June 29th is International Mud Day. Who knew there was such a thing? It’s sponsored by the World Forum Foundation whose mission is “to promote an on-going global exchange of ideas on the delivery of quality services for young children in diverse settings.” International Mud Day is one of the ideas from the group. [Read more…]
What is the first thing that pops into your mind when you hear the word “hike” or “hiking?” Many of us may think of trekking through the woods as hiking, but the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “hike” as a long walk especially for pleasure or exercise.
If we agree with Merriam-Webster, a hike can take place just about anywhere–around a lake, on short easy trails, at a local park or even in our own neighborhood. Just remember that while it may be very easy to hike around our neighborhood, it probably won’t be very interesting. [Read more…]
Do you love summer as much as I do? The days are longer, and it’s warm outside. This gives us the opportunity to do more outdoor activities with our kids. I know that many Cub Scout packs don’t meet during the summer, but your boys can still get Cub Scout credit for activities they do during that time.
This is the first in a five part series called “Summer Family Fun Equals Cub Scout Achievements”. The series will cover five activities that many families do during the summer and what Cub Scout achievements can be earned while participating in the fun. The other activities are Bicycling, Hiking, Gardening and Water Fun. [Read more…]