Category Archives: Summer Camp

All things summer camp! For parents and grandparents who send their children to camp. Ideas for camp care packages, funny jokes to send, information about camps.

9 Great Quotes About Friends and Friendship

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. Ralph Waldo Emerson Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: What Would Morticia Adams Do?

I loved mid 1960’s show, “The Addams Family”! They made my family seem so normal! Mortician Addams is a perfect person to channel if you need ideas for an uncommon camp care package.  What would Morticia Addams pack for Wednesday … Continue reading

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Ta Da! Check Out Our Newest Flat Camp Care Packages!

Has your child’s summer camp just changed the care package policy? Oy! We feel your pain. Many camps are encouraging parents to only send what can fit in a large USPS envelope (about 12″x8″). This is actually wonderful-they are easy for the … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: What Would June Cleaver Do?

June Cleaver, of “Leave It To Beaver” fame, was the quintessential mother of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s. Principled and proper, she managed to needlepoint, cook, clean, and attend her ladies’ socials while mothering her two mischievous boys, Beaver … Continue reading

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Help! My Grandkids Went to Summer Camp!

Do your grand kids spend the summer at sleep away camp? How can a grandparent stay in touch? Most camps ban computers and smart phones (Hallelujah!). Letters, postcards and care packages are the preferred methods of communication! Phew! No more … Continue reading

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Have A Happy Camper: Include These Favorites in Your Camp Care Package

Almost half of the camp care packages that Mirth in a Box sends out are customized by the parents of campers. These were some of the most popular items from the 2014 camp season: Embroidery Floss paired with the book, … Continue reading

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Camp Care Packages: Get It Right the First Time!

Are you sending off your first camp care package? Read these simple tips to make sure your package is well received by both the camper and the camp! Double and triple check the camp’s address! Many camps have both winter … Continue reading

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It’s Summertime! Frog and Toad Jokes

Hoppy, hoppy, joy, joy! Send a few of these to your little camper! When is a car like a frog? When it is being toad! What is a frog’s favorite winter drink? Hot Croak-o! What do frogs like to drink … Continue reading

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Why Camp Care Packages Are Needed Now More Than Ever

Camp Care Packages are wonderful opportunities for parents to introduce new activities to their kids, to keep school skills sharp (oh so subtly!), and to teach their children about sharing and cooperation. Here’s how you can get an A+ from … Continue reading

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Ssssssuper Ssssssilly Snake Jokes

Why not send these to your buddy who loves to go camping? What do you do if you find a poisonous snake in your toilet? Wait for it to finish! What do you get if you cross a snake with … Continue reading

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