Although it's true that we're deeply entrenched in the "April showers" of spring, the summer season is just around the corner. Along with the rising temperatures and sharp uptick in the sales of Otterpops, the start of summer also means the opportunity for kids to attend summer camp. For many parents and caregivers, it can be difficult to decide whether camp is right for their kids. However, although every child is unique, we believe there are many universal benefits of a summer camp experience. Today we're taking you through our top ten benefits!

What originally made you want to work with EA? I originally applied because I enjoy working with children, everyday I get to be part of the children’s life and it is a wonderful feeling. Describe what your best day on the job looks like: Going into work and visiting with my coworkers and then being able to see the kids.

The brilliant and insightful author and activist, Maya Angelou, once said, “You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.” As professionals who work in the field of foster care, we likely know the truth and importance of this quote and the resilience it represents. Though our work is, at times, punctuated by challenges, discouragements, and road blocks, there are many successes that keep us in the ring for another round.

This May will be the Davis Pride 2020, a festival celebrating the LGBTQ+ community, a community fair and music festival. Join Us, May 17th from 10am to 4pm and help us celebrate! Click here to learn more

"The happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others." - Gordon B. Hinckley

Every March, National Social Work Month celebrates the nearly 700,000 social workers across the country to focus a light on their valuable contributions. This year, in order to help highlight National Social Work Month we're bringing you a curated list of some of our favorite articles and content centered around our industry. Hit the link below to discover our list, and learn more about how you can help celebrate in your own community! Breńe Brown's TED talk: The Power of Vulnerability

What are your plans this summer? We're pleased to announce that both Lake Francis Resort and Camp Rockin' U are officially taking reservations for the 2020 season. In addition, as part of our effort to continually improve the customer experience, we now offer online reservations for Lake Francis Resort!