How Summer Camp Helps Your Child Build Strong Bonds

How Summer Camp Helps Your Child Build Strong Bonds

Summer camp benefits children in a variety of ways. At camp, children can learn how to build strong bonds with one another. Likewise, this makes it an important benefit for camp and life. Here are five ways summer camp helps children learn how to build strong bonds. Helps Develop The Ability To Make New Friendships […]
The Benefits of Your Child Playing Outdoor Sports

The Benefits of Your Child Playing Outdoor Sports

It should come as no surprise that doctors have long advocated that getting your child outside is important. Time outside serves as a benefit for the development of a healthy body and mind. Here are five reasons playing outdoor sports is great for your children. Playing Outdoor Sports Is Good For Your Child’s Physical Health […]
The Best Holiday Nature Walks Around Town

The Best Holiday Nature Walks Around Town

While Southern California may not experience a winter chill like other parts of the country, it’s still possible to get into the seasonal spirit when you stroll around town. Spend time outdoors with your little ones and get active as you enjoy some of our recommended holiday nature walks. L.A. Zoo Combine animals, nature, and […]
Family Friendly Volunteer Opportunities to Give Back to the Community

Family Friendly Volunteer Opportunities to Give Back to the Community

With the holidays coming up, a great way to celebrate is by giving back to others that are not as lucky as you and your family. There are several charities in the Tarzana and Santa Clarita area and you can have your whole family be involved. Giving back is a great way to teach children […]
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 […]