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July 29, 2019
Kids Overcoming Fear: Inspiring Outdoor Adventures that Will Give You Goosebumps

Kids Overcoming Fear: Inspiring Outdoor Adventures that Will Give You Goosebumps

Take a moment to think back on your childhood. Remember those long summer days when your greatest concern was getting back home before dusk? Your main responsibilities consisted of making sure your room was clean and helping with chores around the house every once in awhile. Ok, now that you've successfully time-traveled, think about a time when you were faced with a decision to overcome a childhood fear when trying something new. Maybe you were a little nervous at first or maybe even flat out terrified to step outside of your comfort zone. After some encouragement (or persistent convincing) from a friend or relative, you finally built up enough courage to get on that bicycle, jump into the deep end of that pool or try that weird, new food. Afterwards, you felt like you were on top of the world and nothing could stop you (ok, maybe not after you tried brussels sprouts for the first time but you get the point)!

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Topics: summer camp Skills Learned at Summer Camp Overcoming Fear

July 1, 2019
Preparing your Introverted Child for Summer Camp

Preparing your Introverted Child for Summer Camp

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Topics: summer camp Tips and Tricks

May 28, 2019
How to Get Your Kids Excited About Summer Day Camp

How to Get Your Kids Excited About Summer Day Camp

Whether this is your child’s first or tenth time going to summer camp, initial thoughts about spending a week with new people, trying new activities in a new environment can feel intimidating. However, you as a parent or guardian can get them pumped up to jump into a new adventure through support, preparation, and insight. Here are ways to get your kid(s) excited about coming to Avid4 Adventure’s Day Camps:

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Topics: summer camp

January 9, 2019
Journey to Becoming a B Corp, Outdoor Advocacy and What's a "B" Corp?

What's a "B" Corp?

You may be asking yourself, “What’s a ‘B’ Corp?” No, it’s not a fancy club or rigorous bootcamp. The “B” actually stands for benefit. According to BCorporation.Net, “Certified B Corporations are a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. They are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. This is a community of leaders, driving a global movement of people using business as a force for good.” Avid4 Adventure is currently in the process of applying to become a Certified B Corp.

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Topics: summer camp Working for Avid4 Adventure Outdoor Advocacy

April 30, 2018
Mentoring Young Women to Empower the Next Generation of Leaders

How mentoring can help with empowering young women. 

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Topics: summer camp Emotional Intelligence Skills Learned at Summer Camp