Our Favorite Family-Friendly Hiking Trails

Our Favorite Family-Friendly Hiking Trails

Sending your kids to summer camp is a phenomenal opportunity. At summer camp they are able to develop their minds, appreciate nature, and grow their confidence. Although this is a great opportunity, it only occurs during a limited period of the year. If you’re at a loss for how to get the same benefits throughout […]
The Importance Of Being An ACA Accredited Summer Camp

The Importance Of Being An ACA Accredited Summer Camp

Parents send their children to ACA accredited summer camps during the day for several reasons. First, they need someone to look after their children while they’re at work. Second, parents want to know that their children are safe and in the care of qualified individuals. Lastly, parents send their children to a summer camp to […]
Outdoor Activities to Enjoy This Fall

Outdoor Activities to Enjoy This Fall

Fall is a fun time for young kids to enjoy diverse outdoor activities. It’s neither too hot nor too cold and, if you know where to look, there are plenty of beautiful fall colors too. Looking for inspiration and ideas? Here are our Valley Trails top activities for fall-themed family fun in the great outdoors. […]
Why Connecting with Nature is Important for Youth Development

Why Connecting with Nature is Important for Youth Development

Having your child connect with nature regularly can be a powerful tool for your child’s development. Although freely available, it’s easy to forget about the crucial role it plays outside of our technology-focused world. Here we will show how connecting with nature can accelerate youth development and give your child a better future. Education The […]
Our 10 Favorite Camp Sing-Alongs

Our 10 Favorite Camp Sing-Alongs

One of the best parts of summer camp trips with kids is coming together and singing camp sing-alongs. This summer camp tradition serves as an excellent bonding exercise, not to mention it’s just pure fun! Here are our top ten favorite campfire songs for kids you can sing to inspire and entertain kids: 1. The […]
How Summer Camp Helps Your Child Build Resiliency

How Summer Camp Helps Your Child Build Resiliency

Learning how to handle life’s challenges healthily and recover quickly from any setback is an essential life skill. Likewise, resiliency is a character trait that is best introduced early on. Doing so allows your child to develop positive habits.  Summer camp is the perfect opportunity for young children to begin to learn resiliency. They are […]
The 5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit from Summer Camp

The 5 Ways Your Child Can Benefit from Summer Camp

As a parent, you most likely remember the summer days of your childhood with great joy and fondness. But now that you are a parent, you probably have mixed feelings about what is appropriate for your children this season. How can you keep your child happy and productive during summer? One of the best answers […]