The summer has started and you would love to see your child get outside this season and push their boundaries. Yet, you also know that your child has struggled with being adventurous in the past. Maybe you've looked at websites and photos of kids rock climbing or mountain biking have you thinking your child needs to be an experienced athlete to participate. What to do? If you were wondering whether outdoor adventure day camp is right for your unadventurous kid, the short answer is yes! Read on to learn more about how adventure camp can help your child tap into their adventurous spirit.
Let’s face it—the excitement for any kid going to camp for the first time never revolves around packing. Most kids, I’ve found, just want to be outside, be with their friends, and learn new things. But to do that takes just a little preparation. And we know that as a parent you've got a million other things to do, so we’ve boiled down the basics for you here, from the usual 10 essentials to our top five ingredients for the recipe of a great camp day. (If you like this article, check out other ‘essentials’ for planning adventures for kids.)
So, you’ve heard about Avid4 Adventure and are thinking of signing your child up for the program. Yet, like any good parent, you want to do your homework first. When you visit the Avid4 website, the first thing you see are smiling children outdoors. They are clearly having fun and doing adventurous things. However, is that really what camp is like? Actually, it’s more! If you’re considering sending your child to camp, here's what a day in the life of your child at Avid4 day camp would look like.
When you read about the other summer day camps that Avid4 offers, they sound pretty self-explanatory. Rock climbing campers go rock climbing. Those signed up for whitewater kayaking or SUPing go paddling. But what exactly is survival skills camp? Quite simply, it’s about empowering kids to not only feel comfortable outdoors, but to thrive there as well. Plus, survival skills camp teaches campers how, with some knowledge, they can create their own tools and solve problems. Here’s everything you need to know about survival skills camp at Avid4 Adventure.
For many of us these days, taking and sharing pictures is a natural part of our daily routine. And the desire to take great photos only heightens when you're with your family are on an exciting adventure in the picturesque outdoors! We all want to capture that perfect picture of our kiddo sending it off of a jump on a mountain bike, paddling a speedy turn in a kayak or climbing to the top of a rock wall.