To Play Up or Not to Play Up – That is the Question: Starting at rather tender young ages and continuing on through high school, girls are sometimes given the choice of playing with the older team, also known as “a level up.” Whether asked because of size, potential, true abilities, . . .
“Girly” Girls Can Be Athletes Too: I was at a 2012 holiday party when I heard a young father claim with certainty “my 2-year-old daughter is too much of a Girly Girl to ever play sports.” I have to admit that I was taken aback by the comment for a few different reasons. First of . . .
Removing the Negative Out of “Throwing Like A Girl”: By: The Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls Staff An article in the Chicago Tribune recently caught our attention. “Throwing like a girl comes naturally for women” highlights the large gap between girls and boys in regards to their . . .
Ways Your Family Can Support & Enjoy Women’s Sports Together: A fantastic component in the strategy to encourage your kids to enjoy an active lifestyle is becoming a family of sports fans. But in addition to developing individual team and athlete loyalties, enjoy fandom as a family. . . .
Showing Courage – Our Young Female Athletes Still Face Challenges: Parents of a Game On! camper contacted me a few days ago with this story: Our daughter (a freshman in high school) is interested in learning the sport of wrestling and competing with the school wrestling team. . . .
How Early Exposure to the Wide World of Sports Opened the Door to my Rowing Career: By Julia Darnton, Assistant Director of Operations, Game On! Sports Camps 4 Girls It wasn’t until I was 5-years-old that I realized that not everyone’s parents were competitive cross-country skiers. . . .
MUST HAVE A FRIEND VS. FLYING SOLO: Over years of speaking with parents about our summer camp experience, I can’t tell you how many times mom or dad has concluded conversations with “The camp sounds ideal. If only we can convince one of her friends to attend, we are there.” Or, “No . . .