Candy Cohn
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  • Delray Beach, FL
  • United States
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A little about yourself...
I'm a mom, freelance writer, and the Assistant Director of Maine Arts Camp (, a non-competitive overnight camp for 8-15 year old boys and girls. Running our camp is so rewarding because we provide a nurturing environment for bright and creative kids who want a break from the competition they face all year. No cliques, no bullying, no team sports...LOTS OF SMILES:-)
What kinds of things do you typically Tweet about?
kids, education, arts, compassion, learning disabilities, environment, fun
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mommyhood, blogging, special needs children, social media, crafting, twitter, the arts, green living, travel, fitness, movies, vegetarian/vegan, writing

Candy Cohn's Blog

Building Character in Kids at Summer Camp

Anyone who raises or works with kids can agree on at least one thing:  we ultimately want to help them find a way to lead happy, meaningful and productive lives. There’s so much pressure on kids today, and the focus gets a little skewed at times. The brightest kid in the world isn’t going to be happy if he or she doesn’t know how to do things like make decisions, coexist with others, and bounce back from a challenging experience. This is what self-esteem is all about.

I recently read…


Posted on October 3, 2011 at 3:20pm

Feedback and Reflections of our Summer Camp Experience

September is such a symbolic month.  For many people it’s a time of renewal with the kids back at school, the weather starting to change (unless you’re in Florida like we are), new projects on the horizon, and memories of summer gently wisping through your mind. For those of us in the camp industry, it’s a time to reflect on the summer, once we’ve rewarded ourselves with some rest and relaxation, of course! While we’re at camp everything happens so quickly, so it’s important to take the time…


Posted on September 16, 2011 at 3:46pm

Seriously getting ready for summer camp mode!

Since I started my blog, I’ve been trying to write on a weekly basis. The fact that I haven’t written for almost two weeks now, should give you a clue as to what’s happening in my life. I’m entering the “seriously getting ready for camp mode”!  I have to-do lists everywhere, and as I work my way through them, I keep adding more tasks. It’s exciting and a little scary all at the same time–similar to how many campers are feeling—especially if it’s their first time going away.

While I’m…


Posted on May 22, 2011 at 10:33am

The Benefits of Camp

At Maine Arts Camp, we know it’s a big commitment to send your child to camp, especially in this economy when many families must make sacrifices to be able to spend money on overnight camp.  So why should parents invest in camp?  Because your child will reap benefits that will last a lifetime!


There’s no doubt about it: camp can change a child’s life.  Camp gives children the opportunity to reinvent themselves.  Camp is a place where kids can make new friends, try new…


Posted on March 15, 2011 at 2:52pm

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At 4:39pm on March 8, 2011, Sharon Carlton said…

Thanks for the comment and the correction, Candy!


At 10:58am on April 23, 2010, Di Viola said…
Swing by my website and enjoy the funny side of being a woman. "Southern Ladies Business" is a tri-weekly humor blog about motherhood, men, aging and life in America. Feel free to browse, "Past Blogs." Some of my favorite ones are posted there.
At 9:21am on February 23, 2010, Lynne Kenney said…
Good Morning Candy, hope you are having a lovely day. Lynne
At 6:26am on October 14, 2009, Kim DeYoung said…
Hi Candy, Welcome to the Metromom group. There are some great women who've joined and are joining, so please do join in the discussions. I look forward to connecting with you.
Take care,
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At 3:45pm on October 9, 2009, PartyDiva said…

Happy Friday!
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