Outdoor Education Courses for Kids and Families

The weather is warming up and for some of us who avoid the cold we are getting ready to get back outside. Do you need to brush up on some skills? Are you looking to learn something new this year? This post is for you! Here is a round up of some outdoor education courses … Read more

DIY Family Adventure Kit: Essentials to Keep in Your Car

Why assemble a DIY family adventure kit for the car? Because no one should pass up a last-minute opportunity to hike. Because sunscreen is easy to forget. Because kids love to get muddy and wet. Because cars break down and the unexpected happens. Because, as a (perhaps) naturally forgetful person, some of us can forget … Read more

Family Camping Email Course

Family Camping FREE Online Course

Help your family get started camping Camping can be incredibly daunting, especially when you’re first starting out. In an effort to help, we have gathered all our best camping-related resources in one place so you can spend less time researching and more time with your family. When you sign up for this course you will … Read more

Basic Navigation Skills for Kids

Boy standing over a map with a compass.

If you’re looking for a new skill to add to your outdoor toolbox or working on being safer and more self-sufficient in the backcountry, using a map and a compass is a great place to start! You can spend hours learning about orienteering (and it’s actually pretty fascinating) but this post is a good place … Read more

Outdoor Learning Equipment

While there are a myriad of ways we want to go outside, bringing a scientific perspective gives us a new take on our favorite places. Nature is one of the best places to do science we could possibly ask for. It’s constantly changing and gives us innumerable things to observe and measure. Many other mamas … Read more

Winter Unit Study

Child measuring snow depth.

It’s fun to take a break from regular schooling every once in a while. If you are homeschooling, this can be the occasional period where you toss out the curriculum and do a unit study. If you always do unit studies, then here’s another one to throw in the mix. If you don’t homeschool but … Read more