Parents make some common inquiries when it comes to send their kids for summer camp. They are always concerned about food they will eat. Though menu items are different from camp to camp, menu planning strategy is always common – providing only nutritious meals to the kids. In an average summer camp day, there are usually 3 or 4 games and sports are taught, including some fun activities and swimming. Due to this reason, it is crucial that children should eat something healthy to maintain their endurance and stamina. In order to avoid bad eating habits of modern children, most summer camp planners involve healthy snacks and diet menus.
For breakfast, they involve fruit bars and yogurt of different varieties. For lunch and dinner, they are offering salad bars. Sometimes, they include bananas and oranges as well. They also keep soy milk and lactose free treats for those who are intolerant with lactose. In salad bars, almost everything is offered, from typical staples such as mushrooms, tomatoes, olives, peppers, carrots and cucumbers to something more progressive such as tuna, garbanzo beans and some combinations of marine veggies with other dressings to complement a particular dish. At lunch, generally vegetarian options are offered in all summer camps.
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