Homesickness at school camp affects many students, particularly younger students. If you find yourself worrying about being homesick before camp or whilst on camp, please know that this is very normal and there are some simple things you can do to prevent or minimise it.
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What is homesickness? Homesickness is when you miss certain aspects of your home life.
There are a large range of things students miss when they are homesick and these can include:
Five ways you can help prevent the effects of homesickness before camp
Five tips to help you manage homesickness whilst on camp
If you find yourself homesick whilst on camp, the following tips might help:
Missing home can be tough for both parents/guardians and students. If you are homesick, remember to talk to staff members or students who are prepared to listen.
Keep busy and get involved with all the school has to offer. If you have not made some friends yet, get out a make some! Have fun – it is the best cure to homesickness you can get.
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