Why Being Outdoors is Neurologically Better for Children

Why Being Outdoors is Neurologically Better for Children

Outdoor time for kids is continually decreasing. Kids have a lot of things to do indoors, everything from video games to learning computer coding to organized sports can keep them busy and keep them inside. A lot of those things are really good for kids, but it’s important to keep a balance. Getting outdoors is essential for everyone, but especially for kids. They need to play!

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5 Ways to Make Your Camping Trip Eco-Friendly

5 Ways to Make Your Camping Trip Eco-Friendly

Camping season is right around the corner, which means that now is the time to begin planning your rustic getaways. After you have selected the destinations for your spring and summer outdoor vacations, a careful look at your equipment may be in order. You should also refresh your memory on the important steps to take… Read more

Camping Storage 101: Useful Tips for Tending your Gear

Camping Storage 101: Useful Tips for Tending your Gear

Nothing soothes the soul quite like the great outdoors. After a few days in the backcountry, however, your mind is most likely set on a hot shower and a hearty meal. When we get home, tents, sleeping bags, survival supplies and cooking supplies often get wadded up and thrown in a musty corner of the… Read more

Teaching Your Children to Live Naturally

Teaching Your Children to Live Naturally

In this hurried and heavily technical world, nature is often the last thing on our children’s minds. However it should not be that way. Nature is a huge part of human life and teaching children respect for the environment and the plant should start at a young age. Here are some ways that I have… Read more

Join Us for the Great American Backyard Campout

Join Us for the Great American Backyard Campout

The benefits for kids who spend time outdoors include the obvious, like getting plenty of fresh air, sunshine, and exercise, and the not-so-obvious, like an increase in creativity and imagination, improved eyesight, and even better grades or improved focus in school. And what better way to start introducing them into the delights of nature than… Read more