Technology and Your Child: Our 7 Tips for Social Media Safety

Technology and Your Child: Our 7 Tips for Social Media Safety

These days, many children get access to internet-connected devices even before they can read and write. This is because we live in the digital era, and the internet is now an integral component of our world. However, although the ability to connect to the world through the internet has many benefits, it comes with many […]
Tips for Building An Independent and Resilient Child

Tips for Building An Independent and Resilient Child

Learning independence and resilience is an essential part of youth development. It also serves as an important part of the experience at Valley Trails Summer Camp. But outside of school and camp, what can you do to instill independence and resilience in your child at an early age? Here are some tips on how you […]
Family-friendly Memorial Day fun

Family-friendly Memorial Day fun

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of the summer for residents of Los Angeles. For Angeleno’s this means warmer weather, longer days, and kids at home trying not to get bored. For parents with children up to 13 years of age, this means that they have to get creative about Memorial Day activities! Fortunately, in […]
Why Summer Camp is A Great Way To Make New Friends

Why Summer Camp is A Great Way To Make New Friends

It is well known that children thrive when they are able to develop lasting friendships with other kids in their age group. Making new friends teaches children improved social skills and empathy, and it makes them feel like they belong to a group. When a child makes new friends at summer camp, the bonds they […]
What to Keep in mind for First-Time Campers

What to Keep in mind for First-Time Campers

Summer camps like Valley Trails are a popular activity for children to make the most of their summer. When it comes to making the right choice for a summer camp, there is much to consider for first-time campers. Most children transition easily into time at summer camp. Likewise, the type of camp you choose makes […]
How Summer Camp Boost Creativity

How Summer Camp Boost Creativity

If you are thinking of taking your child to a summer camp like Valley Trails, you might be wondering if it is the right thing to do based on your child’s personality. This is probably because your child has never been away from you, and you are worried that they might feel out of place. […]
How Learning Team Building at Summer Camp Helps Your Child Grow

How Learning Team Building at Summer Camp Helps Your Child Grow

There are many skills that will benefit a person throughout their life. Likewise, this includes critical and creative thinking, perspective, communication, problem-solving, and self-awareness. There are various ways that youngsters can start developing useful skills from any age. Team building is an especially good exercise for enabling kids to grow. Important in itself, it can […]
Considering Summer Camp? Things To Keep In Mind When Choosing

Considering Summer Camp? Things To Keep In Mind When Choosing

With the summer months approaching you are probably trying to figure out how to keep your kids busy and active. If this is your case, sending your children to summer camp can be the best way to deal with their boredom. Not only that, but spending summers at Valley Trails is a great way to […]
Why Every Child Should Experience Summer Camp

Why Every Child Should Experience Summer Camp

Young children between kindergarten and middle school have a lot of free time when school is not in session. This free time could be channeled into good use and positive behavior by enrolling your child in summer camp. Summer camp is no longer just a way to pass summer break. Instead, summer camp provides children […]
Our Favorite Family-Friendly Campsites

Our Favorite Family-Friendly Campsites

You and your family may want to get away from the bustling city noise. SoCal happens to have excellent camping getaways that are family-friendly. Bordered by mountains, national parks, and a lake, South California boasts of its access to scenic nature, attracting flocks of visitors each year. Even so, choosing the perfect campsite for your […]