and Mail, I wrote columns reflecting on life… I wrote the Hers column for the New York Times and years ago wrote a regular personal column for The Globe and Mail. […]

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