Tagged: Outdoors

Hiking? Don’t Dress to Impress!

Traditional camp programs offer a lot of things for kids and families to do —incredible field trips, creek beds to explore, daily swims, an occasional pie fight, or a popular favorite- – the simple hike. The best part is that you don’t have to wait until summer camp to set off and discover – so

04.14.2016        By: Tasha Dougherty        Read More

How About A Tick-Free Outdoor Experience?

Did you know ticks are the leading carriers of diseases to humans in the United States, second only to mosquitoes worldwide? If summer day camp or family camp trips are your thing, it doesn’t help that the definition of “camp-out” is usually defined by lots of wooded areas with plenty of grass and foliage to

04.14.2016        By: Chris Spinozzi        Read More

Getting to the Root of Poison Ivy

Whether you’re camping or just taking a walk in the neighborhood you should be on the lookout for poison ivy.   But if you know how to identify it and avoid it- you can keep the itching away! Poison ivy is not new to most households, and you would think that a classic case of this

04.14.2016        By: Chris Spinozzi        Read More