Whether your children will enrol in a summer scouts program or go boating or camping, knot tying is an essential survival skill. These knots can come in handy outdoors, from tying a simple square knot to creating a bowline.
Getting your child interested in orienteering gives them an appreciation for being outdoors and better understanding their surroundings. Knowing how to use a compass and read maps is an important lifesaving skill that can be taught with play.
Taking the kids camping provides many benefits that the typical weekend trip to the water park may not. While staying in a hotel might be fun, being outdoors offers many psychological and physical benefits that promote an overall well-being – for life.
The list of benefits to getting outdoors and camping with your kids is long but let us take a look at four that just might get you to start planning some camping trips this summer.
Halloweens Creepy Creatures. Many species get bad reputations – learning more about these spooky critters can help you channel your own inner creepy creature and understand the important roles they play. The more you learn, the more you’ll realize these animals aren’t so scary after all!
Whether you plan to venture to the city park, provincial park or national park, there are some basic safety tips everyone should know to help keep you and the family healthy, happy and make the most of your outdoor adventure!
If you plan to get outside and enjoy some hiking, you might be in an area where there are black bears, grizzlies or both. Black bears are prevalent across Canada (and the United States of America), while grizzly bears are found in Western Canada. How do you avoid an encounter with a bear and keep yourself safe? The first step is to understand bears and their behaviour.