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May 23, 2019
Five Ways to Help Your Child Build Confidence

Five Ways to Help Your Child Build Confidence

It’s no secret that parents want their children to succeed. The same goes for camp instructors: we want to see your children learn how to rock climb for the first time, or try something they’ve never done before. It makes our day. More importantly, we want to be there with them on that journey of learning and exploration. And while helping kids succeed may seem like an easy task, teaching them to learn confidence can be much more daunting. So, from someone who has worked with kids her entire adult life, here’s how to support your child through any challenge they might encounter—and help them build confidence while doing so.

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Topics: Skills Learned at Summer Camp Soft Skills

March 11, 2019
Overnight Camp Video Series - 7th-11th Graders Build Skills to Navigate Teen Years & Beyond

Overnight Camp Video Series - 7th-11th Graders Build Skills to Navigate Teen Years & Beyond

Avid4 Adventure's Overnight Camps for 7th-11th graders are packed with empowering outdoor adventures but encompass even more too. At Windy Peak, campers have the ability to develop skills that may help them navigate their teen years. Watch the video featuring Heather Cardneau, Director at Windy Peak Overnight Camp or read the full transcript below to learn more.

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Topics: Overnight Camp Soft Skills

March 6, 2019
Overnight Camp Video Series - 1st -6th Graders Focus on Comfort Away from Home and More

Overnight Camp Video Series - 1st - 6th Graders Focus on Comfort Away from Home and More 

Avid4 Adventure Mt. Evans Overnight Camp – located on over 500 acres of private property outside of Evergreen, Colorado – is where the summer outdoor adventures for 1st - 6th graders happen. On site climbing crags, mountain biking trails, a pond for paddle sports and more make Mt. Evans an ideal spot for younger campers to build confidence outdoors, make new friends and memories to last a lifetime. Base camp facilities are also equipped with comfortable amenities that make it a cozy home away from home.

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Topics: Overnight Camp Soft Skills

February 18, 2019
Not Just Knots and Paddle Strokes — Transferable Skills Kids Learn at Summer Camp

Not Just Knots and Paddle Strokes — Transferable Skills Kids Learn at Summer Camp

At Avid4 Adventure, we are well known for introducing children to a variety of outdoor sports. We use a solid curriculum that helps campers build a foundation of technical, hard skills. Campers then have the chance to build on those skills at each camp they attend. However, it’s not all knots and paddle strokes. The beauty of spending time outside at camp is that every day includes learning transferable skills that are applicable to a child’s day to day life. Kids walk away from camp with life skills that will help them grow into well rounded and happy adults.

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Topics: Skills Learned at Summer Camp Soft Skills