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Is Outdoor Risky Play The Secret to Healthier Kids?

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Think back to a favourite childhood play memory. Chances are, it took place outdoors and involved a small element of risk—whether playing near a stream, climbing trees or enjoying a game of street hockey. Little did you realize it at the time, but this very activity played a crucial role in supporting your development. In…

Lauren Erdelyi

Creative Play Outdoors Is Magic For Kids!

5 min read

A day in the life of a little Sapling is one filled with joy, connection, and so much imagination. HEADING OFF FOR SOME DRAMATIC OUTDOOR PLAY! We head off to the forest with our packs loaded up with snacks, water bottles, and extra gear. The supplies we bring with us depend on our group and…

Shannon Emery

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Exciting – Celebrate Take A Hike Day

3 min read

Hiking is an opportunity to rebuild your connection with nature and remind you of the importance of maintaining healthy minds and bodies. Here are some ways to enjoy the time outdoors with your child and get a little learning in as well.

Julie Diamond


3 Outdoor Safety Tips for Families

5 min read

In the great outdoors, as the seasons change, so do the dangers. It's important for every parent to instill outdoor safety skills in their children when they are young to avoid hazardous situations and enjoy their time outside.

Search and Rescue North Shore

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How to balance electronics and nature?

6 min read

So many parents today complain that their kids are always inside and plugged into their electronics, and never play outside with their friends like we used to when we were growing up. They are worried their young children are addicted to their Ipad and cell phone and wonder what to do. They have every right…

Brenda Fisher-Barber


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