Connecting to the Outdoors
Connecting to the outdoors So you want to introduce someone to the outdoors? Florida has a statewide network of conservation centers, it is designed to encourage and empower kids to participate in traditional outdoor recreation. Experts teach them how to safely enjoy the outdoor heritage we have worked so hard to maintain. The FYCCN includes… Continue reading Connecting to the Outdoors
Camping Fun Games For Kids
A little bit of planning will ensure you enjoy camping fun with your younger guests. Here are some fun activities to try. Scavenger Hunt - Kids love to participate in scavenger hunt games during camping sessions. The game should be held in a great outdoors, which is the perfect setup to hold such game. The… Continue reading Camping Fun Games For Kids
10 Reasons Why You Should Get Out In Nature
10 Reasons Why You Should Get Out In Nature by Steven Bancarz Nature is where we belong. It’s no coincidence that the minute we get out to a beach, a forest, or a waterfall that we begin to feel better immediately. Nature is more than just eye candy, it is also one of the most… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why You Should Get Out In Nature
Brown Bag It
Brown Bag It Whether you are going back to school or heading out with the kids for a hike these bag lunch ideas may come in handy. Below you will find 20 unique upgrades to the brown bag lunches of the past! Do you have one you would like to share? We would love to… Continue reading Brown Bag It
’Tis the season for superstition spiders
’Tis the season for superstition
’Tis the season for superstition By Terry W. Johnson Most folks enjoy having wildlife living just outside their backdoor. But that hasn’t always been the case. In times past, people often either took their wildlife neighbors for granted or honestly believed that many of them were imbued with frightening magical powers. Worse yet, some thought… Continue reading ’Tis the season for superstition
 Camping With a Large Group
Camping With a Large Group
Camping With a Large Group As an outdoor educator, please allow me to share some general guidelines for camping with a large group  of approximately 30-40 of your closest friends /associates. I've done this many, many times and have the scars to prove it. Unfortunately, you/I cannot take a large group anywhere with any kind of… Continue reading Camping With a Large Group