A Must-See Video

Posted by Steve Baskin on Feb 1, 2019 11:11:48 AM

Sunset sailWhen I wrote the article earlier this week about connection and nature, I found it truly hard to find a photo to complement.

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Tags: memories, parenting, digital anxiety, social media

Being Outside and Being Together: How We Play Matters

Posted by Steve Baskin on Jan 29, 2019 12:31:37 PM

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After watching this Nature Valley video with our Champions team [note: we remain indifferent to your granola bar of choice], I noticed three things.  First, Kate Hutson (our director of New Families) cleared a tear from her eye.  Second, Susie Ma’am smiled and reminisced.  “We made forts just like she described when I was a girl.”  Finally, Greg Golf (the boys director) commented that it made him so happy that he went to camp and that he can serve children through camp.  We all agreed entirely. While clearly an advertisement, it hit a nerve with us.

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Tags: social media, cell phones, digital anxiety, Summer Camp

Beyond Resilience: Preparing Our Children to Thrive

Posted by Steve Baskin on Dec 19, 2018 8:30:00 AM

 

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Joy in the Rain

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 10, 2018 11:28:47 AM

 

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Guest Blog II: Why I Come Back

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 9, 2018 4:19:54 PM

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Swimming Strong, Losing Shoes, Gaining Confidence

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 9, 2018 4:14:50 PM

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Trojan-Spartan Water Relay

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 8, 2018 3:43:13 PM

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Guest Blog: "Funemployed"

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 8, 2018 3:37:23 PM

 

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I'm Just Excited!

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 7, 2018 4:47:42 PM

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Choosing the Right Mask

Posted by Steve Baskin on Aug 6, 2018 7:37:15 PM

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