Most summer activities and camps are cancelled; but, the magic of the season is not! Let´s try to recreate that fun and magic at home! Find some ideas here!
Here are some fantastic camp ideas, including: throwing a living room camp out, card games, scavenger hunts, and water balloon fights! This list includes 7 camp games which consider physical distancing.
If you are comfortable with your child attending an actual day camp, this one for 4 - 6 year olds, happening July 20 - 24 in Powell River, looks amazing!
This is an interesting article about the least and most risky activities to consider this summer. Hint: hiking, beaches and other outdoor activities are the safest choices.
Children today are playing outside less than our generation. Now is the time to get outdoors! Here is a great resource as to why it is so important for our children.
Jumpstart, Canadian Tire´s program which supports all children gaining access to sport and physical activity, is offering this virtual summer camp. You can also follow their Facebook page.
And, if you have a nature lover in your crew, consider this BC Wildlife Federation Virtual camp. For a cost of $20 (use code ´ohcanada´ at checkout for $10 off until July 11), you can purchase a ´Camp pass´ that will give you access to 7 weeks of weekly courses, on topics such as: bees/pollination, survival skills, ecosystems and animal identification. Best for children 4+
We only have 18 summers with our ´babies´! Let´s embrace those warm evenings, sprinkler games, and sticky ice cream fingers! Have a good week!
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