BCI Burke Commits $1.5 Million to “Play Today”

BCI Burke’s avid commitment to create outdoor recreation opportunities for kids’ play and fitness is ramping up savings on the most innovative and industry leading structures.  Burke’s NucleusTM, Intensity®, NaturePlay®, Little BuddiesTM, and VoltageTM play systems are featured in the “Play Today” grants totaling $1.5 million, along with an array of play freestanding favorites that include Burke Basics spinners, swings, climbers, drums and Rock ‘N’ Ride racecar. The “Play Today” grants incentivize leaders at schools, churches, child cares, municipalities, homeowners’ … Continue reading

Camp Acworth, Acworth, Ga.

Camp Acworth is based out of the Acworth Beach House at Cauble Park. Camp Acworth is for children ages 6 – 14 (Children attending 1st - 5th grade and children attending 6th to 8th grade in upcoming school year). Camp consists of eight, one week sessions beginning the first week in June and concluding the first week in August (there is no camp the week of July 4). Normal camp hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and extended hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 … Continue reading

Camp Woodmen Dates for 2014

NE/IA Camp Woodmen Dates for 2014: Week 1 – June 15-19 Week 2 – June 22-26 Week 3 – July 6-10 Week 4 – July 13-17 Week 5 – July 20-24  For more information about attending NE/IA Camp Woodmen located in Nebraska City, Neb., contact Jennifer at JShirk@woodmen.org or call 402-289-3776 x5030.  Camp fees are $50/camper per week.

Open House–Jockey Hollow Day Camp

New or seasoned campers and their parents can visit the beautiful facilities at Jockey Hollow Camp in Mendham, N.J.  Meet staff, take a tour of the property, participate in an activity and have all your questions answered. Girls leave very excited for summer camp to begin!  Reservations are requested in case of cancellation due to inclement weather.  Driving directions to Jockey Hollow will be mailed or emailed to you when you register by emailing Mary-Ann Lewis, Camp Director, at mlewis@gsnnj.org or … Continue reading

Aquatic Education & Youth Fishing Workshop

Aquatic Education & Youth Fishing Workshop Country Life Kids Camp and local businesses join forces for the children in our community to experience nature and learn about fishing. Please join us for this fun, educational & hands-on outdoor workshop geared for children between the ages of 5 – 14 years old. This FREE, event is being hosted by Country Life Kids Camp on Saturday May 3rd, 2014. (Rain date May 10th) Tina Bildstein, a certified instructor with the Ohio Department … Continue reading

Word of Life Youth Camp Events

CAMPER FUN-D RUN On May 17, 2014, come take part in Word of Life Youth Camps cross country scholarship run! Last summer 41 campers were able to go to camp because of people like you who gave to this fund. You have the opportunity to take part in an event that will impact the lives of children, and give them the best week of their summer! The run will take place at Word of Life Youth Camp, Owen Sound. Contact Lindsay … Continue reading

Annual Camp Wabikon Reunion & Open House

Event: Annual Camp Wabikon Reunion & Open House Date: Saturday, November 16th, 2013 Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm Location: Armour Heights Public School  148 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Web: www.wabikon.com

Flashdance and Fun: 4 Games For An 80s-Themed Program

Instead of a basic game night, why not implement a themed game night by modifying popular, familiar games and presenting them in a new, fresh way? This set of four games, inspired by the 1980s, can be supplemented with a costume/dress-up contest, musical chairs with 80s songs and lots of big hair and neon jelly bracelets for everyone! 1. Human Simon Equipment: 2-3 foot length of duct tape in each of these four colors: Red Green Blue Yellow Large, flat, … Continue reading

Beyond The Call Of Duty

The difference between good and great is small, but oh so important.
© Can Stock Photo Inc. / ArtisticcoI believe there are three types of staff members; the poor, the good, and the great. Poor staffers are those who don’t do what they are hired to do. Good staffers are those who only do what they are hired to do. Great staffers are those who do more than they are hired to do. I’ve learned recently that there is a mountain of difference between good staffers and great staffers. And for the sake of this conversation we will … Continue reading

A Conversation For The Ages

The Fourth of July is the federal holiday when we in the United States commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence (from the Kingdom of Great Britain) signed on July 4, 1776. During the American Revolution, the legal separation of the Thirteen Colonies from Great Britain occurred on July 2, 1776, when the Second Continental Congress voted to approve a resolution of independence. Congress then turned its attention to the declaration or statement explaining this decision, which had been … Continue reading